When the tree bares, the music of it changes:
Hard and keen is the sound, long and mournful;
Pale are the poplar boughs in the evening light
Above my house, against a slate-cold cloud.
–Conrad Aiken (1889–1973)
Household Uses for Baking Soda
Baking soda is amazing! This versatile substance can be used to remove stains, keep your sneakers smelling fresh, and even get rid of your sweet tooth. Here are some of the best householdbaking soda uses.
Tracking the High Costs of Hurricanes
I recently went to Florida to visit my sister and saw damage from Hurricane Irma—mostly downed or damaged palm trees. The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season does not end until Nov. 30, but four major hurricanes of Category 3 or greater have already occurred. Let’s see how the 2017 season compares with the worst hurricanes in recorded history.
Growing Allium: The Ornamental Onion
Eye-catching and easy to grow, ornamental onions, of the genus Allium, deserve a place in every garden. Fall is the best time to plant these deer- and rodent-resistant bulbs.
Best Thanksgiving Recipes
We’ve added even more Thanksgiving recipe ideas! From the turkey to scrumptious sides to mouthwatering desserts, we share our best recipes, cooking advice, and even table tips to guide you all the way.