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Multifamily Passive House completed in Vancouver

<b>These are very common in Europe but new to North America. We need a lot more of them.</b><p>Accepted wisdom in North America is that the Passive House …

Green Living

Winter Vegetables and Gnocchi

Pillowy gnocchi and hearty winter veggies make a perfect cold weather combo.<p><b>What You'll Need</b><p><i>Serves 4</i><p>1 (12 oz) package pre-chopped fresh butternut …

How to Successfully Use Gravel in a Hardscape Project: A Design Guide on Gardenista

Garden Design 101<p>Hardscaping 101: Granite<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Garden Design 101<p>10 Things Your Landscape Designer Wishes You Knew About Gravel (But Is Too …

Landscaping

Gardening 101: Lithops

Lithops, The Living Stone Plant<p>Lithops is not your standard houseplant. When a non-gardener friend recently asked for help to select houseplants for …

10 Unexpected Things You Haven't Thought to Frame as Art

Creating gallery walls or clustering posters together always packs a punch, but what if you're tired of doing the same-old, same-old? Lucky for you, …

Open Culture - The Best Free Cultural and Educational Media on the Web.

in <i>Animation, Poetry, Psychology, TED Talks</i> | December 11th, 2017<p>“Depression,” the TED-Ed video above informs us, “is the leading cause of disability …

Here's How To Start Composting In 2018

Keep it ~green~ in 2018.<p>Here's a full list of everything you can toss on your compost pile:<p>• Fruits and vegetables<p>• Eggshells<p>• Coffee grounds and filters<p>• Tea bags<p>• Nut shells<p>• Shredded newspaper<p>• Cardboard<p>• Paper<p>• Yard trimmings<p>• Grass clippings<p>• Houseplants<p>• Hay and straw<p>• Leaves<p>• Sawdust<p>• Wood …

Top 10 Climbing Plants for a Small Trellis

3. Nasturtium ‘Flame Thrower’<p>I’m a great fan of nasturtiums, and the cultivar, ‘Flame Thrower’, looks like a winner.<p>As anyone who has ever grown …

30 Things To Make Every Room In Your House More Comfortable

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Our Best Tips for Finding More Storage in Any Kitchen

As far as we're concerned, there can never be too many stories about storing stuff in the kitchen. Unlike whisks, we say the more stories the …

7 Splendid Climbing Vines for your home and garden

These Climbers bring beauty into your home, fill the empty walls in the house are used as a welcoming entrance. Its height can be up to 20 feet, most …

This Woman Travels The Country In A School Bus Teaching People How To Pickle

Like kimchi, kombucha, and sauerkraut? Tara Whitsitt wants you to try DIY fermentation.<p>When Tara Whitsitt first learned to make sauerkraut from a …

What To Plant In Your Front Yard In Every Zone Across The United States

Hint: It's almost definitely not grass.<p>About 15 years ago, I visited family friends in a leafy suburb of Chicago. The carefully planned front lawns …

8 Warm, Cozy Drinks You Can Make In Your Crock Pot For Holiday Gatherings

'Tis the season to invite everyone over, hang out by the fireplace, and share a cup of good cheer.<p>‘Tis the season to invite everyone over, hang out …

How Jesus Christ Was Portrayed Over 1,800 Years

Depictions of Jesus range from Roman-era frescoes to a modern forensic reconstruction.<p>Enjoy a variety of exhibitions that reflect the richness and diversity of our world.

Christianity

A guidebook on how to polish wooden furniture

This homify guide is to help you with polishing and taking care of wooden furniture adorning your cozy spaces, be it the living room, bedroom, study, …

How To Naturally Improve Your Soil With Leaf Mold

Boost ground structure and water-holding capacity with this free fertilizer.<p><b>Instead of carting leaves to the curb</b>, recycle them the way nature does, …

Gardening

The Definitive Guide to Layering in Interior Design (What It Means and How to Do It Right)

Shop a similar look: Rug | Side Table | Throw | Floor Lamp<p>Successful interior design is all about getting each of the elements in a room to work well …

Home Decorating

The "Always and Never" Guide for Gorgeous Hardwood Floors

Wood floors are beautiful and cozy and add so much personality to our homes. But maintaining them can be confusing. What kind of finish do I have on …

Home Improvement

Actually, You Don't Have to Sand Wood Furniture Before Painting It

And you've got some options<p>Painting wood furniture has to be one of the best ways to transform it on a dime (hello, flea market finds!), but sanding it first can be a real pain. Maybe it's a big, awkward platform bed or table and your arm is already tired just thinking about firing up the handheld …

The Surprising Ingredient Every Fall Salad Needs

Salads are one of the most versatile meals to make—you can switch up the greens, the veggies, the protein, the dressing. But once I find a flavor …

Hallelujah!: You Can Stream Every Leonard Cohen Album in a 22-Hour Chronological Playlist (1967-2016)

<i>Everybody knows the war is over. Everybody knows the good guys lost.</i><p>Perhaps no one since Thomas Hardy has matched Leonard Cohen in the dogged …

Leonard Cohen

Understanding Synthetic, Natural, Organic and Chemical Pesticide Designations

Get connected with the latest educational opportunities from Penn State Extension.<p>In addition to Turfgrass and Lawn Care, stay in the loop …

Home storage done right!

Your home is the place where you keep everything important that matters to you. Naturally, it is important that each item has a designated place so …

Interior Design

15 of the Most Amazing Items From Target's New Modern Home Line

And with prices like these, IKEA better watch out.<p>Everyone's been waiting for Target's highly-anticipated Project 62 collection to arrive and now it's officially available online. We're talking 1,000 items that are "modern pieces made for everyday living" — and, nope, it doesn't disappoint.

17 Strange, But Also Beautiful, Houseplants You Never Knew Existed

We want one of each, please.<p>You can probably recognize a cactus without a second glance. Even snake plants are becoming more and more common. But what about donkey tails? Or trachyandra (say that five times fast). If you already have a home filled with plant babies that all look the same, you might …

The 12 Slow Cooker Classics Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

How To Use IKEA Trones Storage Boxes in Every Room

One of our favorite things about IKEA products is their versatility. Sure, the wall-mounted Trones storage box may be designed to hold shoes...but …

Design