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How to Plant Blueberries in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, the capital of Arizona, is situated in the Sonoran Desert. Growing blueberries in Phoenix can be tricky because of its hot, dry climate. However, several steps can help you to grow fully ripened fruits that carry a sweet taste and aroma not easily found in a grocery store. Even in a desert environment such as Phoenix, blueberry plants can...

Eat Seasonably

I recently came across this nifty little chart that shows when fruits and vegetables are in season. I enjoy buying them when they are in season for a couple of reasons: 1. Better taste (produce fro...

Genetically Modified Tomatoes.....This is very true. The seeds are growing into a plant before the fruit is barely ripened. Have you ever sliced into any of these? I have and have the pictures to prove it also....

Strawberry Colada Smoothie

Strawberry Colada Smoothie - these are so refreshing on a hot summer day! Love the strawberry coconut flavor combo!

Growing Apricots

This is a guide about growing apricots. Growing your own fruit can be a rewarding experience. Not only can you control the levels of chemicals used or take and organic approach, but you can enjoy sweet tree ripened fruit. Apricots are a good candidate for the home gardener.

Fresh tomatoes are breathing, colorful, bulbous sculptures of pure health. Warm in the hand, juicey and sweet in the mouth, standing tall in winter waiting to be the fodder of chilis, spaghetti sauces, and spicey tomato drinks. K.W.

Almond-Crusted Goat Cheese, Peach and Fig Salad

Almond-Crusted Goat Cheese, Peach and Fig Salad | This salad just screams summer. Loaded with sun-ripened peaches, fresh figs, garden herbs and crisp greens, it reminds me of everything that is good about August. @FloatingKitch

Did you know that it takes exactly nine months to grow an avocado from blossom to ripened fruit? This is just one of the many reasons why avocados are wonderful for cervical and pre and post-natal health.