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I’m hosting the holidays at my house. Do I have time to refresh my kitchen before then? Absolutely. September is the time to look at the interior of our home in preparation for the holidays and … more
The weather has been unpredictable and increasingly severe in the last few years. What can I do to protect my trees against damaging winds and weather conditions? There are many accepted management … more
How is compost different than loam or topsoil? Loam varies in quality and content but is often low in nutrients and lacking in the qualities of healthy soil. Compost is a nutrient rich soil amendment … more
The Savory Grape has a reputation for having a really interesting selection of wines. What are you excited about drinking this fall? Fall is my favorite season, especially as it relates to food and … more
How do I protect my trees from invasive species like winter moths? What about once I’ve spotted them? Unfortunately, once you have seen winter moth damage, it’s generally too late to get … more
What is your design philosophy? I rely on classical arrangements of rooms, proportion and scale to right a home. Then, I introduce modern details like layered lighting and sink-into sofas. As a … more
Is it really true that the darker the roast, the more caffeine the coffee has? This is a very common misconception. In the roasting process a very small amount of caffeine is burned off. But the … more
I want to remodel my kitchen. Where do I start? A great way to browse for ideas is at a Riverhead Building Supply Design Showroom, which have displays that allow you to feel the quality and get a … more