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A Natural Light Tip That Will Have Strobists Selling Their Lights

One of the most noticeable differences between portraits taken outside using natural light as opposed to artificial light is the background. Images …

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How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter • Lovely Greens

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Use a wooden pallet to make a Strawberry …

Ideas for Gardening on a Budget • Lovely Greens

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Shares 178<p>Save Money while Growing the Edible Garden<p>…

DIY Vertical Gardens - Are they all safe?

DIY Vertical Gardens- Are They Safe?<p>Growing ‘up’ is easy to do… unless your still a kid at heart like me (wink). If you have eyes bigger than your …

The Secrets of How to Make Soap in a Slow Cooker

Learn How to Make Soap in a Slow CookerWhen I first started learning how to make soap, somewhere in the back of my mind was the question: how can I …

Simple Sweet & Tart Blackberry Lemonade Recipes

<b>If a tree falls on your garage will it make a sound?</b><p>Yes – a giant thud …<p>and it will put a hole in your roof too.<p>So when my poor hubby was out …

Best Ever Summer Sangria Recipe

I wish I could invite every single one of you over.<p>We’d sit outside on my vintage turquoise glider and chat and laugh while my hubby manned the …

Recycle Tire Planter - Under $80.00

I saw the same photo on Pinterest that everyone else saw... you know the one with flowers flowing out of some colorful tires. I knew I had to do it! …

Unique Bird Baths - a Stepladder

When I was a kid, we had a plastic birdbath in our backyard and I loved watching the birds splash around.<p>Yes, I was a lonely child – with nothing but …

Best Firewood to Use and Two Homemade Fire Starters

It has been beautiful in the daytime here in the Appalachian Mountains, but it gets cool at night, and a good fire is so cozy. Winter days can be …

Biochar: Adding Nutrients In Soil

<b>I’ve always been interested in</b> historic methods used in farming, cooking, and healing. While I was reading through a few old magazines, I came across …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

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The Reason You Keep Finding Weeds

PHOTOGRAPH BY SONERTUNCER/GETTY IMAGES<p>And how to stay one step ahead of the overgrowth.<p>The number-one way to stay ahead of weeds in your garden is to …

Beautiful Mud

Unlike a rain garden, which is designed to handle brief inundations after a downpour but then drain to nearly dry, a bog garden is best suited to a …

Grow a Rain Garden

<b>Cost:</b> A typical 10-by-15-foot garden, which would accomodate runoff from about 600 square feet of rooftop, would cost about $600 to $900 to build …

Gardener’s May To-Do List

• Remove winter protection from hybrid tea roses, but have those jute sacks ready in case of a freeze.<br>• Begin hardening off annual flowers by exposing …

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The Ultimate Guide to Butterfly Gardening

Last week I published the Ultimate Guide to Attracting Native Bees, so I thought this week I’d give you another Ultimate Guide–to attracting more …

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The 5 Pillars of Ecosystem Gardening

What is Ecosystem Gardening? Lear about the 5 pillars of Ecosystem Gardening. Crate a wildlife habitat at home.<br>We love hearing from you! Please click …

Ecosystem Gardening and Native Plants

Ecosystem Gardening and Native Plants<br>We love hearing from you! Please click here to see all the beautiful photos and let us know what you think by …

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

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Uh Oh, Unsaturated Fats May Not Be As 'Good' As We Thought

Not all fats are created equal, especially when it comes to their effects on the heart. The good ones—like omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in …

Today's Malaysia Airlines 370 News: What It Means That the Plane Apparently Kept Flying

An explosion now is much less likely; deliberate destruction, by crew or attackers, more so.<p>Overnight the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported (paywall) that the Boeing 777 flying as Malaysia Airlines 370 was transmitting data about its location for five hours after its transponders stopped functioning and …

How One Photographer Made $15,000 in One Day Through Instagram

You really never know until you give something a try. That was the particularly good fortune that Daniel Arnold discovered when he managed to earn …

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FORTUNE — Tesla Motors, the innovative electric car company, wants to be a bigtime automaker. To achieve that, it needs to produce hundreds of thousands of vehicles more than the 22,300 electric vehicles it made in 2013.<p>Which means it’s going to need a bigger battery factory. A much, much bigger …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Kim Kardashian Looks Red Hot In Curve-Hugging Dress

Kim Kardashian wowed as she headed to a studio in Van Nuys, Calif., on Friday, March 14.<p>The 33-year-old, who just returned from a trip to Miami, looked gorgeous in a curve-hugging red dress and gold gladiator heels as she was escorted into the building.<p>And it's an exciting day for Kardashian, who …