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Journey to 'Jubilee' leads to peaceful place in the woods

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Home in northern Baltimore County dates to 18th centuryOnce home to an 18th-century millkeeper, tranquil house in Baltimore County fosters sense of peace  ... Quick Read

Bargain-hunter's delight in Roland Park

From Baltimore Sun

More than 5,000 square feet for less than $700,000For house hunters who think they couldn't possibly own a Georgian-style home in Baltimore's Roland Park neighborhood for under $1 million, then 504 Overhill Road may be a pleasant surprise — it's listed at $699,000. ... Quick Read

Nandina not invasive in Maryland, but it can be toxic to birds

From Baltimore Sun

Waxwings can overdose on the plant's berriesI've learned that nandina berries kill cedar waxwings. I love birds! Should everyone cut down their nandina bushes?  ... Quick Read

Guilford home speaks volumes about owners

From Baltimore Sun

Couple finds perfection in former home of poet Ogden NashIn addition to being known for a variety of architectural designs, many of the homes in Baltimore's Guilford neighborhood are often referred to by the names of their former residents of note. Within the space of a few acres, the community includes the Milton Eisenhower house, the Turnbull House and the "Natty Boh" place. ... Quick Read

Couple enjoys carriage trade

From Baltimore Sun

Former 19th-century carriage repair shop transformed into modern homeFormer 19th-century carriage repair shop in Federal Hill is transformed into a modern home.  ... Quick Read

Weed pesticide finds its way to the roots of trees

From Baltimore Sun

My son had beautiful, big willow oaks lining his gravel driveway until he put down a weed killer on the driveway weeds. Now the oak leaves have browned on the tree halves facing the driveway. What can we do at this point to save the trees?  ... Quick Read

Rain has homeowners looking up

From Baltimore Sun

Tips on keeping water flowing in gutters and downspoutsThe heavy wind and rain this month have homeowners looking up — to their gutters. Nothing will alert you to clogs, leaks and loose fittings like a downpour.  ... Quick Read

Second time's a charm for Catonsville home

From Baltimore Sun

Owner updates, improving market help snag buyer quicklyThe sale of 201 Beaumont Ave., a house on a quiet, tree-lined side street in Catonsville, is a good example in today's housing market that a little work goes a long way toward buyer and seller satisfaction.  ... Quick Read

Garage-sale junkies are in full summer-season swing

From Baltimore Sun

Die-hard shoppers rise at 5 and map out their routes with the help of Craigslist and appsDie-hard shoppers rise at 5 and map out their routes with the help of Craigslist and apps.  ... Quick Read

How to reuse downy mildew-infected soil in the landscape

From Baltimore Sun

Last year my potted impatiens had that terrible new disease, impatiens downy mildew, and all died. Can I use my old infected potting soil in non-flower beds this year? Send it to the landfill?  ... Quick Read

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