5/29/15 Volume XLVIII, No. 22
The noise and pollution from lawnmowers and weed-whackers may be an icon of summer in New Jersey, but not for Hazel England and Emile DeVito. They don’t have much grass to mow, because they have little traditional lawn.
Instead of spending money on herbicides, pesticides, fungicides, gasoline, water and fertilizer to grow a carpet of cool-season grass in a hot, humid climate, Hazel and Emile – professional biologists for Great Swamp Watershed Association and New Jersey . . .
5/22/15 Volume XLVIII, No. 21
New Jersey is 170 miles long from High Point to Cape May, and about 70 miles wide at its middle. But the Garden State’s perimeter is hard to measure, due to many rivers, bays, estuaries and marshes.
But that isn’t stopping Mike Helbing from logging every mile.
Mike wants to be the first person to literally walk around New Jersey, and it’s proving to be a long, complicated journey … about 1,200 miles and counting! If all goes according to plans, . . .
5/15/15 Volume XLVIII, No. 20
It’s hard to overstate the value of healthy soil on a planet whose population is 7.3 billion people … and counting.
Topsoil is the rich upper layer of soil where most nutrients and organic materials are found. The vegetables and fruits we eat – and the green pastures and grazing lands for cattle, dairy herds and other animals – would not exist without it.
You may have seen signs and bumper stickers proclaiming, “No farms, no food.” . . .
5/8/15 Volume XLVIII, No. 19
Ever heard of the miracle drug called “Fiterex”? It cures depression, obesity, heart disease and diabetes – with absolutely no side effects.
Dr. William Bird stunned the crowd when he spoke about Fiterex at a British medical conference on potential new drugs and side effects. His fellow physicians inquired: Was Fiterex approved for use? When would it be available to patients?
Dr. Bird responded that this wonder drug was already available. Fiterex, he . . .
5/1/15 Volume XLVIII, No. 18
After a long winter of garden dreams fueled by seed catalogs, this is the moment Garden State gardeners have been waiting for: the weather is finally warm enough to plunge hands in dirt and do some serious planting!
If you’ve never gardened but have always wanted to grow your own healthy food, there’s no better time than now to dig in!
There’s no question that veggies, fruits and herbs taste their most delicious when just picked. And if you ask any home . . .