Salads are becoming more popular as the go-to side dish for dinner and the healthy lunch option. Building a healthy salad begins with selecting healthy ingredients.
When most of us think of GMOs or genetically modified organisms, we think about crops like corn and soybean that have been genetically altered to resist some pests (e.g. corn borer), or survive being sprayed with a weed control herbicide (e.g. glyphosate).
Having a job can have both positive and negative consequences for a teen...
Tried and true, the geranium is one of the most popular flowering plants for a garden bed, containers, pots and hanging baskets.
Now that the weather is getting warmer, it’s a great time to ramp up physical activity. Regular exercise is important for overall health, sense of well-being, and maintenance of a healthy body weight.
Prebiotics and Probiotics are functional components of foods that help keep our digestive system running smoothly! The good news is they are found in many of the foods we normally eat.
When is the best time to plant warm season vegetables in your garden? That’s not an easy question. Some gardeners like to wait until Memorial Day or later to ensure the cold weather and frosts are over.
One of the first vegetables available in the spring is asparagus...
It’s time to plant your vegetable garden now that the “last frost” has occurred in most parts of the country. The last frost date will vary depending on your location but it’s important to use it as a guideline. If the soil is too cold, germination (early growth of the seeds) is slowed; making the seeds vulnerable to fungus and other diseases.
It’s time to begin your vegetable garden now that the “last frost” has occurred in most parts of the country. The last frost date will vary depending on your location but it’s important to use it as a guideline. If the soil is too cold, germination (early growth of the seeds) is slowed; making the seeds vulnerable to fungus and other diseases.
Do you remember celebrating Arbor Day when you were in grade school and you were given a seedling to plant?
Every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Health and Human Services jointly publish a report called the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Even though our area has had a mild winter, there may be parts of your home turf that may have suffered winter damage...
Next week is Screen Free Week. It’s a good time for parents to review how much time their children spend in front of a TV, computer, cell phone or video game.
With the growing number of "milks" on the market, it can be confusing when deciding which to select. How do you know which is best for you nutritionally as well as taste and cost? Find out how they compare.
Friday is Earth Day which serves as a reminder for us to protect our environment.
Fruit growers are wondering if they will have any fruit this summer.
Now that spring weather, with unusually high temperatures, came early to many parts of the Northeast and most woody trees and shrubs have broken bud and flowered almost a month early, we have suddenly dipped back into winter with below freezing temperatures.
Parenting is one of the toughest jobs one can have. Good parenting takes lots of patience, understanding and perseverance.
April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress is a normal part of life and can be caused by major life events like death or divorce, or by daily problems, worries and demands...