Rock Gardens

National Rock Garden rock heist still baffles garden's chairman, police

Looking back on Canberra's hardest unsolved heist at the National Rock Garden

Landscaping

LIVE BLOG: Cascades wrestlers travel to India

By <br>Wrestling 0<p><i>Editor’s note: The Cascades wrestling program is sending head coach Raj Virdi and six athletes to Chandigarh, India from Nov. 25 to</i> …

Canadian University Sports

3 Beautiful Spots to Experience the Best of Autumn in Kyoto

Once in a while, we travel to put our minds at ease and to take a break from our busy lives. One of the factors to consider when planning a trip is …

Japan

Garden by the F.D.R.

Dear Diary:<p>As a gardener, I could not resist striking up a conversation with an erect, gray-haired woman who was cultivating a narrow patch of land between the F.D.R. Drive, where cars whiz by heading north, and a path used by walkers, joggers and bikers.<p>The garden is four blocks long and perhaps …

New Jersey

What Exactly is Enduro?

Photo: Brandan Eisma<p>Are you an avid mountain biker yet wonder “what is enduro?” Fear not, you are not alone. We sat down with Honey Stinger Bontrager …

Mountains

Patrol 672 – Review

Is it possible to build a bike that can approach the performance of an elite-level trail bike for one fourth of its MSRP? Used in the context of …

Mountains

Smooth Swedish Trail Style

Oliwer Kangas, a Swedish enduro rider, is one of our great local riders but is now focused more on the great fun of riding full suspension mountain …

Mountains

Accidental heroes: a Mexican concrete master mix

‘Emotional architecture,’ muses Emmanuel Picault, enveloped in a cloud of cigarette smoke at his flat in the trendy Roma district of Mexico City, ‘is one we cannot plan.’ He is referring to the term coined by the German-born Mexican artist Mathias Goéritz in 1953, which describes an architecture …

Home Decorating

“The private estate was far enough away from the explosion so that its bamboos, pines, laurel, and maples were still alive, and the green place invited refugees — partly because they believed that if the Americans came back, they would bomb only buildings;  partly because the foliage seemed a center of coolness and life, and the estate’s exquisitely precise rock gardens, with their quiet pools and arching bridges, were very Japanese, normal, secure;  and also partly (according to some who were there) because of an irresistible, atavistic urge to hide under leaves.”

<b>Why is it great?</b> Great writers fear not the long sentence, and here is proof. If a short sentence speaks a gospel truth, then a long one takes us on …

Gardening

Manitou forks get Stikrd with custom and replacement decal kits

Do you carefully choose each component to make sure they match your ride? Did you order carbon wheels just to get the decals that are color matched? …

Cycling

Plant These Irises to Grow Florist-Style Blooms

Though shorter than their bearded and beardless iris cousins, bulbous irises shouldn’t be overlooked when it comes to planning your spring bulb …

Flowers

Mounting Biking = A Triathlete’s Secret Strength Training Weapon

<i>More speed and power lie beyond the pavement</i>At the end of the race season, Peter Park’s clients—who include Tour de France winners and professional …

Mountains

Eigent House / Fabian Tan Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nestled in a high-end enclave at Kuala Lumpur, this bungalow is an ancestral residence that is home to a …

Kuala Lumpur

LOOK: Cat finds zen in Japanese rock garden

A cat living in a Japanese shrine discovered the best place to take a nap.The post LOOK: Cat finds zen in Japanese rock garden appeared first on …

Philippines

How to spend 24 hours in Chandigarh

By Prafull<p>Chandigarh is an Union Territory of India. Situated picturesquely at the foothills of Shivaliks, it is known as one of the best experiments …

Asia Travel

EnduroCross Is Basically Dirt Bikes Racing Through Boot Camp

You know how every army movie has a montage where dudes crawl, claw and climb their way through what looks like the most miserable gym class ever? …

Boot Camp

15 Ayurveda resorts in Kerala for every kind of traveller

From pristine beaches to palace retreats, God's Own Country has a retreat of every kind<p>Newbies, don’t worry if your partner signs you up for a …

Travel

Some Inspiring Ideas You Can Use When Designing A Rock Garden

A garden without rocks is definitely missing something. We encourage everyone to design their own rock garden. This is actually a pretty broad …

Landscaping

Why a Faridabad businessman joined a global army of guerrilla gardeners – and you should too

If India wants to replenish its water tables, clean the air and reclaim its natural beauty, it will have to reclaim public land from concrete.<p>A new, …

Washing Machines

Are we letting HOAs rule our lives?

In 2015, my family and I purchased a beautiful new home in Wilson Grove in Gambrills. While we thought we were buying our dream home in a dream …

Gardening

The Obstacles | The Rock Garden | Part 2 | EnduroCross

Making it through the rock garden cleanly lap after lap takes grit, determination, and technique. Watch this video as riders try to possess all three …

Gardening

Chandigarh: the city beautiful

CHANDIGARH, INDIA—It’s the last thing we expected to find in often-chaotic India: a planned city of green spaces and 1950s-futuristic concrete …

India

The Obstacles | The Rock Garden | Part 1 | EnduroCross

The rock garden is one of the most iconic parts of an EnduroCross track. If anyone has an advantage in this area, most would agree it would be the …

Gardening

Q & A with Jan Johnsen, author of ‘Spirit of Stone’

Jan Johnsen is a well-regarded landscape designer, author and teacher with a passion for plants, rocks and beautiful gardens. She is an award-winning …

Landscaping

10 things to do in Edinburgh

With a dramatically beautiful Old Town and stylishly modern New Town, it’s little wonder Edinburgh is enticing increasing numbers of visitors each …

Scotland

How to explore Moscow in 1 day on 2 wheels: 5 cycling routes - Russia Beyond

<b>Along the Moskva River - 29km</b><p><i>Nagatinskaya Embankment – Red Square – Taynitsky Garden - Kremlin Embankment - Cathedral of Christ the Savior – Luzhniki – The Alley of Fame - Krasnaya Presnya Park - Moscow International Business Center ( Moscow City )</i><p>This scenic route along the embankment of the …

Europe

LaPierre Zesty Trail 29er Full Suspension Reviews

Submitted by <b>madriverman a All Mountain Rider</b><p><b>Date Reviewed:</b> July 20, 2015<p><b>Strengths:</b> This bike is unlike any bike you'll ever ride. The geometry is …

Mountains

‘Vampires’ lead bloodletting in Pangasinan town

THERE WILL BE BLOOD, bags and bags of it. Or so hope these Binalonan, Pangasinan, officials led by Mayor Ramon Guico III (center,front row, and right …

Philippines

Vittoria ESC - Pats Peak Race Recap and Video

Summer arrived in full force over the weekend as hazy, hot and humid conditions greeted Vittoria Eastern States Cup downhill racers in southern New …

Mountains

Before & After: A Courtyard Gets a Low-Maintenance Makeover

For a less intrepid DIY-er the assortment pictured above would be one intimidating pile of rocks. Not so for April. She transformed her courtyard …

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