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Zuckerberg's Senate hearing notes included a dig at Apple

At Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s first-ever congressional hearing, in which he answered US senators’ questions about how the company handles its users’ data, Associated Press photographer Andy Harnik captured something no one expected to see up close: Zuckerberg’s notes for getting through the …

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The Catalogs We Actually LOVE to Flip Through

While some decor catalogs might seem like mail clutter, truth be told, many are still a ripe source of inspiration—if you know which ones to look …

Home Decorating

Home improvement: 6 tips for making a garden overnight

In our increasingly techno-centric and fast-paced society, we find ourselves becoming more and more impatient and less willing to invest a lot of …

Gardening

How to redesign small city gardens with a clever mix of old and new

Can you mix contemporary with traditional in a town garden, and make it work? Design team Ana Sanchez and Lucy Willcox proved it can be successful, …

Landscaping Ideas: 16 Simple Solutions for Sustainability

Landscaping ideas for sustainable gardens are in the forefront of designers’ minds—and concern about climate change has us all looking for ways we …

The Rich brothers: 5 top tips for a successful garden design

<b>They've shared a love of gardens since they were boys, and now brothers David and Harry Rich are passing on their top tips to help you create a</b> …

Vinca Minor Vines

Taxonomy and Botany of Vinca Minor Vines<p>Plant taxonomy classifies this plant as <i>Vinca minor</i>. Its common names are "creeping myrtle," "common …

Elements of Garden Design

There are many garden design rules, but no garden police to come and enforce them. So have some fun in your garden and give it your own personal …

Before You Start Planting, Garden Design Basics to Save You Future Headaches

The only way to get good at garden design is to do it. Luckily, you can’t fail. Plants can always be moved or replaced. Even if your tastes change …

Revealed: 9 Places in Your Garden Where You Need Ground Covers

Ground covers are versatile: they fill in those stubborn areas in your yard where nothing else will grow, require little maintenance, and can live …

10 Perennials That Thrive in Full Sun

If you have dry, sunny areas on your property and wish to grow plants there, you need to select full-sun plants that are known for their …

Landscape on a Budget: The $250 Instant Rose Garden

A rose garden was not part of the plan when we remodeled our house. And certainly not an <i>instant</i> rose garden. I did not wake up one morning and think, …

Ground Covers that Replace Grass and Take Foot Traffic

Grass is a great ground cover. Yet, grass replacements are widely sought for a number of reasons—not least among them the fact that some low-growing …

Do-It-Yourself Landscaping Tips

"In a nutshell, what is the best way to go about beautifying my yard?" I am sometimes asked this rather broad question, and it's a tough one to …

Landscape Solutions for Problem Areas

Problem areas. Almost every landscape has at least one, whether it is a rocky spot, a slope, or a place so heavily shaded that design options with …

13 Urban Garden Ideas for Small Spaces Photos

A little greenery can go a long way when it comes to sprucing up your home in a urban environment. Not only do plants and flowers clean the air, boost your mood, smell wonderful, and brighten your space, but they are key to crafting a home in a big city. We love how actress Julianne Moore …

7 practical tips for creating a perfect garden

What's perfect for one person might be very different from everyone else, but there are a few things that really do make for a gorgeous and …

Spring Gardening Tips from Pro Landscape Designers

The grass is always greener (when you actually take care of it)<p>Nothing is better come spring than grass under your feet, gloves on your mitts, and a tinge of warmth in the air—well, those things and a handful of spring gardening tips from the best in the business. Even seasoned gardeners might feel …

How to Plant a Garden and Install a Path to Help with Water Drainage

0 0 Edit this post<p>How to landscape and create a path and garden that can cut down on mud and soak up excess water to prevent flooding in your</i> …