Suzie Castello

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How To Make Strawberry Baskets

Dan Pearson: 'We knew that ours was a risky strategy'

The Best in Show winner at the Chelsea Flower Show, Dan Pearson, speaks to Judith Woods about his win, home-life at Chatsworth and horticulture<p>For a man who has just won the gardening equivalent of the Oscar for best picture, Dan Pearson appears remarkably sanguine verging on blasé.<p>“The prize was a …

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Gardening 101: How to Use Eggshells in the Garden

Last fall I started collecting eggshells after I read an article on Real Farmacy that touted their usefulness in the garden for everything from …

diy project: “kokedama” string garden

The days are getting longer, and the sun is shining more; I can’t think of a better time to get my hands into soil and play around with some fun …

Stream and Watch your Favorite TV Shows, Movies and Live TV

Presents<p>S13 E10 Kung Fu BitingOn this week’s episode, the docs are bombarded with four dogs that have been attacked.<p>Aired 9-9-18 • TV-14 L<p>Aired 9-4-18 • TV-PG<p>• • •<p>SEASON PREMIERE<p>Aired 9-10-18 • TV-PG L<p>• • •<p>Aired 8-27-18 • TV-PG L<p>• • •<p>See More<p>Presents<p>S2 E12 Michael & DianeA high school football …

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How to Help Someone Develop Emotional Intelligence

If you are one of the unlucky people who must deal with a clueless colleague or a brutish boss, you’re not alone. Sadly, far too many people at work lack basic emotional intelligence. They simply don’t seem to have the self-awareness and the social skills that are necessary to work in our …

The Political Power of the Black Sorority

Loretta Lynch's confirmation as U.S attorney general was a crucial victory for a group of women whose influence is seldom appreciated.<p>After a five-month delay, Loretta Lynch made history last week. On Thursday, the Senate confirmed Lynch as the next U.S. attorney general, the first African American …

How (Not) to Pitch

A guide for freelance writers.<p>3. Don't pitch topics. Pitch stories. That can take anywhere from one sentence to three or four grafs, but it's rarely longer.<p>4. Do not send your pitch as an attachment. It will get read faster if you put it in the body of your email, because that way the editor you're …

Gardeners love phosphorus. Wildflowers don’t

Many wildflowers don't stand a chance in phosphorus-heavy soil, says Ken Thompson.<p>Ever wondered why that wildflower meadow you tried to make turned out such a mess? The answer almost certainly has something to do with soil nutrients. Not just any old nutrient either, but one in particular: …

Why You Should Stay in School, in 1 Chart

High school graduates' inflation-adjusted wages have fallen 1.6% the past 12 years<p>It's been a lost decade for American workers, but it's been more lost for some than others. As Lawrence Mishel and Heidi Shierholz of the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) point out in a new and particularly depressing …

'Where Should I Go to College?'

How to answer that question by asking another question<p>Where should you go to college--assuming you're a high school student and getting ready for this new phase of your life? Where should you encourage your son or daughter to go--assuming that you're a parent? As a college professor, I get asked …

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The New Tools That Let You Build a Personal GIF Library

Archiving! Annotating! Anthologizing! Assembling your own GIF Alexandria<p>Yesterday, a new Chrome extension came out. It has a humble, useful purpose: It organizes your GIFs.<p>Here's how it works. Right-click a GIF. Send it to your GIFme, which is a little window that hangs down from the toolbar of …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

How to grow: figs

<b>John Cushnie offers his tips on growing figs</b><p>Adam and Eve may have found that the leaves of the fig spared their blushes, but it's the fruit that gets me excited.<p>There is little better than the fig tree's produce, so fresh it is still warm from the sun, straight from your garden. Dried figs are …

How Sleep Deprivation Makes Us Want to Eat Fat

New research shows decreased activity in the parts of the brain that regulate "food desirability."<p>Over the past 30 years many studies have shown that sleep deprivation correlates with gaining weight. How exactly that works in our brains still isn't clear, though.<p>This week adds a small but …

DIY: Make Your Own Wildflower Seed Bombs

Seed bombs are the main weapon guerrilla gardeners can use to spread flowers in bare spots, creating pockets of beauty and habitats for pollinators. …

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Rosie's Buttermilk Biscuits

• Preheat oven to 450 degrees.<br>• Place flour into a large mixing bowl. Fluff it gently and very briefly with a whisk.<br>• Add cold bacon fat and cut it into the flour with a pastry blender until pea-sized crumbs form. If you don't have a pastry blender you can quickly rub the fat into the flour with your …

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Weed, NyQuil, And Dongs: The Secret Ingredients Behind Voodoo Doughnut

Cereal, penises, NyQuil, even weed. Nothing is off limits for the creative minds behind Voodoo Doughnut, which is exactly what’s made them so darned delightful.<p>Long before the resurgence of Brooklyn and the birth of the Cronut, there was a West Coast revolution in sugar, flour, and yeast. These …

This Fun Tool Teaches Kids To Program With Pictures

It’s like Codecademy meets Colorforms.<p>Do you ever feel pressured to know how to code? With so much buzz surrounding DIY programming courses like Codecademy, Treehouse, and Code School, it’s easy to forget that the best way to learn something is to frame it as, y’know, fun. Isla, a new toy …

A Bible Of Color Theory Is Now An App

On the 50th anniversary of Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color, Yale University Press has released the work as an interactive teaching tool along the lines of what the Bauhaus master originally intended.<p>Josef Albers, one of the best-known painters and educators to emerge from the German Bauhaus, …

Seed saving for beginners

Lia Leendertz tells you how to collect, dry and store your seeds for next season<p>I am an accidental seed saver. It happened like this. Two years ago, things slipped on the allotment. Weekend camping trips, the odd visit from a relative or two, rain stopping play, and suddenly weeds were springing …