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Juice May Reduce Alzheimer?s 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 Alzheimer?s 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, it?s 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
Healthy citrus trees are multipurpose performers in our low-desert landscapes. They provide sweet fragrance when in bloom; tasty fruit over a long harvest season; and dense, glossy foliage that creates a terrific privacy screen year round....
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Favorite or New Plant
Broomstick Sansevieria Carefree Sansevieria cylindrica is in the same genus as snake plant, a common houseplant. This...
Clever Gardening Technique
Buy a Rain Gauge and Conserve Water Summer thundershowers deposit significant rain, but the amounts can vary widely within short...
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