Kier Holmes, Freelance Writer
Kier Holmes, Freelance Writer

Kier Holmes

Kier Holmes is a freelance writer for MarthaStewart.com.
These gorgeous florals will brighten up your garden—and your day, if you cut and bring them indoors.
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We're outlining the best times to get your trees, shrubs, and other flowering favorites in the ground.
Our hummingbird nectar recipe—which helps to replenish these creatures as they quickly beat their wings—calls for two simple ingredients.
There are a variety of dangerous plants that may be lurking in your yard. While some are familiar species, like hydrangeas, there are others you may not be aware of. Take poison hemlock, for example. The invasive species hides in unkempt areas of the yard and is toxic all the way from its stem to its sap. To help you identify the top harmful plants in the United States, we came up with a comprehensive list of the varieties to be wary of this spring and summer. 
The founder and CEO of Olbali is now taking over the coffee industry with Cool Coffee Clique.
We asked Summer and Kam Johnson, founders of Zach and Zoe Sweet Bee Farm, for their expertise on reaping the benefits of homegrown honey.
If you're about to undergo a home renovation, tap into her network of contractors.
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These tough indoor plant varieties can fend for themselves for days, sometimes weeks, at a time.
A few steps bring the luxuries of inside to the outdoors.
If you're about to undergo a home renovation, tap into her network of contractors.
These tough indoor plant varieties can fend for themselves for days, sometimes weeks, at a time.
A few steps bring the luxuries of inside to the outdoors.
Keep your dog's habits and character in mind when creating your outdoor space.
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Tap into this hands-on therapeutic technique used by veterinarians, zoo personnel, and animal shelter workers.
Spring is the season to appreciate lush flora, and flowering perennials are the perfect pick for a spectacular show. Read on for a number of our favorite perennials, which grow prolifically beginning in March.
While any dog can be a man's best friend, some just so happen to be a smarter friend. These canines rank at the top of their class in IQ including the papillon, golden retriever, and Rottweiler.
Avoid toxic sprays and use our expert-approved tips instead.
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Not all soils are created equal.
The flower expert takes us on a tour of her farm and shares her tips for growing these show-stopping beauties.
Avoid these common errors and save time, money, and natural resources.