Janet Meenehan Point

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Easy to make Pink Rhubarb Gin Recipe • Lovely Greens

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Sweet and mellow rhubarb infused gin<p><i>This easy to</i> …

Gardening

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

Penelope Lively on Virginia Woolf: Serious Gardener?

On the 31st of May 1920, Virginia Woolf went gardening. Here’s what she wrote in her diary: “The first pure joy of the garden . . . weeding all day …

Literature

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 …

Extreme Sports

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who was written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness

Sweet Potato Salad With Black Beans and Avocado

In a large pot, boil sweet potatoes in salted water until fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool sightly.<p>In a bowl, stir together yogurt, …

Food

Gardening 101: Barrenwort

Barrenwort, <i>Epimedium</i>: “Bishop’s Hat”<p>“Now that’s a good plant,” knowledgeable gardeners will say, on seeing a shapely huddle of epimedium’s …

Black Sea

Exclusive: Facebook Opens Up About False News

News Feed, the algorithm that powers the core of Facebook, resembles a giant irrigation system for the world’s information. Working properly, it …

Machine Learning

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from New Orleans

One morning in 1854, after “thundering into New Orleans” on a riverboat, Frederick Law Olmsted had a bath and some breakfast at his hotel and then …

Announcing The 2018 Tiny Desk Contest Winner

Nearly 5,000 entries from all 50 states and we had to pick just one! The competition rose to a new level this year, and the decision was harder than ever. Our judges looked at a vast array of music from every genre — and lots of music that couldn't be categorized. The creative community these days …

Los Angeles

Must See: A Gorgeous North Carolina Garden Transformation

Every garden has a story to tell, says landscape designer Jay Sifford. Opening his ears and heart, he cultivated beauty from desolation.<p>Jay Sifford …

How to Create Beauty in Your Garden With Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental grasses are valuable landscape features. They provide three- to four-season interest with their distinctive forms, be they upright towers …

Wild Flower Society: 10 Outside-the-Box Native Plants

New England gardeners who look for native species enjoy the happy support of the New England Wild Flower Society, an organization dedicated to the …

Expert Advice: 8 Tips for a Meadow Garden from Grass Guru John Greenlee

John Greenlee paints with grasses. His colorful meadow gardens, created for clients around the world, are environmentally friendly alternatives to a …

Required Reading: Brilliant & Wild—A Garden from Scratch in a Year by Lucy Bellamy

So much of garden-making is in the long game. Waiting for plants to fill out and to reach their potential can take years. But for anyone with a bare …

Landscaping

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Cooking

21 Ways to Use Cottage Cheese You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

<i>This article is sponsored by Daisy Cottage Cheese.</i><p>Sure, cottage cheese doesn't usually make an appearance on cheese boards or get featured in wine …

Healthy Eating

14 things successful people do on Sunday nights

9 Radical Ways to Face Climate Change, with Brooklyn’s Rebecca McMackin

At Brooklyn Bridge Park, horticulturalist Rebecca McMackin had to think fast to repair the damage after Super Store Sandy churned ashore in New York …

Gardening

Ursula K. Le Guin reading list: Titles every fan should read

Whether you're reading Le Guin for the first time or taking another look, these works will give you a sense of the mastery that placed her among the …

How to Grow Lemon Grass

When growing lemon grass, start the seeds in a glass of water until roots form and then transfer the plant into the ground, keeping the area well …

Icebreakers: 9 Eco-Friendly Tips to Clear Snow, from the High Line in NYC

If you live in a region where snow and ice are common in winter, you probably already know you shouldn’t scatter rock salt to make sidewalks and …

Landscaping

Docent class opens at botanic garden

The San Diego Botanic Garden’s eight-week docent training program starts Thursday with an overview of the 37-acre garden and introduction to the …

The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time

"Mindfulness" may be a buzzword and meditation a fad across both Wall Street and Silicon Valley, but that certainly doesn't mean they are worth ignoring.<p>We recently spoke with Tibetan Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It" around the launch of his new …

What’s Ahead in 2018: 10 Floral Designers to Watch This Year

Dried flowers, freestyle ikebana, and deconstructed bouquets—we’re predicting we’ll see more of these floral trends in 2018. Here are 10 of our …

Sonoma County

The 10 Books Every Gardener Should Read

Unless you’re lucky enough to be surrounded by knowledgeable gardeners—whether they are parents, friends, or neighbors—you can often find yourself …

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

FDA

Designer Visit: Piet Oudolf’s Otherworldly Garden at Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Somerset is one of those counties that keeps itself to itself. It’s a place that you make a point of going to; you don’t rush through (unless you’re …

Landscaping

Expert Advice: 9 Tips for a Colorful Winter Garden

In fall the Instagram feeds many of our favorite gardeners, quite understandably, start to wither or move indoors. Not so that of Dutch garden …

Plants

The Humane Gardener: 4 Tips for Compassionate Landscaping, with Author Nancy Lawson

What is humane gardening? According to Nancy Lawson, author of the new book The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife, it means …

Gardening