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Juice May Reduce AlzheimerÂs Risk
Alzheimer's disease is deadly for many older Americans, but it appears diet can be protective. Recent research suggests that we can reduce our risk of getting Alzheimers disease by drinking fruit...
Large-flowered pansies are great cool-weather flowers that gardeners in the southern and western U.S. often enjoy throughout the winter. In colder climates, however, such as the Northeast and...
Easy Way to Collect Yard Waste
Fall is garden cleanup time. As the flowers, vegetables, and herbs fade, its time to pull up or cut back the plants. Gardeners either compost the plants or send them to a recycling center. Many...
Hospitals Offer Organic Food
Not only is a stay in the hospital stressful, hospital food has a notorious reputation for being tasteless and of poor nutritional quality. That may be changing, however. A new agreement will give...
In the Garden
September and October are prime months for purchasing spring-blooming bulbs. I always buy extra to pot up and force into early bloom indoors. Forcing bulbs is easy; it just takes a little advance planning.
How to Start Forcing Bulbs
The first step...
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Northwest Garden Style Northwest Garden Style , by Jan Kowalczewski Whitner (Sasquatch Books, 1996; $19.95), is a...
Favorite or New Plant
Goldenrod Fall color in my garden includes the noble goldenrod ( Solidago speciosa ). These perennials grow...
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- Late-Summer Rose Care
- Clean Up Garden Debris
- Prune Flowering Shrubs
- Keep Composting
- Plant Onions