Blueberries add something to the garden every season: tiny white-pink flowers in spring, beautiful blue fruits in the summer, and attractive foliage throughout the fall.
2-9 (Find your hardiness zone.)
When to Plant:
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Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
Store shelves are drowning is books and magazines dedicated to the care and maintenance of your body. Your abs, your thighs – even your heart – get special attention. But what about your mind?
Why does it seem like the brain, y... Read more
Summer is the season for showing skin. But with more exposure to the elements and greater oil and sweat production, skin problems (namely sunburn, heat rashes and breakouts) seem to increase right along with the temperature. Luckily, you can fight su... Read more
If you’ve ever made a fruit salad, you probably know that squeezing lemon juice onto the apples, pears, and bananas will keep the fruit from turning brown. This brown color happens because of a process called oxidation—a reaction be... Read more
I'm not sure if this varies depending on the individual, but I've been eating a lot of carrots lately and my nails have grown pretty hard. My hair has also grown thicker too. I'm assuming it's because of the biotin that is in orange foods. Some other... Read more
My hair is just below the shoulders in length right now. I'm trying to grow it longer. I saw someone after a blow-dry at my hairdresser one day. She looked so glamorous with long hair. So, I'm trying to grow it a few inches longer. I will post a pic... Read more
Just bought 2 of each today!
The Durian bombs are delicious! But you have to love durian, of course!
The Blueberry eggtarts are delish too! Tastes like crispy blueberry custard!
I ate them cold from the fridge! Even better!... Read more
I love fresh food from the garden and that is winding down now. Have sweet potatoes to dig, 3 melons, peanuts, carrots, peppers, and a few tomatoes. I am going to have fresh food during the winter. I have lettuce, spinach, peppers, cucumbers, bluebe... Read more
Victory Gardens were a popular thing back in the early 1940s. Some referred to them as 'war gardens' while others called them 'food gardens for defense'. In 1943 due to the rationing of canned goods for families, these gardens produced up to 41 perce... Read more
As holiday time approaches, many of us will be planning our menus for the dinner table. Cranberries are a favorite in many families. Have you ever wondered whether cranberries are as nutritious as some say or if they are just part of the tradition? L... Read more
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