Philippe Bekaert

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Say Adios to Aphids: 5 Organic Pest Control Techniques

When you’re growing, well, just about anything, there’s one pest that rears its head time and again: the ever-present aphid! These tiny, soft-bodied …

Gardening

How To Grow Cantaloupe Melons In Your Backyard Garden

How to grow cantaloupe melons? This is one of the most frequent questions we receive from our readers. With melons being such a popular fruit, and …

Gardening

Lawn Aeration Basics – Tools and Tips | Times Square Chronicles

Lawn Aeration Basics – Tools and Tips<p>Every lawn owner aims to achieve a greener and healthier grass. This can be simply done by maintaining all the …

Gardening

These Countries Will Have the Most Powerful Armies on the Planet (in 2030) - Warrior Maven

The Who’s Who of global military power.<p><i>In the end, the answers to “how do we build a powerful army” remain painfully simple. States that have access</i> …

Military

Chicken with Garlic-Caper Sauce Recipe

4.5 13 13<p>Chicken with Garlic-Caper Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>4.5 13 13<p>Treat your taste buds to this easy-to-make classic—bursting with …

Cooking

10 Greenhouses That Will Inspire You to Grab Your Gardening Tools

Rediscover the phenomenon of photosynthesis with these incredibly eclectic greenhouses.<p>Besides being a magical, glass-enclosed environment where plants can happily sunbathe and grow all year, greenhouses can also serve as another opportunity to push the limits with design and innovation. Scroll …

Gardening

These plants produce Oxygen every night and reason why you must have them in your bedroom

<b>Usually all people love plants and that is reason why we have them in our homes,offices and garden.They are decor for our spaces and also they are</b> …

Carbon Dioxide

Master Gardener: What you need to know about Japanese maple trees

<b>Q: We would like to plant a Japanese maple tree next to our house. Before we go shopping, do you have any suggestions on choosing a tree and growing</b> …

Gardening

Everything You Need to Know About Lilies

“Lilies as a group are very difficult,” wrote the late, great gardening writer Henry Mitchell. “What is especially difficult and infuriating about …

Gardening

Slaughter of the aphids, a garden wars story

Each morning I putter in my vegetable garden, barefoot, in my nightgown. I pick up a stray twig, pull a weed or two. My tomatoes and potatoes, I imagine, reach toward me as they do toward the sun. When I wave the garden hose, hummingbirds dart though the spray like children running through a …

Gardening

How to use weeds to read soil

The weeds in your yard are trying to tell you something.<p>There's no such thing as a good weed. That’s something you learn pretty quickly in a …

Gardening

Are lime trees killing our bees?

Is the nectar of lime-tree flowers toxic for bees? Plenty of people seem to think so. In his super book, A Sting in the Tale, Dave Goulson says: “Buff-tailed and white tailed bumblebees love the flowers of lime trees, although there is something in the nectar which seems to make them dopey and even …

Plants

Grow to eat: how to raise delicious fennel from seed

I can’t get enough Florence fennel. Caramelised in butter or roasted, it’s a sweet, crunchy delicacy. It’s £1.50-£2 per bulb in the shops, so to gorge properly I grow tons on my allotment. Sow some this weekend for an autumn harvest.<p>Traditionally, I’ve grown the bolt-resistant ‘Victorio F1’ …

Gardening

The next best thing to seeing plants is reading about them - and these books don't disappoint

Most of us, I hope, would agree that plants are just the most wonderful things. And that although it’s hard to beat looking at beautiful plants, or even better growing them, reading about plants and the people who love them is pretty good too. Which is why the past year has been such a treat, with …

Books

26 Delicious Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner

There really isn't a more versatile ingredient to always have on hand in the refrigerator than eggs. Eggs help us start our days off right and give …

Cooking

Blueberry Chocolate Chip Almond Cookies

LOW CARB, SUGAR-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE BRINGS TOGETHER THIS AMAZING KETO COOKIE<p>If you’ve ever had chocolate covered blueberries before and loved them then …

Dessert

Overnight oats

A bacon sandwich generates 1.8 times more CO2e than overnight oats, and a full English breakfast generates 6.4 times more CO2e.<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>Ingredients<p>4 …

Breakfast

5 Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes That You Should Make This Week

Summer is all about treating yourself, and there’s no better way to indulge than by having a refreshing smoothie. Depending on the fruits and …

Recipes

The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods, According to Science

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …

Nutrition

How to Make the Best Steak Frites with the Double-Fry Technique

Looking for an easy recipe for the perfect steak? This classic steak frites is simple enough to make, but utilizes an extra blanch in oil to …

Recipes

How to Grill Chicken Thighs

For reliably tender, tasty results, few cuts offer more bang for your buck on the grill than chicken thighs. Quick-cooking, inexpensive, and—thanks …

Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp Recipe

"My dad gave me this recipe, and every time I make it I have people begging me for the recipe."<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons ground paprika<p>2 tablespoons …

Recipes

Why North Carolina BBQ is so misunderstood

Usually when a state’s legislature has to vote on a bill to name an official state <i>something</i>, it’s an easy ‘aye’ that establishes, say, the bolo tie …

BBQ

53 Things You Can Do With BBQ Sauce

Put that bottle of BBQ sauce in your fridge to work! These recipes made with BBQ sauce, including ribs, sandwiches, beans and more, are perfect to …

Cooking

A Better Way to Cook Chicken on the Grill

Grilling season is here, and with it inevitably comes the curse of dry chicken. If you've never been handed a dried-out chicken breast at a …

Cooking

7 Summer Grilling Recipes That Get Extra Creative

Fire up those grills because summer is finally here. These seven grill recipes from Taste and See's Holly Sander are ready to go as soon as you …

Cooking

How to Make a Knock-Your-Socks-Off Marinade

Learn how to master the basic building blocks of a successful marinade.

BBQ

A marinating meat primer: Simple answers to the tough questions

For a lot of home cooks, marinating meat is almost as automatic as cooking the meat itself. Douse the meat in some kind of flavored liquid, pop it in the refrigerator overnight and cook it the next day.<p>Seems straightforward enough, but there are reasons to put a little more thought into <i>how</i> you …

BBQ

17 Perfect Grilled Steak Recipes

Grilled steak pairs with a seemingly endless list of marinades and toppings<p>Updated:<p>Steak and grills were made for each other. An open flame gives the …

Cooking

5 Common Barbecue Myths It's Time You Stop Believing

It's finally here: that time of year when we get to bring our grills out of hibernation and dig up our "world famous" rib recipes. As we retrain …

BBQ