Taking cuttings is usually a high-maintenance activity. It requires quick work followed by careful nurturing to coax out new, life-sustaining roots before the cutting runs out of juice and wilts. Phew.
Japan is warm and welcoming to travellers, but its unique culture can be as inscrutable as it is intriguing for the first-time visitor. To help create a faux-pas-free journey, arm yourself with a few these
In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin. However, today you can create an ultra-modern look with natural materials by going the route
So you binge-watched "Tiny House Hunters" and "Tiny House, Big Living" until you can't watch any more, and you've decided to go for it: You want to trade down from the average 2,400-square-foot home to
Take the Kokoon, a new three-story wooden house that can go up in under a day. The first prototype was recently unveiled in Otaniemi, Finland. Built by students, the home was a project for the Aalto University
I've been making coffee with a French press for a decade — and I'm convinced it's the best way to enjoy a morning cup
But we don't have to live a life without coffee, and in my own time on this earth, I've generally made my coffee in three ways: with an automatic drip coffeemaker, with an espresso machine, and with a
For the experienced gardener or the novice, raised garden beds take the hassle out of horticulture. Here are tips on planning, building, protecting and irrigating raised bed gardens. Experienced gardeners