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How To Grow (Totally Legal) Medicinal Herbs at Home

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Growing medicinal herbs and plants at home is a must for every herb garden enthusiast. If you love to …

Alternative Medicine

How to make the perfect tzatziki

Full-fat yoghurt is at the heart of this classic Greek dip, but the additions are up for grabs: should you dice your cucumber or grate it? Is punchy dill or cooling mint the perfect garnish? And how much garlic is too much?<p>This classic dip (pronounced zat-zee-key or chat-chee-kee, according to who …

Greek Food

21 Smart Gardening Tips and Tricks

<b>Be a wiser gardener this summer with these green-thumb tips.</b><p>Knee Pads<p>A waterproof cushion -- like this Sunbrella acrylic one -- will spare your knees while gardening.

DIY Projects for a First Apartment (That You’ll Use For Years)

(Image credit: Burkatron )<p>Moving into your first apartment <i>(or your 50th)</i>? If you're in the mood for DIY projects but want to put your time, energy …

Home Depot

40+ Stylish Ideas for a Memorable Summer Party

Create the kind of atmosphere no one wants to leave.<p>Warm-weather gatherings are often the most anticipated events of the year — make yours count with special touches and decorating ideas your friends and family won't forget.

Awesome DIY Projects: 3 Amazing Diet Coke Can Hacks

Soda is not the healthiest drink on the planet, but everyone indulges once in a while in such a guilty pleasure. Next time you drink a soda keep the …

World’s Largest Pitbull “Hulk” Has 8 Puppies Worth Up To Half A Million Dollars

Eight beautiful puppies were recently fathered by the world’s largest pit bull, Hulk. Owned by Marlon and Lisa Grennan, founders of Dark Dynasty K9s …

Pets

The Best Way To Train A 'Hyper' Dog, According To Science

Training a dog is seldom easy, but how can you teach a hyperkinetic canine to sit, stay, and come? New research from Duke University suggests that it's all about your tone of voice; "hyper" dogs learning better when commands are spoken in a calm voice.<p>“Excitement pushed the pet dogs over the edge …

Pets

Quick Comfort Food Recipes

Chicken drumettes are actually part of the chicken wing -- just the right size for kids to nibble on. To store, refrigerate up to two weeks.

The Ten Best Houseplants For Improved Air Quality (According To NASA)

A man's home is his castle, but it can also contain air pollutants that are dangerous to kings and queens alike. But don't panic -- festooning your …

Plants

The 3 best houseplants—and how to keep them alive

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13 DIY Household Products That Could Save You Some Serious Coin

An American family spends an average of $504 per year on cleaning supplies. That’s a lot of money, especially toward products that are made mostly of water! In the spirit of saving, we’ve partnered with Sparkle® paper towels to bring you a way to seriously scrub down your cleaning budget: homemade …

Laundry Rooms

10 Plants to Grow for a Pest-Proof Yard

It’s inevitable—just as you sit down to enjoy a quiet moment in the garden, the irritating buzz of an insect approaches. Your hopes of enjoying a cup …

Gardening

9 Lovely Plants That Can Stand Up to Drought

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5 ways to keep houseplants watered on vacation

Houseplants

5 Plants That Help Keep Mosquitoes Away

We'll take a lovely lavender bush over an ugly bug zapper any day.<p>We'll take a lovely lavender bush over an ugly bug zapper any day.

Mosquitoes

Garden Statues: Tips to Make Them Look Stunning in Your Yard

Statues you see at your local garden center look great until you bring them home and try to figure out where to put them in your yard. Just like …

Landscaping

Echinopsis Cactus Flowers Seem to Explode Like Fireworks | Colossal

<p>Echinopsis cacti have some of the most brilliant flowers of any cactus, with vibrantly colored petals and explosive blooms that look almost like …

Time-lapse Photography

Garden Answers Plant Identification - appPicker

Garden Answers is the revolutionary plant identification app that instantly identifies over 20,000 plants and gives you accurate and detailed …

“Skeleton Flowers” Become Transparent When It Rains

Say hello to the Skeleton Flower, a white woodland blossom whose petals turn crystal clear when they make contact with water.<p>Diphelleia grayi, the …

Skeleton