Beans are one of the most popular vegetables on the planet and luckily, they're easy to cultivate. Bush beans are popular for their compact size and high yield. Pole beans, just as the name implies, grow on vines that require a trellis or other s... Read more
Each of us has a favorite body part – or we should. Do you have an area you think is worth accentuating? If you do, good for you. As you get closer to your fitness/health/weight loss goals, you will likely want to show off more of your body, hi... 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
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
We often get questions about the best abs exercises—after all, who doesn't want to tone their tummy in the least amount of time? There are countless exercises that target the abs, including fitness DVDs (Does "8 Minute Abs" ring a... Read more
I live at a senior citizen apt. complex and the drawing for a 4X4 where we can plant , what we want So, I am going to plant beeffsteak tomatoes, cucumbers, & pumpkins ( do this for Halloween. Everybody have a "good day".... Read more
Garden season is here :) Yeah!
So far I have cantaloupe, Echinacea, winter squash, cukes, 3 different varieties of tomatoes, carrots, 3 different varieties bell peppers, broccoli, kale, corn, onion, eggplant, and snow peas started. Still needin... 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 used to be able to count tasks such as sweeping, vacuuming, working in the garden, etc as exercise; that doesn't seem to work anymore. Can someone tell me how to do that with the new fitness page?... Read more
I am trying to figure out whether container gardening would be helpful if I try and do some small vegetables and possibly herbs this year. I live in an apt. complex and we can plant vegetables or flowers in our yards and I love that. I am thinking ab... Read more
I have started a herb garden in addition to my veggie garden[with flowers outlining it!] and since my hubby mulched the herb garden for me, those weeds are being stifled and much LESS showing UP! So, it's off to the garden supply store to get mulch f... Read more
Today I planted myself a vision garden. I thought of the garden as a metaphor of sorts for my own journey of renewal. My garden symbolizes a fresh beautiful start in life... so, when I go out to tend my garden it serves as a reminder that I, much li... Read more
Take control of your nutrition in 2012 by preparing healthy dishes in your own kitchen. Each week I will be posting meal ideas from SparkRecipes that are useful for eating-in or carrying-out or energy boosting snacks. This week, we'll start with... Read more
I love lasagna. Layers upon layer of pasta, meat, sauce and cheese—what's not to love? But in the summer and early fall when vegetables are at their peak, all that cheese seems overwhelming. Adding plenty of fresh vegetables (easily and perfectly sli... Read more
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