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Announcing Our New Guide to Herbs

With spring under way, we’re excited to announce that our family of Garden Design 101 guides is expanding this week—with our new Herbs 101 …

Everything You Need to Know About Lavender (Plus 5 Kinds to Grow)

Everything you need to know about lavender is a lot. Remember the <i>Encyclopedia Britannica</i>? The final hardcover edition—with 32 alphabetized volumes …

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

This beautiful Sussex garden blends seamlessly into its rural surroundings

On the Sussex High Weald, this tranquil and captivating garden has now blended seamlessly into its rural surroundings<p><b>GARDEN PROFILE</b><p><b>Style:</b> An Arts & …

The 10 Best Fall Hiking Trails in the U.S.

There’s something simplistically beautiful about fall that makes us want to do just one thing: look. As we move into cooler weather, here are ten hikes across the country to take in autumn's colors before winter hides them in white.

Hiking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Top 10 Best Cameras For Travel Photography of 2018

Choosing the best camera for travel photography can make all the difference between returning home with wonderful memories of your trip or awful …

Tree pruning 101: the right tools to use and the best way to make cuts | NOLA.com

Almost every tree needs to be pruned at some point in its life. Sometimes a tree may need to be trimmed to help it, such as dealing with storm …

5 plants and flowers that will help you sleep better

Add these pretty florals and greenery to your bedroom to ensure you get the best night's rest possible.<p>Sleep, or lack of, is one of the biggest …

The Famous Easter Island Heads Have Hidden Bodies

Practically everyone has seen the iconic images of the Easter Island heads. What you may not have known is that those Easter Island heads actually have hidden buried bodies. Archaeologists have uncovered the bodies associated with the heads and found interesting discoveries that further our …

Archaeology

You Can Forgive Your Parents

Parents are becoming a common scapegoat, at least in many American circles.<p>Listen to people explain their weaknesses and failures in life, and …

Why doctors are leery about seeking mental health care for themselves

A survey of 2,000 U.S. physicians released in September found that roughly half believed they had met criteria for a mental health disorder in the past but had not sought treatment. The doctors listed a number of reasons they had shunned care, including worries that they’d be stigmatized and an …

Mental Health

Cities of the Old

Across the country, spontaneously arising communities of elderly people are challenging American health care — but also creating labs for smarter ways to think about aging.<p>ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A tiny Russian-language library in an upstate New York apartment complex is not a typical setting for a yoga …

Health Care

10 Insanely Beautiful Destinations for Fall Foliage in PA

September | Outdoors, Top Ten | Jim Cheney<p>10 Insanely Beautiful Destinations for Fall Foliage in Pennsylvania<p>I don’t know about you, but fall is my …

Hiking

10 Amazing Places to View Fall Foliage in PA

Pennsylvania

Stink bugs: how to identify and control them on tomatoes

<b>Control weeds</b>. Excess foliage in the garden and adjacent areas provide perfect breeding habitats for the bugs. Keep your garden plot well-weeded …

Stink Bug or Squash Bug - Can You Tell the Difference?

Many of us have at least a few squash or pumpkin plants in the garden which means most of us have encountered squash bugs. Some gardeners are seeing …

8 Easy Annuals for Beginner Gardeners

The classic poppy, or Papaver, has bright orange or red flowers, and most will self-sow regardless of environment. However, poppies perform best in sunlit plots with hydrated yet well-drained soil.

Replacing Your Lawn With Landscaping

Landscaping

22 Easy Tips That'll Actually Make You Want To Cook

Cook less, clean less, and EAT MORE.

Food Preservation

'Young Messiah' director: How I came to make a Bible movie

If you're like me, you cringe when you hear that Hollywood is making a Bible movie. What could possibly go wrong? As we all know by now, plenty.<p>So you can imagine the challenge I faced when I was first approached about adapting an Anne Rice novel into a movie about what Jesus' life might have been …

'Miracles From Heaven' delivers a fact-based doozy, but also offers more human miracles

In recent years, there's been a mini-trend of faith-based films concerned with proving the existence of heaven. Based on true stories, films such as "Heaven Is for Real" and "90 Minutes in Heaven" take up this task. Ostensibly following on their heels is the<p>Jennifer Garner-starring "Miracles From …

Charisma

'Allegiant' review: Woodley back in post-apocalyptic Chicago wasteland

Well, almost done. You know how it is. A franchise must eat and make hay while the sun shines and the customers still give a rip.<p>As we learned with "Harry Potter," and then with "Twilight," and then with "The Hunger Games," and now with "Divergent," the rule is this: The last book in the series …

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' review: Same characters, not as much fun

Back in 2002, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" became a bona fide cultural phenomenon, a romantic comedy that mined the cultural specificities of the Greek heritage of unknown writer and star Nia Vardalos. The film picked up an Oscar nomination for Vardalos' original screenplay, everyone began adding "My …

DIY: Sage Smudge Sticks

Incense can be cloying and scented candles may cause allergic reactions in dinner guests (this happened!), but an herbal smudge stick? It’s just the …

Tag: Garden Visits

The Cult of the Courtyard: 10 Backyard Ideas for Small Spaces<p>by Meredith Swinehart<p>Landscape Revival: A Secluded, Historic 1920s Estate in Santa …

Northern California

Review: Jennifer Lawrence and 'The Hunger Games' deserved a better ending than 'Mockingjay — Part 2'

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2" is exactly what you would expect from its ungainly title, and that turns out to be not quite enough.<p>That's a bit sad because novelist<p>Suzanne Collins' saga of resistance and rebellion in the totalitarian future state of Panem as led by redoubtable warrior …

Movies

What He Does With Cardboard Will Make You Throw Your Rake In The Garbage Forever

Leaf piles in the fall are pretty much the best part of the season...but putting in the manual labor <i>to arrive</i> at those pillowy mounds <b>isn't</b> an easy …

Mount Everest