The KC Remodel & Garden Show features a host of ideas for landscaping, hardscaping and other upgrades around the home this weekend at the American Royal Center. Frank Fritz, one of the stars of the television show American Pickers, is appearing at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Keith MyersThe Kansas City Star
Remodel & Garden Show signals that spring is near
Take a peek at a $9.5 million Mission Hills mansion
Tour a mansion built like a castle
How one city turns human waste into compost for your garden
Dyeing Easter eggs with shaving cream vs. Kool-Aid
How to plant a simple garden
Tour a former Royals player's $4.5 million ranch
Veteran gets a surprise — and a motorized chair — on 82nd birthday at home remodeling show
West Bottoms' artist Cody Brown blends tradition with modern in furniture and home design
Theodis “Sonny” Williams turns a box fan into a pretty and unique accessory
Tour a $1.4 million Tudor in Mission Hills
DRAW Architecture founder creates West Plaza gem for neighbor
The owners of a Georgian mansion in Mission Hills are ready to downsize from their 15,000 square feet house. It includes five bedrooms, eight full and three half baths, an in-ground pool and two-story cabana. Asking price: $9.5 million.
Plant operator Chris Giesting shows how biosolids are converted to compost at the wastewater treatment plant in Lynden, Washington. The city converts biosolids into about 100 dry tons of compost a year at the plant, and offers it free to residents.
House + Home editor Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian experiments with dyeing Easter eggs first using shaving cream and gel food coloring, then Kool-Aid. One method turned out great. The other one? Not so much.
On his 82nd birthday, a local veteran was surprised with an electric wheelchair at the KC Remodel + Garden Show on Saturday at the American Royal Center in Kansas City. Army veteran, Jim Simpson of Olathe was surprised with the chair which will allow him to be more mobile. AMVETS Post 181 of the Kansas City area provided the wheelchair through their Veterans Mobility Assistance Program. This was the eighth wheelchair AMVETS Post 181 has donated to local veterans.
For a nickel shy of $1.4 million, you can move into 6929 Belinder Ave., Mission Hills, Kan., described in sales literature as an “understated Tudor on manicured treed lot” that is “so much larger than it looks.”