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By now, we’re all familiar with the many trends that have dominated social media while we stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic: the “quarantini,” virtual yoga classes, and sourdough starter, among others. But none took root quite like DIY vegetable gardening. Because let’s be honest: Nothing compares to a vine-ripened tomato picked straight from your garden, and touched by no one else.
But just like that bread-making venture, vegetable gardening at home can be surprisingly easy to screw up. There’s way more to it than putting some seeds in the ground and hoping for a salad.
If you’re a newbie gardener, you may have run into some rookie mistakes. Don’t sweat it! Check out the most common blunders the experts see budding green thumbs make—and
Before the pandemic, onsite office amenities and communal spaces were surging in demand. After the pandemic, those same amenities are now a big question mark. As office begin to reopen, office owners are starting to consider how to address these spaces, which include fitness centers, cafes and work-enabled lobbies and meeting areas.
“Landlords will need to assess every area of each individual property to determine a course of action for the asset that satisfies mandates, meets tenant needs, and is financially tenable for ownership,” Tim Helgeson, asset manager and SVP at KBS, tells GlobeSt.com.
To start, office owners will need to curate strategies to reduce the spread and transmission of the disease, and create an executable strategy. “Office owners will need to be both sensitive to the risks of viral transmission in common-area amenities and creative in their mitigation of those risks,” says Helgeson. “It is likely that