Why can’t they just grow like normal food?
With a promise of affordable, fresh produce, a more beautiful community, and new friendships, community gardens are sweeping the nation in popularity. The question is, why would you not want to become involved?
Whether it’s on your balcony or in your tiny concrete backyard, it’s easier than you think to develop a green thumb in a big city.
You, too, can harness a bit of nature’s weirdness.
It’s not all allergies and rainstorms. Celebrate spring with these easy projects.
They’re grape-sized watermelons that taste like cucumbers with a tinge of lime. And they’re totally easy to grow.
Maybe even the best things.
When mom says to clean the bathroom like the Queen of England is coming, you should do it.
All you want to do is travel from Point A to Point B; don’t let getting all your stuff together be the thing that holds you back.
Some of these lifehack-slash-DIYs are simpler than others, but all of them save good things from a trip to the landfill. And no, mason jars aren’t on this list.
A stylish centerpiece, necklace, and artichokes?! Don’t throw your old lightbulbs away. Repurpose them.
Mind blown (with great music).
It’s been three months since you resolved to start drinking more water in 2013. Follow this hack to drink more water, you shriveled up prune, you.
Admit it: your makeup storage is kind of horrific. Use these easy tricks to help your lipsticks find a proper home at last.
Do you feel a thrilling jolt anytime you pierce paper with a stapler? Does nothing feel better than an ultra-smooth Pilot pen rolling languorously across your Moleskine? Here’s some art you might really appreciate.
These are surefire ways to get you SO many Facebook likes.
Use these ideas for Mother’s Day, or really for any day when you feel like celebrating the best person on the planet. BRB, calling my mom right now.
You don’t need an outdoor space to grow plants. Promise.
It’s almost that time of year! Show your green side by using recycled materials as plant markers.
It’s March, and that means you have less than 20 days until the first day of spring. You might not be able to plant anything yet, but you can still plan…and dream.
“Seed Money” are pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters printed on thick custom papers embedded with seeds, so that you can just plant them and grow.
A Reddit user decided to show his coworker what happens when you don’t clean your keyboard. Now THAT is a green office.
Take 2:30 seconds to watch this time-lapse video. You won’t regret it.
For even the most botanically inept, terrariums are super easy to make and incredibly low-maintenance. They also make pretty much the best gifts or party favors ever.
Read labels, folks. That is what they are for.
Council Gardeners in Weston Super Mare, UK didnt notice that their new display resembled the Nazi Symbol until it was too late. They have since removed the plants.
It’s like a 4D iPhone game! And describing it thusly may have just killed a small part of me. Designer Samuel Wilkinson has created a plant biome you control without ever having to get your hands dirty.
Fifty seven varieties of flower make up this gorgeous image! How many can you name? (I managed two). See more pictures and read the story behind this beautiful field here. [Editor’s note: Good luck naming them all. I’m an obsessive gardener, and I could only identify 19!]
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