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This pale blush took its turn as Pantone’s Color of the Year. But it’s worth revisiting.

Peter Pennoyer and Katie Ridder's living room in Dutchess County New York (Eric Piasecki)

Home Front chat is canceled this week. Submit questions now and join us Thurs. at 11 a.m. EST.

Home Front chat is canceled this week. Submit questions now and join us Thurs. at 11 a.m. EST.

Whether you cultivate the urban jungle or are just too busy to grow big, there’s quite a bit you can do with a garden of pots and planters.

Designer Sarah Sherman Samuel’s favorite woven pieces for every budget.

You’ll want to choose the right pot, avoid overwatering and replenish the soil annually.

This pale blush took its turn as Pantone’s Color of the Year. But it’s worth revisiting.

“It wasn’t until I walked away that I realized how much pressure I put on myself to keep a perfect home, to always be on time, to never let a ball drop. I had to walk the walk.”

Make sure there are no gaps between the sweep and the weatherstripping on both sides.

Today, there are only four living trees from the first president’s time at Mount Vernon. Joel King is on a mission to propagate them.

Read the transcript from week's Home Front chat.

Today’s family food gardens, though fewer and smaller, outpace old homesteads in yield.

Designer Lana Barth uses durable paint and fabrics while adding storage and fun accent pieces.

The president’s estate maintains his beautiful gardens and farm, despite milder winters.

How many of your filters are clogged? Why you should check now.

Use the proper screws and a hanger that can support the weight.

Read the transcript from week's Home Front chat.

The gardener can tap into healthier sources of sugar.

Give your living room a facelift with one of designer Kerra Michele Huerta’s picks.

We asked designers and shop owners for their picks for tight spaces, small budgets, families, houseguests and more.

Put down the rake and wander about to take in those precious February moments.

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