Matthew Carroll

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AppAdvice App Of The Week For July 1, 2013

Every week, our staff will handpick an app from the past two weeks that we believe is a must-download for your iPhone or iPad. These apps will always …

Unofficial Tesla app for Google Glass lets Model S owners find, charge and unlock their car

We may still be looking for excuses to wear Google Glass in the office, but the headset's peripheral display is becoming more and more appealing in the garage: someone just made a Tesla Model S Glass app. The simply named GlassTesla is an unofficial suite of headgear accessible controls for the …

Get involved – National Tree Day 2013

Planet Ark’s National Tree Day is Australia’s largest nature-care and tree planting event. This year National Tree Day is on <b>Sunday 28 July</b> and …

At last the rain's stopped so get planting this weekend. Pansies are beautiful in winter and flower for weeks. http://t.co/OcExr2Xs6v

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Designing accessible paths for all

When designing or constructing a path in a garden, be it private or public, we should always try our best to make it so that it provides a continuous …

10 Biggest Vegetable Gardening Mistakes

01 of 10<p>We're all impatient to get the garden started. It's very tempting to get your hands in the soil and start seeds months before your last frost …

Love Your Garden: TV review

Ding dong, the bell rings in the Dean family home in the village of Hurst Green in East Sussex. Mum Trish comes to the door. Bloody hell, it's that …

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013: the Laurent Perrier garden

The fabled champagne house's display is partly inspired by the Loire Valley and gardens in the south of France, according its designer Ulf Nordfjell.<p>Among the plants in the Laurent Perrier garden at <b>The 2013 Chelsea Flower Show</b> are anemones, honey locust and Kosters, a form of upright English …

The healing garden

Gardening is often thought as an individual activity, though with the rise of garden makeover shows and more importantly community gardening …

Required Reading: Beth Chatto’s 5 Favorite Flowers for a Gravel Garden

The first thing that strikes me on entering garden designer Beth Chatto’s gravel garden in Essex early in the morning is the scent of herbs. Thyme? …

Gardening: the July to-do list

Net gain<p>If you haven't done so already, net fruit to prevent the birds from getting to it first. Strawberries, currants and gooseberries are …

Plant a Bee Garden

Help our insect friends by creating a bee-utiful sanctuary in your yard.<p>Buzzworthy<p>Bee populations are down around the globe -- and that's everybody's beeswax. We depend on bees to pollinate many of the crops that feed us. What's causing the decline? Scientists have suggested pesticides, parasites …

Cook the Book: 'Kitchen Garden Cookbook'

It wasn't until I moved out to California that I finally had the space to grow my own plants. Granted, I only have a small balcony, but it gets great sunlight and it's right outside my kitchen door. As soon as the weather started to feel a bit more like spring and less like winter (although, let's …

july garden chores: 2013

JULY RAISES THE QUESTION: How am I going to get things (including myself) through the usually hotter, often drier weeks of high summer that lie …

HIE | EucFACE

EucFACE is the result of over two years' of planning and development that would produce insights scalable to real-world ecosystems.<p>It would act as a …

Roundup: 18 DIY Planters, Pots and Other Decorative Ideas

Break out those gardening gloves and a bag or two of soil. It's time to bring the outdoors in, with 18 decorative pot and planter ideas to breathe …

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From Flora Grubb Gardens: 9 Secrets to Growing Succulent Plants Indoors

I’ve killed every succulent I’ve ever attempted to grow. Things start off well enough, but a few weeks after I bring one into my home, it starts to …

The Most Beautiful Watering Can Ever?

I didn’t know it was possible to fall in love with a watering can until I saw the x3 from Kontextur–and I am smitten. Kontextur, the design house …

Steal This Look: Dry Garden Tablescape from Local Milk

The menu at a recent dinner party hosted by Beth Kirby of Local Milk sounded delectable–stinging nettle and ricotta ravioli, yes please–but it was …