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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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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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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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DIY Napkin Ring (For Thanksgiving or Any Occasion!)

This Thanksgiving, save some room in your place settings by bundling the napkins and flatware into neat little packages on each plate, in the style of Gardenista editor Erin. Here she shows u…

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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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Good information. Thanks for the recipes.