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22 Amazingly Easy Orchids

<i>Aerides</i><p>These epiphytic orchids boast graceful, pendant spikes with many closely set, fragrant, waxy flowers. Water copiously in spring and summer, …

How to add more topsoil the natural way

The modern method of building is to wipe all the top soil away from a lot, build a house, and bring back 3 or 4 inches or soil or just sod and call …

Gardening

The first colour photographs of America

Articles about one home three bathrooms each awesome way use tile on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Vancouver architect collaborates with a team of artisans on a trio of bathrooms in his home.<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the family member occupying...<p>The rather poorly named Leeum Samsung Museum of Art (an unfortunate …

The difference between 1% and 2% milk

If you're one of those weirdos who likes to drink milk with every meal including Chinese food, carry on, we're not here to judge. But we would like to enlighten you about what it is you're actually drinking, what it's doing to your body, and if there's really a difference between 1% and 2%.<p>To get …

Nutrition

Hem’s Addictive, Custom Shelving Tool Teases Responsive Furniture To Come

Easily configurable, custom furniture: It’s the anti-Ikea, and the latest trend in interior design.<p>Responsive design has already taken over the web, with apps and sites that can automatically stretch and shrink to fit on tablets or televisions with equal comfort.<p>Now, we’re seeing that same trend …

How green is my roof?

<b>Man with a mission</b><p>In two years, S. Natarajan, a retired agricultural officer, has motivated and trained over 200 people in Madurai to create gardens …

Yes, you can grow a garden of vegetables in Florida; here's how

<i>From 12:30-1:30, we'll talk to the author about how he successfully grows a back yard garden full of vegetables in Florida each year. Click here to</i> …

Best Outdoor Living Space: Earth Inc.

The winner of this year’s Gardenista Considered Design Awards Best Outdoor Living Space is Earth Inc. of Toronto, Ontario.<p>The firm’s project was …

45 Classic Library Design Ideas

See the most stylish ways to stack treasured reads.<p>Whether your home is traditional, modern or somewhere in between, we've got the ultimate book-curation inspiration.

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This Dew-Harvesting Greenhouse Waters Itself–And Then Makes Clean Drinking Water

During the day, as temperatures rise outside, the heat makes water evaporate from the plants inside the greenhouse. At the end of the day, the farmer …

Rustic Yet Refined, Healdsburg Edition

Alison Davin of Jute is making a name for herself in the Bay Area with her “urban earthy” interiors, ranging from a small kitchen makeover in San …

Arduino Auto Watering Garden Project

Introduction: Arduino Auto Watering Garden Project<p>What your looking at above is my entire project in its' enclosure. I set out to solve a problem …

Designer Visit: At Home in Jurassic Park, in North London

Tom Stuart-Smith likes high drama. (He did not become England’s garden designer of the moment by accident, after all.) This explains the giant tree …

Growing School Gardens In Winter

You’ve seen them before – those abandoned raised beds in a schoolyard near you. Once filled with tiny pepper plants and towering sunflowers, weeds …

Gardening

13 Reasons Why Gardening Is Good For Your Health

The results of a multitude of research is now showing what gardeners have intrinsically known for generations –<p><b>that gardening is good for your health.</b><p>…

Greenhouse in the Botanic Garden | University of Aarhus, Denmark | C.F. Møller Architects

Gardens: plants for cracks

I have built a path. I mean this in the grand tradition of building things, which is to say, "I got someone else to build it", namely my husband. And I got him to build it badly, with gaps and holes and rubbish pointing.<p>A path with rubbish pointing opens up a world of planting opportunities, albeit …

I'M READY FOR SPRING BUT IT'S STILL TOO EARLY TO FORCE THOSE BULBS

Can you guess what this plant is - - It's a Cymbium elegant ( see photo of it at the end of this post- it's terrific!). I noticed it in bloom while …

World’s Largest Indoor Farm is 100 Times More Productive

The statistics for this incredibly successful indoor farming endeavor in Japan are staggering: 25,000 square feet producing 10,000 heads of lettuce …