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Landscaping Ideas: 16 Simple Solutions for Sustainability

Landscaping ideas for sustainable gardens are in the forefront of designers’ minds. And concern about climate change has us all looking for ways we …

Ask the Expert: 10 Tips for a Zero Waste Garden

My neighbor Bea has persuaded her family (including her husband, Scott, her two sons and a tiny dog) to live with less stuff than the average …

15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality

A breath of fresh air<p>In the late '80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in …

Plants

To Save the Planet, Eat Less Meat, Report Urges

To prevent ruinous climate change and stave off an influx of preventable chronic diseases, Americans must reduce their meat intake and switch to a …

Tag: Landscaping 101

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japanese Zen Masters<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Landscaping 101: Biodynamics for the Edible Garden<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Pink Grasses: …

Free Home Plans: Cabins; Cottages; Bungalows; Small Houses; Solar and Green Homes; Farmhouses

<b>Free Home Plans: Cabins; Cottages; Bungalows; Small Houses; Solar and Green Homes; Farmhouses</b><p>Want an easy, fun and inexpensive way to get started on …

Framing

Free Green and Energy Efficient Home Plans

<b>Free Green and Energy Efficient Home Plans</b><p><b>From Houseplans.com</b><p>Select from eight different solar, energy-efficient and eco-friendly home, cabin and …

Clean Energy

RJ Anderson Officially Loses His Mind In XP1K2: Video

Last year, off road youngster RJ Anderson dropped a video bomb on top of the Internet. The 10-minute amaze-fest is called XP1K, and it features …

Extreme Sports

Ken Block's 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR and CR Supercars Villain are retro done right

Gymkhana king Ken Block has had a pretty simple car history in his trademark videos, starting out with Subaru Impreza rally cars before moving into Ford Focus racers for the past four installments. His next video, though, Gymkhana Seven, kind of goes back in time.<p>Rather than the cutting-edge rally …

Treehouse Hardware Series - Tree Attachment Bolt (TAB)

How to Mount Tire Chains to a Tractor<p>Bird Feeder - House Replica<p>Rockets Class<p>Thanks for posting. I am having a real problem with how knee braces are …

Woodworking

The Golden Ratio vs. The Rule of Thirds: Which is Best?

Two terms, one more frequently heard that the other, are the <b>golden ratio</b> and the <b>rule of thirds</b>. But is one really better than the other? In this …

Landscape Photography

How to become an outstanding photographer

Wow, that is a bold title for a blog post, isn’t it? And I bet you’re expecting a fool-proof list of actions that will make you outstanding – maybe a …

Fresh From Appalachia: Chinese Medicinal Herbs

Traditional Chinese medicine is gaining acceptance in the U.S., though still largely as a complementary treatment.<p>Mainstream doctors are mixed on its effectiveness. Still, as alternative treatments gain traction and the demand for Chinese herbs grows, farmers in Appalachia are responding.<p>The Blue …

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Save $2,000 a Year With Energy-Efficient Home Improvements

Winter is fast approaching, but it’s not too late to make home improvements to save big on your energy bill. While switching your old lightbulbs for …

Home Improvement