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The first thing you need to know are the plants to avoid. TikTok user @purripaw put together a quick list of plants that are toxic to cats—and some common flowers like daffodils and lilies are off the table.

This nourishing outdoor space from @conyeyxoxo uses boho décor finds like a patterned jute rug, wicker chairs and tables, and plenty of plants to create a little oasis.

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Dating back to before Greek colonization, this charming village lies in the deepest area of Calabria's Pollino national park.

It only takes a small amount of outdoor space to enjoy the sun on your face and the breeze in your hair from the privacy of home — but if your outdoor space is petite, you might want to consider incorporating a few of these ideas to help your mini getaway feel a little more spacious than it actually is. These tips can help boost your enjoyment of your outdoor space while fooling everyone into thinking it’s bigger than it is.

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If you are the type of person who likes to plan things far in advance, then 2020 probably felt like one disaster after another. We can certainly relate; the past year has been full to the brim with canceled trips and conferences, rushing to cross borders as soon as possible, re-routed and canceled flights, dealing […]

Gardening has reached new heights as a favorite pastime, and more gardeners are discovering that raised beds make it easier. What’s not to like about bringing plants to a higher level so you don’t have to bend down and work on your knees? You can grow flowers, herbs and vegetables and work the soil while sitting on a ledge — a major plus for anyone with a bad back or not-so-bendable knees. And you can design and locate the raised garden bed where the growing conditions are best.

Window boxes give gardeners an affordable outlet to do what they love most: experiment. Known as one of the first living walls, window boxes have been a longtime favorite of gardeners. Window boxes continue to be a popular landscape element today and often stand in for front yards at homes that open to the sidewalk. Although there is a lot of creative freedom with planting window boxes, there is a right way to do it. Window boxes show off the wide range of possibilities a few feet of soil can offer, so use our tips to create a floral creation of your own.

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