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Is Dirt the new Prozac?

Even if you don’t love gardening, digging in the dirt may be good for your health — and it has nothing to do with a love of nature or the wonder of watching things grow. The secret may be in the dirt itself:… Continue Reading Is Dirt the new Prozac?

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Help Needed in Garden

Is this you in the garden? Do you have arthritis or RA or just plain creaky joints? You have lots of company! Almost 32 million US adults report medically diagnosed arthritis, RA or other physically limiting symptoms. See Chart 1.… Continue Reading Help Needed in Garden

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Container Gardening Details

Container Gardening – Necessity or Not – A great way to grow tasty food. FOR SOME gardeners, growing vegetables in containers is a necessity. City-dwellers make use of rooftops, balconies, alleyways, sidewalks or whatever little space they have available. Gardeners… Continue Reading Container Gardening Details

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Living With Vision Loss

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.  Helen Keller Losing your vision never has to mean losing your independence or holding back from doing the things you love to do. At… Continue Reading Living With Vision Loss

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Butterfly Garden Basics

How to Start a Butterfly Garden Beginning a butterfly garden can be as simple as choosing flowering plants that will invite adult butterflies to your garden to feed. But if you want to create a butterfly garden that will act… Continue Reading Butterfly Garden Basics

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