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If Your Home Smells Like Rotting Cherries, It’s Probably a Stink Bug Invasion

Picture this: you come back to the comfort of your home after a long day of work, but as soon as you open the door, the vile stench of rotting fruit fills the air. It may surprise you, but...

17 Strange, But Also Beautiful, Houseplants You Never Knew Existed

You can probably recognize a cactus without a second glance. Even snake plants are becoming more and more common. But what about donkey tails? Or trachyandra (say that five times fast). If you already have a home filled with...

10 Brilliant Reasons You Should Grow Comfrey In Your Garden

Comfrey is the common name for plants in the genus Symphytum, which are considered important herbs for use in organic gardening. It’s grown in parts of Europe, Asia and North America, producing clusters of blue, purple and white flowers....

13 Foods You Can Buy Once & Regrow Forever

Every day we throw heaps of leftovers and scraps out which could actually be used to regrow fruits, vegetables, and herbs completely free of charge. Not only can we save money, but also reduce our carbon footprint. Can you imagine...

Ways To Prepare Your Garden For Fall & Winter

It’s hard to believe that fall is just around the corner- weren’t we just celebrating the New Year? It certainly seems that way, but the reality is, soon those annuals will begin to fade, the temperatures will become cooler...

What Is Urban Permaculture? How & Why You Should Adopt These Principles

Urban permaculture may sound like the name of the latest hot band or a clothing brand, but it’s actually an increasingly popular movement started by city dwellers who want to lessen their impact on the environment while also having...

11 Garden Benches to Dream About

Classic Bench The classic white garden bench flanked by terra cotta pots with boxwoods is a solid look, evoking the traditional park bench. When choosing a garden bench, decide what your mission is: solitude or sociability? Visible to neighbors or...

Are poinsettias poisonous?

For many generations, holiday decorators have been warned, "Put your poinsettias out of reach — they're poisonous." As a result, countless children and plenty of pets have been shooed away from the plants and told the dangers of ingesting...

Many Ways to Use Coffee Grounds in the Garden

When used correctly, coffee grounds can be a great addition to your garden. Many gardeners find it is a safe, natural, and effective way to boost their gardens without using harsh chemicals or pesticides. Use them to boost blooms and...

20 of the Most Genius Organizing Tips for Outside of Your House

Whether you use your yard for growing fruits and veggies, entertaining neighbors or encouraging your kids to get some Vitamin D on the daily, these tips will keep it looking tidy throughout the long summer months. Keep Tools in One...

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13 things you should NEVER microwave but probably do

Microwaves – we’ve all heard of the health concerns, but would our lives really be the same without them? Whether it’s microwavable packet rice you’re...

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