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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
The highlight of the season in my garden -- besides removing the old summer plants and getting new fall veggies in -- is transplanting strawberries. Strawberries are plentiful growers as well as food producers. The plants multiply so well over a...
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Shows & Events
Huntington Ranch Symposium: Only At Home Friday, November 18, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Marking the second year of Ranch operations, this...
Favorite or New Plant
Saffron Crocus Plant autumn-blooming saffron crocus (Crocus sativus) now for a holiday harvest. Each corm...
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- Transplant Cole Crops Deeply
- Don't Trim Green Asparagus Ferns
- Pick Citrus When You'll Eat It
- Trim Roses Lightly
- Give Lawns a Slow-Release Feeding