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Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Beans and other legumes

In our last post in the “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we strolled into the canned foods aisle. We’ll stay there for this post, as we focus on beans and other legumes. Legumes, such as dried beans,… Read More

Seed Saving Basics

Seed Saving 101 If you plan to start saving seeds, it’s best to choose open-pollinated (heirloom vegetable) varieties so the new plant will have characteristics similar to the parent plant. It is not recommended to save seeds from… Read More

Are My Black Eyed Peas Ripe?

If you look at the Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide you will see that southern peas are one of the heat tolerant vegetables that can be planted in June, July, and August. Black eyed peas are one type of southern… Read More