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Time to check on those hanging baskets and container gardens | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 9:00AM

Most hanging baskets will need water every day by mid-summer, sometimes twice a day if the weather is very warm.

 

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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Creative People Age Better, Study Finds

Do creative and artistically inclined people have advantages over the rest of us mere mortals who can barely draw a stick figure or whistle a simple tune? There are indications that individuals who are able to use their talents also tend to fare better in other ways, including their physical and mental health, compared to...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Too Little Sun Exposure Now Found to Be a Health Risk

For many years, we have been told to avoid prolonged exposure to the sun because of health risks like sunburn and, more seriously, skin cancer. Now a new study found that getting too little sun can cause problems as well. According to recent research, women who consistently avoided direct sunlight had a greater mortality risk from all...

Time to hit the 'rewind button' on summer flowers | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

Cut back delphiniums, Shasta daisies and leggy petunias now.

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

How to Make the Most of Your Vacation

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans do not only work longer and take less time off than Europeans, and as of late, even the Japanese, they also seem unable to reap the benefits of their holidays as much in terms of recreation and rejuvenation. Studies show that the effects of taking breaks from work can vary...

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