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  • How design-build remodeling works

    Annie Schwemmer and Ann Robinson, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    The process of remodeling has changed, with design-build being the new normal. Because it is widely used, it is important to understand the process and how it came about.

  • Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for June 28

    Published: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    CALENDAR For more information, call the phone number or use the email address provided. To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@opubco.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.” Please submit items at least 10 days before publication. MEETINGS WATER GARDEN SOCIETY OF OKLAHOMA general meeting, 7 p.m., July 9, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Visit www.wgso.org for information. WORKSHOPS USING HERBS IN COOKING AND CRAFTS, 10 to 10:45 a.m., July 12, Cleveland County Master Gardener Association demonstration garden, southwest corner of the Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 601 E Robinson, Norman. Master Gardener Barbara Tunney will discuss basic principles of growing

  • Oklahoma City Summer Classic Dog Shows attract hundreds

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    Australian terriers are among the dog breeds showcased at the Oklahoma City Summer Classic Dog Shows at Cox Convention Center.

  • Using water to manage insect problems

    Published: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    It seems like too simple of a concept, doesn't it? One of the most common substances on the planet can actually assist you in keeping bugs at bay. Consider using one or more of the following ideas as you maintain the grass, flowers, shrubs, trees and vegetables on your property this year. Irrigate to build up plant health during dry times One way to keep your trees, shrubs, flowers, vegetables and turfgrass growing well is to reduce the stress due to lack of moisture. Stressed plants do not adequately resist pest attacks. Natural rainfall supplies the water needed by most plants in the typical urban/suburban yard. When rainfall is limited, irrigating with 1 to 2 inches of water every 4 weeks will keep an established

  • Oklahoma City realty agents react to FAA drone notice

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    Not many real estate agents in Oklahoma City have adopted drone technology to obtain aerial photos and videos. Now the Federal Aviation Administration says if they do, they need to be certified by the FAA for commercial use.