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DIY: Small Space Vegetable Garden

After two years of living in a New York City apartment where the only outdoor space is a fire escape that I've been told not to use unless actually …

Gardening

5 Ways to Use Milk for Silky Smooth Skin

An amazing skin-care product could be sitting in your fridge right now.<p>Sure, you could load up on pricey cleansers and moisturizers—or you could use a product that's practically free and probably already in your kitchen: milk. Natural-beauty expert Paige Padgett says the ingredient can help soften, …

7 Steps to Repair Wooden-Handled Tools

PHOTO: Anthony Fine/flickr<p>January 19, 2015<p>Winter is the perfect season to evaluate the status of your favorite wooden-handled garden tools, including …

Bathroom Cleaning Made Easy

Pull the shower curtain closed when not in use, so water can't sit in the folds. Spread towels over two hooks to dry, or hang them on rods instead. Wipe shower walls with a squeegee after every use.

DIY

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

6 Things You Should Be Cleaning WAY More Often

Unless, you know, you LIKE getting sick<p>Staying cold- and flu-free this season comes down to a few simple tactics: First, get a flu shot. Second, steer clear of co-workers who hit the office sniffling and coughing. And third, know the places where viruses and bacteria tend to hang out and how to …

Everything You Need to Know About DIYing Natural Kitchen Cleaners

Keeping your kitchen clean and sparkly doesn’t have to involve harsh chemicals. You’ve dabbled with natural skin care and started your own soap making venture, so you already know the benefits of using non-toxic ingredients. But in case you’ve forgotten the best way to polish stainless steel or …

Olive Oil

5 New Ways You Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

There's no doubt that diabetes is a devastating condition. Uncontrolled, it ravages the entire body, from your kidneys to your heart to even your …

5 Reasons to Use Sunscreen All Winter Long

Sunscreen

5 Different Ways to Spice Up Your Leftovers

Make Curtis Stone"s roasted winter root vegetables, then enjoy the leftovers in one of the recipes below.<p><b>Roasted Vegetable and Winter Greens …

Cooking

How To Grow An Avocado Tree

Avocados are highly nutritious and flavored, whether we’re talking about salad or guacamole they signal a healthy diet. Try growing an avocado tree …

Gardening

How to Grow Asparagus, Asparagus, Growing Asparagus, Planting Asparagus

You can plant asparagus in the ground, but it really thrives when planted in a raised bed. This design fits a 2x8 bed, such as our Cedar Raised Beds. …

Poached Pears

Poached Pears from La Tavola Marche• 4 pears (peeled, halved & cored)<br>• 1 bottle of wine (which ever kind you like)<br>• 1/2 - 3/4 cup sugar<br>• aromatics - vanilla, …

Ginger
Cooking

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

Your ultimate guide to a slimmer midsection.<p><i>This article was written and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>A toned, flat tummy is a goal many of us strive to achieve, but endless crunches and ditching all your favorite foods isn't the right way to do it. Fortunately, a flat belly can be …

How To Clean A Toilet with Denture Tablets

Keeps dentures bright and clean? Check. Lifts stains from your toilet bowl? Check! Drop a tablet in your toilet and let the effervescent powers of …

Toilets

How To Really Clean Your Toilet

Did you know a clean toilet will help keep your household healthy? As cold and flu season approach, be sure to add these simple steps to your chore …

Coca-Cola

11 Amazing, Time-Saving Thanksgiving Hacks

Now, stop stressing. This article originally appeared on redbook.com<p>We know what you're thinking. Hacks? For Thanksgiving?<p><i>YouTube</i><p>Well, they're out there, and we've found them to help celebrate this joyous holiday. From food prep to handing out leftovers while<p>kicking the extended family out the …

13 Foods You Can Buy Once & Regrow Forever

Every day we throw heaps of leftovers and scraps out which could actually be used to regrow fruits, vegetables, and herbs completely free of charge. …

Gardening

10 Plants That Repel Garden Insect Pests

The idea of <i>selecting plants for insect control</i> is not a new one – and is part of the overall subject of <i>companion planting</i>. Companion planting has …

How to Grow Kale

While kale is generally thought of as a cold weather crop, it is fairly resilient and can tolerate temperatures as low as 20 °F (−7 °C) and as high …

31 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

When spring arrives so do those annoying mosquitoes. Instead of going the chemical route, here is a collection of mosquito repelling plants to make …

24 Creative Garden Container Ideas (with pictures)

I suppose I’ve never been very creative in the garden; whenever I want to plant something, I always go for a boring old pot! But really, you can make …

Landscaping

Propagation: Taking Cuttings

In the last ‘back to basics’ lesson, I talked about sowing seeds and pricking out. Now we will look at another form of propagation; taking cuttings …

How to Propagate Basil

Main navigation<p>Shares 295,88K<p>This post has been updated here.<p>Shares 295,88K<p>Reader Interactions<p>en_US<p>article<p>How to Propagate Basil - This super simple …

How to propagate rosemary: 2 key tricks

<b>How to propagate Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)</b><p>Rosemary Propagation Overview:<p>It is very easy to propagate rosemary, if you know how. However, my …

25 DIY Garden Projects Anyone Can Make

DIY garden projects anyone can make for home gardening. Great list of must haves for a small and big garden, backyard, patio and outdoor space. Cheap …

Splashing out on herbs

It's amazing what a difference a pot can make to a plant's personality. In the case of my traditional 'Mediterranean' herbs such as rosemary, thyme, …