All posts by Virginia Gardner

Nine Easy Mistakes Homeowners Make on Their Taxes

9 Easy Mistakes Homeowners Make on Their Taxes By: G. M. Filisko Published: January 5, 2015 Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score on each home tax deduction and credit. As you calculate your tax returns, be careful not to commit any of these nine home-related tax mistakes, […]

The Garden Spot in Charlottesville – Just Follow the Bees!

Buying plants for the garden is a little bit of an obsession, and Charlottesville’s Garden Spot, located on Rio Road near Berkmar, is one of those places we frequent.  Why?  Because they have created a much-needed alternative to the box stores… that’s right –> beautiful plant material, grown without pesticides, many of the stock grown […]

End of Season Gardening in Charlottesville

End of Season Gardening in Charlottesville, or… Planning for a Fall (and maybe Winter) Harvest I’m usually up early, and once I’ve fed the animals, have tended to email, have checked my calendar,  and have taken a look at the current real estate listings (what’s new to the market, dropped in price, gone under contract/sold), I settle in with […]