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TUESDAYS-

SUNDAYS

The Mercer Society Gift and Plant Shoppe

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays at 400 Main, Old Town Spring; 281-651-5475, themercersociety.org
. Sales proceeds benefit flood-damaged Mercer Botanic Gardens.

SATURDAY

Planting for Pollinators

9-10 a.m. at Brookwood Community Center Café, 1752 FM 1489, Brookshire; register at katyprairie.org/kpcevents
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Farmers find a way to turn a profit off milkweed, for the sake of the monarchs

Milkweed has long been considered a nuisance on North American farmlands but now, more than 100 farmers in Quebec and Vermont are planting it in their fields to help restore the declining population of monarchs, which use that plant exclusively for their eggs and to feed the caterpillars. The farmers are also tapping a new market for the milkweed fibers. After the caterpillars have their fill of the milky sap and find their wings in the fall, the plant’s pods will be harvested for fine winter clothing and other commercial uses. …read more

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Can Hiring a Professional Photographer For Listing Photos Help Sell Your Home Faster?

A picture is worth a thousand words. Professional photography can make all the difference when it comes to selling your home more quickly!

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From public housing to presidency: tips from an agent who built success from scratch

From her beginnings as an immigrant in public housing to becoming a top-producing San Francisco agent and president of the Chinese Real Estate Association of America (CREAA), Janice Lee of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage shares her story of how passion, perseverance and strong mentorship can lead to real estate success.

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From the classroom to the courthouse to the brokerage: tips from an agent who loves to serve

It may seem daunting to switch careers, but top Coldwell Banker Global Luxury agent, Julie Boyle of Coldwell Banker Hunter Realty in Akron, Ohio, took the plunge and found immense success and satisfaction in her third career – real estate. Everyone can learn from the values that guide Julie as an agent, whether you’re a veteran of the industry, just starting out or looking to step into the luxury market.

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