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Do Our Plants Know That We Love Them

Do Our Plants Know That We Love Them   Many of you may regard the notion that we can have a kind of loving relationship with our plants as a bit odd, but in many ways this is a kind of natural idea to think about. We are certainly here with them on the Earth […]

Embrace the Vegan In You!

  Embrace the Vegan In You!   When speaking about the numerous ways humans can create a better earth by recycling; utilizing companies that create products, services and systems that save the environment; getting everyone from celebrities to entire countries to jump on the bandwagon and promote new gardens, wastewater management, etc., there is also […]

Mid-Winter Roma Tomatoes in Earth Boxes

  Mid-Winter Roma Tomatoes in Earth Boxes   In early October I started a mid winter garden on the back porch-lanai. We’re located in Florida, about 50 miles south of Tampa. It’s often cold and can even freeze now and then in November and January, but it’s been rather warmer than that the last two years. […]

Egg White Omelet With Cherry Tomatoes Greens And Portobellos

  Separate the yokes from a dozen eggs. Mix the whites with one-quarter to one-half cup of shredded cheddar or Swiss cheese and set aside while you compile remaining ingredients. First, slice thinly one-half or more of a large Portobello mushroom into a fry pan. Add a little butter or oil alternative and reduce over […]

Does Convince Matter More Than Taste

It looks like 70 years of breeding for better color in unripe fruit has inadvertently helped create the wet-paper towel flavor of the modern tomato. Growers care about the green of unripe tomatoes, explains biochemist Ann L. Thomas Powell of the University of California, Davis. Ripening globes that are each uniformly green let growers easily […]