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Kovel’s Antiques: Vintage advertising collectibles can have many kinds of value | News, Sports, Jobs

Advertising and store collectibles have historical significance and brand recognition as well as artistic value. A combination of all three brought one such lamp at a price of $2,700 at Morford’s Antique Advertising Auctions. The lamp was made by Fenton, a well-known art glass company.… Read More »Kovel’s Antiques: Vintage advertising collectibles can have many kinds of value | News, Sports, Jobs

Plant your own mini meadow full of lupines. The bright, colorful spires will attract pollinators.

You needn’t be envious of lupine-covered banks and fields. If you want to attract pollinators and enjoy the gorgeous flowers in your own lawn and landscape, plant your own mini wildflower meadow! Lupines are stunning wildflowers with vibrant blue and purple spiers and they attract… Read More »Plant your own mini meadow full of lupines. The bright, colorful spires will attract pollinators.

Freezing indoors? That’s because Australian homes are closer to tents than insulated eco-buildings | Philip Oldfield

As winter sets in, and temperatures plummet, it can sometimes feel as cold inside as it does outside. The reason for this is the poor thermal performance of houses in Australia. Our homes need to be rapidly improved to combat climate change, tackle energy poverty… Read More »Freezing indoors? That’s because Australian homes are closer to tents than insulated eco-buildings | Philip Oldfield