Home & Garden Roundup: 11.29.06

Home & Garden Roundup: 11.29.06

Nov 30, 2006

Are we dreaming? The return of Sally Socolich and Allison Serrell to the Chron's H&G pages? We're practically giddy with delight. Even if they're not regular contributors, we'll take what we can get.

The lead article this Wednesday was on bamboo. Allison Serrell fills us in on the material's use not only as flooring, but as clothing, bedding, furnishings, paneling, and cabinets.

  • Bamboo leads green revolution: This once-exotic material is showing up everywhere. It's durable, plentiful, very quick to grow and a good source of oxygen

  • Count on 2007 'Old Farmer's' for good read, minus quackery: This 175-year old publication has gone high tech, and is now online

  • Design Dilemmas: Rearrange furniture to bring in the outdoors: Lisa Jasper helps a Burlingame Eichler owner configure a large living/dining room with lots of floor-to-ceiling windows

  • Tippling paperwhites bloom better: Tips on forcing paperwhites

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