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DIY Garlic Honey to Ward Off Cold & Flu Germs

What do you reach for at the first sign of a cold? Next time you feel a tickle in your throat, try this elixir that's both tasty and may help to ward off germs and kick that seasonal cold. Photos b…

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Spicy & Sweet Pumpkin Seeds

The reward for the hard work of scraping the inside of a pumpkin clean? A crunchy treat that will be ready before you finish carving the last tooth in Jack's smile. Here, Gardenista editor …

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8 Tips for Keeping Vegetables Fresh Longer

Some people shop impulsively for shoes. Erin, associate editor of Gardenista, shops impulsively for vegetables. But unfortunately, her vegetable crisper is where her "good intentions go to die." Luck…

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6 Humane Ways to Stop Garden Pests

Keeping varmints out of your garden is an ongoing challenge (we know at Gardenista). The variety of marauder may vary depending on where your plot is located, but there doesn't seem to be a garden a…

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Make Your Own Holiday Dried Fruit Garland

This year, Gardenista editor Erin made a dried fruit garland to decorate for the holidays. Here's how to recreate your own. In case there's a historian in the crowd, it should be noted that the hi…

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Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup

Charleston-based photographer and regular Gardenista contributor Olivia Rae James recently shared this recipe for a pumpkin soup that uses coconut milk and cayenne pepper for an unexpected twist. Not…

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8 Beautiful & Easy-To-Grow Houseplants

At Gardenista, we appreciate  hearing about new plants we should try next. From the members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory, here are the experts' favorite, easiest-to-grow houseplants…

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Recreate The Look Of This Botanical Thanksgiving Tabletop

Do you dream of a woodland-inspired tabletop for Thanksgiving? If so, follow the lead of Gardenista editor Erin Boyle as she creates this simple and budget-friendly look. It appears to have been fres…

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Natural Remedies for Pest-Free Plants

Bringing plants into the home should be about adding a spot of green, filtering the air, and impressing your friends with your green thumb. Not chasing after tiny black fungus gnats.The minuscul…

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How to Dry Your Own Vegetables (Colonial Style)

In the home of Justine, a contributor to Remodelista and Gardenista, an autumn tradition is an annual walk on the "Battlefield Road," retracing the footsteps of Paul Revere from Lexington to…

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about Gardenista

Gardenista is a one-stop sourcebook for cultivated living, a guide to outdoor design and gardening. Helmed by former New York Times columnist Michelle Slatalla, Gardenista features inspiration, garden visits, and advice for all things outdoor living, from patios and peonies, to tables and terraces. Gardens matter, and Gardenista celebrates tomatoes on the fire escape as much as rolling acres of green.

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Diana Vilibert

Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can find her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert. more

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Thank you so much for this information! I love tomatoes,mostly in food,but also in salads!

A very good review of important issues when dealing with hearing loss of any animal ~ or human being…

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