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Lawns & Gardens

22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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20 Ways to Conserve Water at Home

March 22 is World Water Day! Read and share the following tips, and do your part to help reduce our overall water consumption! With more and more areas struggling with droughts, conserving water i…

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9 Surprising Uses for Beer

Beer. It refreshes and relaxes, it fuels sociability and cools the burn of spicy food. It is the most-widely consumed alcoholic beverage in the world, and the third most common beverage overall. It is…

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It’s Not Too Early To Think Spring Gardening!

Are you starting to see visions of your bountiful garden? Yes, even though there’s still a ton of snow out there in many areas, there are a lot of things we can start doing to prepare for gardening se…

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17 Stunning Flowers (Infographic)

Spring is approaching, but many of us are still rooted in the pant-weather, too-cold-for-a-garden, hot cocoa months of the year. Check out this beautiful color calendar highlighting a rainbow of flowe…

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What Can We Do to Save the Bees?

Most of our favorite foods exist because of bees: Did you enjoy coffee this morning? Bees likely pollinated the coffee flowers. Eat an apple recently? You can thank a bee for that, too.  Part 1 of …

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Hold Monsanto Responsible for Killing Monarch Butterflies

Economics 101 taught us about "negative externalities" -- a negative output that affects others who did not participate in creating the outcome. A textbook example of a negative externality? Monsanto …

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3 Non-Cliché Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Have roses, boxed sweets and fancy dinners not been doing much for your latest attempts to woo your love? With glaring reminders of cupid’s day at every retailer in sight, it is easy to lose sight of …

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The Healing Power of Trees

I’ve had the good fortune to live in a wide range of places: in the city, in the rainforest, in the desert, in a canyon, in the mountains, beside the ocean, and numerous other places. I learned a lot …

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5 Astonishing Facts About Bee-Killing Pesticides

Humans have sprayed all sorts of pesticides to protect their crops since 2000 BC. Yet, after the Second World War, their use increased 50-fold. With so many chemicals left over, manufacturers decided …

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