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Good Organic Gardening Advice—for the South?

If you could suggest to beginning to fairly advanced gardeners only one reference book about organic gardening, what would it be?

Hasbro Announces a 'Gender Neutral' Easy-Bake Oven is Coming Soon

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro says it will soon reveal a gender-neutral Easy-Bake Oven after meeting with a New Jersey girl who started a campaign calling on the toy maker to make one that appeals to all kids.

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Raising Kids Who Care

Yet, in today's interconnected world, with the big problems we face, it is more essential than ever to find connections with others and help our kids care about others and their environment.

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Four Season Growing: A Garden Cornucopia

Now that you are either tending or contemplating a fall garden for freshly grown, organic crops, you might consider four-season farming for year-round food.

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Re-Energize Your Soil

Now that fall is officially here, a lot of gardeners think their work is done. Well, not quite. That is, not if you expect bountiful harvests next year.

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From the Garden

One area where the Jackson area bloomed in the past 10 years--literally!--is in terms of local and organic food, foodies and gardens.

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Reaping Cool-Weather Rewards

Mississippi, along with the rest of the South, is blessed with a long growing season, and now is the time to plant a fall garden so that you can enjoy fresh, leafy organic vegetables often until Christmas.

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Urban Homesteading Planning For Winter

Those who practice "homesteading"-or self-sufficiency-are busy preserving or "putting up" the produce they have grown this summer.

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One Seed at a Time

As summer continues to blaze, some of our early-planted varieties will start to bolt, or produce seeds.

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Why California's Prop. 37 Matters

If you care about food safety, human health and the environment, and if you haven't heard of California's Proposition 37, yet, please read on.

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Fondren Hosts 'Greening' Conference

It's all too easy to bring the city to the outdoors by paving over natural habitats, but recently cities are striving to bring the outdoors back to urban areas.

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The Challenge of Growing Tomatoes

A favorite of home gardeners—urban, suburban or rural—are tomatoes.

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Positive Parenting Through Divorce

Just about every other marriage these days ends in divorce. No matter the cause, it can be breathtakingly painful. And when kids are involved, it can be difficult to put aside the grown-up problems in order to work together to put the kids first.

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Water, Water Everywhere

People who jump into organic gardening without any preparation often start off on the wrong foot by overwatering or not watering properly.

Urban Homesteading: Grow Your Own Sandwich

You don't have to have a large garden spread to grow your own organic food. In fact, you can grow plenty of food to supplement your diet in a small space.

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