Daffodils

BEE STILL

A bee rejects busyness for meditation.Oppressed by the hustle and bustle of the hive, Bentley yearns for quiet. One day he sits down on a daffodil …

Meditation

Good to Grow: Keep the joy of your garden going by drying flowers

Wow. Just wow. The good ol’ West Virginia is in full bloom!<p>Whether I’m wandering around my neighborhood or driving through town, I can’t help but …

Gardening

Feeling lucky? sprawling north London estate with Georgian manor house worth £6 million could be yours for the price of a cinema ticket

The six-bedroom property has appeared in ChuckleVision and a 1999 adaptation of Great Expectations.

Property (UK)

North Beach resident calling for volunteers to join her on Daffodil Day

CANCER touches so many lives but for Lindy Kerr, Daffodil Day is filled with hope.<p>The North Beach resident is again volunteering for Cancer Council …

Perth, Australia

Battle of Amiens: Families remember loved ones who died a century ago

On the steps of Notre Dame cathedral in Amiens, David Hanley Grinham was thinking about his great uncle who died exactly 100 years ago …

Remembrance Day

End of summer is time to prepare for fall, spring

During the first week of August, plant short-season snap beans, broccoli, cabbages, cauliflower, carrots, mustard greens, spinach and radishes for …

Gardening

August plant of the month

Woodland gardens, especially here at Harlow Carr, are often known for their spring colour. Familiar and colourful bulbs such as snowdrops, daffodils, …

English Gardens

Our Day Trip Guide to Worcester

<i>We all need a break from city life sometimes, if even just for a few hours. Our day trip guides highlight all of the gems within a short drive from</i> …

New England

Many plants can be poisonous to pets and livestock

Not all plants are wholesome for foraging animals.<p>Certain species of milkweed, for example, that are highly valued as host plants for the dwindling …

Pets

Here are some of the funniest moments people's smart homes and cameras have captured — sometimes accidentally

8/<p>There's an amphibian at the door.<p>Reddit user Wacktool<p>Reddit user Wacktool's Nest cam captured this friendly visit from a frog.<p>9/<p>Not even dogs are …

Smart Homes

Roses thistles: Iowa tornadoes bring whirlwind of compassion and generosity

CLOSE<p>Eric Duffy suffered a concussion and a broken back after a tree struck him while he was volunteering to clear debris after the Marshalltown …

Iowa

Bangernomics: When Jaguars bite

Classifieds are awash with cheap X308s, but should the price tempt you into ownership? Here’s our experience with a £1000 4.0 XJ8 Sovereign; it ain’t …

Classic Cars

Bernie-Backed Medicare For All Plan Would Save Trillions - If You Cherry Pick Your Facts

A think tank, backed by the Koch Brothers, released an economic evaluation of Bernie Sanders' Medicare For All plan this past week. As you might …

Health Care

Sandy Springs to unveil new public art sculpture

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Riverside West Garden Club’s founding, Sandy Springs is getting some new art.<p>The club is donating a public …

Rhode Island

Amazing places to tie the knot in North Wales

Planning your wedding is one of the most exciting adventures you’ll ever undertake. And, if you were lucky enough to get engaged this summer, you may …

News (Wales)

A slice of the unexpected in Shimla

A siren slices the evening air, stopping us in our tracks. Our host, Amish Sud, explains, “It signals the end of the work day in Shimla. 5 o’clock.” …

India News

7 Great Sources for Buying Plants Online on a Budget

You no longer have to leave the comfort of your couch to curate your houseplant collection, or head into a nursery to pick up an extra hydrangea bush …

Houseplants

How to Grow Lily Flowers

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p><b>Exposure:</b> Full sun• <b><br>USDA Hardiness Zones:</b> 3 to 8• <b><br>When to plant:</b> Fall before the ground freezes• <b><br>Recommended</b> …

Country Lifestyle

David Byrne Announces Special Guest Kimbra On Australian New Zealand Tour

Frontier Touring is pleased to announce that two-time GRAMMY award-winning New Zealand songstress Kimbra will be joining Talking Heads bandleader …

New Zealand

Racing industry gearing up for 2018 NZRB Daffodil Racedays

The New Zealand horse racing industry is continuing its support of the Cancer Society of New Zealand with NZRB Daffodil Racedays 2018.<p>Now in its …

New Zealand

Gardens by the sea

Admire tropical plants, take in the fresh air and catch enticing glimpses of the sea at one of our coastal gardens. The clifftop locations, unique …

National Trust

Sluggish start to spring with high likelihood of El niño, and a dry summer

Ah the good old Kiwi summer.

New Zealand

The Funniest Joke In The World solves Wicked Problems, Alerts you to Fake News and Wakes you from Cognitive Dissonance. Here's how...

The problem with <i>Incidence</i> is you can only measure what is there. What is incident. So each survey only measured the businesses which had survived and …

Fake News

A Nervous Cat Leaps Over the Same Spot Every Single Time No Matter What Gets Put in Her Way

A beautiful black cat appropriately named Leapfrog because she literally leaps over the exact same spot in her human’s house no matter what or whom …

Offbeat News

The art of the 'Australian breakfast': New Yorkers rave about avocado toast and acai bowls as Down Under brekkies take over the city's cafes

A growing number of bright young Australian expats are bringing laid back, nutritious and very Instagrammable dishes from Down Under to the booming …

Breakfast

How Capitalism Brought Ice Cream to the Masses

By using more efficient manufacturing processes, the treat reached new heights of popularity.<p>Britain’s blistering heat wave has created a …

Ice Cream

Time Bandits TV Series in the Works

Apple will show what an invisible barrier looks like in a Time Bandits TV series. • facebook <br>• twitter <br>• google+ <br>• tumblr <br>News Tony Sokol Terry GilliamJul …

George Harrison

Sophie Calle Wants You to Tell Her Your Deepest, Darkest Secrets

<b>Sophie Calle</b> has considered death an affectionate bedfellow for as long as she has been telling stories – which is to say, all of her life, give or …

Lacoste

In Good Company

A whopping 38,000 daffodils filled Windsor Station for the 25th annual <b>Daffodil Ball</b>, where a chic Montreal crowd raised $2 million for the Canadian …

Lifestyle (Canada)

British farmer creates secret heart-shaped meadow in honour of his late wife

He started the project over 20 years ago by planting 6,000 oak trees<p>As a loving tribute to his late wife, a farmer in South Gloucestershire created a …

Lifestyle (UK)