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Real Estate Agent - Rector Hayden, Lexington, Ky
This is a place to learn and think about what makes a house a home. Buyers and sellers will find a garden will add value to their lives. A house with a working garden builds value and character and becomes a treasured home. As Lexington's Green Thumb Realtor I am dedicated to helping people discover the value of having a home with a garden.



Today on want to show some pictures of my garden.  This is mostly to validate my previous blog entry on  soil preparation. It is most important to emphasis our garden is growing  without any chemicals of any kind.  The soil was enriched with leafs and then I added about 15  pounds of bone meal, 2...
soil preparation Yesterday I wrote about planning your garden and specifically where to plant on your lot.  Today I am beginning to write about preparing the soil.The Humorist Dave Barry  once said, "Your first job is to prepare the soil. The best tool for this is your neighbor's garden tiller. I...
  Choosing a Place to Plant a Garden. When we moved into our home the previous owners had planted a few trees and three or four perennials.  I had cultivated about 3/4 of acre at our little "farm" in Woodinville, near Seattle.  The first step in planning a garden is deciding what you want to grow...
Setting the Price to Sell and Featuring the Positive I have written before about how pitfalls,  like emotional issues to avoid when pricing your home to sell.  Today I want to give you a concrete example about pricing a home. I just finished getting a contract approved on a home that was on the m...
A very good buy! This home on Thames Drive has been now reduced twice.  I showed it to a client a couple of months ago and I thought it a good price then.  The price has now been dropped 7,000.  This is a very good price in my opinion.  A lot of home that is mostly updated for the price.  It also...
I had another great experience just hanging out with my grandson this afternoon.When I arrived Sam was in the garden with his daddy checking on the tomatoes.  This is most pleasing, to arrive at my son's house and find both he and my grandson in the garden.  My soul pines to be near things growin...
Paul Campbell | Rector Hayden Realtors | 859.684.5890 802 Corbitt Drive, Lexington, KY Your home backs up to a farm and you are only 20 minutes from Lexington. Can walk to Wilmore and Asbury College. 3BR/2.5BA Single Family House offered at $159,900 Year Built 1992 Sq Footage 2,153 Bedrooms 3 Ba...
Promising New Listings Here are two newer listings that I think may be worthy of further investigation.  Both are inside the circle.  The first is small but in a good location and the price is reasonable.  Certainly worth another look if you are looking at buying in the 100K range.  114 Venice Pa...
Photos of North Carolina Kathy and I are staying at the Fairfield Marriott in Boone North Carolina tonight.  We have fallen in love with the beauty of North Carolina. Washington our home state has always struck as as so beautiful because of its diversity.  North Carolina too is very diverse just ...
Jesse Herman Asked Me to Post this Information My apologies for not being able to get the photo into this article Jesse.  I am still somewhat technology challenged when it comes to HTML. Jesse Herman Mesothelioma Cancer Center There are many things to consider when remodeling ...

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