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3x6 Raised Cedar Garden Bed Mini Greenhouse Kit

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Steal This Look: Water Troughs as Raised Garden Beds

The typical rectangular raised bed is a space hog that tends to dominate a garden. The other day I ran across a stylish alternative–painted livestock …

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Big Bend National Park Tours | Big Bend, TX Lodging

<b>So you're a river runner?</b> And you want to put together a private trip on the Rio Grande?<p><b>Well, you've come</b> to the right place. The Flung house has got …

7 Condiments That Make Sandwiches Instantly Better

Add these to your jarred arsenal. Thank us later.<p>Hot sauces and syrups, tubes and spreads, we believe in the power of condiments. Whether you're into tangy or funky or briny, this selection of ingredients will add a new spin between two slices of bread. These are some of our favorite condiments to …

Cooking

11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …

Creamy Tomato Soup with Cheese Toasties

December 2017<p>4 servings<p>To keep our tomato soup a one-pot operation (and avoid splattering scalding hot liquid), we purée the mixture with an immersion blender, which gets the job done. For an extra-smooth texture, though, feel free to use a regular blender. Want to keep it vegan? (Well, the soup, …

Food Preservation

My 3 Favorite Bon Appétit Recipes of 2017

If I HAD to choose.<p><i>There's something you should know: Carla is the food director of Bon Appétit. She oversees all of the recipe development and approves every. single. new. recipe.</i><p>Choosing my three favorite recipes of 2017 is like deciding on my underwear in the morning: There’s the pair I put on …

Cooking

Set It, and Forget It: 7 Low-Carb Crockpot Recipes for Healthy Weeknight Meals

As we head into the winter months and it’s already dark out when we leave the office, our motivation to spend precious time in the kitchen wanes, but …

8 Braising Recipes to Heat Up Your House This Weekend

When temperatures are in the 20s and below, it's time to break out the Dutch oven for low-and-slow cooking.<p>Even though my Le Creuset Dutch oven takes up permanent residence on top of my stove, I don't start braising until it gets frigid outside. And with highs in the 30s this weekend, the time is …

Cooking

Bourbon Salted Caramel Cheesecake with Pralines

A truly decadent dessert from Charleston’s WildFlour Pastry<p>When Lauren Mitterer learned <i>New Charleston Cuisine</i> was supposed to capture the Charleston food scene at this particular moment, a few ingredients immediately sprang to her mind. Mitterer, who operates two bakery locations and supplies the …

Dessert

This Pound Cake Destroys My Self-Control

By Elaheh Nozari<p>Seriously: Leave me alone with this pound cake and things are going to get real ugly.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the pound cake recipe that commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't</i> …

Dessert

The American Scholar: Emerson’s Superb Speech on the Life of the Mind, the Art of Creative Reading, and the Building Blocks of Genius

“Character is higher than intellect. Thinking is the function. Living is the functionary… A great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to think.”<p>On August 31, 1837, <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b> delivered one of the most extraordinary speeches of all time — a sweeping meditation on the life of the …

Literature

Market Farmers

Hardscaping 101: Drip Irrigation

In a recent editorial meeting, the subject of drip irrigation came up. As Michelle considered to whom she might assign the post, I found myself …

How to Garden Like a Frenchman: 10 Ideas to Steal from a Parisian Courtyard

Ever since our first visit a couple of years ago to Bluet Coquelicot, a Parisian flower shop where the customers are neighbors and as likely drop by …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from the High Line in New York City

A New York itinerary essential is an afternoon walking the High Line, a public park on Manhattan’s West Side built around a defunct elevated …

Landscaping

Gardening 101: Raspberry

Raspberry, <i>Rubus strigosus:</i> “The Welcome Rambler”<p>Raspberries should be re-classified as one of the seven wonders of the world. Native species of the …

Gardening

Gardening 101: Pole Beans

Pole Beans, <i>Phaseolus vulgaris:</i> “The Beanstalk”<p>Pole beans are simply a vining cultivar of edible beans. Both bush and pole beans have several options …

Garden Visit: Dan Pearson’s Old Rectory

Of all the old rectories and vicarages in the Cotswolds, the one with the garden by Dan Pearson is the standout. There is still scope for proper tea …

Landscaping

Are we more than molecules?

Novelists, poets and artists can help us to piece together the mystery of human consciousness, says Mark Haddon<p>My son’s nine-year-old friend Yahya said it most succinctly. Why is life in the first person?<p>We think. We feel. We are aware of ourselves and the world around us. We have consciousness. We …

Weird

Articles about brooklyn home keeps its historic bones while getting much needed interior update on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>More than ever, this renovated Eichler in Palo Alto, California, brings the outside in.<p>A home …

Home Tours

How to Fold a Napkin 15 Ways

This is easy as 1, 2, 3! Start with a square dinner napkin and give it a three-way fold for an elegant angled pocket. It's handy for tucking flatware, a place card, or a printed menu.

Crafting

10 Great American Summer Road Trips

They don’t call it America the Beautiful for nothing, people. This summer, buckle up and soak in the greatness on one of these ten scenic drives from …

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? A little thing called …

Map: Super-long 1866 map of the Mississippi

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Articles about 7 small spaces incredible kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.<p>Designed specifically for compact living, Bosch's line of 24" appliances fits seamlessly into the …

Small Spaces

Tag: Landscaping 101

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Landscaping