What can we as consumers do about the future of food and agriculture systems? There’s no one answer, no one starting point, and certainly no one silver-bullet solution, said Danielle Nierenberg, president of Food Tank, a think tank on food.
My garden is in near full production. This year is a good year for zucchini. In fact, I’ll need help in a few days getting them eaten. It’s exciting. Some years, the zucchinis don’t produce. There’s Swiss chard, kale, and collards.
It’s the Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial beginning of summer. Here are tips from consumer organizations and government agencies to help you have a safe Memorial Day and safe activities all summer long as you enjoy great weather and being outdoors.
My yard is beautiful this time of year. I have 40 rhododendrons in various stages of blooming. It’s a wonderful time to be doing yard work. I love planting a vegetable garden. Gardening is easier than ever these days. You can go to a garden center and buy a raised-bed garden kit.
We’re getting some nice days here in the Seattle area, which is leading to spring activities such as planting gardens and hiking. Our blogging group, which spreads out from coast to coast, is as busy as bees with a variety of activities and thoughts
About 1.06 million Greenworks and Powerworks pressure washer spray guns are being recalled. The spray gun connector can break, causing the hose and/or parts of the connector to become dislodged during use, posing an impact injury hazard to the user.
When I was growing up, we used to make May Day baskets out of construction paper and hang them on peoples’ door knobs. Growing up in Central Washington, we often had lilacs blooming, so we’d put those in our May Day baskets along with tulips, irises, and other flowers from my mom’s gardens.
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HD Hudson is recalling about 64,000 illu-Mist Battery-Powered Garden Sprayers. The firm has received four reports of batteries overheating, including one report of a battery melting and catching fire resulting in property damage of less than $100. No injuries have been reported.
Fiskars Brands is recalling about 467,680 16-foot extendable pole saw/pruners. The telescoping poles of the pruner can separate with the falling saw blade and pruner head posing a laceration hazard.