Andrew Glen

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10 tips to topiary like an expert

Topiary can be beautiful, stylish and sometimes jaw-droppingly impressive.Adding some hedge art to your garden could be a great way to liven things …

Eastenders Stars: Then and Now

ADVERTISEMENT<p>John Altman – Now<p>One of the original cast members, he’s been around since the 1985 days, although he did take a brief hiatus, returning …

Meet a Pro: David FitzSimmons, Visual Narrator of Nature | Expert photography blogs, tip, techniques, camera reviews

David FitzSimmons didn’t take any of the usual routes to becoming a full-time pro. The Belleville, Ohio-based freelance photographer and writer …

Nature Photography

10 steak sauces you can make in minutes

If our site’s statistics show one thing, it’s that you love steak and want to know how to cook it perfectly. Our how to cook the perfect steak guide …

Vegetable jalfrezi

A meat-free curry, low in saturated fat and packed with goodness from butternut squash, cauliflower, peppers and chickpeas<p>Ingredients<p>1 tbsp sunflower …

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Soup Recipes Simmering With Chicken, Potato, Veggies And More

Bisques, chowders and more!<p>It doesn't matter how many bowls of chicken noodle soup you've eaten ... the next time you come down with a cold it's going to be exactly what you need. And the number of times you've had tomato soup and grilled cheese for dinner will not stop you from craving it on that …

Shrimp and Grits (with Creamy White Cheddar Grits)

<i>Hickory Nut Gap Farm is a family-owned farm in Fairview, NC, a small town near Asheville. The centerpiece of the farm is a sprawling farmhouse</i> …

Spices of Life: A Round-Up of Homemade Spice Blends

A year or so spent working for a fine spice merchant left me with a lifelong appreciation for spices and their place in the kitchen. The series I’ve …

Cooking (Canada)

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

Herb guide: The essential guide to our favorite fresh herbs

<i>Parsley, sage rosemary and thyme: no, this isn’t the newest flavor from Pressed Juicery, but the subject of this excerpt from The Essential Good Food</i> …

10 Must Have Medicinal Herbs

With a strong drive towards a return to a more natural way of living, medicinal herbs are growing in popularity as gardeners come to recognize the …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

zucchini-basil soup

I discovered a lovely thing and I want to share it with all of you marvelous people. If you buy basil on the root it keeps as if it were planted in …

Composting 101

Compost is created in forests, fields, and plains around the world. It is the result of organic matter (plant parts and food scraps) decomposing with the aid of water, oxygen, invertebrate organisms (worms, slugs, sow bugs), and beneficial microorganisms (fungi and bacteria). Crumbly, dark brown …

Growing fennel for its flowers, seeds and potent pollen

Unlike many plants considered invasive, fennel does everything it can to ingratiate itself into the garden. Its leaves are attractive -- feathery and delicate -- and the umbrella-shaped blooms of bright yellow flowers that come in summer serve as miniature landing pads for pollinators. Every part …

Gardening

Herbs

Below is a listing of herb varieties that we are currently growing, have grown in the past, or tried to grow! I’ve included some of my …

Valuable Tips for Autumn Photography

Autumn is a season that provides a golden opportunity to take beautiful shots in varied colors. And what else could be the perfect subjects for your …

Yotam Ottolenghi's arancini recipe, plus a cracking cauliflower soup

A quick shallow fry is a great way to transform leftovers, and no more so than in the case of risotto. Arancini, meaning "little oranges", are so-called after the shape and colour of the Sicilian rice balls made using saffron risotto.<p>It's no surprise that these crisp balls hold a place in Italians' …

Vegetable Growing Guide

<b>Days to Harvest:</b> A newly planted asparagus patch should not be harvested for its first year -- it needs this time to become established in the garden. The second year, you can harvest selectively over a two-week period. The third year, harvest over four weeks. The fourth year and beyond, you may …