How to Grow Potatoes

How to Grow Potatoes

Potatoes are usually grown from other potatoes. You plant a whole, small potato, or a piece of a larger one for a new plant. The whole potato or cut piece has several slightly recessed, dormant buds or “eyes” on the surface. When conditions are right, these buds will sprout, whether …

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Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide

Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide

With its soaring mountains, lush forests, picturesque shorelines and endless sunshine, Rio de Janeiro is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream destination. Sprawling shanty towns stand alongside an impressive skyline, adding to this Brazilian city’s distinct character. On your visit, expect plenty of welcome distractions, including a rich food scene, abundant cultural …

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How To Grow Citrus in Containers

How To Grow Citrus in Containers

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is limited or climate isn’t suitable, it’s still possible to enjoy these trees and their bounty year-round. How? By growing citrus trees in containers. Tools …

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The 20 Best Weight Loss Foods

The 20 Best Weight Loss Foods

Looking for best weight loss foods, an easy way to lose a few pounds? We’ve got the program. It’s simple, and it works. So get with it. Losing weight can be surprisingly difficult. In fact, national health surveys show Americans in general are getting fatter. What you need is a simple …

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How to Grow Calathea

How to Grow Calathea

The genus Calathea includes some of the most beautiful and striking tropical foliage plants in the world. Closely related to the similarly gorgeous Maranta, Calathea species generally have boldly marked, upright, oblong leaves in a dazzling array of colors held on long, upright stalks. As true tropical plants, they are …

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Why You Should Eat Sprouts

Why You Should Eat Sprouts

Sprouts truly are the best locally-grown food, yet not enough people eat or grow them. Considering there many health and environmental benefits, it’s time to consider adding sprouts to your diet. Here are 10 reasons to eat more sprouts: 1. Experts estimate that there can be up to 100 times …

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Simple Gardening Tips and Tricks

Simple Gardening Tips and Tricks

From using leftover coffee beans to preventing dirt from getting underneath fingernails, master gardener Paul James shares his top 14 tips and shortcuts to make spring gardening a breeze. Here, the latest simple gardening tips from Paul James 1. To remove the salt deposits that form on clay pots, combine …

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Gluten-Free Diet Tips

Gluten-Free Diet Tips

The gluten-free diet is the only treatment for coeliac disease. Coeliac disease is a lifelong, serious autoimmune disease caused by the immune system reacting to gluten – a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Coeliac disease affects people of all ages and gender, but you must be born with …

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