Jessica Chen

Taking a Trip? Keep Your Garden Alive While You Are Away
As COVID-19 restrictions start to loosen in many countries, people are once again busy booking flights and hotels. Aside from arranging caretakers for pets, one of the biggest worries for travelers is managing their garden...
From a Custodian to Teacher: Turning Dream into Reality
What do you plan to do when you are 40? For many people, it may be to travel the world, buy a house, or prepare for early retirement. But for Tylan Bailey, he wanted to...
War Weddings: Romance Amidst Chaos
World War II was the biggest and deadliest war in history, yet in the midst of chaos, couples around the world still managed to fall in love and found ways to celebrate their relationships. Despite...
Nasturtiums are not only vibrant in color, but also in scent. Their potent peppery fragrance is a phytochemical weapon against pests. Both the leaves and flowers put a little pizzazz into summer salads.
6 Easy-to-Grow Mosquito Repellent Plants
One of the biggest headaches for many people in the summer is mosquitoes. These blood-sucking insects are sensitive to a person’s body heat, sweat, and skin odor and find their prey mainly by "smelling" the...
Dogs’ Emotions Can Be Read in Their Eyes
“Puppy eyes” is a common expression referring to the look dogs give when they beg for one more dog treat or one more round of catch. Similar to humans, facial expressions in dogs (especially eye...