Beth McKay

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The Most Prolific Female Traveler In The World Shares Her 10 Favorite Destinations

There are 196 countries on planet Earth, and Cassandra De Pecol, a 27-year-old from Connecticut, has traveled to every single one. She’s set the …

Ikea introduces amazing flat-pack indoor garden

This is the Growroom, a spherical garden made from plywood that you can now build at home, after the instructions were made available to download for free this month.<p>It's been designed so it can be easily assembled, accessible and affordable for most communities. It was conceived as a means of …

5 common houseplant health problems and how to fix them

<b>Although we enjoy a variety of houseplants in the home - an ivy in the bathroom, an orchid in the bedroom and an olive tree in the living room, for</b> …

10 Gorgeous Plants You Can Buy on Amazon Right Now

The "Just Add Ice" orchid is so easy, anyone can do it.<p>Filling your house full of greenery can be as simple as clicking "Add to Cart." Along with everything else under the sun, Amazon also offers an online nursery with some of the prettiest — and easiest — houseplants green thumbs love. Now just …

N.J. is in bloom at the 2017 Flower & Garden show in Edison

EDISON -- With spring less than a month away, what better way to wash away those winter blues than to head to the 15th annual New Jersey Flower & …

Clean sweep: five steps to a spring-ready home

The heartening hint of spring in the air means it’s time to start freshening things up indoors, ready to welcome in the new season. From buying a bunch of flowers to painting your front door or radically revamping a room, a space can be entirely transformed in a weekend. Here are some suggestions …

How to grow stuff: everything the novice gardener needs to know

If I were to plot my journey as a gardener, it would start with a basil plant from Tesco. I kept it on the windowsill of my university hall bedroom (it could have easily become an ashtray if left in the kitchen) and, when I came home in those cerulean-hued nights of summer term, its sweet heady …

Saving time, trouble and water with a pre-planned garden

There’s always that one yard in your neighborhood, isn’t there? The one with the colorful flowers with butterflies flitting and bees buzzing.That …

Choose the right one and you’ll have cheery flowers from March to July<p>According to the Victorian language of flowers, wallflowers represent faithfulness, which is odd, really, because many wallflowers are anything but. Wallflowers are classed as short-lived perennials, but many will pop their clogs …

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