Alysha Delaney

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Growing Tomatoes: A Collection of Expert Advice

Most gardeners put growing tomatoes at the very top of their gardening must-do lists thanks to the incomparable flavors of this easy-to-grow crop. …

Gardening

18 Strange, But Also Beautiful, Houseplants You Never Knew Existed

We want one of each, please.<p>You can probably recognize a cactus without a second glance. Even snake plants are becoming more and more common. But what about donkey tails? Or trachyandra (say that five times fast). If you already have a home filled with plant babies that all look the same, you might …

12 Lesser Known National Parks in America to fall in love with

For every well-known national park there are numerous lesser known national parks that are just as breath-taking and beautiful. Check out some of our …

National Parks

Gardening 101: Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel, Hamamelis: “Faith Healer”<p><i>Hamamelis</i> has fragrance, as well as arresting looks. In the darkest months of winter, its colors and spicy …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

8 Questions To Help You Actually Manifest Everything You've Ever Wanted

<i>Manifest the year of your dreams by going inward. Renew You 2017 is a month of mindfulness during which we’ll share content that guides you to create</i> …

Spirituality

Expert Advice: 10 Tips to Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

Waiting for spring can make you as antsy as waiting for Christmas when you were a kid. Will it ever get here? And then it arrives suddenly…and …

Gardening 101: Parsnip

Parsnip, <i>Pastinaca sativa:</i> “Winter Wonder “<p>Among root vegetables, the parsnip tends to be unfairly overlooked while its flashy orange cousin, the …

Gardening

It's time to plant your winter vegetable garden (and gloat on Facebook)

When it comes to year-round gardening, most Southern Californians have got it made.<p>While many parts in the country are fighting snow and sleet, we're ready to plant a winter vegetable garden (and then post about it on Instagram and Facebook to make our East Coast friends and relatives …

50+ Highly Motivational Quotes To Prepare You For 2017

Life is filled with highs and lows —peaks and valleys that will test your resilience and integrity, push you to overcome challenges and leave you …

The best gardening books of 2016

A Bucket List of the Best Hikes in the World

Alta Via, Italy<p>Image 1 of 18<p>Picture-perfect scenery awaits on the Ligurian Coast of Italy where the Alta Via, or High Path, in the Cinque Terra …

William Faulkner's Hot Toddy Recipe Is the Secret to Surviving Winter

A cocktail lesson from the boozy Southern writer.<p>William Faulkner's affinity for alcohol was no closely guarded family secret. Should you find yourself at Faulkner's grave in Oxford, Mississippi, the only appropriate way to pay homage to the great Southern wordsmith is to take a swig of bourbon, …

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

Eco-Friendly Design: 10 Homes with Gorgeous Green Roofs and Terraces

The idea of a <b>green roof</b> seems revolutionary to most of us. A covering of greenery on the roof is not something you come across often, and anytime we …

The Ginger Gold Rush: A Bourbon Cocktail for All Your Prospecting and Boozing Needs

Gold! It's valuable! The classic symbol of excessive wealth! But if you're an average human being incapable of shelling out boatloads of cash to …

Go Take a Hike! 50 of the Best U.S. Hiking Trails

<i>Have You Hiked the Featured Trail in Your State?</i> <i><br>-- By Melissa Rudy, Staff Writer</i><br>Hiking isn’t just a great way to get fit: For many, it’s a way to …

Hiking

The No-Soil, Zero-Maintenance Method for Growing Houseplants

We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own …

Plants

Day Trip To The Most Beautiful Hot Springs In America This Winter

There’s nothing better than a hot springs adventure. However you get there: hiking, driving, snowmobiling… you just <i>know</i> that you have this incredible payoff waiting for you. Because soon you’ll be soaking in a sparkling, hot water pool with breath-taking vistas surrounding you. It’s an incredible …

A beginner's guide to growing garlic

A friend gave me some garlic to plant, and I am wondering how difficult it will be to grow at home.<p><i>— Henry Sorenson, Evanston</i><p>Garlic is an easy crop for home gardeners to grow. In our region, it's planted in the fall after a hard frost, similar to when spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils and …

15 Drool-Worthy Vegan Comfort Food Recipes That Will Warm Your Heart and Tummy

There are some days when you just need something that will comfort you inside and out. It may be your favorite sweats and a big sweater, it may mean …

15 Tried And True Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

From my personal recipe files to yours!<p>I have been cooking for the majority of the past six years, and while I enjoy trying new recipes, there are some recipes that I return to again and again. I love them because they are wholesome, delicious, relatively fast/simple, don't require a lot of fancy …

Backcountry B&B

Northwood’s Arctic Fox 990 puts a fully self-contained base camp in the bed of a 4×4 dually truck Three fat trout sizzle in the frying pan in front …

RVs

Required Reading: W.S. Merwin, the Poet Gardener

“Stepping into the shadow of the mango limbs, I was in another world,” writes the poet W.S. Merwin of his first visit, more nearly 40 years ago, to …

Hardscaping 101: Pergolas

Say “pergola” and I think: relaxation station. But the not easy listening radio kind of station. A pergola is a relatively simple structure that …

Why You Should Plant Flowers With Your Vegetables

If you’re trying to grow a vegetable garden you might not think beyond planting the specific variety of desired vegetable, but it can be very …

The Smart Garden 9 is a self-contained kitchen garden for your “herbs” and vegetables

When we last met Click & Grow they were selling a massive wall garden designed for indoor gardening. Their new product, called the Smart Garden, is a self-contained kit pod for growing fruits, vegetables, and “herbs” that costs $129 on Kickstarter<p>The system is quite simple. You fill the water tank, …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.<p><i>Melissa Stanger contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

National Parks

A Fabulous Forest Home To Spend Your Golden Years In

After living on a farm for decades, this retiree was ready to move into town to be closer to her children and grandchildren. Located on a Spokane, WA …

Living Rooms

Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Listen up! Your weeds are trying to tell you something.<p>Like all varieties of plants, individual weeds thrive in particular conditions. Some like it …

Gardening