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You Don’t Need a Green Thumb to Take Care of These Hardy Indoor Plants

<i>Plants in all their lush, green glory have an unrivaled power to add vibrancy and comfort to any space. Many of us, though, have a bad track record with caring for them. The Sill is here to calm your fears and help you be your best plant parent.</i><p>If you’ve longed for the effortless serenity of the …

8 Winter Garden Greens to Grow Now

The cool-weather salad bar is open.<p>Fresh-cut greens might not seem synonymous with midwinter but mâche, pea shoots, fava bean leaves, and mustard can …

Gardening

Tips for Preventing Weeds

A better idea than pulling weeds is to keep them out of your garden in the first place. You can't stop every bird from dropping a weed seed here and …

Gardening

Growing Cut Flowers Part 4: Seed Success

Raised from seed to flower in a single season, annuals are one of the most satisfying plant groups to grow and a stalwart of any cutting garden. 'You …

Landscaping Ideas: 10 Ways to Save Money During a Garden Remodel

Whether it’s a new patio or a complete garden overhaul, any landscaping project can quickly outgrow its budget unless you plan ahead. I speak from …

Elevate your gardening skills (and save space) with climbing crops

In the garden, we’re always trying to make the most of the space we’ve got, especially if we live in a city or town. “Leafy suburb” is a positive phrase, evoking beautiful old trees and welcome summer shade. “Yard with a dinky patch of sun for vegetables” doesn’t have the same ring to it.<p>In …

A Self-Taught Embroidery Master Brings the Greenhouse to Needlepoint

Petite, botanical beauties breathe fresh, photosynthetic life into embroidery.<p>Richly-colored plants hang in terracotta pots, showing off their lilting green limbs. Geodes pop off textile backgrounds in candy-colored, needlepoint renderings. In the precise and lovely works of Sarah K. Benning, the …

Creating solar energy from trash

Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be neither.<p>Things have changed thanks to ingenious but very simple solar panels made from recycled plastic bottles.<p>It’s the result of …

Sustainability

About - The Elysian Edit

“The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be …

Frank Lloyd Wright