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11 Reasons Your Neck Hurts—and What to Do About It

Neck pain can be due to something as simple as sleeping funny or something as serious as meningitis. Find out what might be causing your …

Pain

How to Build a Strawberry Tower

When June arrives, fresh ripe strawberries are the prize of the garden. Unfortunately, slugs find them just as tempting and often get to them first. …

How to tick proof your yard

<b>Dear Garden Coach:</b> There’s been a lot in the news about ticks and Lyme disease. I live in Clayton on the edge of open space. We often find them on us …

9 Black Flowers to Add Drama to Your Garden

Black flowers in the garden provide a moody counterpoint to vibrant hot-hued blooms and dreamy pastels. No living flower is truly jet black; rather, …

'Game Of Thrones' Season One 4K Blu-ray Review: Stark Difference

<b>The Show</b><br>While one or two later series (with bigger budgets) of <i>Game Of Thrones</i> top season one for spectacle and story sophistication, there’s something about Season one’s rawness, unflinching brutality, and world-building cleverness that still makes it my personal favorite season to date. Especially …

Shade-Loving Perennial Flowers: 15 Beautiful Choices for Your Garden

While shade may feel like a limiting factor when it comes to colorful garden plants, it simply isn’t. Yes, your plant palette may not be quite as …

Gardening 101: Garlic

Garlic, <i>Allium sativum</i><p>Pungent garlic is one of the most satisfying crops to grow. From a single clove planted the previous autumn comes a full, fat …

Get Past Your Fears and Start Composting - Organic Gardening

We've all seen article after article about the benefits of compost for the soil and in gardening. It is also an Earth-wise pursuit toward sustainable …

Gardening

Here's why DC movies' action scenes are so bad

Marvel or DC? When it comes to films, that answer is pretty clear. Though it’s had plenty of bumps along the way—<i>Age Of Ultron</i>, anyone?—the Marvel …

8 Plants That Help Repel Mosquitoes

Grow a garden full of your own natural pest control.<p>Look, mosquitoes are awful. They fly around searching for animals or people, to take a bite and …

Mosquitoes

Everything You Need to Know About Tomatoes

Everybody knows a tomato is a fruit, not a vegetable, but do we know why? Horticulturally speaking, the answer is simple. True fruits develop from …

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The Truth About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, a potentially debilitating syndrome marked by chronic body-wide pain and fatigue, has long been hard to diagnose and treat.<p>For years, …

35 Free DIY Pergola Plans & Ideas That You Can Build in Your Garden

If you have a garden in your backyard, you know you’ve imagined sitting around in your garden under the shade while chatting with your family and …

27 tips, tricks and hacks for creating your very first vegetable garden

Oh, vegetable planting time! Tomatoes, cucumbers, pumpkin, basil and other delicious summer edibles can all be planted now.<p>If you are building your first vegetable garden, here are some tips for success:<p><b>1.</b> Put the garden near your kitchen door. That might not be the most attractive spot for it, but …

How to Make an Indoor Self-Watering Herb Garden

No green thumb required.<p>Start an herb garden indoors with a planter that will keep your herbs hydrated and blooming all year long.<p><b>What you'll …

We could move to another planet with a spaceship like this

Sinelab<p>Space<p>Our best guess for what it would take to get to planets that are really, really far away.<p>Proxima b, our nearest neighboring exoplanet, is almost 25 trillion miles away. Even one of our fastest spaceships—the 31,600-​mile-​per-​hour New Horizons—would take hundreds of thousands of years …

Waste Management

Click and Grow gardening starter kit provides you with micro greenhouses

Most gardeners have their favorite method of germinating seeds, but Click and Grow’s do-it-yourself starter kit removes that worry by providing …

Bye, black holes: white holes are even weirder

If there is a phenomenon out there that is actually more bizarre than black holes, it has to be white holes. Black holes can’t say that they might be …

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Gardening 101: Lobelias

Lobelia, <i>Lobelia erinus</i>: “Summer Color”<p>Lobelia is a go-to flower to add showy, delicate blooms to your borders, window boxes, or hanging baskets. This …

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The Natural Mosquito Repellant That Will Make Your Yard Even More Beautiful

Mosquitos: Can't with live 'em, can't live without 'em. But I'd really rather live without them.<p>There's a lot of information floating around about …

Essential Oils

Dying Gulf Stream may trigger a global nightmare

Scientists are raising alarm bells after two studies found that the Gulf Stream—an ocean current key to regulating Earth's climate—is the weakest it's been in 1,600 years, the <i>Guardian</i> reports.<p>The culprit is apparently melting sea ice and glaciers, which inject fresh water into the North Atlantic …