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The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Gardening

A Beautiful Solution: UK, Switzerland Experiment With Using Strips of Wildflowers as Natural Pesticides

Pesticides are bad for humans, and they've been linked to everything from birth defects to cancer. They're not much better for the environment: In …

Wildflowers

Has This Silicon Valley Startup Finally Nailed The Indoor Farming Model?

Indoor farming is a trendy startup space, but many of those ventures have recently failed. Plenty thinks its technology, model, and timing mean it’s the place that will finally turn greens into green.<p>“I like to call this the cathedral.” So says Matt Barnard, CEO and cofounder of the vertical …

Gardening 101: Daphne

Daphne, <i>Daphne:</i> “Highly Strung”<p>The scent of Daphne precedes it, like the reputation of Daphne, the wood nymph. In Greek mythology, she was so appalled …

These 50 profound quotes from Buddha will change the way you spend your life

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<p>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

Spirituality

Gardening 101: Jasmine

Jasmine, <i>Jasmine officinale:</i> “Queen of the Night”<p>Among gardeners it is widely known that puttering among plants is a reliable antidote to stress and …

Infoporn: the 30 cities on the edge of disaster

<b>Click here to explore the graphic above in more detail</b><p>Cities can cope with high income inequality, natural disasters or booming populations - but …

Required Reading: How to Recreate Piet Oudolf’s Painterly Landscapes

The most amazing thing about the gardens designed by Piet Oudolf is that he uses plants, rather than a palette of oil paints, to create hazy swaths …

Project management tips: Five ways to keep your project and your team on target

Big projects are more about people than technology. Here are some ways to keep programs on track.<p>Neil Pearce, CIO at Travis Perkins, is running a …

Project Management

The 5 Essential Skills Everyone--Especially Leaders and Entrepreneurs--Should Cultivate ASAP

Before management or leadership skills, before marketing, financial, or operational skills, there are five more essential, more foundational skills that drive success.<p>Five essential skills are needed to create and build a great business.<p>Leaders need these skills if their business is to have the …

The Marketing Genius Behind Snapchat's Name Change

When a company makes a major change to its brand or image, any number of things can happen. Loyal users may reject the change -- as happened when Coca-Cola tried to introduce “New Coke” in one of the worst marketing disasters in history. People may scarcely notice the change, as when Google …

Wall Street

Shopify’s resident entrepreneur makes e-commerce look easy

Jane Lee is using her knowledge and experience in the world of e-commerce to help fellow entrepreneurs. At 26, she already has three years of e-commerce experience under her belt after graduating from the business program at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto.<p>Since taking …

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10 illustrations showing the pure happiness of being a mom of a daughter

A child of any gender is, of course, a gift. But having a daughter gives a mother an opportunity to live her childhood once again, sharing all her …

Happiness

Dear Selena And Anyone With Panic Attacks: Try This Empowering Mind Trick

<i>This post was originally published for Self-Therapy Month on Techealthiest.</i><p>If you've ever had a panic attack, you would know that the experience is sheer terror.<p>It's so bad that the anticipation of future panic attacks is enough to trigger the panic itself.<p>That's pretty awful to say the least.<p>Throw …

Hardscaping 101: Metal Landscape Edging

Metal landscape edging is the little black dress of a garden: elegant, strong yet understated, tailored and timeless. A long-time design secret of …

10 Qualities of Authentic People

There is no better teacher than life and no better leadership lessons than what you've learned from experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a society roided-out on bling, cash, ego, nakedness and status we have lost our authenticity. We have lost morals and what …

7 Success Secrets Every Entrepreneur Must Eventually Learn

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want to be successful and have the potential to succeed. However, many of us have had to fight limiting beliefs about success since we were children. Those beliefs may have been introduced by the education system, religion, …

Let's End Our Love Affair With Small Business

Creating a small business should not be seen as an end in itself, but rather as the means to an even bigger end.<p>As a community of business people, it's time we come to grips with the truth about small business.<p>We've been so enamored with the idea of it and with the promise of it, that we haven't …

How To Do Investment Property Analysis

Buying an investment property and joining the world of real estate is exciting!<br>Finding the best property is the catch. There are two types of data to …

Real Estate

Investment Property Calculator For Analyzing Real Estate Investments

Spreadsheets? Outdated! Gone are the days when investors have to research average costs and income and enter their figures into tiny, little cells. …

20 Best Designer Beds For An Incredibly Styled Bedroom

Hello, sweet (and stylish) z's.<p>You spend most of your time in your bedroom. Make it more pleasant by investing in beautiful furniture you love.

The Other Housing Crisis

Another U.S. community has voted to relocate because of climate change. It’s just the beginning.<p>Earlier this week, citizens of a small Alaskan community called Shishmaref went to the polls. They weren’t voting on judges or taxes. They were voting on whether to move–and they voted yes, reports …

8 Success lessons from Michael Dell – “Dell Computers Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share46<p>Tweet<p>Share155<p>+12<p>Shares 203<p>In 1992, at the age of 27, Michael Dell, of Dell Computers, became the youngest CEO to have his company ranked in …

Entrepreneurship

The Power Of Worm Poop

On small farms and in gardens around the world, a legless invertebrate has been quietly helping crops grow — simply by eating and pooping.<p>That's vermicomposting — using the power of worms for the good of humanity. A growing number of advocates believe this technique can improve soil quality, …

Farming

Out of the wood: how carpentry is helping men tackle loneliness

The Mensheds movement, which started in Australia, is spreading across the UK<p>The sounds of sawing, pounding mallets and male banter echo out from an old barn in rural Shropshire. Inside, a mismatch of men have come together to make things with wood in their collective shed.<p>The shed, on the Sansaw …

Self-improvement

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Labor and environmental groups say they are done negotiating over Gov. Jerry Brown's housing plan

Major labor, environmental and tenants groups have walked away from negotiations over Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to streamline approval for housing developments that include setting aside a percentage of units for low-income Californians, further imperiling the plan’s chances of passing this …

Jerry Brown