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Lawns & Gardens

No-Streak Non-Toxic DIY Glass Cleaner

Ok, I'm late to the party this spring. Between weird weather, allergies and an exceptionally busy Green Diva Studio schedule, I just haven't had the pull to be outside playing much yet this spring. So…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Growing Tomatoes

Nothing says summer like fresh, homegrown tomatoes. And nothing can be more disappointing than seeing your tomatoes split and devoured by pests. While there's no 100% guarantee that plants will gro…

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15 Brilliant Uses for Vegetable Oil

From cleaning jewelry to perfectly-measured ingredients, read on for some of the most interesting ways to use this pantry staple. Have a favorite use of your own? Let us know in the comments! Earli…

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3 Steps To Fighting Climate Change In The Garden

Since starting my family 7 years ago, I’ve chosen to protect my children by ensuring their food is safe to eat. After all, it’s those small bodies that are most at risk from these toxins. From lettuce…

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WARNING: Do NOT Plant This. Ever!

Japanese barberry. Whether or not you know its name, you've probably seen it before. After all, it's one of the most widely used ornamental plants in the U.S. If you have a yard, there's a good chance…

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6 Steps to Perfect Compost

Left with an abundance of yard/garden waste and food scraps? Environmentally minded? In need of some free fertilizer for your lawn, garden or houseplants? Then it’s time to get decaying… or rather com…

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Bee-Killing Pesticide More Dangerous Than Previously Believed

The decade-long debate over the safety of neonicotinoid ("neonics") may be coming to an end. New developments from around the world demonstrate that these pesticides are not only a threat to bees, but…

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Watch Hoot & Annie On This Live Owl Cam

About five years ago, Cathy Howell, staff attorney for The Nature Conservancy in Texas, decided she needed a new project. This nature enthusiast and amateur woodworker wanted to get her hands dirty—an…

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21 Tips for Growing Cucumbers

Growing cucumbers is among the most popular activities in backyard vegetable gardens across the country. In fact, almost half of the nation’s home vegetable growers – 47 percent according to Susan Lit…

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10 Surprising Uses for Charcoal

Barbecue season is just around the corner, and, no doubt, you're dusting off last year's bag of charcoal. But don't light up that grill just yet -- there are plenty of other uses for charcoal. From pr…

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