• HOME & GARDEN
    Tiny House Meets Small Business with This Home Office Twist

    One of the hottest new trends in real estate is making an impact on the business world. Entrepreneurs around the country are turning to tiny houses, or small shed-like structures to house their offices or business headquarters. Below are some of the companies currently offering these types of structures to homeowners and entrepreneurs, along with […]

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    Wow! Self-Making Bed Shows an Example of a Real-World Market Need

    If necessity is the mother of invention, Kickstarter is its playpen. SMARTDUVET: the self-making bed, is a campaign that launched on Kickstarter and has already surpassed its $30,000 (Canadian) goal by almost $11,000 as of this posting. A Real-World Market Need Example If there is one thing Kickstarter has highlighted is, there is a market […]

  • Jillian Logan: It’s time to enjoy your garden

    TAKE stock of the garden for its shade, entertaining ability, seating, nooks and crannies and wind shelter from a few different directions. It’s at this time of year, when we have a few days break for the festive season and New Year celebrations, that we can get outside and enjoy the garden and pleasant weather. […]

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    GOCO grant will fund Manaugh school garden in Cortez

    Great Outdoors Colorado awarded $340,000 to projects in Montezuma and La Plata counties last week. The Southwest Conservation Corps got a $25,200 Youth Corps grant for the Montezuma School to Farm Project at Manaugh Elementary in Cortez, according to a news release from the agency issued earlier this month. A portion of the grant will […]

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    Fast relief for garden – State rushes to get tea estate reopened to save face

    Samsing Tea Estate. Picture by Biplab Basak Jalpaiguri, Dec. 24: The Bengal administration has intervened to reopen a Dooars tea garden within seven days of its closure because of alleged vandalism by a Trinamul-backed union. Sources said the administration showed unusual alacrity in fast-tracking negotiations to open Samsing Tea Estate, which employs 1,460 labourers, because […]

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    Banks Roll Out Mobile Mini ATMs In Assam Tea Gardens

    Five Mini ATMs have been launched in Assam tea gardens following the cash crunch. DHEKIAJULI (ASSAM):  HIGHLIGHTS Bank accounts have been opened for 15 lakh workers in tea gardens The mini ATMs of the UBI cater to 50 tea gardens a week Locals say it is too few, given there are 850 gardens in the […]

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    In Mumbai: Citizen group gets notice for misuse of garden

    The Malabar Hill Citizen Forum, which is in charge of maintaining the 20-acre Priyadarshani Park at Napean Sea Road, has been served a notice by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for allegedly misusing the park and conducting commercial activities on it. According to the notice sent by the BMC, a gymnasium and recreation room were […]

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    The garden shed full of helping hands

    Media captionWATCH: Team Unlimbited’s 3D-printed limbs are changing lives At first glance, the shed, in a back garden in Swansea, doesn’t look remarkable. Step closer and you’ll hear the whirring of a hard-working machine. Open the door and, while I’d like to tell you it is Tardis-like inside, it isn’t. Every inch of space is […]

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    Enjoy fresh vegetables year round with a kitchen garden

    The kitchen garden should be protected with wire mesh. Have you ever imagined the magic feeling of grabbing fresh fruits and vegetables at any time straight from your home garden no matter the size of the backyard? Even if you are not a fun of gardening, a kitchen garden will gradually motivate you and your […]

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    Police trim presence as private guards take charge at Poes Garden

    Private security guards posted at Poes Garden in Chennaion Monday.— Photo: R. RaguR. Ragu In the wake of widespread criticism about the heavy deployment of police force at Poes Garden even after the demise of former chief minister Jayalalithaa, the strength of the police personnel has been drastically reduced. Senior police officials confirmed that they […]

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    Ancient Underwater Potato Garden Uncovered in Canada

    Submerged rock pavement (shown here) would have allowed the indigenous people to control how far their tubers grew, making for easier harvesting. Credit: Katzie Development Limited Partnership This harvest came 3,000 years too late. Hundreds of blackened potatoes were pulled out of the ground at a prehistoric garden in British Columbia, Canada. Dating back to […]

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    50 Green Business Ideas for Startup Entrepreneurs

    If you’re an environmentalist and an entrepreneur, there are plenty of ways you can combine those two passions into a successful environmentally conscious business. There are even some green business opportunities out there that can allow you to offer eco-friendly products and services to your customers. Here are 50 green business ideas for environmentally conscious […]