Deb Hiller

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How to Grow a Clementine Tree in Your House

Clementines are so good and very healthy too. Clementines contain large amounts of vitamin C, so they will be your best friends when fighting the flu …

Gardening Tips for August | Self-Sufficiency

<b>Story Views</b><p>Gardening Tips for August From the Farmer’s Almanac<p><b>5th-7th</b> Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield …

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Tips for Fertilizing Your Vegetable Garden

Shares 4K<p>I live in the high desert. We have sandy soil, which is great for drainage, but has few of the nutrients vegetables need to thrive and …

Does Vegetable Gardening Have a Financial Benefit?

Growing your own vegetables can give you access to fresh, local produce right in your backyard — but can it help you save money on your grocery bill? …

Growing Blueberries : How to Grow Blueberries at Home

Summer berries are among our favorite fruits ever, too bad you can’t enjoy their freshness all year, right? Wrong! You can grow your own berries at …

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Help your garden survive heat and drought

Plant selection and design in addition to proper watering can help reduce stress on plants — and the people who care for them.<p>Why plant selection …

The New Vegetable Garden: 8 Favorite Edible Backyards

Our dream kitchen garden is practical, prolific, and beautiful. Here are 13 we love–all working gardens, but pretty enough for leisure time, …

Patented seeds are not exclusively GMO — They are in the fields of organic farmers, too

Aloe Vera Plants: Best Tips for Growing & Care

Having an aloe vera plant around (and using it, should the need arise), can make even the most modern and high-tech of us feel like herbalist …

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The most cost effective 10 DIY Back garden Projects That Any person Can Make

You’ve very little place in your property and don’t understand what to try and do with it. With little effort you could change it right into a snug …

How to Get Beautiful Texture in Your Garden

Add beauty and texture to your garden with leafy and flowering perennials, annuals, and grasses.<p>1 of 17<p>Variegated Variety<p>You don't need big showy …

Why I'll never have a lawn again

I didn't realize what a dead zone the lawn is until I lived in a meadow.<p>The "no-mow" movement is gaining steam, and I've joined it, after I've had …

French Knitted Knotted Coasters

Ever wondered what to do with all that french knitted cord you've made. Why not try out some nautical knotting and make a set of coasters?<p>430<p>3856

Kid Knits: Kitty Cat Headband

Looking for a purrrfect gift for the feline-loving kid in your life? Knit up a super-cute kitty cat headband!<p>Whether you’ve got a french knitter, a thread spool loom, or you just like to knit i-cord, this fun and kid-friendly headband is the perfect project for crafty parents or for keeping a …

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Super-Easy Socks That You Knit Flat

Does the idea of knitting a pair of socks stress you out? Knit ’em flat instead of in the round with this super-easy sock technique!<p>Don’t let the idea of knitting in the round or turning a heel intimidate you. With this simple sock knitting method, whipping up a pair of socks becomes as easy as …

Knit up a Cute Harry Potter-Inspired Mini Golden Snitch Sweater

Have a <i>Harry Potter</i> fan or Quidditch player in your life? Delight your favorite wizard with a fun <i>Harry Potter</i>-inspired golden snitch sweater!<p>Mini sweaters make for adorable trinkets, cute clothes for small toys, and fantastic holiday ornaments, and they’re also a wonderful way to practice your …

Photos: Stunning images of California’s 21 wildfires show nature’s terrible beauty in action

When California governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency this weekend (Aug. 1), he said that severe drought and recent extreme weather have turned the state into a “tinderbox.” There are 21 wildfires raging throughout California today (Aug. 3), with many of them sparked by lightning …

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20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

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Exploring TWA's Abandoned Terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International

A survey of former jet-age glory.<p>When you first step out of the terminal at John F. Kennedy International in New York City, one of your first impressions of the city is also one of its most solemn icons: the former Trans World Airlines Flight Center. Legendary Finnish-American architect Eero …

Scientists are using origami to build nanobots

One of the world’s oldest art forms could inspire some particularly futuristic technology. In a paper published in Nature today, a team of scientists from Cornell University showed how origami influenced designs for atom-thick graphene objects that could one day be used in nanotechnology.<p>The …

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