houseplant foliage

Don’t have a south-facing window? No problem! These houseplants thrive even in low-light areas.   The days are getting shorter, meaning you’ll be spending more time indoors, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on being surrounded by greenery! If you’re limited to low-light areas, like spots near north-facing windows, there are still…

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fresh apple bread

Bring warmth to the whole house with the smell of apples and cinnamon in this delicious fall treat!   INGREDIENTS: 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 3/4 cups sugar 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 large eggs 2…

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Roasted Butternut Squash With Ginger

Harvest those home-grown squash to enjoy this tasty seasonal dish.   INGREDIENTS: 4 small butternut squash 4 tbsp. unsalted butter, divided 4 tbsp. honey 2 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper 1½ tsp. salt, divided 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated 6 fresh plum tomatoes, pureed 2 tsp. light brown…

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bulbs with gloves and asters behind Wallace's

Before you wrap up your gardening duties for the season, plant these spring-blooming bulbs!   Picture this: Another snowy Iowa winter is just wrapping up, and you’re in need of some color in your life. Thankfully, you planted bulbs in the fall, and your long-awaited flowers are starting to peak out, bringing you joy at…

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Sweet Corn And Tomato Pie wallace

A fun and healthy take on pizza that combines two of summer’s favorite veggies! INGREDIENTS: 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 1¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon granulated sugar ¼ cup water FOR THE FILLING: 2 large tomatoes, sliced 1 teaspoon kosher salt ⅓ cup Duke’s mayonnaise ¼ cup sour cream 2…

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fall clean up leaves wallace

Your lawn sees a lot of action each year, from foot traffic to heavy precipitation. Here’s how to make sure it has what it needs to survive winter and thrive in spring!   The air is becoming crisp, and trees are beginning to change color, meaning soon enough, your yard will be covered in a…

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trees and shrubs in landscape

Increase your home’s value and help out Mother Nature by planting trees and shrubs this fall!   Planting trees and shrubs in your yard is so much more than just an investment into your home. While it increases property value, trees and shrubs also give back to the environment—they remove carbon dioxide and other greenhouse…

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peach and plum galette

This mouth-watering dessert is a warm treat perfect for cooler autumn evenings. INGREDIENTS: 2 tsp. cornstarch 1 tsp. finely grated lime zest 1 tsp. kosher salt 1/3 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling 1 lb. peaches, cut into 3/4″-thick wedges 1 lb. plums, cut into 3/4″-thick wedges 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 tsp. vanilla…

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