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Fall Garlic Planting – Do It Now!

Fall Garlic Planting – Do It Now!

By the end of October the gardening year is winding down to the quiet months of winter. There are a few tasks left to do but most gardeners are thinking fondly of the coming long winter’s nap. But wait…there’s just one more thing to plant.

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Grow Ginger on Your Porch

Grow Ginger on Your Porch

In the Southwest we use chilies to add heat to nachos, chicken, ribs, and just about every other food. But before chilies were discovered in the Americas, the world was getting its flavor kicks from ginger, a spicy tropical root. For a home-grown taste of the tropics try planting some on your patio or porch.

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Revive Your Spice Drawer

Revive Your Spice Drawer

Recently we had a major shuffle of furniture in my home. The goal was setting up a home office for my husband so he could work without interruption. In the process I discovered some surprises in desk drawers and boxes – precious memories of relatives long gone, a wrist watch I never used, a pristine stack of No. 2 pencils, in other words the accumulation of years of living.

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