Deb Newell

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Thorny problems: what roses should I grow for flower arranging?

This week our gardening agony aunt advises on rubber plants and compost bins<p><b>Roses for cutting</b><p><b>Q</b> I have a cutting garden. Would you give me some ideas for roses suitable for flower arranging? I don’t like yellow.<p>Pauline Scott, via email<p><b>A</b> If you want to be able to pick regularly just a few, …

Gardening

Zucchini Muffins

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a muffin tin with ten 4 1/2 ounce paper tulip cups. Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and spices. Set aside.<p>2. Grate zucchini on the large holes of a box grater; squeeze dry in a clean kitchen towel (you will need 2 1/2 cups). In a large bowl, stir …

Recipes

Baked-Eggplant Parmesan

Choose firm, smooth eggplants. We bake rather than fry ours for less mess and less fat.

Recipes

How to Pipe Using a Round Tip

Meet Smørrebrød, the Best Sandwich You're Not Eating

Lined up in café windows, served in specialty restaurants, and packed into their very own custom lunch boxes, sandwiches are everywhere in Denmark. They're piled high with pickled herring, spoonfuls of sharp horseradish cream, and mounds of fresh shrimp. But forget what you think you know about …

The Original Vertical Garden: Hotel Raphael in Rome

On a recent trip to Rome, I turned down a quiet street near the Piazza Navona, came face to face with the facade of the Hotel Raphael, and suddenly …

Italy

Tag: Garden Design 101

Everything You Need to Know About Houseplants<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Hardscaping 101: Natural Swimming Pools<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Gardening 101: Acacia<p>by …

Landscaping

Plant of the Week: Wisteria

The charms of wisteria are almost impossible to resist. Lounging languorously over a fence or pergola, she will beckon to you with her heady perfume. …

Landscaping

10 Easy Pieces: Perennials for the Seaside Garden

When I bought my Cape Cod cottage by the bay, I dreamed of an English country-style garden, all lush and wild. And so for years I fertilized and …

Gardening

10 Tips for a Simplified Garden, to Grow More With Less

It has been more than three years since I last wrote about My Neighbor Bea, a person who has persuaded her family (including her husband, Scott, her …

Gardening

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2014. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

Journalism

Grow Fresh Herbs in Style with the Ecofarm Aquaponics Starter Kit

Growing fresh herbs at home is a popular way to bring greenery indoors, but what if you could turn that spot of gardening into an educational …

Aquaponics

Medicinal Herb Garden – What To Grow and How To Keep It Growing All Winter

(Natrual News) You may not think it a worthwhile endeavor to grow culinary herbs indoors, or outdoors for that matter. After all, a quick trip to …

DIY || mother's day indoor herb garden

Do you have your Mother's Day gift picked out yet? I was scrambling a little bit until today, some of my supplies for my DIY gift didn't arrive until …

15 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>Here's proof that a lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

How to grow orchids

Experts from the Royal Horticultural Society share tips on how to choose and care for orchids<p><b>Meet the expert</b><p>Rob Stirling is a horticultural adviser at Wisley and has been collecting and growing orchids, especially those with scent, for the past 30 years.<p>The moth orchid, <i>Phalaenopsis</i>, is still a …

Gardening

Mint ~ Mentha Plant Care Guide

Mentha (also known as mint, from Greek míntha, Linear B mi-ta) is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae (mint family). The species are not …

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

Hiking

Recipe: Watermelon Salad with Feta & Mint

Pour off any juice that has gathered around the watermelon. Toss gently with the rice vinegar. Toss with the feta cheese crumbles, just until the …

Recipes

Zucchini Carpaccio Salad with Parmesan, Basil, and Walnuts Recipe

Raw zucchini is beautiful and tasty when sliced carpaccio-thin and topped with olive oil, fresh lemon, Parmesan, walnuts and basil leaves. Try it as a starter, side dish, or even as a light lunch.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe …

Marinated Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, and Basil Salad Recipe

Fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil are a classic combination, but sometimes the dish can be very bland. Here, cherry-sized mozzarella balls (<i>ciliegine</i>) are marinated in extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil, salt and pepper, and then tossed with sweet cherry tomatoes and golden balsamic vinegar. …

Grilled Chicken, Corn and Blueberry Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Grilled Chicken, Corn & Blueberry Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette<p>by The Gingered Whisk<p>Prep Time: 10 minutes<p>Cook Time: 10 minutes<p>Keywords: grill entree …

Old-Time Potato Salad

1. If you peel potatoes while they are still warm, they'll absorb flavors better. Cut them into 1-inch dice into a large bowl. Gently fold in the …

Cherry Tomato, Green Bean, and Wax Bean Salad with Herbed Bread Crumbs from 'Kitchen Garden Cookbook'

Fresh tomato salads are, in my opinion, one of the greatest joys of summer. They're even better when you can use tomatoes you've picked yourself. In her new <i>Kitchen Garden Cookbook</i>, <b>Jeanne Kelley</b> pairs this garden staple with snappy green beans and pale yellow wax beans for a crunchy, colorful twist. …

Hawaiian-Style Sesame Cabbage Salad

1 large head green cabbage, shredded into 1⁄4-inch ribbons<p>6–8 scallions, white and green parts, sliced thin (about 2 cups)<p>1⁄4 cup mirin<p>1⁄4 cup rice …

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A Different Sort of Egg Salad

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Sometimes, a girl's just gotta feel French.</i><p>It’s one of those facts of life – sometimes a girl’s just …

Recipes

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