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The Art and Science of Container Gardening

The Art and Science of Container Gardening

"Container gardening, as practiced today, is something that gardeners of all ages, from grandchildren to grandmothers and everyone in between, can carry out easily."

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You Raised a Garden. Now What?

You Raised a Garden. Now What?

Growing vegetables or fruits provides a chance to enjoy the outdoors, a learning opportunity for your children and healthful food for your family and friends.

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Power Up Pregame

Power Up Pregame

Planning takes a team effort to overcome obstacles. Taking charge to make changes will help assure that your team is powered up to play well with fewer injuries until the end of the season.

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What You Drink Matters More Than You Think

What You Drink Matters More Than You Think

With the fear of the obesity epidemic looming over our country and childhood obesity rates nearly tripling during the last 30 years, not only eating smart, but drinking smart has become vital.

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Ask an Expert - Salt Intake

Ask an Expert - Salt Intake

I hear a lot about how too much salt can cause a problem for your heart and how fast food has a lot of salt. I want to keep my family healthy, but we are a busy group and always on the go. What are some ways that we can cut back on the salt and eat more healthfully when we are on the go.

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Ask an Expert - Celiac Disease

Ask an Expert - Celiac Disease

My daughter recently was diagnosed with celiac disease, and she must avoid foods that contain gluten. Can you tell me more about the disease and what foods we need to avoid?

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Ask an Expert - Kids and Breakfast

Ask an Expert - Kids and Breakfast

My kids aren't hungry in the morning. How important is breakfast for my family?

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Ask an Expert - Organic Foods

Ask an Expert - Organic Foods

I have noticed that more grocery stores sell organic foods. What is organic food? Is it safer for my family?

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Ask an Expert - Probiotics

Ask an Expert - Probiotics

I’ve seen a lot of ads for prebiotics and probiotics. What are they and why are they of interest?

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Choose My Plate - 10 Tips to a Great Plate

Choose My Plate - 10 Tips to a Great Plate

Making food choices for a healthy lifestyle can be as simple as using these 10 tips.

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Ask an Expert - 4H and the Great Outdoors

Ask an Expert - 4H and the Great Outdoors

My kids love being outside. I was in 4-H many years ago and showed animals, but we don’t live on a farm. Does the 4-H program offer any outdoor projects?

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Ask an Expert - Activities with Rising Gas Prices

Ask an Expert - Activities with Rising Gas Prices

With the rising costs of gas and food, my family has limited financial resources. How can my children participate in activities?

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Ask an Expert -  First-Aid Kit

Ask an Expert - First-Aid Kit

My family is always on the go, and I'm putting together a first-aid kit. What items should be included?

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