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1,001 Smart Business Ideas in Case You Need Inspiration | Inc.com

You might know Seth Godin as a sort of marketing legend, the author of books such as <i>Unleashing the Ideavirus</i>, "the most popular e-book ever published," according to his marketing materials (I have no idea how I'd check that), and <i>Purple Cow,</i> "the best-selling marketing book of the decade" (similar …

Trying to Build an eCommerce Store with a Tight Budget? No Problem! | Inc.com

<b>Trying to Build an eCommerce Store with a Tight Budget? No Problem!</b><p>Building an eCommerce store is a risky investment, but being limited to a strict budget doesn't mean that you can't get your own online business started. As long as you have the right combination of expertise, work ethic, skills and …

How a Young Couple Transformed an Empty Suburban Lot Into a Fantastical Food Oasis

If you head west out of Denver along the six lanes of Alameda Avenue, after passing about 15 fast-food joints, nine auto repair shops, seven …

20 life changing gardening hacks to try

Gardening is such a process that gives us immense pleasure. Planting a small seed, nurturing it and seeing the little seed evolving into a beautiful …

Man turns people’s yards into micro urban farms; everyone benefits

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Sean Conway of Lakewood is a new kind of farmer. Learning agriculture and farming in the peace corps, returning home he had an …

Family Grows 6000 Lbs of Food on 1/10th Acre Urban Farm

Learn how this family consistently grows 6,000 pounds of food per year on their 1/10th acre urban farm that’s just a stone throw away from a major …

Take a tip from Nasa and bring home some air-purifying plants<p>In the late 1980s, in an effort to crack how to build the space stations of the future, Nasa conducted in-depth research into how living plants might function as super-efficient biological air filters to mop up the toxins that accumulate …

Plants

Do Not Throw Your Soda Bottles: Make A Vertical Garden With Them!

Sooner or later it looks like we are running out of gardening space. So, we found a way to help you maximize the space of your porch or garden by …

Graceful Gardens | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: This tour of small businesses across the country highlights the imagination, diversity, and resilience of American enterprise.</i><p>Philadelphia is full of secrets.<p>A tangle of vines and flowers spills over the garage of an elegant brick townhouse on Lombard Street in Center City. Invisible …

Create Small Fruit Trees with This Pruning Method - Organic Gardening

Many fruit trees — including semidwarf varieties — can easily grow to 15 feet and taller. Anyone who has tried to manage one of these large trees in …

Gardening

Photo Lesson: Conveying Motion

In addition to being longtime contributing photographers for <i>Traveler</i> magazine, my wife Sisse and I are frequently invited to join National Geographic Expeditions trips as photography experts, interacting with guests aboard the <i>National Geographic Explorer.</i><p>On a recent trip to the <b>Macaronesia …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Living Rooms

How to detox your life: expert tips for a healthier, happier you

Expert tips on everything from how to declutter your wardrobe to how to meditate<p>Ever wanted a feeling of lightness in your life? Our experts give their tips on how to achieve a sense of balance from how to improve your diet to how to organise your wardrobe.<p>The celebrity personal trainer <b>James Duigan</b> …

An Indoor Jungle from Down Under

With an arctic blast quickly heading towards the East coast, I know my outdoor gardening days are limited. So begins the time of year where I turn my …

Weekend Homework: Paint! (Plus Our Best Painting Tips & Tricks)

<b>Paint!</b><p>To help out with the biggest weekend chore of the Cure, we've gathered together our most helpful posts on how to get the job done right. Click …

What Is A Mini Greenhouse: Information And Plants For Mini Greenhouses

Gardeners are always looking for new ways to extend the growing season and make their plant experiments that much more successful. Many turn to mini …

DIY on a Budget: $30 Mini Concrete Planters

File this one under trial and error: I started the project with high hopes of making a 2-gallon cement planter that I could stock with a variety of …

Landscaping

Small Space DIY: Countertop Herb Garden

One of life’s chief pleasures is the simple act of plucking one’s own herbs from a kitchen garden. For city folk without outdoor space, it can be …

Gardening

Hardscaping 101: Window Boxes

There is much to recommend the humble window box. As a low-tech home beautifier, it is unparalleled. Fill it with a few bright flowering plants and …

Landscaping

11 Ways to Add Curb Appeal for Under $100

Too many people ignore curb appeal until it’s time to move. Then they spruce up the place for the next residents. How does this make sense? Every …

Landscaping

Before and After: Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan on Shelter Island

Every few years design gurus Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan either move house or latch onto a new one. They call it upward mobility syndrome, but if …

Landscaping

How to grow punchy peppers in your garden

Luckily for heat-seekers, peppers come in a variety of flavours and are amazingly easy to grow, even in Britain<p>I’ve just returned from a holiday in Europe. As well as being spurred on to grow more fruit – peaches, nectarines and figs – I think it’s time we veg growers tried a wider range of …

When it comes to gardening, rules can be broken

Plants can’t help but surprise us, which means gardeners can be selective with traditional advice<p>Horticultural advice can be very prescriptive. Take the saying that you should “cut your box hedges on Derby Day”. The idea was that, in warm areas, your box hedging would be extremely fluffy if you …