The Magic of Division

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Division is one of the coolest magic tricks a gardener can pull off.

It involves digging up a single plant, breaking it into two or more pieces, and replanting them to multiply all by themselves – until you decide to divide again.

So, really, plant division is multiplication. (Mind blown.)

Why and what to divide

Dividing a plant not only creates “new” plants, it also rejuvenates old, congested plants, and allows you to pull out any diseased portions …

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Division is one of the coolest magic tricks a gardener can pull off.

It involves digging up a single plant, breaking it into two or more pieces, and replanting them to multiply all by themselves – until you decide to divide again.

So, really, plant division is multiplication. (Mind blown.)

Why and what to divide

Dividing a plant not only creates “new” plants, it also rejuvenates old, congested plants, and allows you to pull out any diseased portions …

House of the Week: A Converted One-Room Schoolhouse

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In 2012, Bronson Bigelow and his wife already owned a weekend home in Sullivan County in the Catskills, about 100 miles north of New York City. But when they found out that the gorgeous gospel church around the corner from them was for sale, they couldn’t resist.

“When we first bought, it we just wanted to save it,” explains Bigelow. “But when we started peeling back the layers, it was too cool not to do something special with it.”

Originally built in 1893 as a one-room schoolho…

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In 2012, Bronson Bigelow and his wife already owned a weekend home in Sullivan County in the Catskills, about 100 miles north of New York City. But when they found out that the gorgeous gospel church around the corner from them was for sale, they couldn’t resist.

“When we first bought, it we just wanted to save it,” explains Bigelow. “But when we started peeling back the layers, it was too cool not to do something special with it.”

Originally built in 1893 as a one-room schoolho…

Donald Trump’s Income Isn’t Always What He Says It Is, Records Suggest

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Records of Mr. Trump’s tax appeals and other documents indicate that actual income from some of his businesses may be nowhere near what he has reported on financial disclosures….

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Records of Mr. Trump’s tax appeals and other documents indicate that actual income from some of his businesses may be nowhere near what he has reported on financial disclosures….

What Are the Rules About Election-Related Yard Signs?

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By Stephanie Reid

Whether you’re a die-hard Trump fan, proudly tout #ImWithHer, or are taking the third-party approach, chances are you haven’t kept your presidential preference a secret.

While some folks limit the political discourse to the dinner table, others are a bit more outspoken. But what are the private homeowners’ rights when it comes to yard signs and political affiliation?

There’s a delicate balance between free speech and front yard aesthetics, and s…

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By Stephanie Reid

Whether you’re a die-hard Trump fan, proudly tout #ImWithHer, or are taking the third-party approach, chances are you haven’t kept your presidential preference a secret.

While some folks limit the political discourse to the dinner table, others are a bit more outspoken. But what are the private homeowners’ rights when it comes to yard signs and political affiliation?

There’s a delicate balance between free speech and front yard aesthetics, and s…

'How I Met Your Mother' Star Alyson Hannigan Flips a Home in LA

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shutterstock_351148988-croppedLess than a year after “How I Met Your Mother” star Alyson Hannigan and her husband, “Grimm” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actor Alexis Denisof, bought this traditional New England-style charmer in Los Angeles, they have listed it <a href="http://www.zillow.c…

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shutterstock_351148988-croppedLess than a year after “How I Met Your Mother” star Alyson Hannigan and her husband, “Grimm” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actor Alexis Denisof, bought this traditional New England-style charmer in Los Angeles, they have listed it <a href="http://www.zillow.c…

How housing would fare under Clinton, Trump

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For an election supposedly based on the economy, housing policy has been egregiously absent from the rhetoric. Here's what we do know….

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For an election supposedly based on the economy, housing policy has been egregiously absent from the rhetoric. Here's what we do know….

Mortgage applications drop 1.2% on highest rates since June

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The story is all too familiar in housing: Mortgage interest rates rise, and homebuyers and refinancers retreat….

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The story is all too familiar in housing: Mortgage interest rates rise, and homebuyers and refinancers retreat….

4 Reasons to Not Renew Your Rental Lease

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The renter is kind of like the cowboy of the real estate market: Wild and free. (And wearing a cool hat.)

Not to imply that renters don’t want security, or longevity. They just retain the right to move. Like, say, if the house suddenly becomes haunted, or a ’90s grunge revival band moves in next door.

And that’s the beauty of renting. Sure, you may not have equity, but you also have <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/renting-or-buying-which-is-best-173925/" target="_blank…

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The renter is kind of like the cowboy of the real estate market: Wild and free. (And wearing a cool hat.)

Not to imply that renters don’t want security, or longevity. They just retain the right to move. Like, say, if the house suddenly becomes haunted, or a ’90s grunge revival band moves in next door.

And that’s the beauty of renting. Sure, you may not have equity, but you also have <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/renting-or-buying-which-is-best-173925/" target="_blank…

Homeowners twice as house rich as five years ago

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The amount of equity homeowners now have has doubled in the last five years, according to CoreLogic….

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The amount of equity homeowners now have has doubled in the last five years, according to CoreLogic….

Real Housewife of Atlanta Porsha Williams Buys a Mansion Near NeNe Leakes

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A new “Real Housewife of Atlanta” has arrived in a gated community outside Atlanta — and she’s not even the area’s first.

Porsha Williams paid $1.15 million for a mansion on the same golf course as fellow “RHOA” NeNe Leakes, TMZ was first to report.

The drama factor is sure to rise with two housewives living lar…

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A new “Real Housewife of Atlanta” has arrived in a gated community outside Atlanta — and she’s not even the area’s first.

Porsha Williams paid $1.15 million for a mansion on the same golf course as fellow “RHOA” NeNe Leakes, TMZ was first to report.

The drama factor is sure to rise with two housewives living lar…