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18 Plants That Give You Bang For Your Buck

Wondering which plants are worth buying? While price may play a role, it’s the return on your investment that should ultimately determine which …

50 perfect plants for a family garden

According to conventional wisdom, children and ornamental gardens are mutually incompatible. If you want the former, you should accept your lot and embrace a plot comprising a desultory patch of worn lawn adorned with plastic play kit. And if you want a pristine garden full of horticultural …

Gardening

10 Old-Fashioned Plants and Flowers You Need in Your Garden

Fill your garden with these time-tested plants our grandparents all knew and loved.<p>My grandmother's garden was a riot of color, shapes and scents. She taught me to save seeds, pinch back spent blooms and love the big, luxurious peonies that spilled exuberantly onto her side porch. Those flowers now …

The CrossFit-bodybuilding hybrid training program to build a better body

Bodybuilding makes you big and strong. CrossFit builds power, agility, and endurance.<p>Now, imagine what you would get if you combined the two, taking …

16 OTHER Online Stores You Definitely Want to Know About

Oftentimes, I lie awake at night, wondering about all the online home decor stores I might be missing out on for lack of knowing (kidding, I sleep …

Urban Outfitters

It's Time to Visit Istria And go Off-the-Beaten Path | Croatia Travel Blog

502 Shares<p>It’s Time to Visit Istria And go Off-the-Beaten Path<p>Istria, the triangle-shaped peninsula in northwestern Croatia, is an increasingly …

European Travel

5 Tips from Around the World for Making a Better Pot Roast

When we hear the words "pot roast," many of us think of the Sunday classic — a hunk of braised beef swimming in gravy and surrounded by tender …

13 Reasons to Visit Nashville (Besides the Music)

Nashville is known as Music City. And for good reason. The city’s recording studios and honky tonks have made their mark upon music history forever. But there’s much, much more to Nashville than its music scene. It’s one of the fastest growing cities in the country, with about 100 people packing up …

The Arts

Best Croatian Islands to Visit in 2018 | Croatia Travel Blog

3K Shares<p>Island Hopping Croatia: Best Croatian Islands to Visit in 2018<p>Croatia is not just about holidays in Dubrovnik and city breaks in Zagreb – …

European Travel

5 Back Training Myths You Probably Believe

And How to Really Build a Bigger Back<p>Experienced lifters know that pulling exercises require more attention to detail than pushing exercises. Even …

Bodyweight Exercise

Every Chicken Soup Recipe You Could Possibly Need

Feed your soul.<p>Here’s the thing with chicken soup: we don’t eat enough of it. There are so many soups out there, it’s easy to forgot about the standard chicken. That’s a mistake, because chicken soup is a really satisfying meal during the frigid months of winter, and it’s also proven to help ward …

The 15 Best Places to Visit in Florida

1 of 15<p>Anna Maria Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island<p>3 of 15<p>Seaside<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Pier 60, Clearwater …

Rainfall

Boston Ferns: An Easy-to-Grow, Non-Toxic Classic

If you're craving the frilly greenery of a fern, but don't quite feel up to taking care of a high-maintenance diva like the maidenhair fern, then a …

The 4 Most Effective Supersets for Arms

Biceps & Triceps Workouts for Real Strength<p>A lot of people believe that direct arm training doesn't add pounds to your big compound lifts. Not true. …

Bodyweight Exercise

In Louisville, Food That Elevates (Not Eradicates) Kentucky Cuisine

This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure<p>When Edward Lee took over the restaurant <b>610 Magnolia</b> (<i>prix fixe $75–$95</i>) in Louisville’s historic …

Kitchen of the Week: The Plain English Power in Numbers Kitchen

When it comes to kitchen design, the team at Plain English are proud traditionalists. But they also have an inventive bent. Specializing in what they …

Kitchens

Top 10 Queer and Feminist Books of 2016

Read these f*cking books.

Books

Turning Your Vacation Photos Into Works of Art

It’s the season for family travel and photos — and perhaps enlarging some of those images of snowy landscapes or tropical getaways to decorate your home.<p>There are, of course, the usual print services and methods. You can choose a glossy or matte finish, print a photo on canvas, or make it into a …

6 Non-Touristy Balkans Destinations That Should Top Your 2017 Travel Lists

Topping most travel lists is an island-hopping escapade through Croatia and Montenegro, as both countries offer a slew of stunning coastlines and Old World charm where cobblestoned streets and castles prove common. But unbeknownst to most, these countries are just the outset of exploration into the …

European Travel

Combine Sprints and Weight Training for Accelerated Gains

Sprinting is one of the most versatile forms of exercise, as it can be utilized to build power and speed, increase muscle size, shred body fat, and …

INFOGRAPHIC: NASA's top houseplants for improving your wellbeing and removing air pollution

Next time you’re cruising Amazon for an air purifier, consider heading to your local nursery instead. Thirty years ago, NASA studied houseplants as a …

Pollution

Pink Grasses: 11 Ideas for Muhlenbergia in a Landscape

It’s no secret among clothing designers that a soft shade of pink will flatter most complexions. The same rule is true in a landscape, where a hazy …

Landscaping

Warm Your Belly With These 17 Hearty Fall Soups

We love summer, but we’re totally over it. We’re ready to embrace the crisp cool air and the leaves crunching beneath our feet, chunky scarves and rain boots, tasty cider cocktails and soft pumpkin muffins. What we look forward to most, however, is all that delicious comfort food — including hearty …

Cooking

14 Google Maps tips and tricks

If you use Google Maps on your phone, a lot has changed recently -- especially so over the last few weeks. There are lots of new features that are …

Maps

Wild West Virginia

With 37 state parks and recreation areas, nine state forests, and two national recreation areas, West Virginia has the goods to back up its moniker as the Mountain State. The best way to experience it all? Take a week off work, make a list, and hit the road. To help you get started, we rounded up a …

Adventure Travel

Best Performing Perennials

28 Ingenious Uses For Coconut Milk

If coconut milk isn't already one of your pantry staples, these recipes will change that. The creamy, dairy-free "milk" is an excellent addition to a variety of dishes from breakfast to dessert, like oatmeal, curries, ice cream, and more. Think beyond the basics and try out any of these 28 creative …

Most People Don't Know These Small Towns In Ohio Have AMAZING Restaurants

This beloved local favorite features a variety of American, Italian, Mexican and seafood cuisine at affordable prices. The atmosphere is cozy, and …

Flowers for Vegetable Gardens

I have always been more of a practical gardener than an idealist. Although it is nice to have an array of pretty bedding flowers I am not inclined to …

How to Cut Back Echinacea | Home Guides | SF Gate

Echinacea appeals to gardeners who want an ornamental perennial that requires little water or care. However, as with all plants, echinacea looks best if provided with occasional maintenance and pruning. Cutting back echinacea is one of the simplest and most effective ways of improving its …