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GOOMS GARDENING: She’s back: Hello, dear friends, readers  Local news

GOOMS GARDENING: She’s back: Hello, dear friends, readers Local news

It’s been nine or ten months since we last chatted. My life changed in a split second with a fall and severe concussion and it also crushed my right wrist. I am of course right handed and was instantly made almost helpless. After hospitalization, surgery and eight weeks in the cast, months of outpatient rehabilitation …

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Healthy Benefits of Adding More Vegetables to Your Plate |  Family

Healthy Benefits of Adding More Vegetables to Your Plate | Family

Most vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories. No one has cholesterol. Eating a diet rich in vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet can reduce the risk of stroke and coronary artery disease; diabetes; certain cancers; weight gain by lowering the total calorie intake; and low bone mass, as vegetables contain many …

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Plant cole crops now for winter vegetables |  Lifestyles

Plant cole crops now for winter vegetables | Lifestyles

Although I still have tomatoes and peppers in production in my home garden, I know that these summer vegetables are on borrowed time. Although I like being able to harvest tomatoes on Thanksgiving, it’s the time of year to appreciate the amazing cool vegetables we can grow. From broccoli, cauliflower, kale and collards to cabbage …

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Seeds of knowledge: know when to transplant, when to start from seed |  Lifestyles

Seeds of knowledge: know when to transplant, when to start from seed | Lifestyles

The season of confusion is upon us – how much seed, and from what catalog, do I order? Every year, the catalogs come earlier, which coincides with the Easter candy already on the shelves. For new gardeners, it can be confusing as to which plants to buy from transplants and which to plant from seeds. …

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