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Gift Guide: For the Crafty Gardener

Growing up in the country, I had parents who did their utmost to exploit the natural world as a source for our amusement. This meant not only long …

Ask Alys: your gardening questions answered

<b>I want a climber against the wall in my front garden. It faces south, can be very warm in summer, but also windy, because we face the sea which is 10 miles away. I have tried a climbing rose but it didn't thrive.</b><p>There are many plants that don't mind hot conditions, and a fair few that don't mind …

Plant of the week: Rose 'Lady Marmalade'

Pumpkin-orange cabbage rose-style blooms made it Rose of the Year 2014<p><b>What is it?</b> A floribunda rose that looks like an old-fashioned cottage garden dweller, but has the disease resistance you'd expect from a modern rose. The cabbage rose-style blooms are pumpkin-orange, softening to apricot as they …

A Reader’s Secret Garden: Enchanted Burchetts Wood

On the edge of a large heath land in the county of Surrey in the South of England lives painter and best-selling author Celia Lewis with her chickens …

Houseplants for a Hater

I hate houseplants. I mean <i>r</i><i>eally</i> hate them, and I know it’s my earliest experiences that shaped my disdain. In my childhood home, our living room …

Expert Advice: 10 Best Low-Maintenance Houseplants

Nobody needs a needy plant. When we asked landscape designers and gardeners about their favorite houseplants, or the plants they thought were easiest …

5 Favorites: Mini Houseplants for Apartment Living

An aversion to the average houseplant once was common in the design world. If you flipped through an architectural or interior magazine ten years …

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Slc. Barefoot Mailman orchid

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Yes We Can! Bringing Back Grandma’s Violets

“Where do you keep your African violets?” It wasn’t a funny question, but the man behind the counter at the flower shop laughed. When he realized I …

Ask the Expert: Tips for Starting a Houseplant Collection

When I asked Alea Joy Bessey, co-owner of Solabee Flowers and Botanicals in Oregon, how she first became interested in houseplants, I knew straight …

Remodeling 101: 10 Happiness-Inducing Paint Colors

Happiness comes in many hues. That’s what we learned when we asked members of our Architect/Designer Directory for the cheeriest shades of paint that …

The beginner's guide to starting a veg garden

There has never been a more interesting time for edible gardening. It is right on so many levels. It saves money, saves the planet and satisfies our epicurean appetites. Edible gardening is an opportunity to grow interesting flavours fresher than money can buy. It is the key to children being more …

How to Look After Roses in Autumn

Do it:<p>Sep, Oct, Nov<p>Takes just:<p>two hours<p>At its best:<p>Jun, Jul, Aug<p>Their show might be over, but if you give your roses some care during autumn, they …

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11 Ways to Maximize a Small Space

Mirrors and double-duty furniture are your best friends.<p>Whether you live in a cozy studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room or tiny nook in your house, use these small space design ideas to help you decorate.

Gardening 101: How to Sprout a Seed

Launch a stealth attack on winter by sprouting seeds indoors (to get a start on your edible garden). It’s simpler than you may think.<p>Photography by …

Nikon Df

The much rumored and highly anticipated news from Nikon is now official: The D<i>f</i>—an advanced-level D-SLR blending a classic, vintage-inspired design with the performance of a modern FX-format camera—has just been unveiled. For longtime Nikon users such as ourselves, the introduction is welcomed with …

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How to Identify your Own Decorating Style

Many people struggle with <b>finding their own sense of style within their homes</b>. Whether you’ve just moved into your first house, apartment or you’re …

Five Décor Tips to Boost Your Mood

We’re influenced by our surroundings and living space, so make sure your home is making you feel happy. Here are easy ways to update your interiors …

15 Chic Rooms in Orange and Black

A sophisticated spin on the Halloween palette.<p>These spaces — eight in black and seven in orange — put a sophisticated spin on the classic Halloween palette.

Tiny gene shift sparks new species of butterfly - Futurity

A few genetic changes can spark the evolution of new species, even if the original populations are still in contact and exchanging genes, a new study …

I Never Thought I'd Want an iWatch, Until I Saw This!

I've heard all of the propaganda, and seen all of the concept mockups, but I just haven't been able to wrap my mind around an iWatch. I mean, I don't even wear a regular wristwatch. Granted, back in the day I loved my calculator/Pac-Man watch (which was the <i>pinnacle</i> of high-tech back in Fort …

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Tag: Design News

Current Obsessions: The Water Garden<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Trending on Remodelista: 5 Ideas for Pre–Spring Cleaning<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Current Obsessions: …

A Magic Wand That Paints Light

Light Painting was already a photographical miracle. But with this new device, the whole genre is born anew.<p>The phantasmic exposures behind light painting feel a bit like magic on earth. In reality, the technique is just a clever hack: You take a photo with a long exposure, and by waving a bright …

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