Home & Garden

January 13, 2019

All technology has been greeted with skepticism and disbelief upon its introduction.  Sometimes this initial reaction can include fear, paranoia, and anger.  The introduction and subsequent proliferation of digital assistants like Alexa, Cortana, Google, and Siri are no exceptions to this as ...

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Lower Merion Township, PA -- We here at the TAPinto Lower Merion and Narberth offices would like to wish all of our readers a happy new year! We hope 2019 is as informative and exciting as 2018 has been. TAPinto provides in-depth coverage of your town's news. Sign Up for E-News and get the ...

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The staff at TAPinto would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! This is our first holiday with you in Lower Merion and Narberth. And we have loved every minute of it. We can't wait to get started on bringing you all more local news and stories about your town.

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The holiday season has arrived.  That means you will be on the giving or receiving end of a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, amaryllis or other holiday plant.  Extend the beauty and longevity of these holiday beauties with proper care. And that starts the minute you leave the florist or ...

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Who has the most Holiday Spirit in Lower Merion? Let's find out! TAPinto Lower Merion and Narberth is kicking off a holiday lights display contest this week. It will run from Friday, December 7th until 1:00 PM EST on Friday, December 21st. The top three winners will be announced at 3:00 PM ...

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This story coming out of Austin, TX, was so funny we had to share it with our readers here in Lower Merion Township, PA.  A holiday display meant to recreate a scene from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" looked a little too real and caused a neighbor to spring into action. Chris ...

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Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

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It’s a jungle in there. Every window, surface and brightly lit corner is filled with decorative or edible greenery.  There is no doubt what to gift this person for the holidays. More of the same. A lack of outdoor growing space, limited growing seasons, and time constraints have many people ...

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Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

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Don’t let a busy schedule stop you from creating a beautiful landscape. Incorporate a few of these changes into your fall landscape care. You’ll create beautiful results with a limited investment of time and effort. Cut the grass, recycle fall leaves, and improve the soil with a pass of the ...

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Happy Halloween Lower Merion and Narberth! It's the spookiest day of the year, and the TAPinto Halloween House Decorating contest has come to an end. The winner is ... Amy Nathan, of the 500 block of Merwyn Road, in Lower Merion. Amy truly captured the spirit of the holiday, and we are ...

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The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions, and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity, you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden.   Kids and adults love to ...

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Lower Merion Township, PA - Lower Merion Township dominated the list of wealthiest zip codes to live in the Greater Philadelphia area, according to data reported by The Philadelphia Business Journal on Friday, October 12, 2018. Gladwyne, Merion Station, Haverford, and Villanova place in the top 5 ...

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Houseplants make a wonderful addition to our home’s décor and improve the indoor air quality.  Those with pets, however, may struggle with keeping plants safe from curious pets and the pets safe from indoor greenery. The good news is you can grow an indoor garden even when you own pets.  Yes, ...

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UPDATE: We have revised and expanded the ways to get pictures to TAPinto! TAPinto Lower Merion and Narberth is kicking off a Halloween house decorating contest this week. It runs until October 26th when the winners will be announced. TAPinto will be picking 6 of the best-decorated houses in the ...

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