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10 easy Cincinnati landscaping tips for a gorgeous yard 

Easy Cincinnati landscaping tips
The magnolias are blooming and daffodils seem to be everywhere. This can only mean one thing: spring has arrived. It feels good to finally see the sunshine again, especially as we sit tight at home, keeping healthy as we wait for the all clear to roam freely about the planet again.  If you need a break from the news and something to do during your mandatory staycation, might we suggest a little landscaping? Just think: by the time things take a turn for the better (and don’t worry – they will), you could have a gorgeous yard to enjoy.  Landscaping is a wonderful way to get creative and destress, and there’s no green thumb required. Below are our tips for easy and effective home landscaping.  Choose the right flowers and foliage -  This is essential and requires a little research. First, you’ll need to consider the light in the space where you’ll be planting. And you’l...
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Intuitive ways to give your custom built home a healthy aire 

Creating a healthy aire at home
Your home should be a haven for health and well-being; a place to recharge after a long day, where you can feel your best. Since we spend up to 80 percent of our time in our home, it’s essential that it’s a healthy one, with clean air, features that keep you and your loved ones safe, and elements that help you feel less stressed.  Choosing a custom home built by a LEED certified builder is one of the best things you can do to for you and your family’s health. That’s because LEED certified homes are crafted using the safest building materials of the highest quality for clean air and energy efficiency.  If you live in a LEED certified home, you’ve taken the biggest step forward when it comes to healthy home living, but there are some simple things you can do to reinforce your home’s health and help it go the extra mile.  From using the latest technology in the kitchen, to ad...
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Indian Hill is the natural choice for your custom built home

Indian Hill Red Bird Hollow
As soon as you arrive in The Village of Indian Hill, you know you are in a special place. It is apparent by well-preserved forests, gorgeous wooded roads and sceneic trails and incredibly diverse home architecture.  Indian Hill is also home to the Peterloon Estate, a rich and important part of Cincinnati history, as well as The Meadows at Peterloon, Indian Hill’s newest community that Classic Living Homes is very proud to a part of.  The history of the Peterloon Estate John. J. Emery built the beautiful Peterloon Estate in 1928 for his wife and family. As the principal developer of Carew Tower, you could say he knew a thing or two about development. In addition to Carew Tower - which at the time was the tallest building west of the Alleghenies - Emery’s real estate firm was also responsible for the Terrance Plaza Hotel that featured artwork commissioned by renowned artists incl...
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Cincinnati’s top garden spots for spring inspiration

Eden Park flowers
Forget spring cleaning What we’re excited about is spring décor and the chance to plan for the warmer days ahead. When it comes to indoor and outdoor design, now is the perfect time to gather inspiration thanks to the changing seasons and turn those great ideas into reality.  But what if it’s still cold and grey outside? Never mind that. All across the city, there are fabulous places to visit that will get you looking forward to the spring and summer months ahead. Below are our top choices for places to visit for a little spring design inspiration.  Eden Park and Mount Adams  If you take a brisk walk around Eden Park, you’ll notice spring just starting to make an appearance. There are buds blooming on the magnolia trees, and green grass is starting to grow on the hillsides. Take a visit to Eden Park and stop in at Krohn Conservatory for the Bloom & Grow exhibit, where ...
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