What is companion planting?.This gardening method involves placingplants next to each other so they can benefitfrom one another's qualities and nutrients.Good companion plants will either offerprotection from predators, a distraction frompests, or necessary amendments to the soil.For example, since flea beetles love pak choi,bok choy, and radishes, you can plant themto draw them away from your other plants.Most gardeners won't go wrong byplanting a variety of plants, bothvegetables and flowers, Erin Schanen, Troy-Bilt Brand Gardening Expert.If you want to try companion plantingin your own garden, getting starteddoesn't have to be overwhelming.If you want to start small, you can focuson a specific crop you want to add to youryard and then find companion plants
- The Pioneer Woman
No summer cookout is complete without the proper condiments, and that includes at least one sticky, tangy, delicious barbecue sauce. Of course, you can whip up your own homemade barbecue sauce—like the one Ree Drummond uses on these barbecue chicken drumsticks—but many of the best barbecue sauce brands deliver just as much flavor while saving you time and effort. "Delicious store-bought barbecue sauces are available everywhere," Ree says.
If you're looking for simple changes you can make at home in honor of the holiday, these easy, eco-friendly lifestyle changes on our list will help guide you: little yet important things like reusing the items you already have, purchasing environmentally-friendly products that don't come in excess packaging, and reducing your daily water and energy consumption. One way to be smart shopper is to keep your eyes out for products with the Green Good Housekeeping Seal, or winners of our most recent Good Housekeeping Sustainable Packaging Awards. Earth Day comes once a year, but these lifestyle changes could be beneficial for the other 364 days, as well as years to come!
- House Beautiful
You don't need a green thumb to set up a DIY flower, fruit or veggie garden this spring. From House Beautiful
- Martha Stewart Living
This aromatic herb, which is regularly used in cuisines like Italian and Thai, is one of the most popular and easiest to grow.
AMMAN (Reuters) -When Prince Hamza visited the relatives of COVID-19 patients who died after a hospital ran out of oxygen, he triggered a rift in Jordan's monarchy that has shaken the country's reputation as a stable country in a volatile region. The March 14 visit to the city of Salt was, in the words of a senior establishment figure, the "straw that broke the camel's back", coming as it did hours after King Abdullah had visited the hospital and publicly scolded management for the nine deaths. Hamza made the trip to console the bereaved six days before Prince Hussein went to the city to do the same, a move that some officials said had upstaged his younger rival for the throne.
Looking to make your garden the life of the party for beneficial pollinators? It's important to know how to responsibly bring pollinators into your garden, however, as using organic materials over pesticides and chemical fertilizers will best protect these creatures–and your household. Additionally, ensuring there's plenty of shade for the pollinators makes your garden even more attractive, and add a special feeder or outdoor fountain so they'll return time and again.
- NBC News
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter will attempt its first flight on Mars. If successful, it will be the first powered, controlled flight conducted on another planet.
- Business Insider
The Ingenuity Mars helicopter's blades are spinning ahead of its first flight - making the NASA team 'nervous and excited'
"I'm feeling a lot of emotions": NASA's Ingenuity engineers are getting antsy for their helicopter's first flight.
- Business Insider
Elon Musk took a swipe at Bill Gates and Microsoft Zune with an edited version of an anti-vaccination cartoon
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted and deleted an illustration from cartoonist Ben Garrison, which took a potshot at the Microsoft cofounder and vaccines.
- Architectural Digest
Supremely versatile, loveseats work as standalone pieces in studio apartments and as part of a seating arrangement in sprawling living rooms Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest
- Miami Herald
There’s no greater need for the Dolphins on defense in this draft than finding another edge rusher, a position where Miami is lacking after the offseason jettisoning of Kyle Van Noy (released) and Shaq Lawson (traded to Houston for linebacker Benardrick McKinney).
La Soufrière on Saint Vincent island spews ash 6 km into the air, as 16,000 people are evacuated.
- Miami Herald
The Florida Panthers’ hopes to snap a rare losing streak didn’t last long Saturday.
What was it like to take on the part of the Duke of Edinburgh in the award-winning Netflix series?
During this weekend’s highly anticipated donor retreat hosted by the Republican National Committee in Palm Beach, Ohio Senate candidate Josh Mandel was escorted off the premises while his primary opponent, Jane Timken, was allowed to stay, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation tell Axios.What we’re hearing: The invitation-only event is taking place at the Four Seasons Resort, and the RNC reserved the entire hotel. While Timken, former Ohio GOP chair, was invited to the event “because she is a major donor” — Mandel was not, so he was asked to leave, according to one of the sources.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Despite not having his name on the list, Mandel seized on the opportunity to get some face time with top Republican donors while they all were in one place, one source familiar with his plans told Axios.But when the first event formally kicked off at the hotel Friday night, Mandel and others who did not have credentials were asked to leave.A spokesperson for the RNC declined to comment. Mandel's team did not immediately respond to requests for comment.Between the lines: Those attending the retreat not only have access to big donors, but also key party players, including former President Trump. Saturday evening, the group will travel to Mar-a-Lago, where Trump is expected to delver remarks and mingle with attendees. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a potential 2024 presidential contender, will also speak. Why it matters: The incident gives Timken more visibility and access to Trump, which is crucial as he continues to be the party’s rainmaker and most influential player. It also underscores how Trump’s efforts to continue leading the GOP have made all interactions with donors high-stakes. Background: Trump previously showed interest in endorsing Timken, but was ultimately talked out of it by his son, Donald Trump Jr., and other top advisers.Mandel and Timken have long been extremely pro-Trump and both are vying to get the former president's endorsement — which could be the deciding factor in who wins the race to replace Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who recently announce he will not run for reelection.More from Axios: Sign up to get the latest market trends with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can "break through" Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is low and the research has not been peer reviewed. The South African variant, B.1.351, was found to make up about 1% of all the COVID-19 cases across all the people studied, according to the study by Tel Aviv University and Israel's largest healthcare provider, Clalit. But among patients who had received two doses of the vaccine, the variant's prevalence rate was eight times higher than those unvaccinated - 5.4% versus 0.7%.
Prince Harry will attend Prince Philip's funeral without Meghan Markle, who didn't get permission to fly
Prince Harry will attend Prince Philip's funeral, which is set to be held April 17. Markle, who's pregnant, didn't get medical clearance to fly.
Meghan Markle won't travel to Prince Philip's funeral. Experts say flying while pregnant during the pandemic can be risky.
An OB-GYN said flying while pregnant is generally safe before 36 weeks. Meghan Markle, whose due date is not known, didn't get clearance to fly.
- The Telegraph
The Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin will be carried through the grounds of Windsor Castle in a modified Land Rover that he designed for the occasion himself. The funeral will take place next Saturday at 3pm, following a short procession in which the Prince of Wales and senior members of the Royal family will follow the coffin on foot as it is driven to St George’s Chapel. The Queen will not take part in the procession. It will be a royal funeral like no other, with Royals adhering to Covid-19 guidelines by wearing masks throughout the ceremony and maintaining social distancing. A Buckingham Palace spokesperson confirmed that it would not be a state occasion, in accordance with the Duke’s wishes, but a ceremonial royal funeral in line with the Queen Mother’s funeral in 2002. Her Majesty gave final approval to the plans, which “very much reflect the personal wishes of the Duke" who died peacefully at home in Windsor Castle on Friday morning.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The returning presumptive starting QB played for a half as the Red team, made up mostly of expected starters, beat the White team 37-17.