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.
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Lexington's Tour de France Last night I had the opportunity to help monitor the last stage of The Tour of the Red River Gorge held in downtown Lexington. My task was to blow the whistle everytime a cycler approached the intersection of N. Mill and Main Streets. I was busy blowing for more than...
Gardens Open Doors to Friendship Growing a garden gives one so many opportunities to begin building relationships. One of my neighbor and I for a myriad of reasons were just not connecting. He is diligent about keeping his yard very neat. So while he was outside the other night I went over an...
My Favorite Green Bean Recipe almost as good as Basil Tomato TartWe just had neighbors over for a garden meal. Kathy made this yummy bread tomato salad and fresh okra with tomatoes but I think my favorite is still the "Carter Green Beans." I picked the beans as they hung tantalizingly from the ...
Buyers, There is More than One Way to Get a Good Price on Your Dream Home I often have buyers contacting me wanting to get a great deal. Initially they are determined to buy a bank owned home or a short sale home. The radio and TV ads advertise in such a way that the public think they can just ...
Working from Home Working From Home This Morning I am taking care of my beautiful little granddaughter Caroline this morning while my wife attends her piano lesson and runs errands.I loved most of the time my children were growing up but there is something different and precious about my grandchi...
Summer Recipes to Live For My wife Kathy is a remarkable woman and one of her many talent is cooking. We just had one of my favorite summer treats made with fresh heirloom tomatoes and fresh basil. Too bad I didn't make the cheese. Try It, You Will Like It! Basil Tomato Tart 1 unbaked pie ...
Well It Rained, Still a Wonderful CelebrationJust returned from a very soggy 4th of July celebration. Thanks Karen and Phil for inviting us to hang out with your younger friends.The Bratz were perfectly grilled Phil. The taste of the real charcoal is so much richer than gas grilled. That apple ...
Wilmore says “Happy Birthday, America!” Phil Tallon invited us to the Fourth of July celebration in Wilmore. “It’s a real sweet parade,” he said. “It just feels like the idealized version of America.” So we agreed to meet his family and Andy, Hannah and Sam in Wilmore. The parade was...