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Green revolution: how the houseplant became hip again

Spring may have officially sprung this week, but the hippest homes have been verdant oases for months now. The humble house plant had made a defiant comeback, and plants of all shapes and sizes are blooming indoors, from cacti and ferns to cheeseplants and fiddle-leaf fig trees. The latter is a …

Tiny indoor vertical garden grows micro-veggies on its own in 10 days

You don’t need green thumbs to grow microgreens with this EcoQube Frame. The tiny indoor vertical garden grows micro-veggies in 10 days with only …

Garden & landscaping design ideas, inspiration & pictures

The garden is a piece of land used to cultivate and nurture plants, flowers and shrubs. This little, or big, patch of green not only adds to the …

Landscaping

6 Best Plants for Fairy Gardens and Miniature Landscapes

While there are many plants with small leaves and flowers that suit fairy gardens, garden railroads or a small scale container garden, a few plants …

Grow blueberries on your patio: They're perfect for small-space gardening.

Blueberries are beautiful multi-taskers in the world of edible landscaping.<p>The plants offer something lovely throughout the year — showy red foliage in the fall, delicate white and pink blooms in the spring, and handfuls of sweet plump berries in the late spring and summer.<p><b>Photos: A whimsical</b> …

The Living Table is a verdant indoor garden hidden in your table

If you’re looking to greenify your home, look no further than the plant-filled Living Table. At first glance, the table appears to be a simple square …

Plants

Ferns Are Winning the Houseplant Popularity Contest

Turns out, nature's humidifier is also super stylish.<p>Just like how color and pattern trends come and go, so do houseplant trends. Think about it: Last year it was all about the succulents. Then olive trees started taking over the home decor space. And as of late, we've noticed people are falling …

Eudora Welty’s Mother-Daughter Garden

Eudora and her mother, Chestina, designed a mystical place with camellias, flowering arbors, and peaceful “rooms”<p>As a horticulturist friend taught me, gardeners in the 1920s often divided their expansive plots into garden rooms, and so did Chestina Welty, Eudora Welty’s mother.<p>By Chestina’s design, …

Landscaping

Landscaping Ideas: 11 Design Mistakes to Avoid

Early spring is the season of hope: for the most beautiful garden ever. And you can have that. You also can lay the most charming front path in the …

Growing a jungle in my New York apartment

“crazy plant lady” Summer Rayne Oakes has turned her Brooklyn apartment into a forest. In her 1,200 square foot home, she grows more than 150 plant …

Plants

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<i>Written by Amanda Bell; Updated August 29, 2015</i><p>Your indoor-outdoor rug is built to be stain- and mildew-resistant, but it can still start to look dingy and dull over time. A good scrubbing with bleach rectifies the problem, killing off mildew, eliminating stains and refreshing the rug. Because your …

Cleaning

Fairy Gardens Are the Most Magical Way to Recycle Old Flower Pots

STOP! Don't throw away that old, unused gardening pot or the terra cotta planter that got cracked during the last big storm. Instead, you can transform it into the most magical DIY of your Pinterest-loving life, all with minimal effort. If your garden, porch, or fire escape could use a little bit …

Gardening

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 …

Housekeeping

MAGI, Medicare Premiums and Social Security | Investopedia

Don’t get me wrong. I believe in the free markets. I believe in the power of the individual. I support rugged, entrepreneurship and risk-taking. …

Retirement

Watch Live: Hillary Clinton Honors Women Leaders at Georgetown University

Hillary Clinton is back in D.C. Friday to honor women at a Georgetown University ceremony.<p>Clinton will speak at the Georgetown Institute for Women, …

Hillary Clinton

Tiny Scottish island powers itself with community-owned off-grid energy system

When you think of the future of electricity in the world, you probably don’t envision a small island off the coast of Scotland leading the way. But …

Renewable Energy

15 'disposable' items that you can reuse

<b>Disposable items should generally be avoided, but here are ideas for extending their lifespan if you do end up with some.</b><p>Let's be clear: I am not a …

Repeal of Obamacare Is Back, and Seniors Risk Being the Biggest Losers

As Congressional leaders and the White House restart negotiations on the American Health Care Act and look for other ways to curb federal healthcare …

Dem congressman kicks off bid to unseat Cruz in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke kicked off his longshot bid to unseat Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday, vowing an …

A former FBI agent shares 10 tough skills you need to be a strong leader

If I wasn't keeping an eye out for rattle snakes, I was avoiding horned bulls from charging my horse as I tried to cut them from a herd of cows.<p>I learned many important life lessons on that ranch, not the least is that it takes hard work, sweat, and mental toughness to get to the top and stay there.<p>…

Lightweight tent for vehicle rooftops lets you camp anywhere

From festivals to forests, this is camping made easy<p>If a souped up adventure vehicle feels a bit much, a rooftop tent may be just the thing to get you outside and enjoying new adventures. But many rooftop tents are bulky, heavy, and complicated to install and use. Enter Yakima’s new Skyrise Rooftop …

Fancy prefab houseboats are a drifter’s dream

Bluefield Houseboats has designed a modular line of houseboats built with passive house techniques<p>The fear of rising sea levels and love of tiny homes seems to be converging into a growing number of rad houseboats. This latest line from Ireland’s Bluefield Houseboats also jumps onto the passive …

We’re on Flipboard: Follow us!

Curbed is teaming up with the curation-based social magazine<p>As of today, you can find Curbed articles on Flipboard, the social media and news curation platform that’s laid out like a digital magazine.<p>Follow us @Curbed for all things home—from home tech and great houses to urban planning and …

8 Better Ways to Display Art in Every Room of Your Home

It's time to create an Instagram-perfect wall.<p>In her new book <i>Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating</i>, designer Lauren Liess shares her favorite, not-always-conventional ideas for livening up any space with art.

23 Simple Design Tips That Will Make Your Home Less Stressful

Please check all stress and angst at the front door.

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern Home

While the traditional philosophy to furniture shopping required a visit to brick and mortar furniture stores to test the furniture’s comfort factor …

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Just say "no" to plastic drop cloths.<p>Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making it all look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, including these 13 tips.<p>1. …

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

DIY CONCRETE :: Concrete IPad Stand

How to Grow a Pothos Plant in Water<p>Brick Wall Drink Coaster<p>Tessellated Wooden Art<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Interesting project. I'm giving it a …

DIY

5 Gorgeous DIY Cheese Boards To Impress Your Guests

Dinner party decor that's chic, not cheesy.<p><b>Materials</b>: a wooden memory tray, DecoArt outdoor patio paint in blue, red/pink, and yellow (the one shown uses Fiesta Yellow, Blue Bahama and Coral Sunset), Zinsser 12 oz. clear shellac spray, angle oil painting brush, small piece of 150 grit fine …