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Aphids 101: Methods to Outsmart the Little Vampires

Few things crash the garden party harder than the arrival of aphids. In an instant, visions of effortless harvest and flawless plants come to an abrupt halt. One of the first pests …

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Urban Almanac: July 2016

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. JULY 1 Famous Utahns born today: Dr. Martha Hughes Cannon, physician and first woman state legislator …

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The Novice’s Grimoire: May 12 – 19: Pine Oil

Welcome back Novices! This week we are talking about pine oil. Besides being a holiday favorite and a prickly friend, the pine tree and its parts have many various uses. It is beli …

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Memoirs of a Lucky Man

In the one of the classics of the Hindu religion, the Katha Upani­shad, written some 3,000 years ago, a little boy named Nachiketa meets the Indian deity of Death who is called Yam …

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Life Matters

Top 10 spring organizing tips. —by Marla Dee Spring is here and our bodies feel the new life ready to bloom. It is the sweetest time of year for going through your home, clearing o …

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Briefly Noted

What’s new around town. Bicycle/pedestrian safety grant On average, 839 bicycle/motor vehicle collisions occurred 2011-2013; 909 pedestrians were struck by motor vehicles in Utah. …

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The Just-Right, Real-Tight House

The brains behind the eclectic structure going up on the site of the old T Street Market in the Avenues is ShruDeLi Ownbey, a woman so talented a teacher and harpist she twice rece …

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Peace by Design

We asked residential designer Ann Larsen to share with us the books that have most informed her work. Here, she tells us about her two favorites. When we walk into a new space, we …

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Editor’s Notebook

The stuff-reduction business is booming. Books, magazines, blogs and websites are devoted to getting organized. Space-saving gizmos for the office, home and car fill entire stores, …

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