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Straight to the point, this is one of the most heavenly jams I have ever tasted. The first time I tried a jelly other than grape, strawberry or raspberry was guava and I was in my twenties. From that day...

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Heirloom or Hybrid and Does it Matter? An heirloom by simple definition is something, usually an antique handed down through the generations of a family or ethnic group. At the most basic level, an heirloom variety is a seed or...

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After decades of thoughtless consumption, we have reached a point of necessary change. There are a plethora of online articles, forums, podcasts, and books to guide our habits to a cleaner, greener Earth, but, in the age of information overload,...

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When should I plant a fruit tree? This is one of the most common questions asked in gardening. The best answer...three years ago. If that did not happen, the next best answer, Spring is the ideal time to plant a...

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Did you know that the Oak trees of North America produce more nuts than any other tree region worldwide, cultivated or wild? The fruit of an Oak tree is an acorn. A single giant Oak tree can produce nearly ten thousand...

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Now is the time of year to look back on our lives and make changes to better the future. The real trigger for looking inward begins with the winter solstice. In the northern hemisphere, the waning of sunlight ends with the...

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