Prune fruit trees in August, but don’t get carried away

Summertime is cutting time, especially for cherry, peach, nectarine and Japanese plum trees. USUALLY, THE BEST time to prune fruit trees is after they have dropped their leaves and are dormant in winter. There are, however, definite advantages to pruning fruit trees in August. It’s the best time to prune stone fruits such as cherry, …

Pew wrong: Orthodox Jews esteem Evangelicals

The Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV) today issued a statement declaring that “Orthodox Jews have a high regard for Evangelicals,” and that they “applaud” the advocacy of Evangelical Christians for moral values “that come from Hebrew Scripture.” This comes in the wake of a report from the Pew Research Center published earlier this year, which …

Where, and how, today’s ‘active adult’ buyers want to live

From Jimmy Buffet-themed communities to slightly more mainstream age-restricted enclaves, active adult communities today take many forms. That’s in part because the housing wish lists of those who live there are so varied. For developers of active adult communities, staying up-to-date on trends and one step ahead of buyers is key. Yet with so much …