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Pee for Plants

Sally Brown | Posted 01.16.2017 | Green
Sally Brown

Lately there has been a whole lot of talk about golden showers. For most people, showers are something that come in April and fall from the clouds in...

A Few Words About Poinsettias

Janet Bertolus | Posted 12.11.2016 | Comedy
Janet Bertolus

I have a very complicated relationship with the holidays and their prerequisite decoration requirements, most particularly, the Poinsettia plant. So...

The end of coconut water? The world's trendiest nut is under threat of species collapse

The Conversation Global | Posted 11.28.2016 | Green
The Conversation Global

www.shutterstock.com Roland Bourdeix, Cirad "Orange juice for breakfast is over," an investor interested in creating large, fair trade coconut plant...

Money Really Does Grow On Trees: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

They say that money does not grow on trees but ask the Incas, Aztecs and Costa Rica's Chorotega people and they'd say otherwise. Before Europeans arri...

Eating Plants To Fight Cancer

Amanda Brocket | Posted 08.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

A study published in 2015 in the journal Cancer revealed that eating a plant-based diet and avoiding meat and dairy can reduce a person's risk of canc...

Amazon Is Offering A Jaw-Dropping New Perk For Its ​Seattle​ Employees

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business

Amazon is betting that jungle-like terrariums filled with exotic plants may be a better employee perk than free lunch or a foosball table. In an odd i...

Bring Your Neglected Houseplant Back to Life

Architectural Digest | Posted 07.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

We've all been there: The houseplant that was so vibrant when you brought it home from the garden center is suddenly shriveled and sad-looking. Perhaps you forgot to water it, or watered it too much, or overdid it on the sunlight--but don't give up.

Dangerous Beauty: The Ugly Side Of Pretty Plants

Sam Cohen | Posted 07.06.2016 | Green
Sam Cohen

In nature, some of the most beautiful and eye-catching plants and animals are also the most dangerous. Brightly colored flowers and shrubs please the ...

Making A Book Terrarium Is Easier Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 06.27.2016 | Arts

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Creating An Outdoor Sacred Space

Linda Lauren | Posted 06.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

An outdoor space doesn't have to be complicated or expensive. The most important consideration is your intention regarding what you want that space to do for you. Consider the following before beginning.

Guys, You Can Grow A Pineapple As A Houseplant

PureWow | Posted 06.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

Trying to plant a pineapple at home is a win-win.

9 Easy DIY Outdoor Planters To Make This Summer

Porch.com | Posted 05.19.2016 | HuffPost Home
Porch.com

By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com Why keep your beautiful blooms in a boring pot when you can create colorful and unique planters fo...

Growing Lemons... Yep On a Tree

Tre Harrington | Posted 05.10.2016 | Parents
Tre Harrington

Our family loves nature. We are always outside, camping, hiking, so planting a garden fits into our lifestyle. Did you know that you can plant any seed you find? I will show you how, and chances are you have everything you need right at home!

When Plants Are Cut, They Bleed, Sort Of

Modern Farmer | Posted 05.02.2016 | Taste
Modern Farmer

Understanding the surprisingly dynamic ways plants respond to stress is fun and interesting, but also potentially very valuable to farmers. The plant has a natural defense when it's sick, and also a natural boosting ability.

This Plant Will Charge Your Cell Phone

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.26.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

A plant that can actually charge your cell phone is taking green energy to a whole new level. Barcelona-based firm Arkyne Technologies created the pot...

Urban Greenery and Its Healing Powers

Quora | Posted 04.22.2017 | Green
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Plants Can Raise The Price Of Your Home And Boost Your Happiness

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.15.2016 | HuffPost Home

Plants do much more than add a pop of color to a room. According to a slew of studies Newsy rounded in for the video below, having plants nearby could...

Foster Beans

Sandy Thomas | Posted 04.14.2017 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

For two days it lay on my kitchen counter. Two greenish plants with bare roots, and no soil, that were laying on a damp paper towel inside a plastic baggie.

A More Powerful Season

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 04.07.2017 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

Spring has come at last to simulated Mars. You might be asking: what does that mean? Are the snows melting? Are soft green blades breaking through the bare, furrowed ground?

The Faithful Shopper: Basics and Beyond

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.02.2017 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

These are the shops where I know I can find it all and do it fast. I am all about organization and quality; finding it all under one roof is the cherry on top!

Your Messy Home Is Probaby Causing You Stress

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.02.2017 | HuffPost Home
Dorit Sasson

If your home design stresses you out, then you may need to control some of the stress-inducing circumstances that are controlling your environment. Why not create a homey paradise right in your own home?

The Secret Life of Plants

Mark Matousek | Posted 02.28.2017 | New York
Mark Matousek

Is tripping on a pot of sassafras tea the key to happiness? Maybe. When she meets me at the restaurant, my old friend looks several years younger. Li...

Faking It

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 02.23.2017 | HuffPost Home
Allison Toepperwein

Forty years ago, artificial plants were burgeoning. Urban living was the trend, yet people wanted their homes and offices to feel warm. The conveniences of the city were met with the angst of nature, but without the maintenance.

Climate Change This Week: Arctic Goes Bonkers, Voting For Climate Action, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.23.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Bizarre Biodiversity - another reason to preserve forests, as this Brazilian Gorb...

Creating an 8,000m 'Vertical University' in Eastern Nepal

Rajeev Goyal | Posted 02.23.2017 | Green
Rajeev Goyal

One of the silent crises confronting our world today is the pervasive and unprecedented degradation of biological diversity on our planet. Consider that the current extinction rate is more than 1,000 times the baseline extinction rate.