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As Customers Disconnect From Grid, Wind And Solar Energy Are Threatened

Just how does more wind and solar power fit into the utilities’ business picture? The answers range from the total obliteration of the centralized distribution system to a beefed up electrical grid to accommodate more such electrons — one where utilities participate in both the evolutionary and …

Southern California Edison

A Lifestyle Blog For Busy Moms

Practically Functional® is a lifestyle blog for busy moms! Even if you're rockin' yesterday's sweatpants, you can still get it all done without …

Photographs Capture What Remains of ‘Old Shanghai’

For his series <i>Phantom Shanghai</i>, Canadian photographer Greg Girard points his lens to a city in a moment of significant change. For decades, Shanghai …

Entertainment, News, and Lifestyle for Moms

Parenting

Gardening 101: How to Root Herbs in Water

Rooting herbs in water is so easy to do that the first time it happened to me was a surprise. A friend brought me a housewarming gift–a bouquet of …

Houseplants for a Hater

I hate houseplants. I mean <i>r</i><i>eally</i> hate them, and I know it’s my earliest experiences that shaped my disdain. In my childhood home, our living room …

Design Sleuth: A Planter with Pedigree

Strolling the gardens at Versailles or the Tuileries in Paris, one can’t help but notice that many of the trees aren’t rooted in the ground. The …

Tag: Tips & Tools

Etsy Storage: Folding Ladders, Paint Splatters Included<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Tool Shed: Opinel Knives for the Garden<p>by Janet Hall<p>Your Garden’s Best …

Plants & Seeds

Plants & Seeds<p>Maranta Lemon Prayer Plant<p>$29.99USD from Amazon<p>Plants & Seeds<p>Calathea Medallion<p>$19.00USD from The Sill<p>Plants & Seeds<p>Calathea Potted …

5 Favorites: Mini Houseplants for Apartment Living

An aversion to the average houseplant once was common in the design world. If you flipped through an architectural or interior magazine ten years …

Expert Advice: 10 Best Low-Maintenance Houseplants

Nobody needs a needy plant. When we asked landscape designers and gardeners about their favorite houseplants, or the plants they thought were easiest …

10 Easy Pieces: Galvanized Trough Planters

Can you name one potted plant that wouldn’t look great peeking over the edge of a galvanized metal trough? Me either.<p>And let us not forget this is …

Required Reading: The House Gardener by Isabelle Palmer

Isabelle Palmer, aka The Balcony Gardener, is always up for a challenge. Determined to bring greenery to the smallest urban spaces, she has just come …