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Raised Garden Beds 101: Tips on Planning, Building, & Using

Raised garden beds are one of the best tools for gardening. They minimize weeds, they allow for greater organization and access, they facilitate …

Monty Don, take note: A gentleman's guide to tying a tie

With a name like 'Monty Don', you would assume that the television gardener is an impeccably dressed man. It's a moniker that screams suave sophistication But as viewers of the BBC's Chelsea Flower Show coverage discovered yesterday evening, the Cambridge man somehow cannot tie a tie.<p>Wearing a nice …

Most Big Companies are Dying, While Some Have Found the Fountain of Youth

Most of the largest companies in the world will be replaced in the next decade. Reinvention and new ways to innovate are the keys to surviving endless technology advances. Beyond their core competencies, corporate companies that want to stand the test of time, must keep a finger on the pulse of the …

Innovation

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

Real Estate

Simple steps for home composting success

I am considering starting a compost pile this year and looking for some advice; some of the articles I've read suggest steps more complicated than I am willing to implement. My time is limited, so I want to do something simple that works reasonably well.<p><i>— Courtney Jacobsen, Wheeling</i><p>Composting at …

Composting

Meet Google's Security Princess

As Google's top hacker, Parisa Tabriz thinks like a criminal—and manages the brilliant, wonky guys on her team with the courage and calm of a hostage negotiator.<p>"Security Princess" is Parisa Tabriz's official title at Google. Seriously. And yes, you can google that. "'Information Security Engineer' …

How We Redesigned Our Product in Less Than a Week

<i>Bastiaan Janmaat and Mike Dorsey are co-founders of DataFox, a predictive intelligence company reinventing the way investors, analysts, and business development professionals research and track technology companies.</i><p>Time is often the scarcest resource for a startup. When you’re building a complex …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Self-improvement

A Simple Step-By-Step Guide To Starting Your Own Seeds

Growing your own fruits, veggies, and flowers from seeds is way less intimidating when you follow our go-to plan.<p>If you’re like many gardeners, you …

A guide to sowing seeds

I am interested in starting some seeds myself this year and would like some advice on how to do this.<p><i>— Jennifer Doerr, Wheeling</i><p>Growing plants from seed is a great way to start gardening earlier in the season and access plant varieties you cannot find in a garden center. Try starting out simply with …

Gardening 101: Lemon Tree

Lemon, <i>Citrus x. limon:</i> “Bright and Cheerful”<p>The main problem a lemon tree faces is being an outdoor plant that people want to bring indoors to tame. …

Resolve to grow a better rosemary plant. Your dinner guests will thank you.

A gardener’s resolutions, as the new year begins, are modest ones. The world won’t end if a lawn isn’t mowed on schedule, though it will grow better if it is. There is no crime in growing too many tomato seedlings, even if the time could be spent more wisely. Nevertheless, a promise to do better by …

Gardening

Gardening 101: Tarragon

Tarragon, <i>Artemisia dracunculus:</i> “Little Dragon”<p>Tarragon, a perennial herb in the lettuce family, derives its name from the Latin word <i>dracunculus,</i> …

Plants

Arduino based Automatic Plant Irrigation System with Message Alert

Whenever we go out of town for few days, we always used to worry about our plants as they need water on regular basis. So here we are making <b>Automatic</b> …

Arduino

Gardening 101: Jasmine

Jasmine, <i>Jasmine officinale:</i> “Queen of the Night”<p>Among gardeners it is widely known that puttering among plants is a reliable antidote to stress and …

Hydroponic Gardening: How to Easily Grow Plants In Water

We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own …

Gardening

5 things composting will do for your garden

Lee Reich, The Associated PressGathering compost materials together in a bin speeds the composting process and keeps everything tidy.<b>By Lee Reich,</b><i></i> …

Gardening

How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office - subscription free - ExtremeTech

How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office — subscription free<p>By on December 7, 2016 at 2:24 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

50 Most Important Raspberry Pi Sensors And Components Listed

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn a little more about the awesome mini PC and supported components, may be interested in a new list …

How to Build a Deck

Follow these steps for creating a deck for entertaining and relaxing in your own backyard.<p>It's time to get started on building a deck, so you'll have it ready in time to enjoy spring and summer weather. There are a few steps that every homeowner, contractor, and designer need to ensure they build a …

Best air-purifying houseplants, according to NASA

NASA recommends one air-purifying plant for every 100 square feet of space<p>While architects are raving about the benefits of plant-covered facades, you don’t need to entirely mask your building with greenery in order to get the same benefits. Starting in the 1980s, NASA scientists began to study the …

Plants

The NASA Guide To The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Because pollution is everywhere, this is the NASA Guide To Air-Filtering Houseplants. Was it actually made by NASA? I'm not sure. Maybe it was just …

Houseplants

Home improvement: build your dream BBQ in 6 steps

Created: 11 November, 2016<p>BBQ building! What could be more appealing?<p>Having a backyard is a really great addition to your home and is both practical …

Apps that give your phone a second number

Need a disposable number? Or an effective way to juggle work and personal lines? It's easier, and cheaper, than you think.<p>If you've ever had to juggle two mobile phones, you know it's a special form of torture. Two phones to carry. Two phones to keep charged. Two phones to answer!<p>Unfortunately, …

Apps

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 …

Smart Blinds

Hello!<p>This project presents the improvements made to my original (and first) project, the Automated Solar Powered Horizontal Blinds. The original …

Arduino

Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Listen up! Your weeds are trying to tell you something.<p>Like all varieties of plants, individual weeds thrive in particular conditions. Some like it …

LEDs for Beginners

LED - Light Emitting Diode:Led bulbs are a majors component of an electronics project and any DIY project maker and Hobbyist should have some basic …

Arduino

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