A light bulb is the universal symbol for a bright idea. So what do you call it when an entire industry rushes to market with perplexing variants of that universal symbol?

After a long, drab-colored winter, spring flowers are now in full bloom. Glorious golden daffodils, vibrant coral quinces, purple PJM’s and my favorite spring flower, primroses.

Recently my daughter complained that her bathtub was still draining slowly after several attempts to remedy the situation herself.

As technology makes greater fuel efficiency possible for more categories of vehicles, it’s not all that surprising to see that the full-size four-door sedan has now joined the ranks, thanks t

It really has been an unpredictable winter and spring with raging late-season snowstorms and unseasonably cool early April temperatures.

Back in 2011, when we took to the wheel of the first new Fiat to grace these shores for ages, we discovered in their 500 a very charismatic, fun-to-drive little hatchback.

Boxwood (Buxus sp.) includes some of our most popular landscape plants.

There are a few DIY projects I have done, if not masterfully, at least well enough to satisfy the repair and remodeling need.

Peruse any big parking lot here in Connecticut and you’ll see how popular compact SUVs have become.

In this column we have talked a few times about getting your home organized.  But recently I have found new ideas that might help you rejuvenate the effort, or get it going if you never starte

It is time to get those pruning saws and loppers sharpened and take advantage of a warm April day or two to prune those trees and shrubs back into shape.

A few months ago, we introduced you to the all-new Dodge Dart; a name from the past that has found new life in a fresh, contemporary platform.

If you are seasonal kind of person, you might have a few things you will typically do now that spring is here. I am the type of person who uses the gas grill all year long.

Is it really possible to have a disease-proof garden? Well, no.

One of Subaru’s great attributes is the fact that the company has no problems going its own way, and as a result it’s become a very unique nameplate.

In case you missed the housing news from the National Association of Realtors in February, the housing market is rebounding somewhat.

Last year for the first time in my life, I planted peas on St. Patrick’s Day! This year, pea planting will have to wait until it warms up a bit.

There are times when you see a really great idea and you wonder: a) Why didn’t somebody think of that sooner? and b) Wait! Why didn’t I think of that?

As I drove to church this weekend, I noticed a green plastic chair perched on the snow bank at the side of the road. Its occupant was the homeowner's mailbox.

When Jeep first launched the Compass for the 2007 model year, I was not exactly enamored with the overall vehicle, but I did appreciate what the company was trying to achieve.

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