Marc Barthes

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7 Smokable Plants You Can Grow That Aren’t Marijuana

By Brian Barth<p>Here's a non-trend that you'd think would be more hip: tobacco-free herbal smoking blends.<p>Quite a few plants may be safely, and …

Plants

DIY Simple Window Locks to Keep Your Home Safe

The latches on most double hung windows are no match for a burglar with a pry bar. Pin locks are an easy solution. To install one, all you have to do …

Facelifts

Read This Before You Pick Out Your Kitchen Counters

We run through the pros and cons of some of the most popular picks for the kitchen.<p>The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it’s the countertop …

Home Improvement

Hardware 101: Smart Irrigation Controllers

Let’s say you already have an automatic sprinkler system—but it’s not too smart. Even when it’s pouring outside, the control box doesn’t have a clue; …

Turn Hardware Pipes into a Modern Wine Rack

No one will guess that this sleek, modern wine rack is made of PVC pipe from a hardware store. The design is completely flexible, so you can create one to fit inside any shelf or cabinet and paint it to suit your own decor.

DIY

Gray Laundry room design picture - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

40 Laundry Room Cabinets To Make This House Chore So Much Easier ← Back to article<p>40 Laundry Room Cabinets To Make This House Chore So Much …

Laundry Rooms

50 Easy Appetizers for Your Next Party

Guests will never know that your delightful appetizers took less than 30 minutes from start to finish!<p>Miniature Corn Dogs<p>Cute little corn dogs add …

Cooking

Our 20 Favorite Ideas for Outdoor Living Spaces

One area of the home to come the furthest in terms of design over the years is the outdoor living space. These were once just spaces to place a patio …

Landscaping

Buttery Garlic Rice Is the 3-Ingredient Side Dish You Need

Growing up with a potato farmer father, I was destined to be well-versed in potato prep. Mashed or scalloped, baked or hash browned — I can do it …

Recipes

The Fastest Way to Make Your House Smell Amazing

The holiday season means lots of things, namely food, celebrations and the arrival of guests. We bet you’ve tidied up the living room and prepped the …

Holiday Recipes

If You Paint Your Front Door This Color, Your House Could Sell for $6,000 More

Thinking about starting—or finishing—some projects around the home this summer? Good call: It’s always a good idea to make some updates to increase …

Real Estate

Home Decorating That Can Help You Improve Your Luck

Luck doesn’t always come in the form of a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow (we wish). Good luck is a gamble, but there are some things you can do …

Nifty Outdoors

Turn a boring wall in your yard into a secret garden portal with this optical illusion mirror! 🌿✨

How to Build a Low-Maintenance Water Feature

Construct a simple (one-weekend!) stone and gravel fountain that needs almost no maintenance.<p>Water comes up through a hole in the stone and overflows …

Landscaping

The motion activated under-bed LED night light everyone goes nuts over is back on Amazon

The Vansky Motion Activated Bed Light is basically the perfect night light because it removes the biggest problems with conventional night lights. …

Tech Trends

12 Simple Ways to Enhance Curb Appeal

Real estate professionals talk about curb appeal a lot. It’s what makes a house attractive and inviting. Here are 12 ways smart landscaping can help …

Finger Limes

The fruit of the Australian finger lime <i>Citrus australasica</i> is sought after by top restaurants around the world. Often described as ‘lime caviar’ for …

Peter Gordon's creamy mushroom and hazelnut soup recipe

This semi-chunky soup is simple to make and very tasty. You can make it from a variety of mushrooms or just plain old field mushrooms, but button mushrooms by themselves won’t have enough flavour. Walnuts work just as well as hazelnuts.<p>Creamy mushroom and hazelnut soup<p><i>serves 4</i><p>30g butter<br>1 leek, …

Recipes

How to create a vertical garden

Angie Thomas, Horticulture consultant to Yates, reveals everything you need to know about creating your own vertical garden.<p><b>Great reasons to create a</b> …

How to Perform “Ctrl-Alt-Delete” on Your Mac

- Jun 5, 2018<p>If you’ve used Windows you know that <b>Ctrl + Alt + Delete</b>—now “<b>Ctrl + Shift + Delete</b>“—is what you do when things aren’t going as expected. …

Apps

Stunning Staircases That Are a Step Above the Rest

Stairs are so commonplace in architecture that you might not give them a second thought. But as evidenced by modern stair design, it’s something that …

A Major Physics Experiment Just Detected A Particle That Shouldn't Exist

Scientists have produced the firmest evidence yet of so-called sterile neutrinos, mysterious particles that pass through matter without interacting …

9 Siri commands to use with your Apple TV remote

With only six buttons and a clicking touchpad, the Siri Remote for the Apple TV seems like an overly-simplified remote, especially when you consider everything the streamer can do. It gets its job done pretty well, even if the trackpad can be a bit cumbersome at times.<p>In fact, if you're not using …

The Window In The Shower Dilemma In The Contemporary Home

Having a window in the shower is as practical as it is beautiful. By opening up the window you ventilate the space and you let in fresh air plus even …

12 Tips to Help You Start an Edible Garden

You’ve dreamed of turning your lawn into a lush food-producing oasis. Perhaps you’ve had visions of stepping onto your patio before dinner to snip …

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be …

All Your Outdoor Questions, Answered by Expert Landscapers

We went to the pros to help you create your dream outdoor space.<p>If you aren’t wasting away your Saturday mornings mowing, mulching, weeding, …

17 Clever Home Improvement Ideas Under $200

Home improvements aren’t just projects that involve a wood, hammer, and nails. Any project that makes your house more comfortable, beautiful, or …

13 Design Ideas to Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive

Get the kitchen of your dreams, even on a budget.<p>Photographs can add a sweet touch of nostalgia to your space, but a fridge that’s plastered with …

Kitchens

12 Ways to Get Rid of Weeds Without Using Roundup

You don’t have to resort to chemical herbicides in order to get rid of invasive weeds. Safer options exist that will work just as effectively. They …