Liane

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5 Brilliant Ways to Hide Wires in a Room Without Going Into the Walls

Conceal that unsightly wire without hard labor!<p>Before you invest in any products, if there’s room you can tuck speaker wire between the carpet and …

DIY

Gardening 101: Arborvitae

Arborvitae, <i>Thuja</i>: “Tree of Life”<p>Arborvitae trees are North American natives that earned their appreciative nickname (<i>arbor vitae</i> translates to “tree …

Plants

10 Easy Pieces: Downlights

Downlights in a landscape will focus attention exactly where you need it at night, with minimal light pollution from glare and excessive brightness. …

Landscaping

Clever Kitchen Cabinet & Pantry Storage Ideas

Free up drawer space by hanging measuring cups inside a kitchen cabinet. Position and mount a wood strip so that the cups will hang between the …

Storage Ideas

What the legal process looks like for an immigrant child taken away from his parents

There’s been an avalanche of grim news centered on young immigrants apprehended at the border with Mexico. On Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union published a report documenting abusive encounters between young people and border agents during the administration of President Barack Obama. …

Immigration

This sourdough starter dates back to the Klondike Gold Rush

<b>84-year-old Ione Christensen of Whitehorse, Yukon, has had her starter for 60 years. She knows that it traveled with her grandfather in 1897.</b><p>Every …

Neat People Reveal the Cleaning Tool They Won't Live Without

Folks who enjoy uncluttered rooms and a home not taken over by dust bunnies are often called "neat freaks." In fact, that was originally the title I …

The Under $20 Item That Increases My Kitchen Counter Space

If you live in a small space, chances are that your kitchen is also equally diminutive. As you can see, my particular kind of tiny rental kitchen is …

Genius Ways to Fix These 5 Very Annoying Things at Home

Living in a house (especially an older house) is a noisy business. Cabinet doors slam shut. Floorboards creak. Doors squeak on their hinges.

Best Plants for Hanging Planters

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Rita Notes: shopping for cushions

Craig Fordham<p>I have quite mixed feelings about cushions. On the one hand, I love them for what they bring decoratively to a room and find them …

View-Friendly Cable Railings from Feeney

Have you ever sat down on a deck surrounded by beautiful scenery, hoping to take in the sights, only to discover that a chunky railing is obstructing …

33 Kitchen Products For Anyone Who Basically Has No Cabinet Space

Defeat your no-storage woes with roll-up drying racks, pull-down spice racks, and more clever organizers.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items</i> …

6 Genius Products That Will Finally Organize Your Fridge

Fridges are great organizational helpers because they're stellar at concealing the chaos that's hiding inside. But the second you open the door (and …

Gardening 101: How to Use Eggshells in the Garden

Last fall I started collecting eggshells after I read an article on Real Farmacy that touted their usefulness in the garden for everything from …

Gardening

Modern-Day Canning: Everything You Need to Know, Step by Step

With the abundance of grocery stores and fresh markets today, I never fully understood why anyone would choose to spend hours toiling over the …

Expert Advice: 8 Tips for a Meadow Garden from Grass Guru John Greenlee

John Greenlee paints with grasses. His colorful meadow gardens, created for clients around the world, are environmentally friendly alternatives to a …

Landscaping

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 …

Winter Vegetables and Gnocchi

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

Pavers<p>Hardscaping 101: Granite<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Landscaping 101<p>10 Things Your Landscape Designer Wishes You Knew About Gravel (But Is Too Polite to Tell …

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

(Image credit: Cup of Jo)<p>Creating gallery walls or clustering posters together always packs a punch, but what if you're tired of doing the same-old, …

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

in <i>Life, Poetry</i> | June 20th, 2018<p>Pregnancy and parenting are “extreme experiences that stretch our understanding,” writes Lily Gurton-Wachter at the</i> …

Literature

A Beginner's Guide To Composting

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 …

30 Things To Make Every Room In Your House More Comfortable

It's about to get cozy up in here!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

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 To Pickle

When Tara Whitsitt first learned to make sauerkraut from a friend, she was blown away by the color changes she witnessed as the cabbage <b>fermented</b>. “I …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …