Why October is Best for Spring Gardens

  Search Houzz for Great Tips! Plant hyacinths in fall for fragrant blooms in spring, just when you need them Marianne Lipanovich October 2, 2017 Houzz Contributor. I’m a California-based writer and editor. While most of my projects…More Email The familiar Dutch hyacinth hybrids, derived from Hyacinthus orientalis , are known for their plump flower spikes filled… Continue reading Why October is Best for Spring Gardens

Did You Know Columbia is Home To A Huge Army Base?

Close to Fort Jackson is the neighborhood, Woodcreek Farms, a golf community of over 2,300 acres and surrounded by nature, shopping and amenities.  With affordable homes, gated communities within in the vast community, many folks relocate to become part of this great location within the Columbia area. 

The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning

We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners experience over the time that they own their home. In a report recently released by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), they reveal how valuable equity can… Continue reading The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning

Fourth of July Events in Columbia, SC

Doesn’t Our Country Look Good in Red, White and Blue? COLUMBIA FIREFLIES:   Catch the Fireflies at Spirit Communications Park from Friday, June 30 through Monday, July 3, as they square off against the Rome Braves. Will there be fireworks? Heck yeah – Friday, Saturday and Monday nights.   1640 Freed St. LEXINGTON BLOWFISH:  … Continue reading Fourth of July Events in Columbia, SC