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Eat Vegetables and Fruits for a Healthy Heart
It may not be news that both genes and diet can play a role in the health of your heart. But which is more important? A new study suggests that a diet high in fruits and veggies, especially raw...
Here's more good news about keeping your heart healthy, especially for gardeners. A recent study by researchers at the University of Kentucky showed that eating watermelon reduced plasma...
All those fruits and vegetables won't do our bodies any good if they spoil before we actually eat them. While produce picked fresh from the garden is best in taste and nutrients, we can't always...
Fresh, Local, and Purple for Health
Potatoes sometimes get a bad rap nutritionally of late. But when they are not fried in buckets of oil or mashed with gobs of butter and cream, they are actually quite healthful veggies. They are a...
In the Garden
When a heavy, wet snowstorm blows in during late October, damage is imminent to deciduous trees, still draped with leaves in fall splendor. Those trees that are not structurally sound are even more vulnerable.
During a recent fall snowstorm, one of...
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International Society of Arboriculture The International Society of Arboriculture promotes professionalism in tree care, certifies...
Clever Gardening Technique
Safe Snow Removal Structurally sound trees and evergreens are generally equipped to deal with snow accumulation,...
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