How to Want to Change Your Mind Out of all the cognitive biases and logical fallacies, I think the most pernicious of all is a kind of meta-bias, one underlying tendency that makes us more susceptible to all of the others: simply not wanting to be wrong. It's so automatic that it's hard to notice it coloring your judgment unless you really pay attention, but once you do, you realize how frequently it makes you grasp for a fallacious argument just so you don't have to admit to yourself that you were wrong. I'm definitely no exception -- I can't count the number of times I've caught myself reacting to an argument by asking myself, "OK, why is that false?" Terrarium Centerpieces The other week, my good friend Stephanie and I planned out a craft weekend. Our mission: Terrariums. Not the kind you keep lizards in, but the kind you can seal up and watch the moss grow.
Last Frost Date Planting Worksheet It’s the time of year to think about starting your seeds, but how do you keep track of planting dates? I find it a struggle to remember what seeds need to be planted when. I don’t know about you, but every year I have these big hopes for planting all my seeds, and then I find I’m behind on my schedule. Now that I’ve moved to a new area of the country, my old planting schedule has completely changed. Here in Central Texas, some seeds are even started indoors as early as January 1st so they are ready to go outside for March or April planting.
National Philanthropic Trust News and Commentary NPTrust Back to Listing October 30, 2014 | AUTHOR: Eileen R. Heisman The ebola outbreak is more far-reaching and concerns about its spread have become global. While American private philanthropy to combat the disease was mostly from mega-donors, like Paul Allen who donated $2.8 million to the American Red Cross and Bill and Melinda Gates who committed $50 million to several different groups, including the World Health Organization, there are now more ways for all of us to help. With three confirmed cases in the US, fighting ebola is now receiving more widespread attention—and charitable dollars—among Americans.
7 Cheap But Beautiful DIY Garden Decor Ideas I must be painting a terrible portrait of myself. Lazy gardener. Lazy cleaner. Cheap organizer. Pest poisoner extraordinaire. I'm also incredibly cheap when it comes to garden decor. 7 Vegetable Garden Planner Software For Better Gardening If you would like to grow your own fresh vegetables, but don’t know where to start, these 7 planning sites will help you from plowing to harvesting. The free garden planning advice given for home vegetable gardens on these software sites is invaluable to both novice and seasoned gardener alike. 1-Smart Gardener Planner Smart Gardener helps you plan a vegetable garden layout and select the right plants for your layout, growing zones and household size.
5 Ways Creativity Leads to Productivity Business leaders tirelessly chase productivity. Everything we do -- every hiring decision, every software purchase, every reorganization -- all boils down to wringing out just a little bit more. Productivity is the turning of the gears, the day-to-day execution and (hopefully) excellence that keeps the lights on and the numbers in the black. Creativity, on the other hand, is inherently disruptive. Creative Organic Gardening - Permaculture gardens (permanent culture) is an approach to everyday life that integrates plants, animals, landscape, structures; people who purposely design all the facets of their lives to enhance environmental sustainability within a permanent, sustainable agricultural and cultural system - a diverse, complex eco-system, where the all of the elements interact in mutually beneficial ways to produce a whole which is greater than the sum of its parts. The art of designing garden areas that are modeled on the relationships found in natural ecologies. Permanent is from the Latin "permanens" - to remain to the end, to persist throughout. Culture is from the Latin "cultura" - meaning the cultivation of land, or the intellect.
Sites-Gardeners-Site Save My Row or Bed To save this garden and return to it later, please provide this information: Garden Name:Your E-mail:Your Zipcode: Ebola - What You're Not Being Told [UPDATED October 16th] The information I'm about to present here is frightening. There's really no way around that. However, I request that you do your very best to maintain a calm state of mind. Why I Use Epsom Salt in the Garden *Why I Use Epsom Salt in the Garden*By: LL4e14 June 2004 I wanted to show everyone what a difference it makes with and without with only water being added all of these plants was planted on the same day and time. I am showing you ones I am growing with the sq. ft. method. All of these photo's were just taken today. I do have several baby tomatoes now. However now the non Epsom salt plants will be fed it also this was only to show those what a difference it makes.
7 High-Tech Online Gardening Tools to Plan the Perfect Garden Screenshot: Garden Planner Online Is your dream a Tomato Sauce Garden...or the White House Garden? Or are you still embarrassed about last year's patch -- the one where the lettuce crowded the carrots, the green beans spilled over into the cucumbers, and the edible flowers edged out the tomatoes? These seven online garden planners help you pull together the perfect plot while offering tips on spacing, planting times, and harvest yields.