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July 21, 2017 - Issue 3991


How to Grow Carrots in Colors of the Rainbow

How to Grow Carrots in Colors of the Rainbow

July 21, 2017

Your body cannot manufacture this eye-protecting nutrient, so you have to get it from your food, and this contains some of the highest levels you'll find. Just chop up a half cup of this, and you'll get 210 percent of the average recommended amount. Begin now, before it's too late.

Garden know-how: Extend your growing season

gardening

July 21, 2017

Can you imagine harvesting crisp, buttery lettuce out of your own garden to enjoy in March, or luscious, red tomatoes in early June? Even if you live in one of the cooler plant hardiness zones, the solar energy created by simple DIY projects can get you a jump on the season by as much as six weeks.