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Small Space Gardening | Big Container Garden Ideas

By Stacy Tornio<p>If you’re going to grow containers, you might as well <i>grow containers</i>. You know, go all out – make a statement – create a living piece …

10 Inspiring Home Offices

Whether you're an entrepreneur, working from home or just looking for a stylish place to online shop from—these chic desktops and home offices will inspire you to create your own perfect workspace.<p>Whether you're an entrepreneur, working from home or just looking for a stylish place to online shop …

Biggest Failures, Best Advice and Defining Success From 14 Inspiring Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently connected with some of the most inspiring men and women in entrepreneurship. I asked them to share the best advice they’ve ever received, their biggest failure, lessons learned and their definition of success. Here what they …

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How I made a garden for all seasons

Moving house after 30 years was a daunting task but, as I soon discovered, laying down new roots can be a pleasure<p>I am a nester: someone who lays down deep roots and puts their heart and soul into gardening and homemaking. Little did I think I’d ever move from our home of 30 years but, when your …

Gardening

How to take and pot up lavender cuttings

Our 90-second gardener Sarah Raven demonstrates how to propagate lavender<p>1. Pull a non-flowering side stem off a lavender branch, about three to four inches long, with a small heel of bark attached.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>How to sow poppies</b><p>2. Remove a few of the bottom leaves from the stem, which would be below …

10 of the best roses to grow - Telegraph

Thane Prince: 'There’s something quiet and proper about jam-making'

Thane Prince, the fearsome 'queen of preserves’ and star of the BBC's Big Allotment Challenge, on why she isn’t worried about how much sugar the British consume<p>Standing by the industrial-sized hob in the vast basement kitchen of her north London townhouse, <b>Thane Prince</b> – the “queen of preserves” or, …

Grow your own mint for the scent of English summer

Whether it's After Eights or a nice cocktail, there's nothing better than being enveloped in a cloud of aromatic mint<p>I once had long hair. Try not to judge me too harshly: despite this, I had few hippy tendencies and have never owned any Little Feat albums.<p>However, around Hampton Court Flower Show …

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Growing roses: expert Rosebie Morton shares her top tips

We love their flowers but we hate their thorns, so is there a way that we can all come up smelling of roses?<p>Roses are our favourite scented flowers, but they are also among our least-loved plants because of mildew, black spot, and all those dangerous thorns. So it was with mixed feelings that I set …

Gardening 101: Lavender

Lavender; <i>Lavandula:</i> “The Practical Feminist”<p>Alice Walker once wrote that “womanist is to feminist as lavender is to purple.” As the Pulitzer …

How to cut back herbs

90-second gardener: It's time to give your perennials herbs a haircut, says Sarah Raven<p>1. Perennial herbs such as chives, lovage, sorrel, fennel and marjoram benefit from a second severe haircut now. It’s best to reduce them to the ground in late May or early June and then do the same again about …

How to grow your own tea

Sarah Raven takes a sip from a new world of flavour with herbs that are easy to grow, delicious to drink and healthy, too<p>We all know that countless cups of strong coffee and even black tea are not good for us .<p>Keener on the carrot than the stick, I wanted this year to extend my repertoire of herbs …

How To Make Your Own Wool Dryer Balls | Health & Natural Living

Wool dryer balls can save you money and time, plus they are really easy to make. They separate your clothes as they tumble round the drier, meaning …

Review: The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Documentarian Ken Burns issues another sprawling American ­story — 14 hours over seven episodes — this time exploring the legacies of the Roosevelts. …

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Shocking Images Of Adolf Hitler's Dramatic Rise To Power

Whilst his actions, ideals and unrelenting madness brought about the deaths and persecution of millions of innocent individuals - there was a time …

A History of Disappearing Flights: Amelia Earhart, The Bermuda Triangle, MH370 and Others

The latest disappearance of a commercial airline in Asia comes just nine months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished and they are far from the …

Der Fartenführer: The Story of Hitler’s Illnesses

The following is an article from <i>Uncle John's Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader</i>.<p><i>What was it that caused Adolf Hitler’s physical and mental health</i> …

April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated

<b>April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated</b>.<p>The night before his assassination, King delivered his last speech at Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee; popularly known as “I’ve Been to the Mountain”, this speech was made in support of the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike and called upon the United States to ”be true to what you said on paper”.<p>At around 6 PM, King was standing on the balcony outside his room at Memphis’ Lorraine Motel when he was struck by a single bullet through the …

The First Photograph of an Execution by Electric Chair

Sing Sing Correctional Facility, 1928: Ruth Snyder is executed by electrocution. The photograph is the first known image<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NY Daily News …

The Murder of President Lincoln

On the 149th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, read the Sacramento Daily Union’s account of the chaotic, historic night.<p><b>The</b> …

Disneyland’s 1955 opening

On Sunday, July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened with an invitation-only “International Press Preview” and live ABC television broadcast. In addition to the invited guests, thousands carrying counterfeit tickets show up. The day became known as “Black Sunday.” On Monday, July 18, 1955, the park opened …

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Tutorial: Funny Face Bookmarks for Back to School

School is starting up again, and it’s always fun to give students a little handmade something to start the year off on the right foot. Everyone, no …

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If this photo doesn't scream summer, we don't know one that would. Great photo of Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Viginia) by Tyrone Singletary (www.sharetheexperience.org).

I love all the inlets you find on the East End❥

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