Treat Your Home With the Best

readers voted these the best home pros in our Best of the Chippewa Valley Poll

It’s time to get those shovels and seeds ready for their summer home in the dirt. That’s right, it’s gardening time. If you’re looking for the best garden centers in the Valley, make sure to check out ...

C.V. Parade of Homes Back With New Homes, Remodels, and Virtual Visits

Because who doesn’t love a parade?

Whether you’re looking to build a home, buy a new one, remodel the one you already have, or just do a little real-estate dreaming, the 48th Annual Chippewa Valley Parade of Homes will offer 14 Eau Claire-area dwellings to explore, in person and virtually ...

Hard-to-Kill Houseplants

easy plants to take care of if you weren’t born with a green thumb

If you’re like me, you love the vibe of plants around your house but can’t seem to keep them alive. I’ve been through more house plants than I’d like to admit, so I switched to the fake plastic ones, but they’re just not the same. So if you’re in the same sad situation I’m in ...

Make Sure Your Dream Home Isn’t a Nightmare

even in a hot market, getting a home inspection can give homebuyers peace of mind

With the recent sellers’ market in real estate, some home buyers have waived a home inspection to cut the timeline to get the dream home they want. And while some may have lucked out with this strategy, others may not. They end up with a "dream home” ...

Focusing on Savings With Focus on Energy

whatever kind of dwelling you have, Focus on Energy can save you energy and money

Wondering how to save energy and money on your utility bill? Whether you’re a renter, homeowner, landlord, business owner, farmer, or more, your first stop should be the Focus on Energy and ENERGY STAR® programs ...

Fighting the ‘Silent Killer’ in Your Home

how to make your home safe from radon

Known as the silent and invisible killer, radon is a naturally occurring gas in the ground that is radioactive and can cause lung cancer. It is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. after ...

Garden Lovers Invited Back into Hosta Territory

Eau Claire couple again open up largest private hosta garden in Wisconsin

As the long Wisconsin winter finally fades, the hours of daylight grow, and the earth itself begins to warm, gardeners and non-gardeners alike welcome the green shoots that have at last begun to emerge from the earth ...

Parade of Homes Back on the March for 2021

Chippewa Valley Parade of Homes returns in 2021 after all-virtual year

Looking to buy or build a new home? Eager to find fresh ideas for a remodeling project? Are you just window shopping – or maybe just shopping for windows?  After going ...

Spring Fling is in the Air

art and gardening worlds collide in new local event, showcasing gorgeous flora, fauna, and fine art

Nothing says “spring” quite like the smell of fresh flowers and fun-filled outdoor festivities. Both can be found at the Spring Fling event on May 22 from 10am-4pm on the corner of Golf and London roads in Eau Claire ...

Awesome Annuals and Prime Perennials to Liven Up Your Yard

Eau Claire master gardener offers tips on brightening up your garden

The great actor and comedian Robin Williams once said, “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” Unfortunately, in the Chippewa Valley, it’s spring, and then it’s summer, and then it’s winter again – all in a span of two weeks ...

Chippewa Valley Home & Garden is sponsored by:

Down to Earth Garden Center & Shops
6025 Arndt Lane,
Eau Claire

Down to Earth Garden Center
Down to Earth Garden Center

Chippewa Valley Home & Garden is sponsored by:

Down to Earth Garden Center & Shops
6025 Arndt Lane,
Eau Claire

Down to Earth Garden Center
Down to Earth Garden Center