Karin Peters

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Why College Isn't Worth The Money

I spent six figures on my college education, opting for a distinguished private school with a premium price tag instead of the cheaper state option. I cared about the prestige behind the name just as much as the quality of the education. And it wasn’t worth it. At all.<p>As a millennial, I belong to …

College & University

5 Plants You (Almost) Never Have to Water

Every plant needs water. But drought-resistant varieties need only dainty sips once they’re established, making them perfect for low-rainfall areas …

Landscaping

Scientists rush to freeze plant DNA before 'sixth extinction'

<b>As the world enters into a sixth great extinction, scientists are racing against the clock to save genetic evidence from plants around the world.</b><p>An ambitious project launched Wednesday to collect the genomes of the planet's major plant groups within the next two years and put them into deep …

Natural History Museums

The gates are open -- the Edyn Garden Sensor hits online retailers

The connected garden tool designed by Yves Behar goes on sale today.<p>Starting today, you can purchase the Edyn Garden Sensor online from Home Depot. Once it arrives, you place Edyn in the dirt near your plant. Then, the attractive sensor designed by Yves Behar's Fuseproject studio can send you …

Smart Homes

Alexander Heilner Turns Landscapes Into Abstract Art Through Aerial Photography

Growing up as the son of a commercial airline employee, Heilner would spend a sizeable amount of<p>Growing up as the son of a commercial airline employee, Heilner would spend a sizeable amount of time staring out the windows of a plane, as well as poring over maps of his destinations, cultivating a …

8 Garden Flowers That Chase Away Vegetable-Eating Bugs

Image source: athomefc.com<p>It’s no secret that I love to spend time planning, planting, tending to and harvesting from my vegetable garden. My …

Gardening