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The best sweet peas for cutting

Lured in by their perfume as a child, Roger Parsons has been growing sweetpeas for more than 30 years. He now holds a National Collection of 1,300 varieties of <i>Lathyrus odoratus</i> and every year he grows 200 or 300 different varieties. He is always on the lookout for standout characteristics – an …

Cut Flowers

12 things you shouldn't put in your slow cooker

<b>When you get things right, slow cookers can be a busy person's best friend. But add the wrong thing to your recipe and you face disaster! Here's our</b> …

How To

Art Car

16 Slow-Cooker Dinners That Are Whole30-Approved

If you've decided to try out Whole30—a restrictive 30-day diet that eliminates all dairy, grains, soy, legumes, added sugars, and processed foods, …

Why You Should Always Plant Flowers In Your Vegetable Patch

Growing veggies and flowers in the same beds can boost your yield and keep your crops healthy—here are 5 tips to get you started.<p>If you’re still …

Meet the buzzy plant that calms the mind—and naturally boosts collagen production

What if there was a single plant that could help you concentrate at work, reduce post-workout joint pain, minimize varicose veins, <i>and</i> give you …

Forest mood!

Sunset Over The Gulf Of Mexico

A Dutch Classic

Apple included wild new hidden wallpapers in its latest software updates

The Apple TV got 24 new nifty flyover screensavers, from cities like Los Angeles and Dubai, and landscapes in China and Greenland. iDownloadBlog did the work categorizing the new flyovers and extracting direct download links.<p>And because Apple's new MacBooks have screens with better color display, …

50 Artists Raid a Polish Scrapyard to Build a Collection of Recycled Metal Cars | Colossal

<p>In the Polish city of Pruszków you’ll find the Gallery of Steel Figures, an entire museum devoted to dozens of sculptures built from scrap metal …

Dancing at sunset

Red Emerald

Palette of a Sunset

Receiving & Giving

The Kazakhs of western Mongolia are nomads known for hunting with eagles. Each year, between February and April, about 200 families make a 90-mile trip across the Altai mountains for their spring migration. @timothy_allen is the first outsider to walk with them on this journey. Photo: Tim Allen/Barcroft

How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Lemons From Seed (This Will Last You A Lifetime)...

What do you do when life gives you lemons? You plant the seeds and grow some more! Learning how to grow a lemon tree from seed is surprisingly …

Light A Fire on Li River

When a Couple on Red Sky

Monk and boy

Photo of the Day: Best of February

Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from February.<p>One striking feature of this month‘s photographs is their beautiful light. Whether warm, cool, natural, or artificial, light allows these images to shine. It glistens in the eye …

Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) A boat travels through the early morning fog on Inle Lake, Myanmar on its way to the market at the village of Mine Thauk. On Inle Lake each village has a market on a different day of the week. #followme @irablockphoto to see more images of #myanmar #burma #inlelake #fog #boat #market

iOS 9: The best hidden features

Hot Air Ballooning in Turkey: Pictures

Hot Air Balloons

sweet sunset

Rays of #sunshine! Kindberg, #Austria. #ItsAmazingOutThere 📷: trailhiker44 via @weatherunderground