Why do flowers smell?

Imagine walking through a tropical forest as a sweet scent wafts through the air. A little farther down the path, the putrid stench of rotting flesh makes you catch your breath. Upon investigation, you find that both odors originate from flowers – but why do flowers smell like anything at all? ...

Ready for your best lawn ever? 3 expert spring lawn care tips

(BPT) - Spring is just around the corner! As you make your list of spring cleaning chores, don’t forget to add lawn care to the to-do list.“The key to a healthy, robust lawn is …

Spice Up Your Life!: 8 Easy-to-Grow Unusual Vegetables

(BPT) - Ditch the boring broccoli and say hello to a purple powerhouse! Want to spice up your salads beyond the usual suspects? Then buckle up, veggie adventurer, because we're about to embark on a …

So, you want to build a retaining wall: 6 things to know before you start

(BPT) - When you want to enhance your outdoor living space, consider building with retaining wall units. Segmental retaining wall (SRW) units are the basic building blocks of landscaping, and you …

Don't know how to use your front and side yards? Hardscape features can make you love your whole outdoor space

(BPT) - Do you spend most of your time and energy focusing on your backyard for outdoor living? Most homeowners do, leaving the untapped potential of front and side yards unnoticed. What if you could …

How to create an age-friendly outdoor space you'll love for years to come

(BPT) - If you or a loved one are planning on making improvements to your home to help you age in place comfortably and safely, you're probably focusing your attention on areas inside the home. But …

(BPT) - A new year means a new garden! It's time to start thinking of what you’ll cultivate indoors and outdoors in 2024. Whether large or small, in sun or shade, there are many choices of …
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(BPT) - If you love your outdoor space — but aren't crazy about weeding, watering and mulching — you'll be glad to know there are simple ways to minimize maintenance of your yard and …
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The role of dashcams in vehicle accidents and their effect on your car insurance
Cheap Insurance looks into the role of vehicle onboard dashcams in legal proceedings, including traffic court cases, accident lawsuits, and car insurance rates.
How US wedding costs compare to other countries—and where spending is changing the most
A special celebration, but at what cost? Peerspace looked at data from The Knot to compare how wedding spending has been changing.
The 10 most dangerous things inside every home may surprise you
With emergency room visits for home injuries topping 10 million a year, ConsumerAffairs analyzed data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission's National Electronic Injury Surveillance System to break down the 10 most dangerous things in the average American home.
Who is the 'Rural Voter'? A new book builds on old themes to create new understanding
The Daily Yonder looks at "The Rural Voter: The Politics of Place and the Disuniting of America," in which Colby College political scientists Nicholas F. Jacobs and Daniel M. Shea set out to describe what differentiates the politics of metropolitan and nonmetropolitan places.
Almost half of Americans have not written a single check in the past year — here's what they're doing instead
In light of the fact that 46% of Americans have reported not writing a check in the last year, GOBankingRates takes a look at the alternative methods people are using to exchange money.

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