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Plants that Grow without Sunlight | 12 Best Plants to Grow Indoors

There are plants that grow without sunlight, they need indirect exposure, some even thrive in fluorescent light and here in this article,…

Plants

Bring These Plants Into the Bedroom For Better Sleep

The research is in. For a better snooze, surround yourself with indoor plants. While many plants have beneficial properties and can contribute to …

Plants

11 Plants For Your Bedroom To Help You Sleep Better

We have compiled this list of 11 great plants to help you sleep better, based on their calming and cleansing effects.<p>There is nothing more annoying …

Air Purifiers

25 Best Air Plant Varieties

01 of 25<p>Tillandsia ionantha<p><i>Tillandsia</i> <i>ionantha</i> is one of the most popular air plants and they come in many forms. They are extremely hardy and hard to …

The Truth & Science Behind Aromatherapy

Alternative Medicine?<p>"And the benefits of aromatherapy are deeply rooted in not only the natural, but also the scientific."<p><i>Aromatherapy</i> is a form of …

5 Pinterest Garden Trends We’re Definitely Testing Out This Summer

It’s our fave time of year, filled with long days, sunshine, and lots of time spent outside doing *all* the outdoor things. Even if your garden is already planted, there’s still time to kick it up a notch. And thanks to Pinterest, we know what’s actually worth trying! Scroll down for five garden …

The best houseplant for your zodiac sign

Aquarius: Rex Begonia<p>Colourful petals on a plant is a must-have for a personality filled with so much imagination and curiosity. The heart-shaped …

4 Ways to Keep Your Yard Pest-Free This Summer | Times Square Chronicles

4 Ways to Keep Your Yard Pest-Free This Summer<p>One of the better parts of the summer months is the amount of time we get to spend in the yard. Whether …

4 natural ways to repel mosquitoes (and other pesky bugs)

Summer is underway, which means bug season is upon us.<p>Wanna keep this little guy under control naturally? Photo: Tom/Flickr<p>Big bugs, small bugs, …

Rotating indoor garden grows up to 100 herbs and vegetables every month

Growing your own home garden has never been easier or more beautiful. The innovative Ogarden is a spherical indoor garden with a rotating circular …

Gardening

10 Crazy Beautiful National Parks in Europe

Whether you're browsing the rails of designer stores in Paris or checking out the street art scene in Berlin, when it comes to travelling Europe, …

How To Grow Thriving Houseplants In Water

You don't need fancy containers—or soil—to enjoy beautiful houseplants or even an indoor herb garden all year long.<p>Houseplants <b>make you happy</b>, and …

Your roses are speaking to you — just listen!

When your roses are lush with green, healthy leaves and beautiful, fresh and fragrant blooms, not only do they make you happy but you can tell that …

Grow your own herbal teas

I love tea. I mean, I really love it. With a collection of more than 30 types in my kitchen cupboard and a mini plantation of tea bushes in my Croydon back garden, I find it a shame that we Brits don’t have the variety found in tea’s homeland of Asia. Take floral scented teas, for example, where …

Tea

Landscape Ideas: 9 Flowers to Add Color to a Garden

For gardeners who crave color–and really, who among us is immune?–the sudden decline from a giddy, glorious springtime into the dusty doldrums of …

22 Best Flowers for Full Sun | Heat Tolerant Flowers for Containers

If you’re searching for the best flowers for full sun then see our list of heat tolerant flowers.<p>All these flowers can bear the tropical heat and …

Plants

How to Grow Roses on Balcony, Patio and Terrace | Creating a Small Rose Garden

If you have a limited space and you want to create a small rose garden there then growing roses in containers is the best option for you.<p>Blooming …

Plants

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japan

It’s no coincidence if Japanese gardens remind you of those scene-in-a-shoebox dioramas you made in grade school.<p>A Japanese garden is a miniature …

10 unusual herbs to grow

Many of us grow herbs such as rosemary, chives and parsley for their ornamental as well as culinary value.<p>Advertisement<p>Indispensable as these plants …

Gardening

Hydroponic Gardening: How to Easily Grow Plants In Water

We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own …

Plants

Growing Herbs in Windowboxes

comments (16) August 6th, 2008<p>50 users recommend<p>by Frédérique Lavoipierre<br>April 1998<br>from issue #14<p>The sun set hours ago, and a steady, cold rain is …

Top 10 Homemade Organic Pesticides - Quiet Corner

Pesticides are the only toxic substances we <i>intentionally</i> release into our environment in order to kill living things. The chemicals don’t just harm …

Gardening

How To Improve Your Garden Soil Without A Compost Heap

A compost heap is a great way to recycle kitchen waste and improve your garden soil for free. However not everyone has the space needed and depending …

Gardening

Spring Activities for Kids

I’ve mined the TinkerLab archives for some of our very <b>favorite spring activities for kids.</b> These projects, crafts, and activities will help get …

Crafting

Indonesia’s Widodo Wades Into South China Sea Dispute

Indonesian president holds cabinet meeting in waters at center of a fishing-rights dispute with China<p>JAKARTA, Indonesia—Indonesian President Joko Widodo traveled to the southern end of the South China Sea on Thursday, sending a blunt message to Beijing that his country would assert its sovereignty …

China

The Five Stages of Writing a Novel

Few things in life are more daunting than attempting to write a novel. Leaving aside the amount of words you have to write (novels are usually around …

Don’t write like you think ‘writers’ write

Just a quick one today. Why is this so hard to do?…<p>“Relax, stop thinking, write with your lightning fingers, write like you think and speak and …

Creative Writing

Gay community under 'sustained attack' after Indonesian MP called for 'a modern warfare' against them and the country's top Islamic cleric urged for homosexuality to be made illegal

• <b>Minister criticised counselling services for gay students at a university</b>• <b><br>This triggered a debate and started 'a sustained assault on gay</b> …

LGBTQI