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15 of the best shade loving garden plants

While sunny borders are colour-filled attention seekers, less well-lit corners can provide cool contrast and subtle detail with their own distinctive …

Grab those pruners — there’s seasonal work to be done in the garden

February looks to begin seasonably cold after a period of mildness that kept much of January frost-free. This in turn caused certain plants to stir. My first snowdrop appeared Jan. 14 and was later joined by a few others. Many of my daffodils and crocuses are up a few inches.<p>The mild winter — …

The 20 Most Comforting Ina Garten Recipes to Make in This Lifetime

If you're searching for comfort foods, you'll likely end up landing on Ina Garten's recipes. The Barefoot Contessa has developed a well-deserved reputation as the queen of doable, crowd-pleasing, and comforting recipes, both savory and sweet. Consider this your official Ina Garten bucket list of …

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Classic Sourdough Bread (Pain au Levain)

For a classic sourdough bread recipe, we used a mixture of bread flour and whole-wheat flour for complex flavor. Sifting the whole-wheat flour …

How to make your own sourdough starter

By nurturing a culture of naturally occurring bacteria and yeast, a healthy sourdough starter will leaven bread while also lending it the trademark …

15 Favorite Perennial Flowers

Alstroemeria (Peruvian lily)<p>Flowers of the evergreen hybrids come in shades of purple with dark flecks and last well in bouquets. Alstroemeria aurea …

Chef Marcus Samuelsson Shares the 'Presidential' Recipe He Made for Barack Obama

When you’re cooking for the President of the United States, you’re gonna pull out your best recipe — something Marcus Samuelsson knows well.<p>The …

Gardening 101: Hellebore

Hellebore, <i>Helleborus</i>: “Makes Winter Worthwhile”<p>The fascinating elegance of Hellebore is head and shoulders above any other winter flower. Just as the …

Gardening 101: Stipa Grasses

Stipa Grass, <i>Stipa</i>: “Feather Dusters”<p>Feather, needle, and spear. These grasses form the genus S<i>tipa</i> and they’re the ones you can count on to sway in …

32 Amazing Gifts For People Who Love Drawing

Today... mom's fridge. Tomorrow... The Whitney.

The Pacific Northwest's Best Day Hikes

11 Perfect Beach Reads

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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 …

The corner of Tuscany that tourism forgot

Porto Santo Stefano, on the Monte Argentario peninsula in southern Tuscany, has been bashed about and is the better for it. The Americans did the most damage. They wanted to prevent the Germans supplying Monte Cassino and other defences during the Second World War, so they dumped a shedload of …

Croatia Boat and Bike tour with Freedom Treks: review

Telegraph expert rating 9/10<p>Croatia’s island-spangled Adriatic coast is one of the most beautiful corners of the Mediterranean, a paradise for sailing holidays with a host of fascinating island and mainland ports to explore, from the long period of Venetian control. A well-planned and moderately …

3 Best Hiking Destinations in Great Britain

By Gabrielle Boucher of University of Tampa<p><b>Three locations across Britain that offer amazing hiking experiences.</b><p>When thinking of the British countryside, many picture smooth, rolling green hills and quaint little cottages. While this image is definitely accurate for the majority of the area, the …