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Be thankful we garden in Western Washington | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

This week, consider what gardeners in other parts of the country must deal with and take a moment to bow down to Washington.

 

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Why It’s Important to Keep Up Your Exercise Routine in Bad Weather

Too dark, too rainy, too cold – there are countless obstacles to outdoor exercising in the winter months. It’s also a time for easy excuses. But what a shame to see that hard work you’ve put in all year go to waste because it’s less pleasant outside. It shouldn’t be this way, it doesn’t have...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

What Determines Longevity Remains a Mystery

More people than ever live past 100 years of age. So-called “supercentenarians,” those who reach 110 and beyond, are rising in numbers all over the world, 75 individuals to date and counting. What are the causes of such extreme longevity and what is different about these ancient folks that lets them outlast normal mortals by...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Posting Calorie Values on Menus Shows Long-Term Success

The idea that providing more information about food served in restaurants, such as calorie and fat content, would reduce the risk of weight problems has widely been greeted with skepticism and outright rejection. Now a new study presented at the Second Annual Obesity Journal Symposium in Boston showed that calorie labeling on menus can indeed influence the choices people...

No better time than now to start a compost heap | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

  • Nov 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

November is the start of the winter season and time to put the garden to bed.

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