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Looking to Hire a Contractor? What You Should Know

Aug 09, 2022
Home Renovations are a costly undertaking and it's vital to ensure you are protecting yourself and your largest asset when you hire a contractor. Check out some of these considerations before you begin the work.
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What you need to know if you are considering building a pool

Jul 12, 2022
If you're considering building a pool, it's important to understand all of the considerations and implications of that decision for you and your home. Read about what you should know before you build.
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Spring Into the Gardening Season

Feb 10, 2022
Check out this sneak peak of the show!
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What Happens Before the Build?

Mar 24, 2021
You may feel somewhat familiar with the construction portion of a remodel, but what happens before the remodel?
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Great Plains Blind Factory Booth 537 at the Des Moines Home + Garden Show

Things You Should Be Thinking About When Purchasing Window Coverings

Mar 19, 2021
Purchasing new window coverings? Then you are going to want to read this checklist from our friends at Great Plains Blind Factory.
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Plants and other trends for the 2021 Show

The Latest and Greatest in Home and Garden Trends

Mar 15, 2021
Need some ideas before you head to the show? Here are some of the trends in 2021!
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Turn Ideas into Reality at the Des Moines Home + Garden Show

Mar 12, 2021
Not sure how to take advantage of everything at the Des Moines Home + Garden Show? Here are some tips to plan your day at the show
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2021 Design: 3 Pandemic Fueled Trends

Mar 02, 2021
Three major trends to come out of the pandemic and how they are inspiring 2021 home designs and beyond.
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Recharge Your Physical (and Mental) Space with Paint

Feb 17, 2021
Check out our fun guide to color moods to get your next painting project just right!
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From the Veggie Patch: Harvesting Your Cauliflower

Aug 03, 2020
New Gardener Nick is ready to walk you through knowing when and how to harvest your cauliflower.
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From the Veggie Patch: Suckering Your Tomatoes

Jul 27, 2020
Do you know when to sucker your tomato plants? Do you know how? Nick walks us through this important step to increase your tomato plant yield.
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Jam at Home: Keeping Summer Fruit All Year Round

Jul 20, 2020
Get in touch with your inner homesteader and make great tasting memories with our guide to jam.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Baking Bread at Home

Jul 14, 2020
Bread making is a great way to take up some spare time and make something with your hands. If you're looking to add bread making to your repertoire? Check out our guide to No-Knead Bread!
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Spring Cleaning: Home Maintenance Musts

Feb 20, 2020
Is your space ready for summer? Add these maintenance items to your spring cleaning list to help keep your home comfortable this season (and next!).
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Gardening for Beginners: 3 Tips to Get Started

Feb 12, 2020
No green thumb? No problem! We've got three simple tips to help make your garden dreams a reality.
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Kitchen Inspiration: Backsplashes We Love

Feb 01, 2020
One of the elements that can really set the tone of your kitchen is the backsplash. To help inspire you, we've shared some of our favorite looks and styles.
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Paws and Pints

Exhibitor Spotlight: Paws & Pints, LLC

Jan 24, 2020
The Des Moines Home + Garden Show has something for everyone – even your furry friends! See what Paws & Pints is bringing to the Iowa Events Center.
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Exhibitor Spotlight: Scraped Timber Co.

Jan 21, 2020
Before you visit Scraped Timber at the Des Moines Home + Garden Show, check out our fun Q&A to see what makes this family business tick!
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Better Builders Wright Outdoor

Exhibitor Spotlight: Better Builders and Wright Outdoor Solutions

Jan 17, 2020
Discover the latest outdoor living trends with a little help from Des Moines Home + Garden Show exhibitors Better Builders and Wright Outdoor Solutions.
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ABC Trade School

“Test Drive the Trades” with ABC of Iowa

Jan 14, 2020
Get the scoop on our ALL NEW “Test Drive The Trades” feature, presented by ABC of Iowa.
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