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Plants Indoors

While the chilly temperatures mean you'll have to forgo outdoor gardening for a few months, our real estate agents know that winter is an excellent time to start an indoor garden. An indoor garden can provide access to fresh produce and enhance your home's air quality. Here are a few plants to try growing indoors this winter. 

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Window Box Planters

Window boxes are a great way to brighten up your home's exterior. Hang them on porch or deck railings or underneath windows, and their foliage and flowers create a lively burst of color. With just a little time, effort, and expense, you'll have window boxes that make your home look more inviting and improve your view.

Our real estate agents often suggest window boxes as an easy improvement for Augusta homes for sale, and they're attractive additions even if you plan on staying in your home for a while.

The following are some of the best flowers for window box planters:

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Butterfly Garden

Did you know that there are thousands of different species of butterflies? Species commonly seen in Maine include the Red Admiral, Monarch, Mourning Cloak, and White Admiral.

If you'd like to see more of these lovely creatures, consider creating a butterfly garden in your own backyard. Our real estate agents have seen a few of these gardens, and they can be truly magnificent. Here are the basic steps to follow to create your own on your property.

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