Betsy Buet

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A Better Rainwater-Harvesting System

Harvesting rainwater to use for growing vegetables makes a great deal of sense. Unfortunately, the most common method of rainwater harvesting isn’t …

Before and After: This $7K IKEA Kitchen is a Serious Stunner

This kitchen has lots of counterspace and TONS of storage (although, what's with that lonely floating cabinet), but it has a few issues, "ugliness …

A Beginner’s Guide to Zero-Waste Living: 10 Tips from Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer is an advocate for the zero-waste movement who leads by example—and by very engaging videos (“DIY deodorant,” “What do you do about …

Diapers

If You're Still Putting Cling Film Over Your Leftovers, You Need This Kitchen Saviour

We've all been there — the battle with the cling film. Even if you manage to get it out of its box without it folding over itself, you can bet it's …

Three Things That Keep Us from Hearing God

<b>“The seed that fell among thorns stands for those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by life’s worries, riches and pleasures, and</b> …

Faith

The delicious fruit of this small tree is well worth the effort to hand-pollinate

Pawpaw or custard apple is a nice-looking small tree that produces a delicious fruit. I like it a lot. It will grow well here in North Texas, but it …

A Couple Spend $3K to Turn an Old RV Into a Cozy Home For Five

A family of five live comfortably and stylishly in a freshly renovated 180-square-foot camper.<p>When Ashley and Dino Petrone sold their five-bedroom house to purchase land for a future dream home they hoped to build in Ventura, California, fitting their family of five into a tiny mobile home wasn’t …

RVs

The one word my daughter whispered to me that caught me by surprise

When my youngest daughter was three, she was a handful and was known to do things like compulsively lie; randomly go up to her sister and punch her in the face; and rip up books, toys and other valuables just for fun. It required us to do a lot of correcting.<p>I used to worry that she would think …

Raised Bed Gardening Tips and Ideas on GardenChat Twitter

Join the conversation using Twitter GardenChat<p>Perhaps the best ways to get started growing your own food is with Raised Beds in your backyard or …

How to live a plastic-free zero-waste life and banish landfill rubbish for good from a Cornwall woman who is doing it - Cornwall Live

Meet the woman who has embarked on a life-changing project to drastically cut down on the amount of rubbish she throws away.<p>Rather than hefting out a …

This Easy-To-Use Beehive Is Bringing Honey To Backyards

The second iteration of the popular Flow Hive is a huge hit, as people look to help bees and connect more to their food–without having to wear a suit to get the honey.<p>It took a decade for Stuart and Cedar Anderson, a father and son living in rural Australia, to find a solution to a challenge they’d …

Here's What You Need to Know About Ashwagandha

As an herbalist I believe that the human organism desires equilibrium. Working regularly with healing herbs and foods can help restore balance to our …

How to get a buzz out of backyard beekeeping

Dale Gibson is seriously into his bees. The former stockbroker finds great joy in tending to his hives atop his four-storey townhouse in Bermondsey, south London. “I love the seasonality of keeping bees, it’s so different from the long, routine days I used to do in the City. I love the gentle, …

'Balecob': Combine the Benefits of Straw Bale and Cob Building - Green Homes

<i>Stem wall of urbanite and earthbag.</i><p>We live in exciting times in the world of natural building! In the grand scheme of things, the natural building …

Putin doubled down on a familiar and misleading claim when he explained why he'll 'never' extradite the Russians charged in the Mueller investigation

<i>Sign up for the latest Russia investigation updates here.</i><p>Russian President Vladimir Putin said this week that he will "never" extradite the 13 Russian nationals whom special counsel Robert Mueller charged with conspiring to interfere in the 2016 US election.<p>Putin made the comments during an …

Tisanes: Easy Teas You Can Grow, with 7 Tips from Emily Erb of Leaves & Flowers

The world’s first cup of tea was a fluke. Emperor Shen Nung sat beneath a <i>Camellia sinensi</i>s shrub on a windy day in 2737 B.C., and when he looked down …

spice-racks-for-nursery-room - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

Cozy, Creative Ways To Display Books in The Nursery ← Back to article<p>Cozy, Creative Ways To Display Books in The …

Home Decorating

If Stress Is Destroying Your Life, This Doctor Says You Need Adaptogens

We've forecasted that adaptogens will be taking over in 2018. And why? Because we honestly <i>really</i> need them. It seems that the world has become swallowed up in stress more than ever before, and because these herbs are stress-fighters — and stress can impact so many areas of our health — we …

This $40 Box is The Best Way to Get Back at Your Cable Company For Overcharging You

<i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found a device to help you get back at the cable companies for overcharging you with mysterious fees for years with one …

Genius

The Garden House With The Most Flexible And Practical Design Ever

We’re not usually swept away by something as simple as a garden shed by today is an exception because we found something really cool that we want to …

Landscaping

Eating turmeric once a day could improve memory and happiness, finds study

An ingredient that is used to give curry its bright colour could also improve your memory and mood, new research suggests.<p>Found in turmeric, curcumin …

Dementia

Spicy Chicken Poblano Stew with Polenta {or not so spicy...

Spicy chicken poblano stew with polenta puts a Mexican spin on Italian food. With only 389 calories per serving, this hearty weeknight dish is made …

Photo: Alabama Has Already Added Its 2017 National Title To Practice Facility Wall

Alabama is already commemorating its latest national championship.<p>They really work quickly in Tuscaloosa.<p>Less than 24 hours after winning the …

We Just Found the Tiny House of Your Dreams

Who knew it was possible to fit this much charm in 396 square feet?<p>To all those tiny houses outside of the South, we don’t want to say we told you …

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Winter jobs: how to take hardwood cuttings and grow more of your best shrubs and trees

Taking cuttings is usually a high-maintenance activity. It requires quick work followed by careful nurturing to coax out new, life-sustaining roots before the cutting runs out of juice and wilts. Phew. But hardwood cuttings are not like this. This is because they are taken in winter when growth has …

Gardening