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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
The first freeze of the season will arrive in late fall to dictate the end of the warm-season color plants. But we need not be sentenced to a winter of bleak landscapes waiting for spring to arrive. Our mild southern winters allow for a great palate of...
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Favorite or New Plant
Mexican Mint Marigold Equally at home in the herb garden and perennial flower border, Mexican mint marigold ( Tagetes...
Tool or Gardening Product
Row Cover Fabric Spunbound polyester row cover is a lightweight (about 1/2 ounce per square yard) fabric-like...
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