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13 Best Uses For Baking Soda In The Garden

You probably have at least one box of baking soda in your home – if you’re like so many other Americans, it’s most likely sitting in your …

This Living Light is powered by a houseplant

Imagine a lamp that doesn’t need to be plugged in – and that you have to water once a week. Ermi van Oers is making it happen with this incredible …

Growing Peppers- How to grow Peppers- in Texas

<i>Joseph Masabni, Assistant Professor and Extension Horticulturist, The Texas A&M University System</i><p>Peppers are a warm-season crop that will grow in …

14 Genius Tricks To Keep Flies Out Of Your Home & Garden

Flies are not only annoying, they’re major carriers of disease. They are known to transfer more than 100 pathogens that can result in illness, …

Make This Homemade Garden Insect Spray To Keep The Bugs At Bay

Gardeners know all too well that certain bugs just won’t leave the plants alone even when the commonly available pest sprays are applied.<p>That just …

6 Fragrant Herbs & Plants That Repel Flies

When we hear the words ‘spring’ and ‘summer’, most people think about spending time outdoors, having picnics, or grilling out for family and friends. …

How To Make A Creative Hanging Indoor Herb Garden Using Old Mason Jars

Think fresh, homegrown herbs are only a perk of summer? Think again.<p>Sure, your <b>outdoor herb garden</b> may be dead and gone, but cold weather doesn’t mean …

Gardening

12 Famous Plants That Grow Well In Shade

There are several plants that grow in shade and add color to an otherwise dull landscape. So before cutting down mature trees and shrubs to allow …

Small gardens under the stairs to inspire you

After reading this book of ideas you will not have the area below or next to the staircase abandoned or made into a messy storage area. The foregoing …

Landscaping

A Modern Cafe and Maker’s Space in Thailand

Architects <b>Supermachine Studio</b> teamed up with one of the largest developers in Thailand to build this unique creation space, located in …

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Dining Table

Shares 16K<p>Did you see the vintage chair I made over yesterday? Well we bought it to accent this amazing table that my husband built last weekend.<p>You …

Basic Electronics

Getting started with basic electronics is easier than you might think. This Instructable will hopefully demystify the basics of electronics so that …

Arduino

Building DIY Hydroponic Systems

Vertical Garden Using Plastic Milk Bottles

Gardening

101 Gardening: DIY : Self Watering Containers

CollectCollect this now for later<p>Yem DIY : Self Watering Containers<p>DIY house ideas<p>CollectCollect this now for later<p>Narayana DIY Self-Watering …

Gardening

Growing tomatoes in Buckets #vegetable_gardening

Gardening<p><b>How to Grow Tomatoes in 5 Gallon Buckets:</b><p>Turn the 5-gallon bucket over and drill 4 to 6 half-inch drainage holes, spaced evenly over the …

10 startups that could be the next big thing in Indonesia

I love to reference the book <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by Geoffrey Moore. In a nutshell, the “chasm” is an awkward gap in which tech companies often find …

Startups

7 Excellent iPad Apps to Teach Students Coding and Programming

Cargo-Bot is a puzzle game where you teach a robot how to move crates. Some of the features that Cargo-Bot:<p>Beautiful retina graphics<br>• Fiendish puzzles<br>• A …

iPad Apps

Hillside “Scape House” Disclosing a Surprising Geometry in Shiga, Japan

<b>FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects</b> completed the development of the <b>Scape House</b>, a modern family residence in Shiga, Japan. The hillside location of the …

Modern Cottage Rising on Old Heirloom Cottage Grounds

A family timber-frame cottage absorbs modern design and building techniques to become a fascinating dark retreat. Dressed in cross-laminated black …

Upgraded Beach Bungalow Wrapped in Zinc Cladding: Bay Street Residence in California

<b>Bittoni Architects</b> envisioned a striking remodel of a modest beach bungalow originally built in 1913 and relocated in 1920. The exterior of the <b>Bay</b> …

Live/Work Conversion Loft in San Francisco With Vaulted Concrete Ceilings

Concrete is not usually associated with a warm and welcoming home. In today’s post, we will try to demonstrate that with proper inspiration and …

10 Things You Should Know Before Painting A Room

Are you living with boring white walls, but hate the thought of painting? Painting is often a task that homeowners dread. However, it is one of the …

Dreamy Lakeside Modern Chalet in Quebec’s Forested Landscape

Can you imagine yourself living in a modern chalet in Quebec? If you answered yes, this exemplary modern cottage located near Lake Champlain, in …

Fab Prefab House Overlooking Panoramas of Sonoma’s Rolling Hills

Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture‘s latest project is this Cloverdale prefab home design resting in Sonoma’s hilly landscape. This prefab …

Why Minimalist Interiors Are Good For You

There’s no place like home. At least that’s what we all want to think, but is your home making you stressed out? Do you walk in the door after a long …