February 2011

Found 2 blog entries for February 2011.

Increase your chances of a quick sale while increasing the value of your home by as much as 15%-20% by giving your existing landscaping a distinctive fresh, new, clean look. Create more visual interest in your landscaping by adding new color schemes and constructing focal points to direct the eye into that particular area. Discover ways to enhance curb appeal through the art of great landscaping.

In seeking curb appeal, a starting point for both front and back yard makeovers is to understand the basic elements of landscape design, beginning with harmony, followed by colors, textures, form, and focalization.

By first establishing harmony, one creates a balance between the home and the environment that surrounds without disturbing the

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The Answer Depends On Who You Ask

The Rondout Valley Central School District is facing some tough decisions in the face of a dismal school budget. The district hopes to cut costs by consolidating and reorganizing its schools and has made public its decision to close one of its three elementary schools. Superintendant Rosario Agostaro said that he and his team considered different options for reconfiguring the district and found that closing one elementary school was, “The model we found to be the least disruptive academically.” With the decision final and a school closing imminent, there remains the question of which of the three elementary schools (Rosendale, Marbletown, or Kerhonkson) will close its doors.

I’ve noticed how locally this issue has

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