Your Home’s March Honey Do List

From green cleaning to green thumbs, this St. Patty’s Day-inspired honey do list has your home’s March to do’s covered.

As the saying goes, March came in like a lion for many parts of the country. Now, as the month switches to the more docile lamb, let’s get a few of those to-do’s off the honey do list. Because today we celebrate St. Patty’s Day and green is peeking through the snow cover, we’ll keep a green theme.

1. Green Thumb – Now’s the time to start prepping your garden for spring.  Here’s a zone by zone gardener’s to do list to guide your green thumb.

2. Remember the luck of the Irish – It’s easy to get caught up in keeping up with the Jones’, so instead of turning green with envy, let St. Patrick’s Day serve as a reminder of just how lucky you are. Make a list of 10 things that you’re grateful for and keep it somewhere you’ll see every day. It’s a great reminder when life gets difficult that there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

3. Try a greener glass cleaner – Spring cleaning is nearly in full swing, so if you’re looking for a greener glass cleaner than a product using chemicals you can hardly pronounce, try this trick on those glass shower doors.

4. Pot ‘o Gold – With Tax Day quickly approaching, now is a good time to take a close look at your finances and make sure your investment strategy and budget fit your current lifestyle. For a easy and free money management tool, try

5. Consider composting – Turn garbage into gold with a compost pile.  Composting is a green way to nourish your garden, restore vitality to soil and reduce waste.  This is a great guide for how to make and use compost at home.

6. Redecorate with the Rainbow – Brighten up a room with pops of spring colors like lemon yellow and apple green. Try adding a light throw, patterned pillows or a vase of fresh flowers to breathe new life into a room.  For even more fresh ideas, check out the Coldwell Banker ‘Pop of Color’ pinterest board.

Victoria Keichinger is the Vice President, Brand Marketing for Coldwell Banker Real Estate. When she's not managing national media and advertising for the Coldwell Banker brand at work, she finds herself most at home in Jersey City, NJ with her pre-school crush turned spouse and son. A true Francophile, she loves to travel and will go anywhere there are ski slopes.

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