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Modi’s ambitious wind-solar hybrid projects witness a slow beginning

Of the 3,200 MW of wind-solar hybrid tenders launched in the last one year by central and state agencies, only 2,400 MW have materialised
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Gardening: What’s eating your aphids? Part 2 of 2

Aphids. The mere mention of these plant-sucking insects strikes fear into the hearts of gardeners and farmers alike. Why are aphids so fear-inducing? During
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Avalow wants to be your gardening coach

What’s the opposite of a green thumb? Whatever it is, I have that. My house and yard are full of succulents not because they’re
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Gardening tips: plant hardy but exotic prairie gayfeather

Try liatris spicata for late summer borders. Photograph: gianpinox/Getty Images/iStockphoto Plant this Liatris spicata or prairie gayfeather is a grand addition to a late summer border
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Celebrate the joy of beauty at Elle Weekender

Our sister title Elle joins forces with Westfield this autumn to bring an immersive, beauty-themed fairground to the heart of London. Hosted over two separate weekends, Elle
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Beans mean business, so get planting | Gardening

Beans are often a good choice for the home gardener’s vegetable garden as they are usually very productive and are reasonably easy to grow.
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Chemical twists on gardening and portraiture

Jenna Franke got her first succulent plant in 2015 when she was in her second year of graduate school in chemistry at the University
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Gardening: What is biochar and why should we all be using it in our gardens?

It’s the oldest thing you’ve never heard of, says Claire Spreadbury. Biochar is thousands of years old (first discovered by ancient Amazonian tribes). It’a
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Dementia group enjoy gardening project

Bundaberg people living with dementia and their carers enjoyed an innovative gardening project in the Botanic Gardens on Friday, recalling fond times as they
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The Best Hair and Makeup From London Fashion Week

While New York may boast some of the buzziest household names in the fashion schedule, London has some of the most fearless innovators whose