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The 10 Books Every Gardener Should Read

Unless you’re lucky enough to be surrounded by knowledgeable gardeners—whether they are parents, friends, or neighbors—you can often find yourself …

Gardening 101: Raspberry

Raspberry, <i>Rubus strigosus:</i> “The Welcome Rambler”<p>Raspberries should be re-classified as one of the seven wonders of the world. Native species of the …

Here are the dates of every major meteor shower in 2017

We're just four days into 2017 and the new year has already given us a glimpse at a spectacular meteor shower. The Quadrantid meteor shower peaked on …

Cropland losses will have consequences especially for Asia and Africa, which will experience growing food insecurity as cities expand<p>Our future crops will face threats not only from climate change, but also from the massive expansion of cities, a new study warns. By 2030, it’s estimated that urban …

Geography

Indoor Bonsai Care Instructions

How To Take Proper Care Of Your Indoor Bonsai Tree<p>Bonsai is the reproduction of natural tree forms in miniature. This art form has its origin in …

Olive : Organic Pool Filter

Gardening 101: Ranunculus

<i>Ranunculus:</i> “The Little Frog”<p><i>Ranunculus</i>, especially of the buttercup variety, has a long history in legend. In Latin, its name means “little frog,” …

Cut Flowers

Doing The Plan

Gardening 101: Lilacs

Lilac, <i>Syringa:</i> “The Weeping Whitman”<p>Syringa is a flowering and divinely scented woody genus of hundreds of species that thrives in temperate growing …

20 Ways to control slugs in the permaculture garden or on the allotment

Slugs seem to get drunk and forget to crawl out again and drown.<p>The slugs are attracted by the fermentation gasses of beer. Any cheap lager or …

Taking cuttings

On the coldest day of the year so far, I finally got around to taking some cuttings. I’ve used a rooting gel for the first time, so although its been …

Creating a food forest

A forest requires no human maintenance and no inputs of fossil fuel energy, pesticides, herbicides or fertilisers to create an abundance of life. By …

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Growing American Wisteria

Nothing says the South quite like a front porch shrouded in a springtime veil of lavender drooping wisteria. The sugary scent of this perennial …

Climbing

5 Dirty Secrets to a " Less Work " Garden - Quiet Corner

It took over 20 years of gardening to realize that I didn’t have to work so hard to achieve a fruitful harvest. As the limitless energy of my youth …

Quantum records fall: most entangled photons plus 'twistiest' | Cosmos

<b>Quantum computers hold huge promise,</b> but the current state of the art is dishearteningly basic – the equivalent of an abacus with just two or three …

Gardening 101: Roses

Rose, <i>Rosa</i>: “Poets’ Muse”<p>Gertrude Stein once wrote in a poem, “A rose is just a rose is just a rose.” But as much as I hate to quarrel with Ms. Stein, …

Northern California

Theresa May attacks Deloitte and BBC over leaked Brexit memo

• <b>Leaked memo: Theresa May has no Brexit plan</b>• <b><br>'Cabinet splits' hindering negotiation process, memo says</b>• <b><br>May launches excoriating attack on Deloitte over memo</b>• <b><br>Eurosceptic MPs criticise 'bogus' memo to 'undermine' Brexit</b>• <b><br>Farage attacks May's refusal to use him as Trump go-between</b>• <b><br>Labour: We won't block</b> …

United Kingdom

Scientists measure the smallest increment of time ever recorded

The breakthrough will allow for stunning time lapses that reveal the behavior of electrons.<p>How many times can you cut increments of time in half …

Theresa May still has no plan for Brexit, leaked document reveals

Theresa May's Government has no Brexit plan and a poor understanding of what leaving the European Union means for industry, according to a leaked …

United Kingdom

Hydroponic Vegetable Gardening

A hydroponic garden is a fun way to grow your own herbs and vegetables. Hydroponic systems use nutrient-enriched water instead of soil, and have …

Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

Dark Matter

Bottle tower gardening: how to start ? (Willem Van Cotthem)

Together with my friend Gilbert VAN DAMME (Zaffelare, Belgium) I have set up some successful experiments with vertical gardening in <b>“container towers”</b>.<p>…

Train Roses to Produce More Flowers

Gardeners often say they don’t plant climbing roses or large shrub roses because they’re difficult to keep under control and they take up too much …

A key Brexit minister dropped a bombshell for banks that could destroy thousands of jobs

Mark Garnier, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Trade, made the admission in an interview with Bloomberg News. It is the clearest signal from a government minister that a key tenant of London's financial success could be destroyed by Brexit and is …

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

Scientists have heard hugely unusual messages from deep in space that they think are coming from aliens.<p>A new analysis of strange modulations in a …

Paranormal

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Queen facing million-pound black hole in estate finances after Brexit

The Queen is facing a million-pound black hole in her estates’ finances after Brexit which has caused consternation among royal aides, The Sunday Telegraph has learned.<p>Sandringham Estate, the Queen’s country retreat in Norfolk, will lose close to £700,000 a year when EU farming subsidies end while …

United Kingdom

Dating App Culture Is Being Reconsidered, and We're All About It

Remember that insanely long Tinder messaging thread of yours? You and Taylor had everything in common: diehard Vols fans, running addicts, spicy tuna roll enthusiasts. You even both were listening to Eric Church’s album <i>Mr. Misunderstood</i> on repeat like whoa. And then, nine rounds of ghosting later, …