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How to Prune Peach Trees

Peach trees are one of the least demanding fruit trees you can grow. There are a handful of diseases and pests that plague them, but since the fruits …

Gardening

Trend Alert: Instant Rollout Fences

In a recent post on Hardscaping 101: Woven Fences, we covered two types of fences that look good in any garden: woven hurdles (moveable panels, fixed …

Concrete and Wood Slab Table

Introduction: Concrete and Wood Slab Table<p>Grand Prize in the<br>Tables and Desks Contest 2016<p>View Contest<p>Runner Up in the<br>Epilog Contest 8<p>View …

Garden Pathway Pebble Mosaic Ideas - Quiet Corner

Mosaic art stems far back as 4000 years. However it was the Greeks who took the pebble art forming to a higher level, somewhere in the eighth …

The Easy Way to Lose Weight: Just Add Pulses

Want to lose weight and keep it off? Science says to eat more lentils, chickpeas and cannellini beans.<p>The U.N. declared 2016 the year of pulses and …

Nutrition

How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain | Inc.com

Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He's mostly known for his legendary ability to create innovative, groundbreaking products.<p>What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather …

Meditation

DIY: Create Your Own Living Wall Art

1K<p>SHARES<p>Now that the leaves outside are gone with the autumn wind, create an evergreen sanctuary for your yoga space inside with a living wall of …

Wall Art

Vertical Hydroponic Farm

Introduction: Vertical Hydroponic Farm<p>We call our project <b>RUFS</b>, for <b>R</b>obotic <b>U</b>rban <b>F</b>arm <b>S</b>ystem<p>A vertical hydroponic garden<p>Allowing for high density yields …

Arduino

'Freight Farms' Grow Local Flavor, Year-Round

Support the news<p>The United States imports over $100 billion of food every year from farms across the globe, often in the big metal shipping …

Articles about how integrate smart lighting your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

The firm OneButton specializes in creating custom technology solutions for spaces ranging from offices to residences.<p>For centuries, crystals have been used in homes to ward off negative feelings, encourage prosperity, improve sleep and create...<p>Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares her top tips for …

Startups

Wood Chips: The Secret to Inexpensive Biodynamic Gardening

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you’re passionate about your health, you ultimately will reach the conclusion that the quality of the food you eat in large part …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

5 Mini Countertop Gardens That Yield Big Results

<i>Window garden. Image courtesy of Rebecca Sims.</i><p>A desire to grow your own food doesn’t always come with a backyard or patio that’s suitable to do it. …

Gardening

Ultimate Guide to Living Green Walls

The ultimate guide to living green walls<p>Living green walls. You may have heard of them and thought they were no more than the latest design fad. …

How to Connect Siri with Twitter

Siri used to be somewhat useless as a personal assistant. When she first arrived on the iPhone, she was able to make appointments, call friends, and …

Why you should run a mile instead of a marathon

Good news: You can stop feeling guilty about not starting to train for it yet.<p>As it turns out, you can get some of the same benefits of long-distance running and other types of endurance training without ever passing the five-mile mark.<p>That's right. Running fast and hard for just five to 10 minutes …

Exercise

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Wrapping up the Food Lover's Cleanse + Day 14 Menu

Last but not least… the wrap-up to the Food Lover's Cleanse<p>As I’m writing to you now, I’ve gathered my ingredients for tonight’s delicious sundubu: a warmly spiced Korean-inspired clam stew that’s just the kind of dish the Food Lover’s Cleanse is about: bold, adventurous, and substantial (and …

Time I

Table of Contents: Cook’s Garden

To eat what you grow, first you have to grow it. This week we’ll tour chefs’ own kitchen gardens and offer practical tips for designing yours. Plus, …

BPA and 'BPA-free' alternative linked to fetal brain changes

Fetal exposure to Bisphenol A, as well as to the widely marketed alternative Bisphenol S, may cause "real and measurable" changes in the development of a brain region that plays a key role in fear, impulse-control, obesity and early puberty.<p>Canadian researchers have found in animal studies that …

How To Grow Pea Shoots Indoors: Fresh Greens Year-Round

With the garden tucked in for the winter and the farmer’s markets closing up shop until spring, we’re back to listless strolls through the produce …

Gardening

Growing Together: Your Seed Picks

“Growing Together” is a series I launched in November, 2014, providing an opportunity for other bloggers and everyday gardeners to share their …

Gardening

The Garden Bags

The garden in the bag is an idea to cultivate an orchard of over 30 plants in a small space and save water. You can find a place on the terrace of an …

Gardening