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4 Ingredients For A Pest-free Garden

For every insect that helps your garden grow, there’s one that aims to destroy it. Well, fear not! Here are some natural ways you can deter unwanted …

Plant Basil With Tomatoes for a Natural Pest Repellant (and Other Garden Tricks)

Here in North America, it’s time to think about planting (if you haven’t already), and the Old World Garden Farm suggests a garden pair that makes a …

Tips for a Raised-Bed Vegetable Garden

Raised-bed gardening is a great way to grow vegetables -- especially if the garden soil is poor or compacted or has poor drainage. And there's no …

How to Make Vinegar Cleaning Spray (That Smells Good!)

(Image credit: Quentin Bacon)<p>Vinegar is a safe and effective cleaner for pretty much any surface in your house (except marble). Its only downside is …

Make This: DIY Outdoor Coffee Table

As we start spending more evenings on the porch, it's time to make it a more comfortable place to entertain. Here's a great outdoor coffee table to …

Our 12 Most Popular Recipes Ever!

This recipe made the cut for obvious reasons! Who doesn't adore chocolate chip cookies? And you probably have all of the ingredients in your pantry already!

Always Wanted to Grow Your Own Garlic? Here's How

If you’ve always wanted to try growing garlic, now is a great time to start. Here’s everything you need to know about how to grow garlic, from clove …

Edible Garden Ideas #Landscaping

Gardening<p><b>Start with herbs:</b> "Herbs are expensive to buy at the store," Seliga says. "So adding them to your landscape makes good economic sense." …

How to grow perfect potatoes | Alys Fowler

Alys Fowler on one of the best container vegetables – they’re easy and reliable, but how do you plant and prepare for early and later varieties?<p>The joy of hunting for new potatoes in a pot full of compost is childishly thrilling. I am always excited by the prospect of tipping over a pot to find …

Gardens: Alys Fowler’s top 25 indestructible plants

Fill tricky spots and barren corners with a blanket of blooms all summer<p>No more excuses, no more bare, broken concrete, no more empty beds denuded of life, no more forgotten corners. Even if you’re just calling it home for the summer, even if you’ll never have your name on the deeds, even if you …

Concrete

How to Grow Broccoli

<i>by the editors at</i> Rodale's Organic Life<p>Broccoli is a great choice for a home garden. Freshly cut broccoli heads are rich in vitamins and minerals. They're delicious raw in salads or lightly steamed and they freeze well. If you choose a variety such as DiCicco or Waltham that produces plentiful side …

A 102-Year-Old Transport Ship Sprouts a Floating Forest | Colossal

<p>Homebush Bay in Sydney, Australia is home to the remnants of a ship-breaking yard that operated during the mid 20th-century. Large watercraft that …

24 Spring-Inspired Home Decor Finds Under $30

Even if you’re not doing a full-on apartment makeover or splurging on a colorful couch, picking up a few new home accessories every season can really add up. But when it comes to decorating your home on a budget, you’re always up for the challenge because there’s nothing more satisfying than …

These are the 7 pots and pans you need in your kitchen

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>While there are certain things every starter kitchen needs, most do just fine without specialty items like woks, deep fryers, and pasta …

The Way You Store Your Food Is Ruining It

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have …

Nutrition

10 Raised Garden Beds That Fit Any Backyard Space

Just add soil, seeds, and sunshine.<p>Starting a garden is no easy task, and it can be especially challenging if the terrain surrounding your property isn't amenable to the types of plants you'd like to grow. Enter the raised garden bed — a boxy unit that allows you to plant flowers, herbs, and …

Lemons: Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts

When life gives you lemons … you're in luck. Lemons are full of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and antioxidants. They are especially good sources …

Nutrition

8 Herbs and Veggies You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

<i>by Shelbi Stoneback, associate director of customer experience at Rodale</i><p>Did you know that you only need a jar and some water to get start growing more food from your very own kitchen scraps that you might otherwise toss?<p>When I told a coworker about this story, her response was, "Wait--that's like …

The Guggenheim Puts Online 1700 Great Works of Modern Art from 625 Artists

If you were to ask me in my callow years as a young art student to name my favorite painter, I would have answered without a moment’s hesitation: …

Art

Take the 146-Question Knowledge Test Thomas Edison Gave to Prospective Employees (1921)

I remember opening my college newspaper one day, and out of it fell what looked like an advertising supplement of unusually utilitarian design. Upon …

Los Angeles

20 Different (and So Delicious) Ways to Make Deviled Eggs

Here's How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Garlic Indoors...

Along with green onions, garlic is one of the best health-friendly plants you can grow at home. It is super-easy and super-cheap. You may not like …

Classic chocolate microwave mug cake recipe

Classic chocolate cake is everyone’s guilty pleasure. The good thing about this one is that you can make it in less than three minutes in a microwave.<p>Mug cakes simply involve mixing ingredients in a mug, popping it into the microwave and then watching a perfectly risen cake come out in under three …

Gardening 101: Everything you need to know to plant a thriving garden

<i>The first day of spring is days away — and that means gardening season is almost in full swing!</i><p><i>Chris and Peyton Lambton, hosts of DIY’s “Yard Crashers,” crashed the plaza Friday to show what how you — yes, you — can plant a successful garden this season, no matter how much of a novice you may …

Gardening

4 ways to find your voice as an artist

You'll find resources for everything from getting started with ink drawing to choosing the best pencils and drawings tools here on Creative Bloq, but …

These 6 New Recipes Come from Some of Our Favorite Cooks—You!

For our third annual Readers' Choice Week, we asked for your best recipes. Boy, did you deliver.<p>As our third annual Readers' Choice Week wraps up, we've got one thing on our minds: All of the incredible recipe submissions we received from you, our readers. We knew you were creative cooks and this …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Albert Einstein

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

When pickling spring vegetables, choose your water, salt and vinegar carefully

Cathy Barrow, author of <i>Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry</i>, says springtime is pickling time. [<i>More from Barrow on canning</i>.]<p>Spring vegetables say, …

Great Recipes from Top New Orleans Chefs

From Emeril Lagasse's muffuletta to a shrimp-and-crab gumbo, here are great recipes from top New Orleans chefs.