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  • What it Means When a Plant Bolts: What Is the Cause and How to Deal

    A plant bolting means that it has grown too quickly and gone into reproductive mode, which is only natural for many plants. However, this can also be a symptom of an underlying problem with the soil or environment. When you notice your plants bolting, it's time to take action before the problem becomes worse!
  • Things to do in Montauk

    Are you looking for a new beach destination? Montauk on Long Island is the perfect spot to escape New York City and enjoy a quick getaway. Whether you're in search of an isolated beach or a bustling town, Montauk has it all! In this article, we'll be going over the best things to do when visiting Montauk for your next vacation.
  • The Pros And Cons Of Living In Oregon

    The state of Oregon is a beautiful place to live. From the area's natural beauty to its stunning landscapes, there’s no denying that this part of the country has some serious charm. But all good things come with their fair share of bad and there are plenty of downsides to living in Oregon too. In this article we will explore both sides so you can decide if it’s right for you!
  • The Top-10 Best National Parks in the USA

    The National Park Service has been around for more than 100 years and is one of the most popular programs in North America. There are 63 national parks and sites that protect some of the best natural landscapes and historical places all across our country. Here we list the top 10 national parks in America as voted by you, the visitor! That's right: we used a 10-year average of park visitation to America's national parks to determine the best national parks because people vote with their feet and the visitation numbers speak for themselves!
  • How to Care for String of Hearts Plant

    String of hearts plants are delicate, so it is important to know how to care for them. They need well-drained soil and moderate light conditions. Keep the plant moist by watering it when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, but avoid getting water on the leaves or stems because this can cause rot. String of hearts plants do best in temperatures between 65°F and 75°F (18°C - 24°C) with a humidity level below 50%.
  • Savory Fried Dough Recipe

    This is a recipe for fried dough, which is a popular snack in Louisiana and all over the United States. It's not hard to make this dish at home and it tastes amazing!
  • The Perfect Rockfish Recipe: Blackened with Garlic Butter Sauce

    Rockfish is a popular type of fish in the Pacific Northwest, and it's also one of my favorites. The best way to cook rockfish is very simple: blackened with garlic butter sauce. This rockfish recipe is a good way to introduce new flavors into your repertoire. The dish is fresh and light, with an intriguing mix of ingredients. It's also inexpensive and incredibly easy to make.
  • One Second till Impact: A Kamikaze Shot

    A kamikaze shot is a popular vodka shot that has some alcohol, usually vodka or tequila, and equal parts orange liqueur, and fresh lime juice. The original recipe, legend has it, was born on an American military base, probably a naval base, after WWII.
  • Hibachi Fried Rice Recipe: Japanese Inspired and Beyond!

    Japanese food is famous for being healthy, delicious, and easy to make. One of the most popular dishes in Japan is Hibachi fried rice. This traditional dish has been made in households across Asia for centuries and it's no wonder why! The dish packs a ton of flavor with only a few simple ingredients, making it perfect to whip up any night of the week. Here are some tips on how you can make your own version at home that will be healthier than take out!
  • The Beautiful Weeping Cherry Tree

    The weeping cherry tree is one of the most popular garden trees in North America. It's a beautiful, fast growing shade tree that will grow to be around 30 feet tall with an average spread of 20-30 feet. The weeping cherry tree has a graceful shape and is very tolerant of difficult conditions. Like its name suggests, the weeping cherry tree can even tolerate wet soil!
  • The Story of Daikon: A Taste of the East

    The daikon is an ancient vegetable that has been cultivated in East Asia for over 2000 years. It's a member of the Brassica family and its name translates to "large root" in Japanese. The word daikon actually means "big roots" in Chinese, where it is also known as luobo or lo bok. Daikons are long, white vegetables usually eaten raw because cooking them will change their flavor dramatically!
  • The Ultimate Guide to Growing Pothos

    Pothos are one of the easiest plants to grow in your home. This article will take you through everything you need to know about growing Pothos, from the types of Pothos available and their characteristics, to how they should be cultivated. We'll also cover a few tips for success with this easy-to-grow plant!