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June 11, 2013

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You can create a spa-like experience indoors, outdoors, or both–a place of peace and harmony for indulging yourself, relaxing, and unwinding.

It might be as simple as adding a small water feature in your garden or on your patio, spending some … Read More…

How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013

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Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.

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ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction manual that teaches any … Read More…

Five Easy Steps For Creating a Garden Border:
No Experience Necessary

May 20, 2013

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I just found out about Garden on a Roll, a mail-order DIY garden border kit available in the UK that offers a choice of ten ornamental styles, including one shady and one “low maintenance,”and one edible border kit.

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With non-gardeners in mind, … Read More…

10 Great Design Blogs Written By Moms

May 12, 2013

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Place for gathering together on a special day. Mad About the House. via Lobster and Swan.

In honor of Mother’s Day and great moms everywhere, I have created a shortlist of great design blogs conceived and written by moms.Read More…

Glow Your Own Plants

May 8, 2013

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Plants that gleam, alien-like, could be the next source of sustainable natural lighting–no electricity required.

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Bioluminescent tree via NextNature.

Inspired by fireflies and aquatic bioluminescence, a team of Stanford University PhDs are creating living, glowing plants inside a California lab. The … Read More…

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