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Raising Cane

By Jessica Kitchin | March 18, 2015
"Bamboo Bob” Foley wants to be the Johnny Appleseed of the plant he says has all the answers for 21st Century homeowners. And, yes, it thrives in Jersey. ...
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Walls That Talk

By Deborah P. Carter | September 18, 2014
Decorating - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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A Garden State of Mind

By Alison Blank | September 18, 2014
We asked two top New Jersey garden and landscape designers, Lisa Mierop of Mierop Design and Chris Cipriano of Cipriano Landscape Design, what’s new this year. The overarching answer: think green. It’s a theme that speaks to the universal desire to live healthy and happy lives and the growing recognition that we need to do so in an environmentally responsible way....
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Lord of the Fleas

By Jenna Schnuer | September 18, 2014
Flea Markets - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ. While flea markets tend to be more hodgepodge than antiques markets—where vendors usually set up well-curated mini-shops—both offer a huge selection in one location. Flea markets sell both new and old items, but the new stuff isn’t very upscale—lots of tube socks. Antiques dealers do sell at flea markets, as do people who rent space for what amounts to a one-time garage sale....
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Here Comes the Sun

By Alison Blank | September 18, 2014
Gardening - New Jersey Monthly – The Best of NJ...
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Home Design Color - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ...
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Living Large

By Paulette Dague | September 18, 2014
Interior Design - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ. Andy Brown, former dean of students at Princeton University (“I loved the position—it was like being mayor of a small town that all the inhabitants cared about”), and his wife, Jerry (founder of the Paddle Company, which makes paddle-sports equipment), are inveterate travelers. An antique wooden puppet head from Burma, painted bottles from Stockholm, a wooden bowl from Costa Rica, and a ceramic table and chairs from Vietnam are just a few of their many exquisite mementos....
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Rent-a-Garden

By Tom Wilk | September 18, 2014
Gloucester County College was built on 250 acres of fertile Deptford farmland and now the tradition lives on with the school’s Community Gardens program. ...
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Pride of Place

By Lauren Payne | September 18, 2014
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the American Institute of Architects, the organization’s New Jersey chapter has selected the 150 best buildings and places in the state. Here are a few of the most notable, from a Gothic basilica to a funky old burger joint. ...
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Our winning living-room makeover, demonstrating great design and collaboration, is ready for its close-up....
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Weed All About It

By Tom Wilk | September 18, 2014
For years, homeowners everywhere have cursed the dandelion for its pesky work-inducing, lawn-ruining tendencies—well, almost everywhere. ...
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Sew What

By Alexis Crisman Kelly | September 18, 2014
Have you always wanted to release your inner Martha but lacked the skills? Fret no more—1,450 square feet of North Plainfield real estate has been dedicated to teaching men, women, and children to sew....
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Backporch: Trendspotting

By Robin Amster | September 18, 2014
Facts and figures show us what’s happening on THE home front’s horizon—and they make good conversation starters for your next party....
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How Do You Do That

By Daria Meoli | September 18, 2014
Ready to pick up that hammer or paintbrush? Spring is a great time for starting a new home project. Here’s some how-to advice to get you started. Here are some tips for you. ...
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Lush Life

By Alison Blank | September 18, 2014
It’s time to get out and get growing. Here are some of the Garden State’s best resources for inspiration and advice....
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Talking Style

By Nancy Brannigan Painter | September 18, 2014
When ten of the Garden State’s leading interior designers get together to dish, the conversation serves up some surprising design topics and trends....
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Inner Beauty

By Patricia Simone | September 18, 2014
A typical day for Susan Corbo and Bernadette Flaim, both of Leonia, involves taking a methodical walk through strangers’ homes, carefully poking through crowded garages, peeking into dusty storage areas, and looking at every detail in their primary living spaces....
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Got a Yen for Crafting

By Alison Blank | September 18, 2014
Here's a list of all the hot craft spots around the state. ...
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New Jersey is home to an extraordinary array of artisans. Meet some of the men and women who have turned passions into careers combining fine art and home decor....
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Showstoppers

By Lauren Payne | September 18, 2014
Each year top interior designers strut their stuff at New Jersey’s finest showhouses. Here, a couple of our favorites from 2007....
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