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How to Store Green Tomatoes from your Garden, So They Ripen Inside, During Fall and Winter

<b>This month's notes:</b> May 2018: Stored US apples are still available. See your state's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming …

Gardening

What's the Best Backpacking Food?

18<p>SHARES<p><b>Q:</b><i>When doing longer, multi-day hikes, what's the best way to maximize the amount of calories per ounce of weight while still eating healthy,</i> …

Food

This ‘Tales by Light’ Trailer is 2 Minutes of Pure Photo Passion

Want an incredible dose of photographic inspiration? Check out this newly-released 2-minute trailer for the new TV series <i>Tales by Light</i>, a new TV …

Using dead wood constructively

Francine Raymond suggests a multitude of ways in which canny gardeners can make the most of their leftover timber.<p>Of all the produce from the garden - the herbs, the fruit, the veg and the cut flowers - the crop most often forgotten and underappreciated is wood.<p>As I sit by the tetchy wood-burning …

Waste Not – Want Not: Regrowing Food from Kitchen Scraps

from Whole Foods via Cookingstoned.tv<p>Spring is in the air, and I catch myself daydreaming about sun on my back and dirt under my fingernails. <b>I can’t</b> …

Firefighter Photographer Jake Niece Captures Beauty While Battling Destruction

Jake Niece is a “jake of all trades” who uses both mind and muscle in his multiple lines of work. In the summer he works as a wildland firefighter in …

When Should I Plant What?

When thinking about planting seeds, sometimes it can be confusing. What should I plant when? Well, the answer is… there are a lot of different …

Gardening

Gardening Tips Pt IV: DIY Plant Markers

Have you ever gone out to the garden to pull up some onions and pulled up carrots instead? Some of us beginner gardeners have trouble telling which …

Simple Crop Rotation for Organic Gardening - Organic Gardening

Crop rotation is an important factor of organic gardening. It’s just as important as composting and cover crops. By not following these simple steps …

Use This Lightroom ‘Secret Slider’ Trick for Extreme Shadow Recovery

Retoucher Matt Kloskowski offers this quick and easy Lightroom tip for your mental library: if you ever find yourself with a drastically underexposed …

Portrait Photography |Placing the Main Light

The main light is the source of illumination for a picture. It’s the one that’s measured for exposure with an incident meter. Using one is explained …

Farming With Nature: Trees For Shelter, Animal Fodder & Wildlife Habitats

One of the many reasons we are planting 1000s of different trees on the farm is to grow foliage for food for our animals.<p>Back before we had the …

HDR Photography: Shooting Tips, Software Plugins, and Training Resources

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography refers to creating an image, from two or more exposures of a scene/subject, in which the appearance of colors is …

Tutorials

Straw bale gardening: is it any good?

Easy, economical and efficient, the humble straw bale is raising the stakes for veg production<p>Straw bale gardening is not something I’ve tried before, but it is on the cards for this year. The technique has been around since the Sixties, if not earlier. An American horticulturalist, Joel Karsten, …

Gardening

One Man’s Genius Idea To Grow Tomatoes

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Wellness

99 Remarkably Clever Gardening Tips & Shortcuts That You Can Steal Immediately!

<b>Your Best Gardening Tips & Shortcuts In A Giant Resource List</b> <b></b><p>Dave Ledoux – host<p><b>Greetings garden lover!</b><p>It’s finally here … the massive list of ideas, …

Gardening

A Short and Sweet Video Tutorial on How to Capture a Night Sky Time-Lapse with Your DSLR

UK-based videographer Cal Thomson recently got into astrophotography and creating time-lapses of the starry night sky. After receiving good responses …

15 Ways to Show Off Your Plants

Keeping indoor plants is a beautiful hobby — from succulents to ferns to fiddle leaf figs, there are scads to choose from. Putting a live plant or two in your home adds a sense of permanence to any space, no matter how big or small. Whether you’re a brown thumb trying to turn over a new leaf or …

Fairy Garden With Edible Plants

Introduction: Fairy Garden With Edible Plants<p>So for my young nieces birthday we decided to make her a fairy garden. She loves fairies and anything …

Create Your Own Unlimited Supply Of Ginger Root

Ginger has so many healing properties. It can help with nausea, clear sinuses, curb appetites, help with upset tummies, and cure many other ailments. …

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

Garden Visit: Dutch Master Piet Oudolf in Yorkshire

The sheer scale of the place is difficult to grapple with. The kitchen garden alone at Scampston Hall, in Yorkshire, in the north of England, …

Landscaping

6 Easy DIY Photography Projects That Make for Great Holiday Gifts

Want to make a photography gift this holiday season instead of buying one? The video above offers 6 fun ideas for easy DIY photo gifts you can try …

Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

30 Awesome Photography Links to Dial Up Your Inspiration Quotient

As another week passes us by Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching the internet for links to the best tutorials, special features, great …

Landscape Photography

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …

Tutorials

Guide to Creative White Balance for Landscape Photography

en_US<p>article<p>Guide to Creative White Balance for Landscape …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away …