Tomato plants can be started any time after February 15th if you live in southern parts of the United States. However, if you begin growing the tomato plants now, you want to select the mid-summer or late Read More
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i have info sheets on several fruits/vegetables that i have printed from you web site that i can’t seem to find. they are one page sheets for an individual fruit or vegetable. it lists the season that are available, nutrients, selection, storage, quick fix tips and a recipe.can you help me?NancyFriday, July 9th, 2010
I believe you are referring to the WIC Toolkit. This toolkit contains information sheets on several fruits and vegetables equipped with a recipe for each.
I want to know about rice, for example; what rice is best to eeat and least good to eat? like jasmine rice brown rice…Thursday, July 8th, 2010
When eating rice or any grain product select “whole grain” choices. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans you want to make half of the grains you eat each day whole grains. Therefore, whenever Read More
I have sugar snap peas and 3 varieties if beans that will be ready to harvest soon. I have never known just how to harvest the fruit…do I cut it off mid-stem, leaving just a stub, before the stem begins, or what? I woudl like to take good care of the plants, in hopes they will continue to produce throughout the season.Friday, July 2nd, 2010
You take the whole pea or bean. Look at fresh green beans in your supermarket produce section to see how much of the stem is normally left when harvesting. Each and every fruit and vegetable has a different Read More
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