Mid- to late summer is prime time for gardeners - a last chance to grow a second batch of fresh vegetables before the plant-killing frosts arrive. Add a few protective enclosures, such as cold frames, overhead sheets and hoops, and the harvest can be extended until Thanksgiving and beyond.
When it comes to a heart-healthy diet, most folks automatically flock to poultry or fish, but a recent study suggests it could be beneficial to reconsider positions on red meat.
We've all seen them: The folks who are too busy doing everything else except paying attention to where they're going.
It was just three words, not a very long sentence, but it was the most magical sound to Jennifer Lane's ears.
In addition to worship services, most churches have also played host to a fair share of wedding ceremonies. And it's not uncommon to hear a pastor acknowledge a wedding anniversary from the pulpit or in church bulletins.
Remember how much you loved taking naps on the chaise of the bed and breakfast where you stayed during your last vacation? Or how much you couldn't get enough of looking at the tropical flowers in the arrangements on the dinner table during your last cruise?
They can be joyous events, these gatherings of friends and food called potlucks. You know, a genial host and happy guests each toting a dish that perfectly complements salads, entrees and lip-smacking desserts spread across a flower-bedecked table.
Joseph Scott Morgan spent his entire career - and a good portion of his life in general - seeing things that most people would rather hide from view.
CHICAGO- If you stand in the right spot in Tom and Karen Renk's Sugar Grove, Ill., yard, you may notice that dozens of trees on the property are in perfect lines. That's because the area used to be a black walnut nursery, and the 50- and 60-foot trees date back to the early 1950s. These trees are not gardener-friendly."We found out that black walnuts, from the leaves and the roots, give off this toxin, juglone, that keeps many other plants from growing," Tom Renk says.
If your goal is to become a healthier you, half the battle will be fought at your dinner table.
If you've ever watched or attended a football game, you know that the sport comes with its own language and culture.
It's an epidemic that's widely known, but not greatly discussed.
Emerald City residents may have been disappointed to discover their wizard was just a man behind a curtain, but local folks are happy to know the man controlling the happenings at the Good Samaritan Food and Furniture Ministry.
In a quest for getting more value from their homes, many folks are no longer content with having a plain backyard. Instead they're looking for outdoor living spaces with a cohesive theme and look.
It's entirely likely I spend too much time thinking about the lunches I pack for my 7-year-old son. After all, he probably spends all of 5 minutes inhaling my hard work.
Flowers are among the most popular gift choices for Valentine's Day each year. Roses fill vases and ribbons are tied, but the beauty of these plants lasts only a few weeks at best.