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Garden Club of Cape Coral | Buying plants

Everywhere you go in Southwest Florida you see plants for sale. Garden centers, box stores, grocery stores, flea markets and nurseries. Easy to buy but do you know anything about the plant … light, watering, how fast it will grow, how tall? Most plants will have a tag with basic information. ...

Mastering the art of aging

Choosing to age in place is a monumental decision, and it can bring many benefits to seniors who choose to do so. According to the AARP, nearly 90% of adults over 65 wish to remain in their homes as they grow older. From being happier in the comfort of familiar surroundings to having more ...

Real Estate Law | Owner could consider changing homestead to Florida

Dear Mr. Feichthaler: I read your article weekly and enjoy learning from you and your other readers. Now I have a question. We own our Cape Coral home but have no homestead in Florida. Our Michigan home is land attached to three of our adult children. We reside in Florida from the middle of ...

Garden Club of Cape Coral | Florida Arbor Day

Arbor Day is a special day designated to recognize the importance of trees to our environment, and to celebrate the planting, upkeep and preservation of trees. The Latin word for tree is “arbor,” hence the name Arbor Day. Now celebrated across the United States and throughout the world, ...

Homing In | Cape’s 2023 luxury home sales post a sluggish normalization

Looking back on the year that was 2023, in our tip of the cap to the late Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” fame, the Cape Coral luxury home market posted what one could argue was a return to a more normal, albeit seemingly sluggish year. For our purposes, the Cape’s ...

Cape Coral Animal Shelter | Looking for a loving home | Jan. 12

Bullet is a 1 to 3-year-old male. Life threw him a curveball, but he is still wagging his tail non-stop. His special skills include cuddles, funny faces and the art of finding the coziest spots. If you're ready for a friendly sidekick, let's get together and meet! Tuck is a 1 to ...

Garden Club of Cape Coral | Grow fresh veggies for the New Year

While those up north are blanketed with the white stuff, here in Cape Coral, we plant our vegetable gardens! With plenty of sunshine and fresh air, we can get our exercise, save money and eat the freshest produce. If you have never grown vegetables, it might seem too complicated. Yet taking it ...

Homing In | A soft landing versus a debt crisis as our market holds on

The New Year is, if nothing else, shaping up to be an interesting one. Call us crazy, but with what will likely prove to be a wild presidential election year, combined with multiple global hot spots that have the potential to quickly spiral out of control, and this could easily become a chaotic ...