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Learning about Healthy Foods with Food Corps
What is one of the best ways to help adults stay healthy? Helping children develop good nutritional habits early on goes a long way towards assuring not only a healthy childhood, but a healthy...
Is Fall Foliage Falling Back?
We're all used to setting back our clocks in late autumn to "fall back" from daylight savings time. Now, scientists are investigating whether we need to start resetting our "leaf peeping" clock as...
Roundup All Around
New research has come to the disquieting conclusion that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, the world's most-used herbicide, is present in significant levels in our air and...
The Politics of Climate Change
If you are expecting to hear some climate-change realism from the crop of Republican presidential candidates, you may have a long wait. In an October 4, 2011 Time Magazine website article,...
In the Garden
Since August I've been gradually repotting all my succulents in pots. Retrieving them from overgrown masses and from under bushes and my nursery area, I've been enthusiastically ripping them apart, sharing them with friends, and repotting them all...
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Favorite or New Plant
Lawn Still a Favorite? The evolving thought in our dry climate is that lawns use too much water and are to be avoided in...
Clever Gardening Technique
Garbage Can Tops as Weed Collectors or Harvesters Tops of garbage cans, especially plastic ones with no handles, make easy-to-scoot-around...
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- Harvest Herbs for Holiday Decor or Presents
- Harvest Pumpkins and Other Squash
- Help Citrus and Avocado Harden Off
- Thin Azalea and Camellia Blossom Buds
- Discard, Don't Burn Oleander Prunings