• HOME & GARDEN
    Live grenade found at garden on NIBM-Undri road in Kondhwa

    The grenade was discovered by residents of the area in a mound of mud inside the garden.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO) A ‘live’ hand grenade was found at a garden under development on the NIBM-Undri road in Kondhwa on Thursday. The grenade was discovered in the garden next to Konark Indrayu, a residential society less than a […]

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    How to humanely keep wildlife out of the garden

    Some types of catnip can deter backyard visitors like deer, but the neighbor’s cat is sure to want to hang out, too. As with many things, in the garden, you pick your battles. (Illustration: Bill Kersey) You’ve no doubt heard the saying “she wouldn’t harm a fly.” It’s a phrase that could easily be applied […]

  • Growing trends in gardening

    It’s only 59 days until March 20, the first day of spring. Have you examined your garden yet to begin plans for improvement? Or, have you considered how your landscape might be updated to enhance your life? If not, then let me share what I’m reading about garden trends for 2018. First, gardening is on […]

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    Micro-Garden Lists You Need For Kids’ Fun In The Kitchen

    The culinary science lab takes over our kitchen table. Credit: Copyright 2016 Susan Lutz My adventures in the world of micro-gardening started innocently enough when I picked up a stray forsythia branch from our neighbor’s yard waste bin while walking my daughters home from school on a cold winter afternoon. I shocked my girls, ages […]

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    How to Start Your Little Kitchen Garden

    Highlights What better way to connect with nature than to start your own garden You can easily grow some herbs and veggies at home Try sprouts. mint, rosemary, lemongrass and more The kitchen is the holy space where all the treats for our tongue originate. Kitchens are designed in a way that the experience of […]

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    Test-Drive Tiny Living in This Tiny Home Village

    In case you haven’t heard, downsizing is the new black (or should I say green?). We’re living in an age where less is more. With increased urban populations and depletion of our earth’s resources, it’s becoming imperative that we start to live with more consciousness around our choices and actions. While residing in a mansion […]

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    Top six tiny houses that captured our hearts in 2017

    2017 could well have been the year of the tiny house. With the tiny house movement accelerating, there has been a wealth of new ones to look over this year, both local and international. 1. THE ESCHER This beauty is the creme de la creme of tiny houses, hand built by owner David Latimer, CEO and founder of […]

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    Speech to Text for Two men given tiny homes

    A local non profit gave two Eugene men the key to their new tiny home today. snow in the upper elevations it’s the season to give…and today — a local non-profit and donors gave two eugene residents homes… as kezi 9 news reporter jeanette quezada spoke to the new residents today, and shows us what […]

  • First tiny homes, now small communities

    BURDETT, N.Y. — When Thomas and Linda Craig first saw La Bourgade On Seneca, it was love at first sight. The Craigs had spent more than three decades living in Los Angeles before returning to central New York to care for aging parents. When it was time to move on from the large family house in Seneca […]