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A rare, historically massive cicada season is coming: How to protect your lawn, trees, and landscaping

With 2024 expected to be a historic year for cicada emergence, Pest Gnome put together a comprehensive primer on these insects: from which areas of the country will see the greatest number of cicadas to what every homeowner can do to protect their lawn and landscaping.

Best cities for naked gardening

LawnStarter reports on the best cities in the U.S. to bare it all in the garden.

Green goodness: 4 reasons to love homegrown produce

(BPT) - Are you one of the 185 million Americans who garden? If not, it’s time to consider joining the crowd. Gardening can be an incredibly rewarding hobby, especially if you grow your own …

Antoni Porowski's tips for creating a yard-to-table garden
(BPT) - Have you ever grown salsa in your garden? What about potato salad? You can, with spring’s hottest culinary trend called "yard-to-table." It brings farm-to-table home and is about …
From watering via ice cubes to spritzing with hydrogen peroxide – 4 misguided plant health trends on social media
The internet is full of advice on just about everything, including plant care. As the director of a plant diagnostic laboratory and expert on plant medicine, I help people manage their plants’ health
How to transform your backyard into a PGA TOUR-level lawn
(BPT) - Throughout the year, golf tournaments captivate audiences excited to watch the pros do what they do best: play golf! As viewers tune in to see their favorite athletes compete on pristine golf …
6 tips to take your spring DIY projects from weeds to blooms
(BPT) - The spring is a great time of year to start tackling the DIY projects you’ve been putting off all winter. If you plan to roll up your sleeves this season, you're part of a growing …
7 Tips for Spring Yard Prep
(BPT) - After winter's last gasp, spring is just around the corner. That means it's time to get out into the yard and tackle some spring cleaning. With a little DIY prep work now, your yard will be …

The ultimate in-and-out list for your backyard this spring

(BPT) - As the weather begins to warm up, it's time to breathe life into your backyard sanctuary and embrace the vibrant spirit of spring. Professional landscaper, author, and TV host of "I Hate My …

How to keep your garden on-trend with petunias this spring

(BPT) - Excited to elevate your garden into a trending oasis destination this spring? If you're like many gardeners, you likely approach your outdoor living area with a discerning designer's …

Cherry blossoms – celebrated in Japan for centuries and gifted to Americans – are an appreciation of impermanence and spring

Cherry blossoms mark the beginning of spring. Various festivals are regularly organized in California, Colorado, Georgia, Tennessee and Washington, D.C., to celebrate the bloom of cherry trees. …

How to create an Insta-worthy outdoor living space

(BPT) - Social media has changed the ways people engage with content and seek inspiration. Thanks to ever-evolving technology and algorithms, you have the ability to find new ideas instantly. Need a …

Bring vitality to gardens in the shade with impatiens: Your new burst of living color!

(BPT) - Ready to fill your garden with striking colors this spring? Look to Beacon® Impatiens from PanAmerican Seed®, the gardener’s favorite versatile plant for partial to deep shade …

Why do flowers smell?

Imagine walking through a tropical forest as a sweet scent wafts through the air. A little farther down the path, the putrid stench of rotting flesh makes you catch your breath. Upon investigation, you find that both odors originate from flowers – but why do flowers smell like anything at all? ...

Ready for your best lawn ever? 3 expert spring lawn care tips

(BPT) - Spring is just around the corner! As you make your list of spring cleaning chores, don’t forget to add lawn care to the to-do list.“The key to a healthy, robust lawn is …

Spice Up Your Life!: 8 Easy-to-Grow Unusual Vegetables

(BPT) - Ditch the boring broccoli and say hello to a purple powerhouse! Want to spice up your salads beyond the usual suspects? Then buckle up, veggie adventurer, because we're about to embark on a …
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Dreamliner nightmare? Boeing 787 safety concerns raised
Way.com explores the latest safety concerns of Boeing's 787.
Is your screen time tanking your sperm count? A urologist explains new study results
Hims reports that a new study suggests prolonged cell phone use might also be associated with reduced sperm count.
How gig work can help combat the loneliness epidemic
While loneliness is on the rise in the U.S., hampr reports that gig work could be part of the solution to it.
Texas elections officials shoulder new burdens to appease ballot-security skeptics
Votebeat reports that specially numbered ballot paper is the latest effort to address activists' demands in Brazos County, Texas.
9 indicators of positive mental health in children
Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to identify signs of mental well-being in children.