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October 2019

Found 5 blog entries for October 2019.

Check out our photo gallery of beautiful garden planters you can place by your front door or even inside your home. Be inspired by colorful foliage to further enhance your curb appeal. 

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With the advent of fall comes a lot of festivities from Thanksgiving to Halloween. All those decorations and celebrations can make it the perfect time to sell a home with that in mind. 

Don’t simply let the season wash over you — use it to your advantage. The fall can be a hot season to sell, after families have returned from summer vacations and kids have settled in school but before the rush of Christmas.

For example, there are several fall decorating strategies that can help sell a home faster. Pull out the throw blankets on the couch, light some spiced candles and create that warm, cozy feeling in your place. It’s exactly that type of décor and staging that can set the scene for a very happy sale.

At the same time, check basic maintenance

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Just because the water is getting cooler doesn’t mean it’s time to hang up your gardening gloves just yet — fall can be a great time to focus on indoor plants.

Unlike an outdoor garden, houseplants can survive even the bleakest of seasons to continue lighting up a room and, in some cases, providing food to harvest all throughout the year.

These are some of the best ones to plant now.

Tillansia
These are also known as “air plants” because of how easy they are to maintain. They sustain themselves off the moisture in the air and require no soil to grow. They come in hundreds of different forms to add a splash of life to a room.

Spider plant
This pretty little potted plant spills over with long, lush foliage but requires little work to keep

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Art & Design Technicians and Staff Exhibition (until Oct. 26)
An exhibition that showcases a wide range of work in the fine arts.

250 Years of Alexander von Humboldt (Oct. 10)
A free event, with a film screening and lecture with Dr. Sandra Rebok, about the legacy of Alexander von Humboldt.

Edible and Medicinal Gardening (Oct. 12)
A lecture all about the traditional knowledge and practices of garden plants and products.

Edmonton Comedy Festival (Oct. 16 – 19)
Get ready for four days of funny at different locations throughout the city.

Fight Night (Oct. 17 – 27)
An interactive production that looks at how people make decisions.

Litfest (Oct. 17 – 27)
This literary festival brings books to life in a way that even those who don’t love to read will

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