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10 Recycled Things You Can Use To Make Cute Plant Labels Right Now

These eye-catching, recycled plant markers bring a little whimsy to the garden.<p>What do gardeners do on rainy days? Dream up more ways to make their …

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage | NC State Extension Publications

Vermicomposting (earthworm composting) turns many types of kitchen food scraps into nutritious soil amendments or growth media for plants. When …

Fruits and Vegetables You Can Grow in a Hanging Basket

Take your gardening endeavors to new heights and use hanging baskets to grow fruits and vegetables. We all enjoy fresh produce for our summer salads …

How to Make 7 Productive Layers to Create a Thriving Food Forest - One Green Planet

Food forests may take a while to develop, but they are certainly worth the effort. Even better, though the systems do take a while to reach maturity, …

Gardening

12 of the best plants for children's bedrooms

Gerbera jamesonii<p>Nick Pope<p><b>Common name:</b> Barberton daisy<p><b>Light:</b> Good light<p><b>Care:</b> Keep moist while in bloom; can dry out slightly afterwards<p><b>Tips:</b> Remove …

Your guide to gardening, indoors and out

Intimidated by the idea of starting your own garden – and what to do with it once it grows? These three books offer helpful tips<p>Gardens for cooking continue to grow in popularity. But they can be a challenge – and what to do with all that produce, assuming everything works out? These books contain …

Plants that please the pollinators

Bees, butterflies and birds are as much a part of a garden as the plants. Pollination depends on these winged visitors, and certain plants especially …

Outside Voice: Good tomatoes come to those who wait to plant

I owe everyone an apology for being Pollyanna last week, urging all gardeners to feel OK about the opportunity a punishing storm offered. I’ve …

How to lure the bees, butterflies and other pollinators to your Colorado garden

Bees buzzing. Butterflies flitting. Even a hummingbird or two zipping from here to there.Unfortunately, “here to there” is the operative phrase, as …

Fox Continues To Explore VR’s Selling Power With “Alien: Covenant In Utero”

Alongside director Ridley Scott, the studio gives you the chance to slip into the slimy, oozing skin of an Alien: Covenant neomorph.<p>Fox and director Ridley Scott are increasingly dipping their toes into virtual reality—and that’s good news for science fiction and horror fans. Today, Fox is …

‘Alien’ Evolution: Explore Every Stage in the Xenomorph’s Gruesome Life Cycle

Celebrate Alien Day with a look at the past, present and future of cinema's most terrifying extraterrestrial.<p><b>“Alien” and its many sequels and</b> …

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Has an Obscure Easter Egg

Marvel Studios is no stranger to slipping easter eggs into its movies, and the first <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> was overflowing with them. In fact, it …

Ridley Scott: aliens are out there and one day they'll come for us

Alien creator Ridley Scott has said that he is convinced that there are extra-terrestrials out there – and one day they will come for us.<p>The veteran director said he believed in higher beings as he prepared to release the sixth episode of the sci-fi horror series, Alien: Covenant, next month.<p>“I …

Blade Runner

Hammer Time: 11 Times Mjolnir Was Destroyed (4 Times It Was Replaced)

Thor’s hammer is one of the strongest items — let alone weapons — in the Marvel Universe. It has survived apocalypses, the cold of space, the …

What A Cold Week Means For Cranberries, Blueberries And Peaches

After a cold week on the East Coast, Peter Oudemans, a plant pathologist at Rutgers University, explains how our changing climate is changing agriculture and the back garden.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Temperatures plunged on the East Coast early this week, and snow and sleet replaced a balmy early …

11 tomato varieties you'll want to try in your spring garden

It's time to talk tomatoes.<p>We asked avid home gardeners Jo Anne and Alejandro Trigo — owners of Mid-City-based Two Dog Organic Nursery — to share their favorite picks for tomato plants to plant now for summer harvest. (Many of the organic, non-GMO seedlings are available now at their …

How to Successfully Grow Aloe: A Field Guide for Planting, Care, and Design on Gardenista

Succulents<p>Gardening 101: Aloe Vera<p>by Jeanne Rostaing<p>Succulents<p>DIY: How to Care for Aloe Vera, the Plant of Immortality<p>by Justine Hand<p>Raspberries<p>First …

Plants

How To Read Through A Seed Catalog

Seed catalog terms can get pretty confusing to the average gardener. Here is your definitive glossary.<p>The best part about this time of year is …

Need flower or veggie seeds? Stop by the Dallas Public Library (no, really!)

The Dallas Public Library is one local institution whose operations have changed dramatically with the times: Not only by loaning audio books and …

Propagating plants from cuttings

Evaluating Tree Fruit Bud & Fruit Damage from Cold - 7.426

by H.J. Larsen1(8/2010)<p>Quick Facts…<p>Growers can benefit from evaluating damage following freeze in order to determine future protection efforts and …

Washington State

8 Plants That Repel Bugs and Mosquitoes

<i>This story originally appeared on RealSimple.com.</i><p>Grow these in your garden or plant them in a pot to keep the bugs away.

Grow blueberries on your patio: They're perfect for small-space gardening.

Blueberries are beautiful multi-taskers in the world of edible landscaping.<p>The plants offer something lovely throughout the year — showy red foliage in the fall, delicate white and pink blooms in the spring, and handfuls of sweet plump berries in the late spring and summer.<p><b>Photos: A whimsical</b> …

Branching Out

Arborsculpturist Richard Reames has spent the past 16 years making more than 100 sculptures, chairs, pieces of furniture, tool handles, mailboxes, and fences out of living trees.<p>Ask an engineer to build a 300-foot-tall, freestanding, tapered column with a 20-foot base and he’ll most likely tell you …

Get two Borderlands games for free on Xbox One

The Microsoft Store is offering Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel for free to own today.<p>Today Xbox One owners can get two oldie-but-goody shoot-and-loot games for free.<p>The Microsoft store has an offer for a free "Borderlands: The Handsome Collection" bundle, which includes enhanced …