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5 Secrets You Can Keep From Your Partner

You don’t have to be 100 percent transparent to have a happy marriage.<p>You Have an Innocent Little Crush.<p>Even if you’re in a monogamous relationship, …

How To Make A Yes/No/Maybe List With Your Partner

Expressing your sexual needs, boundaries, and desires can make even the most secure people uncomfortable — but luckily, there's a written way around …

The only 4 spaghetti recipes you'll ever need

Spaghetti four ways<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much more than a sum of its parts.<p>Each recipe makes enough for six. With the exception of the cacio e pepe, allow 1 litre of water to …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

LeGrow modular planters are like Legos for indoor gardening

Complete with LED lights and USB ports<p>Like Legos for plant enthusiasts, LeGrow is a modular, tech-forward indoor garden system designed so that each pot can be stacked and attached to other pots like toy bricks.<p>The modular pieces are assembled to create self-sustaining ecosystems, perfect for city …

9 secrets to container gardening

Pots make gardening seem easy, but there's still plenty that can go wrong. Certified organic grower Tom Yost shares his nine tips for planting in pots this spring.<p>After a year or two of housing flowers or vegetables, the soil in your container garden will be depleted of the nutrients needed to keep …

Gardening

5 Essential Oils You Should Always Have In Your Medicine Cabinet

The most effective and versatile essential oil picks for everyday ailments.<p>If you like the idea of using more natural remedies, at some point, you’ve …

A Guide to Raised Beds, Gardening in Raised Beds, Square Foot Gardening: Gardener's Supply

This kitchen garden is DIY, made with conventional lumber and the Raised Bed Corners.<p>THERE'S nothing like a well-tended vegetable garden with rows …

7 Stylish Tips to Elevate Your Indoor Plant Game This Spring

We’re constantly checking Instagram for the latest health and home crazes (seriously, we dare you to look up #oatporn). So when we saw that house plants are trending HARD on the internet this spring, we knew we had to incorporate the look into our apartment as soon as possible. There are just so …

FINALLY: A Cheat Sheet That's Going to Save All of Your Houseplants

Never question how much sunlight your spider plant needs again.<p>Even though cheat sheets are frowned upon in the classroom and bound to get your kid into serious trouble if he's found with one, they're the ultimate lifesaver at home. In our opinion, you should embrace anything and everything that …

11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …

10 Easy Landscaping Ideas for Your Spring Yard

As the weather warms up and new blooms fill our yards, it’s time to enjoy an outdoor project or two. We’re sharing <b>10 easy landscaping ideas</b> in …

Landscaping

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Although potatoes are not the most common home garden crop, they do offer many benefits for the home gardener. Potatoes are fairly easy to grow and offer the gardener a choice of more than 500 varieties. This tuber also produces a good yield, as planting only 2 pounds of seed potatoes produces …

11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …

A Plant Pro Demystifies 3 Important Things a Plant Needs

What could you grow when you were a kid? Summer Rayne Oakes discovered her love of — and knack for keeping alive — plants and nature while she was …

Plants

How to Install Tile Like a Professional

If you've ever wondered how to install tile without calling a professional, you've come to the right place. Maybe you're a "Fixer Upper" devotee, and …

Home Improvement

The Easiest Roast Chicken You'll Ever Make

By Alyse Whitney<p>You don't even need a thermometer to know when it's done.<p>Roasting a whole chicken sounds a lot more complicated than it actually is. You don't have to be <b>Ina Garten</b> on a Friday night to make it happen—this easy roast chicken recipe has six ingredients (including salt and pepper), can …

Cooking

8 High-Protein Plants Every Vegetarian Needs To Grow In Their Garden

There's nothing garden variety about these plant protein superstars.<p>Sure, vegetables on a whole aren’t commonly known for being a super source of …

Nutrition

What to do in the garden in March

<i>Country Living</i> Gardening Editor Paula McWaters shares her top tips on what we need to do in the garden every month. In March, it's all about mulch, …

Whirlpool wants you to trash your old composting methods and buy a fancy food recycler

We sort through the garbage heap<p>Every year, billions of pounds of apples, wheat, corn, and other food is harvested for Americans to consume. But as much as 40 percent of this bounty is wasted, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.<p>This isn’t just a waste of time and money. When egg shells …

Sustainability

10 Gorgeous Plants You Can Buy on Amazon Right Now

The "Just Add Ice" orchid is so easy, anyone can do it.<p>Filling your house full of greenery can be as simple as clicking "Add to Cart." Along with everything else under the sun, Amazon also offers an online nursery with some of the prettiest — and easiest — houseplants green thumbs love. Now just …

The Sunbubble greenhouse is a mini Eden for your backyard

Urban gardeners longing for a versatile space to grow their greens will love the Sunbubble Greenhouse – a portable dome-shaped pod that doubles as a …

6 Must-Have Supplies For Starting Seeds Successfully

Here's all the equipment (and DIY advice) you need to start your own seeds this spring.<p>It's the time of year to dig in to seed-starting, and, as …

Gardening

How to Build a Native Bee Hotel

We think of bees as hive creatures with a nasty sting. But not all bees live in hives or have such an aggressive approach to self-defense. In fact, …

Insects

10 Easy Pieces: Rubber Plant Pots

I increasingly find myself drawn to the look of rubber plant pots. What did it for me was a collection of the pots in the courtyard of Paris shop …

House Plants: Common Ways to Kill Your Potted Friends

Plants are fickle. They're hot, they're cold, then they're dying of thirst, and now they're drowning. And they never communicate their needs …

Plants

Gardening 101: New Zealand Flax

New Zealand Flax, <i>Phormium</i><p>If I were asked the question: “Kier, how many Phormiums have you planted in your landscaping career?” I’d answer (honestly): …

New Zealand

15-Minute Buttered Balsamic Mushrooms

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over high heat until shimmering, about 15 to 20 seconds. Add the shallots and cook until they begin to soften and …

Mushrooms

Potato box yields scads of spuds

When I read an article that promised record potato yields from plants growing in a box, I thought it sounded too good to be true. Was it really …

Starting your own herb garden? Read this handy infographic

<b>If you've ever been a little unsure about which herbs you can grow yourself, or which herbs when mixed together make fantastic combinations, then</b> …

Bad Lip Reading Reveals What Was Really Said At Donald Trump's Inauguration

"I'm gonna figure out a way to bury your stuff fast."<p>Bad Lip Reading has got the scoop on what <i>really</i> went down at President Donald Trump’s inauguration.<p>By hilariously dubbing over key parts of Friday’s ceremony, the YouTube channel gives a unique (parody) insight into what was <i>actually</i> being said …

Mike Pence