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7 Ways To Extend Your Summer Growing Season

As the cool fall weather moves in, some gardeners are ready to rip out their summer gardens and plant some cool-season vegetables, while others hesitate to say goodbye to those delicious cherry tomatoes or the peppers that finally started to ripen. In southern climates, summer veggies will continue to grow with little threat of frost and snow, while in northern zones, without protection, many warm-season plants will soon be lost to early frost. The good news is that no matter what region you’re gardening in, there are plenty of ways to ripen up those last few green tomatoes and extend the season for a few more weeks or even months.

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    Having a beautiful driveway adds curb appeal to your exterior. It is the first impression you make on visitors as they approach your home. Why not take advantage of a functional part of your home and have it add beauty to your overall exterior?

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    LiveAbode’s Book List: Design Inspiration from the Pros

    Are you looking for some end of summer reads to get you motivated for a fall remodel? Or maybe just something to keep on your coffee table for when inspiration strikes?

    Look no further.

    In honor of National Book Lovers Day, we have rounded up a list of books from design experts, thought leaders and industry influencers to inspire your next home design project.

    Happy reading!

    How to set your outdoor dining table—and set it apart

    Getting your table ready for outdoor dining requires little time and effort. Just add a few thoughtful touches by tying place settings to seating styles, combining complementary shades with bold pops of color and changing up shapes and textures.