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There's nothing quite like a garden overflowing with gorgeous flowers. Their enticing aromas and bold hues are the perfect way to celebrate the summer season. But if your garden starts to go downhill once temps warm up, settling on a plan to keep your beds blooming is key. Scroll through for a look at 30+ statement summer flowers that...
If you've longed envied a neighbor's lush vegetable garden, it's time to consider growing your own. Believe it or not, starting a vegetable garden doesn't have to be a huge feat. There are a number of healthy and delicious vegetables, including crisp cucumbers, lettuce, and carrots, that don't require a great deal of effort to grow. See 10 of...
Like clockwork, perennial flowers and plants pop up every blooming season with fresh buds, refreshed colors, and bold aromas. By definition, perennials are plants that live more than two years, and the name literally translates to "through the years." Unlike short-lived annuals or biennials (plants that take two years to grow), these varieties are fairly low-maintenance after their initial...
With a basic understanding of flower types and planting techniques, you can have a lively garden that will be the envy of your neighbors all summer long. From marigolds to sunflowers, here are the best—and easiest—summer flowers to grow. You don't need a green thumb with any of these popular summer garden picks. 1Marigolds Many consider this flower a go-to for...
Why should every other room in the house get all the houseplant love? You may not spend as much time in here as the living room or the kitchen, but that doesn’t mean this room has to be boring and blah. Greenery is a way to add that spa feeling to your bathroom, too! In fact, it's actually the...
You spend a lot of time in your bedroom (at least eight hours every night, right?), so it's important that your space is as peaceful as possible. And while candles and CBD can ease your mind before you hit the pillow, adding real plants to your space can also help up your relaxation game. In fact, NASA has found...
Fall is the time to make your home feel more cozy and inviting. Layers of texture, decor in earth hues, and carefully chosen accessories are all ways to transition your space for the season. But if you've only been focused on how to upgrade your interior for autumn, you're missing a huge opportunity. There's no reason not to extend...
Of course, you know that your daisies and peonies won't bloom forever. That said, you can look on the bright side by considering go-to fall flowers like pansies, mums, Japanese anemones—the list goes on. With eye-catching colors ranging from reds to blues, there's no shortage of flowers to choose from to arrange the perfect autumn garden. But before you...
Look, mosquitos are awful. They buzz in your ear, leave itchy red bites, and can even spread disease. No, thank you. The insects may be great food for birds and bats, but you definitely don’t want them hanging around your backyard (trust us, mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile virus, malaria, and Zika aren't health issues you want to explore...
There is no fall without pumpkins — big kinds, mini kinds, orange kinds, white kinds, carved kinds, and most importantly pie kinds. Although you could load up a wagon at the local pumpkin patch, start a new autumn tradition by growing gourds in your own garden. These hardy crops will flourish just about anywhere with the right care. Get the...

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Grilled Chicken with Coconut-Lime Slaw

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Shake up your chicken routine with this easy weeknight dinner that will be on the table in just 20 minutes. Cal/Serv: 215 Yields:4servings Total Time: 0...