Hobbies

Hobbies

Where to Shop for Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Fall bulb-planting time is almost here. You can order from specialists now…or wait until autumn arrives and get your bulbs…

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How to Have a Beautiful Garden and a Happy Dog

Is having a dog and having a beautiful garden at the same time impossible? It doesn’t have to be. Bottom…

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How to Make Your Own Compost

Composting turns yard waste and kitchen scraps into a crumbly soil-like material called humus. Adding this humus to your garden…

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My Guilty Pleasure

I come from a long line of readers—I remember my parents reading in their bedroom…and my sister and I reading…

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How to Grow Your Own Wildflower Garden

If you’re looking for low-care flower-garden ideas, wildflowers may be your answer. They are native plants and are less likely…

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How to Grow Veggies in Small Spaces

Who doesn’t love garden-fresh produce? But if all you have is a deck or balcony, you may think you can’t…

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Lessons From Golf to Help You Master the Game of Life

Golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course,” said legendary golfer Bobby Jones, “the space between your ears.” Every sport…

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The Newest Collectibles: Old iPhones, Boomboxes, Kitchen Appliances and More

There are plenty of gizmos and gadgets gathering dust in the average American attic that could fetch $50 to a few hundred dollars on eBay or Facebook Marketplace.

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Sports Card Values Are Surging

After languishing for decades, those boxes of baseball cards gathering dust in your closet could be valuable. Overproduction in the…

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The Bugs You Want in Your Garden

While bugs, beetles and other creepy-crawlies are not welcome indoors, stay your hand when you spot them outside! The realization…

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Values Soar for Vinyl Records

Sales of vinyl records have increased every year for more than a decade and now outsell CDs, although streaming far…

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Beyond Tomato Cages: Best Supports for Vegetables and Flowers

When your garden plants have flopped or threatened to keel over, you may have tried staking or cages. Sometimes that…

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Grow a Home-Remedy Garden

Even if you’ve never put a tulip bulb in the ground, it’s easy to create your very own home-­remedy garden…

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Better Jigsaw Puzzling

Jigsaw puzzles are a fun and healthy hobby. Here’s what you need to know to get started, where to get your supplies and more.

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Release Your Inner Artist: How to Get Started with Art

Learning art is like learning a foreign language—it takes time to truly communicate your thoughts. Enjoy the process! How to get started with drawing, watercolor and collage.