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Create Your Very Own Miniature Garden Patio

What gardening trend is hotter than vertical garden, succulents, and edible landscapes? Miniature gardens! You may love them or have yet to be …

Miniature

Houseplants of the Month August: Cacti

In August we are enjoying the spikey beauty of cacti as the 'Houseplant of the Month'.

Plants

14 Tropical Plants to Create a Tropical Garden in Cold Climate

If you love to have a tropical garden like setup and you live in a cold climate then grow these <b>cold hardy tropical plants</b> to create a tropical garden …

Meet a Woman Who Keeps 500 Plants in Her Brooklyn Apartment

“I think that the only way I've really been able to survive in New York is by surrounding myself with plants,” says Summer Rayne Oakes, who lives in …

Farming

Calcium oxalate crystals, Exotic Rainforest rare tropical plants

Few plants are as dangerous as some websites would have you believe, but DO NOT take a chance!<p>Is it a wise to eat the leaves of a <i>Philodendron</i>, an</i> …

15 Easy & Inexpensive DIY Planters for Your Dorm

Spring has arrived! While you're avoiding your spring cleaning, why not do something a little more fun and lighten up your home with some greenery? …

Urban Outfitters

Using Plants as Natural 'Pest' Repellents | Christianson's Nursery

Using Plants as Natural ‘Pest’ Repellents<p>By Eve Boe, Lily Hirdler, and Zoe Howell<p>Agastache cana<p>As summer draws to a close, many of us are squeezing …

The Best Low-Maintenance, Pet-Friendly Houseplants

As much as I love plants, I’ve never had many for two reasons: I’m terrible at keeping them alive and I have pets. A lot of plants are either toxic …

Can plants make awesome pets?

Simply add water and watch your friendship grow!<p>In our culture, we like to name things: cars, pets, stuffed animals, plants. Wait, plants? Do you …

How to Grow Healthy Succulent Plants

Succulents are booming in popularity for two simple reasons: they are beautiful and nearly indestructible.<p>Technically, a succulent is any plant with …

Succulent Information, Aeonium to Zebra Plant by Debra Lee Baldwin

About Succulents, an Overview<p>Debra’s Dozen Easy-Grow Succulent Plants for Beginners<p>Trying to make sense out of succulents? There are numerous …

Beautiful Decoration With A Lovely Indoor Garden

Residential gardening takes place near the home, in a space referred to as the garden. Although a garden typically is located on the land near a …

Houseplants

Windowsill Gardening on the Cheap: Vintage-Style Tin Herb Gardens

I stumbled on the idea of using tea tins for a mini container garden the other day when looking around for an attractive option that would fit on my …

Gardening

Emirati woman’s 40-year passion for perfume

Abu Dhabi: It’s a massive metal pot filled with big chunks of chopped oud and, just for a moment, you wonder if it isn’t too heavy for Umm Bader to …

Beauty

Whale vomit, faeces and urine... what's really in your perfume?

A Lancashire couple hit an unlikely jackpot this week when - lured by the stench of rotting fish - they stumbled across a lump of whale detritus on a beach. Ambergris, a product of the digestive system of sperm whales, has long been deployed by perfumers to add a certain something to their wares, …

I sniffed the end of the world, and it smells like bile and dread

Artists Thomson and Craighead have bottled a fragrance based on the Bible’s descriptions of armageddon – including animal horns, flesh burned with fire and a grievous sore<p>I have smelled the end of the world. And it smells like bile.<p>In the bright, white atrium of London’s Carroll/Fletcher gallery, I …

Wearable Tech

The 9 biggest misconceptions everyone has about cologne and perfume

Fragrance is incredibly misunderstood.<p>Even the name confuses people. Many think cologne is for men and perfume is for women, but those terms merely …

‘Shopping here is like a play’

“My staff worry about customers waiting,” says Ramdane Touhami, a French art director and entrepreneur. He is talking about Buly, a long-dormant …

Winston Churchill

Perfumer Lisa Hoffman Shares Her Desktop Essentials

<b>Lisa Hoffman</b> loves beautiful things, places, people and, most of all, scents. The award-winning perfumer and founder of <b>Lisa Hoffman Beauty</b> (who …

Would You Wear a Perfume Inspired By a Famous Affair?

According to Vilhelm Parfumerie, the answer should be yes.<p>If there were such a think as a perfect way to commemorate an illicit affair between …

How She Did It: Melissa Fensterstock on Launching a Luxury Perfume That Doubles As a Pesticide

Melissa M. Fensterstock holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise from the University of Cambridge, and a BA in Neuroscience from The Johns Hopkins University. She has worked primarily in life sciences and luxury consumer products and is currently Senior Director …

UK perfume's sweet smell of success

Published: 27 Nov 2014<p>Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016<p>Lordship Lane, in East Dulwich, London, is the sort of thoroughfare that has become such a feature in …

Frederic Malle, Estee Lauder & Perfume Industry Changes

Source: online.wsj.com<p>As many of you know by now, <b>Estee Lauder</b> has purchased <b>Les Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle</b> after a two-month spending spree …

Interview with a niche brand 1907 - meet the new brand

After the presentation of the new perfume brand from Slovakia, I am very honored to welcome the interview with charming Evka, the person ...

Do We Only Wear Fragrance To Seduce?

As the old saying goes, sex sells. And, arguably, nobody knows this better than the perfume industry. YSL's Opium, for example, may be named after …

New Perfume Reviews Providence Perfume Co. Natural Perfume Oils- The Quiet Storm

<b>In October the New York Times published an article about the proliferation of perfume oils.</b> The article extolled the convenience, the more close …

MONSIEURGUERLAIN

This website is about a man's admiration for the famous French perfume house of Guerlain. Calling all honey bees and Guerlainophiles!

Vintage Perfumes: The Fragrances that Defined Each Decade

Nothing can transport you back in time like a fragrance. They say that your sense of smell is the most powerful and evocative sense, and it’s true:</i> …