The Dog Diet Answer Book
Pets + Animals
Pets + Animals

Home Cooking for Your Dog: A Low-Fat Starter Recipe

Author and veterinarian, Dr. Greg Martinez DVM, first started cooking for his pets as a way to introduce healthful ingredients and to help clients who had dogs with health problems. He wanted to find a more economical dog food for clients Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

How to Prune Evergreen Trees in Early Spring

Early spring can bring with it a rush of activity in the garden, preparing for the season’s approaching warmth and new growth, and it can be easy to focus only on the new sprouts, shoots, and blossoms out there. Authors Liz Ball and George Read More

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Sustainable Living
Sustainable Living

How to Grow a Crystal Garden at Home

Learn how to make your own crystal garden using just a few common materials (and some safety goggles), thanks to the Mother Earth News Almanac. Wear safety goggles. Get yourself a brick, cover with a cloth—so the fragments won’t Read More

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Home Repair + Improvement
Home Repair + Improvement

The Anatomy of She Sheds

The men have their man caves, and now you can have your very own she shed! In the last few years, she sheds have been popping up in backyards around the world. They are functional spaces for women to getaway and have some time to Read More

birds
Pets + Animals
Pets + Animals

9 Bird Friendly Landscape Tips for Southern Gardens

Much of the South enjoys an extended growing season thanks to warm temperatures and rich growing conditions. This also means that the nesting season for birds can be extended. Here are some tips and plant suggestions for making your Read More

Citrus
Gardening
Gardening

3 Pruning Tips for Different Types of Plants

Not all plants need to be pruned, but those who do have different times and specifications. Sometimes it can be hard to determine what those specifications are. Here are some pruning tips from Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico Month by Month Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

Turn Your Raised Bed Garden into a Mini Hoop House

So you’ve built and installed your own raised bed, and your garden is flourishing beautifully. With success comes the inevitable question: Can we do even more? Thanks to Tara Nolan’s book, Raised Bed Revolution, the answer here is YES. You Read More

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Home Repair + Improvement
Home Repair + Improvement

Make a Portable Wine Rack from a 5-Gallon Bucket

Whether you’re going over the river and through the woods for the holidays, or you’re just visiting next door for a potluck dinner, wine is a welcome win-win refreshment to bring along. Thanks to Chris Peterson’s 5-Gallon Bucket Book, Read More

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Pets + Animals
Pets + Animals

DIY Dog Grooming: What Brush Should I Use For My Dog?

In an ideal world, given the right information and experience, nobody would be able to groom your dog better than you. There will always be benefits to taking your dog to a professional groomer, but no matter how professional and caring Read More

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Home Repair + Improvement
Home Repair + Improvement

The Basics of Interior Painting

Painting a wall or two is the do-it-yourself task that almost everyone has attempted. And there's really no reason not to do your own interior painting—unless you have one of those twenty-five foot foyers—it's all close at hand and requires Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

How to Plant and Grow Spinach

When you hear the word spinach, what image pops into your mind? From salads to Popeye’s muscles and everything in between, versatility is the key word when talking about spinach. It can be eaten raw, steamed, added to pasta dishes, and used Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

How to Make a Classic Glass Bowl Terrarium

It’s no wonder that terrariums are darlings of the garden world: they feature beautiful plants on a petite scale; they’re artful additions to any space; and they make perfect gifts any time of year. Being smack dab in the dead of winter, Read More