Many of us look forward to summer when a greater variety of fruits and vegetables are available. Unfortunately, some of these nutritious foods are loaded with health-harming pesticides. Here is a guide for avoiding produce that contains high amounts of dangerous chemicals.Food contamination can fall into two categories. One class ...
Growing plants successfully starts with a well thought-out garden or greenhouse. Before you start building either, consider these tips from local experts David Tresselt of Riggio's Garden Center in Essex and Rob Jacobson of Grove Gardens in Clinton.
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While cucumbers thrive near bush beans, lettuce and radishes, and choke near potatoes. Beans, beets, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers and strawberries make good neighbors -- as long as you plant the onions, garlic, leeks and shallots elsewhere. Peppers do well with carrots, eggplant, onions, parsley and tomatoes, but not with kohlrabi. Keep lettuce away from cabbage and keep onions away from asparagus, beans and peas. Spinach gets along with everyone.