When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Container gardening is a useful method of growing both edibles and ornamentals when you have little or no yard, have compromised soil, or you simply enjoy the freedom to move your plants from place to place. It is an ideal technique for those in urba... Read more
New to gardening? Worried that planting your first edibles will turn out to be a fruitless labor? Fear not, novice gardener! While not totally foolproof, certain plants are ideal for gardening neophytes who want to increase their chances of gardening... Read more
Have you ever noticed that your appetite tends to mimic the seasons? In winter, we crave hearty foods with potatoes, squash, garlic and onions and other cool-season produce. In summer, we're all about the veggies that have a refreshingly high wat... Read more
Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy... Read more
Recently my wife and I decided to move to a more plant-based diet, strictly for the health benefits. While our goal is not necessarily to completely eliminate meat and dairy from our diet, we are interested in trying many of the vegetable based alte... Read more
I'm a little behind in my gardening because of the cold spring we've had in Southern Ontario. But I think we plan on doing tomatoes and grape tomatoes, peas, green beans, rhubarb, maybe some peppers and we have strawberries and raspberries.
Woul... Read more
I have been following Dr. So and so plant based plan since the beginning of the year with very little weight loss. Do I see my family physician about my slower than molasses metabolism or do I just hang in there and the results will come? I am almost... Read more
it's a nice time to start planning what to plant and when to start growing plants indoors. I have collect containers and have a variety of seeds. All i need is a 4 foot florescent light.
I planted 20 maple trees at a local park last fall along wi... Read more
1. Remove Berry Stains - If you've been picking berries, or cooking with them, your fingers tend to get stained. A piece of raw potato rubbed on to them will take off the stain. If the problem is really bad, dip the cut potato into lemon juice befor... Read more
Spring is here! These sunnier days and warmer temperatures are lifting my spirits and making my runs so much more enjoyable. But the thing that I get most excited about this time of year is my fruit and vegetable garden!I started gardening for severa... Read more
World-class professional triathlete turned firefighter Rip Esselstyn knows how to eat right and stay in shape. The son, grandson, and great-grandson of renowned physicians, he had been eating a plant-based diet for years. So when he discovered that o... Read more
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