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Why you should plant shade-loving hostas in your garden

next<p>prevnext<p>prev<p>Hostas prove that variety is the spice of life, at least when it comes to their role in the landscape. Their large leaves come in a range of colors, shapes and textures and last for years. With thousands of hosta species to choose from, there’s sure to be something that will work in …

Organic Pest Control: The Best Plants to Attract Beneficial Insects

Organic Pest Control:<br>The Best Plants to Attract Beneficial Insects and Bees<p>Pesticides — even organic varieties — are not the safest, healthiest or …

Gardening

Say NO to Red Hummingbird Nectar

Happinest is rehabbing hummers.<p>It's not uncommon for our songbird rehabber, Sherry Teas, to intake hummingbirds that are lethargic and unable to fly, …

Organic Pest Control: The Best Plants to Attract Beneficial Insects

Organic Pest Control:<br>The Best Plants to Attract Beneficial Insects and Bees<p>Pesticides — even organic varieties — are not the safest, healthiest or …

Starting an Orchard: Apples, Cherries, Peaches, Plums and Pears - Organic Gardening

<i>Special Note: All material here reprinted from</i> Grow It! <i>Copyright © 1972 by Richard W. Langer. The title of this excerpted chapter is</i> …

Gardening

Donald Trump Might Have Just Killed the Mexican Craft Brewery Scene

With the Mexican peso plummeting to record lows against the dollar, craft breweries in the country can't afford to import the ingredients they need to make beer.<p>When you're in Mexico City, climbing into a strange man's car after dark ranks high on the list of terrible ideas. But those were the …

Here Is George Washington's Eggnog Recipe

Don't buy the stuff from the grocery store. Drink like our founding fathers would have.<p>For a few short days every year, it is perfectly acceptable to drink creamy, booze-laced punch from a dainty cup. Especially if it's a version of the creamy, booze-laced punch George Washington used to serve over …

How to Make a Two-Board Backyard Lounger

One afternoon of work, one great chair.<p><b>Okay, we'll admit that although last month's CNC-milled chair</b> was awesome, the project was out of reach for many readers. So here's something you can build that doesn't require access to a $25,000 CNC machine. In fact, you'll need little more than a circular …

You Can Get Free Wine From A Fountain 24/7, And All Is Right With The World

Wineheads, rejoice: The future you’ve been wishing for all these years has arrived. No longer will you be forced to suck down plain old water when you’re out in public and find yourself parched and without your trusty wine thermos. The year that has gifted us with both Hello Kitty wine and Tituss …

Hello Kitty

10 German Dishes and How to Pronounce Them

The German language is full of potential pitfalls and missteps, some more innocuous than others. J.F.K. might have said "Ich bin ein Berliner," but …

25 bulbs for the best-ever spring

The thump on the doormat at this time of year usually means another bulb catalogue. The choice is bewildering and I end up opting for the tried and tested rather than the new and innovative. This year I’ve turned to Alan Street of Avon Bulbs, the creative maestro who puts together those …

Gardening

Handcrafted Berry Liqueur Recipe

Take advantage of this handcrafted berry liqueur recipe, make your own berry liqueur, and you won’t have to pay the high-end prices of store …

30 off-the-beaten-path destinations you should travel to in 2017

To celebrate its 30-year anniversary, CheapTickets came up with a list of 30 cities around the US that are bound to become travel favorites in the next several years.<p>From Cocoa Beach, Florida, to Fairbanks, Alaska, here are the places you should visit before all your friends do.

Deal Alert: Flights to Europe Starting at $139 Each Way

Need to get away this fall? Europe's best budget airline is having a serious sale, with flights across the Atlantic for as low as $139 each way.<p>If …

HomeMade Modern EP60 Stackable Planters

My friends at The Home Depot asked me to design a vertical garden project for their DIY Workshop program. This vertical garden is made from a series …