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How to stop home fires this Thanksgiving

Nov 23, 2013
How to stop home fires this Thanksgiving


KRT FOOD STORY SLUGGED: THANKSGIVING-HOWCARVE KRT PHOTO BY JOHN MUTRUX/ KANSAS CITY STAR (November 14) After the full breast hs been removed while carving a turkey, it can be sliced into serving portions. (gsb) 2005

Turkey Day can be dangerous — especially in the kitchen. According to claims data compiled...

Companion flowers attract the eye as well as garden pollinators

Jun 28, 2013
Companion flowers attract the eye as well as garden pollinators

Rudbeckia -- also known as Black-Eyed Susans -- attract many beneficial insects to the garden.Gardeners can't live by tomatoes alone. Neither can bees and beneficial insects. Many of the summer vegetables we love – squash, peppers, egg...

Seeds: Straw bale gardens take shape

Jun 14, 2013
Seeds: Straw bale gardens take shape

Karen Sellers checks on seedlings she started in planting mix spread over the straw bales. The sturdy trellises are ready for tomatoes and cucumbers.We're making hay with straw bale gardens. Two large bales sit squarely in the middle of my ...

Seeds: UC Davis wants to raise interest in honey

May 31, 2013
Seeds: UC Davis wants to raise interest in honey

The new Honey and Pollination Center at UC Davis hopes to increase public interest in the plight of bees in part by emphasizing varietal honey.Not all honey is created equal. Some tastes like a summer's day, dappled with lemony sunshine and wildf...

Seeds: Straw bale gardening catches on because of ease

May 24, 2013
Seeds: Straw bale gardening catches on because of ease

Author and straw bale gardener Joel Karsten picks a tomato from one of his bales. The green T-post at front left is connected to another, a few bales away, via wires to which growing, rising vegetable plants can be tied and steadied.The hardest ...

Seeds: Capitol rose garden celebrates 10th anniversary in a big way

May 3, 2013
Seeds: Capitol rose garden celebrates 10th anniversary in a big way

One of 675 rosebushes is all abloom at the Capitol Park garden.The past decade has flown by at the World Peace Rose Garden at Capitol Park. "It's totally amazing," said co-founder Sylvia Villalobos. "It seems like we did the dedication not th...

Seeds: Couple’s labor of love part of Curtis Park home tour

Apr 26, 2013
Seeds: Couple’s labor of love part of Curtis Park home tour

The backyard at the home of Carrie Sage and Paul Miller in Sacramento's Curtis Park neighborhood includes plenty of comfortable shaded seating. The small pool in the background is a hybrid therapy unit equipped with a current mechanism for lap sw...

Loss of giant oak creates opportunity in El Dorado Hills

Apr 19, 2013
Loss of giant oak creates opportunity in El Dorado Hills

Shelly and Steve Lange of El Dorado Hills and their dog Harvey pose by their soaking pool. Their yard is on the Assistance League garden tour May 4 and 5.At their El Dorado Hills home, Steve and Shelly Lange created a backyard paradise under the ...

Seeds: ‘Green’ garden festival Saturday in Elk Grove

Apr 12, 2013
Seeds: ‘Green’ garden festival Saturday in Elk Grove

Today's Greener Gardens Festival includes a self-guided tour of water-wise front-yard gardens.How "green" is your garden? Lots of water and chemical fertilizer can make any garden look lush, but that route may not be the kindest approach to o...

Seeds: Rare and unusual plants will perplex and captivate

Mar 29, 2013
Seeds: Rare and unusual plants will perplex and captivate

early-bearing Angel Red pomegranateThere's nothing like the discovery of a new plant to get gardeners giggly with anticipation. Nicholas Staddon's enthusiasm is infectious as he discusses Wild Swan anemones and Purple Passion hydrangeas. Thes...

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