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These Guys Are Taking Costco’s Garbage and Using It to Help Grow Your Garden

There are more ways than ever to combat the massive problem of food waste—a new grocery store selling food otherwise destined for a dumpster, a …

Europe’s 5 Cities you Never Thought of Visiting

Everyone has certain European cities on their bucket list. Rome, Paris, London and Venice are some of the usual suspects. These cities are great, but …

European Travel

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Hospitality

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. This is all about leveraging foreign currencies and points-of-sale to your advantage.<p>For reasons I never quite understood, every time I …

The best houseplants for winter and how to care for them

Now is the moment to make the inside of our homes as wonderful as our gardens have been through the summer.<p>There are lots of beautiful, vibrant plants available to fill the winter with life and colour.<p>If you have a large indoor growing space – a conservatory or frost-free greenhouse – it's possible …

Gardening

Roasted Chicken Salad with Apples, Golden Raisins, and Tarragon

I must admit something embarrassing. Whenever I think of chicken salad, I think of the recipe for Waldorf salad that a customer keeps screaming at …

Recipes

Crispy Shallot Potato Cakes

Crispy Shallot Potato Cakes from Cook Taste Eat• 2 small Russet Potatoes<br>• ⅓ cup potato starch<br>• 2 large shallots, minced<br>• ¼ cup minced chives<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 3 cups …

Onions

Foodily Blog

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p><i>Amen</i> is out today.<p>By Alex Wong2 days agoView More<p>Super Bowl<p>Win your Super Bowl party—or any old party.<p>By Paula Forbes3 days agoView …

Enjoy cut flowers from the garden all year round

Grow your own florist shop in the garden this year, with a mix of bulbs and easy annuals - simple and so rewarding<p>I love the idea of picking a big bunch of flowers from my garden and setting them in a vase on the kitchen table, but with a smallish garden it takes a really special occasion for me to …

Gardening

Required Reading: The Cut Flower Patch

We know that growing our own cut flowers is easy, with clear benefits: thrift, bounty, show-off value. But we don’t always get around to doing it, …

Gardening

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10 Overlooked Summer Flowers

As summer rolls around, searches, questions and post requests related to <b>weddings</b> seem to flood in. Peonies and roses are <i>always</i> the stars of the show, …

Flowers

The Knowledge: how to grow a scented garden

Andy Thompson, designer of the Jo Malone Charity Gardens, gives advice on the best plants for a fragrant flowerbed<p><b>Ground designs</b> <br>Aromatic plants bring an extra dimension to a garden: an unexpected waft of scent can stir emotions and be calming or refreshing. The key when designing your garden is to …

Ten of the best herbs to grow in containers

After describing the benefits of growing herbs at home in containers, our vertical veg man picks his favourites<p>Herbs are one of the most rewarding container crops. Most are also easy to grow. Still, there are a few things to bear in mind if you want to make sure your potted herbs reach their bushy, …

How to Deadhead Roses

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Late Bloomers of the Best Kind

Landscape designer Brian Grubb selected a mix of perennials and annuals in white, pink, and lavender for High Meadow Farm. All peak during midsummer to late summer and are available at most nurseries.<p>1. Eupatorium<p>Also known as joe-pye weed, this tall, native perennial can reach more than seven feet …

Gardening

Gardening calendar: plant bulbs and pick the last roses

Top tips for gardening in early October. This week: lift your beetroot to ensure a plentiful supply this winter<p><b>1 Bright bulbs</b><p>Brighten up shady bits of your garden with <b>spring-flowering, shade-tolerant bulbs</b>. Go for <b>snowdrops</b> for January and February, followed by <b>Anemone blanda 'White Splendour’</b> and</b> …

How to grow sweetpeas: fill your garden with amazing scent

Sow them now and fragrant sweetpeas will grow bigger and more beautiful next spring<p>Whenever I try to get one step ahead and plant seedlings in pots, they inevitably end up desiccated or leggy due to my neglect. My enthusiasm and memory always fail me, and I miss out on yet another seasonal …

Gardening

How to Build a Bee Skep

For Charlie Kennard, it all started with an old engraving from the 1500’s: Pieter Brueghel’s “The Bee Keepers.” In it, bizarrely decked out …

Find an Apartment in No Time With These Essential Apps

Between a tight apartment supply, rising prices, and stiff competition, locating a place to live isn’t easy. These apps will help you find—and …

The App-Driven Life: How To Stick To Your 2014 New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions are so ridiculously ineffective, it’s a wonder why we even keep up this futile tradition year after year.<p>According to USA.gov, in America, virtually the same resolutions are popular every year. And according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, just 8 …

How to use your phone to lose weight and get fit

Here are the best apps, fitness trackers and other tech that can help you lose those extra pounds.<p>Every January the treadmills and ellipticals are filled with eager gym-goers. Like clockwork, however, after a couple of weeks the gym returns to its normal state of isolation.<p>Resolutions are hard to …

6 Reasons to Visit Cody, Wyoming

Jackson Hole often is the first option that comes to mind for tourists seeking a gateway into Yellowstone National Park—and for good reason. Jackson …

Road Trips

Going Solo: A Brief History of Living Alone and the Enduring Social Stigma Around Singletons

In the 4th century BC, Aristotle admonished:<p>The man who is isolated, who is unable to share in the benefits of political association, or has no need to share because he is already self-sufficient, is no part of the polis, and must therefore be either a beast or a god.<p>Indeed, the ancient world held …

Studio Visit: basäder

In the industrial business zone of East Williamsburg, Elin Johansson and Philip Antonelli (with the help of their college student assistant, Claire) squeeze into a space of 400 square feet—and that's not including the childrenswear designer who shares the other half. The couple started basäder …

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'Paying Till It Hurts': Why American Health Care Is So Pricey

It costs $13,660 for an American to have a hip replacement in Belgium; in the U.S., it's closer to $100,000.<p>Americans pay more for health care than people in many other developed countries, and Elisabeth Rosenthal is trying to find out why. The <i>New York Times</i> correspondent is spending a year …