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ASK A NESTER: How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow Nest Realty

The agents and Brokers of Nest Realty possess decades of experience and a wealth of knowledge. In this installment of our Ask A Nester series, we ask the Brokers of Nest Realty to their gardening preferences… KEEP IT CLASSY 58% of Nesters love the look of a classic four-board fence, while 38% would choose a…

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Happy Houseplants

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Your simple guide to indoor plant care TEXT by Jasmine Bible +PHOTOGRAPHY by Tom Daly Love plants but lack a green thumb? Fear not—with the right light exposure and the proper amount of watering, you can keep houseplants alive (we promise!). We headed to one of our favorite local gardening centers, Fifth Season Gardening Center in Charlottesville,…

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Yard & Garden Prep

Get Your Home Summer Ready Summertime is officially here, and we’re daydreaming of afternoons spent in the garden, and evenings entertaining al fresco. It’s not too late to get your yard, garden, and outdoor spaces ready. Here are five simple prep steps: 1. Great Soil The key to a thriving flower garden? Nutrient rich soil. It would be silly…

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Gardening Myths & Facts

Gardening Myths and Facts Nest Realty - NEST Magazine

Common gardening myths, debunked! Gardening is one of the oldest and most fulfilling hobbies around, so it’s not surprising that myths have sprung up about tips and hacks people use to flex their green thumbs. Whether you have an extensive outdoor garden or just a few indoor potted plants keeping you company, here’s the truth…

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DIY A-Frame Plant Stand

DIY Plant Stand - NEST Magazine - Nest Realty

Did you love the plant stand from the latest cover of NEST Magazine? Ready to make your own? Follow along with Graeme’s cut list and instructions! (Click here for a printable PDF) SUPPLIES (8) 1” x 3” x 8’ pine boards (actual ¾” x 2 ½ ” x 8’) (2) 1” x 12” x 8’ pine boards…

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Gardening Gear

Gardening Gear Nest Realty

Your outdoor gardening essentials! Check out some of our favorite tools for outdoor gardening. Is there one we’ve missed? We’d love to hear about your go-to tools in the comments! GARDEN TROWEL Hand-forged by a century-old Dutch family business, this multipurpose garden tool will last a lifetime. And let’s be honest…it’s adorable. Heart-Shaped Garden Trowel, $49, uncommongoods.com HARVEST BASKET  Handmade…

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Bee’s Knees: Fun Finds

Your insider’s guide to the good stuff! Unique, clever, and downright delicious finds from our Nest Realty locations… CINEMATIC SPLENDOR Ready to elevate your movie-going experience? Look no further than Violet Crown in Charlottesville, VA. The beautiful, modern lobby leads to luxurious auditoriums with stadium seating and plush recliners. Arrive early to order a drink…

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Go Organic! Buy Organic!

Nester John Ince looks at the value of organic farming and why the higher price tag is well deserved. By John Ince I’m pretty sure my chickens’ free range eggs and my tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, peas, and beans would be considered organic. The great success of my weeds in my garden, and the healthy population…

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