Attack of the zombie gardener
Northern News Services (subscription)
I've also planted giant purple zinnias, pansies, alyssum, dianthus, heavenly blue morning glory, rosemary, echinacea, stevia, and Victoria rhubarb. Everything is planted as directed by the square-foot gardening method and according to the companion ...
Be wary of food-drug reactions
News & Observer
A common herb such as ginseng can accentuate bleeding caused by aspirin, heparin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen. Another, gingko biloba, may diminish the effectiveness of anti-seizure drugs such as Depakote ...
Opinion: Alternative healing or quackery?
Warning: Men's natural sex supplements may not be. The therapist doesn't tell you about the dangers of alternative therapies. Alternative medicine is perceived as more natural and less harmful than conventional medicine. But medicine is medicine, and ...
Pintful: From beer novice to 500-brew challenge
News & Observer
A few specialty Big Boss beers and cask offerings are the featured guests at a tap takeover event, including a six-month-aged Countess Raspberry Ale and a limited batch Monkey Bizz-ness, a delicious Belgian ale. Info: villagedrafthouse.com. Lonerider ...
Craft beer brewers toast new Texas law
“You can now legally sell our beer to distributors who can then sell it to get it into the market at grocery stores, pubs, etc,” Turner said. “It really puts us on a much more level playing field with craft breweries from California, from Colorado, New ...
Monsoon pushes up vegetable prices by 80%
Times of India
Similarly, greens such as coriander, spinach and fenugreek which is sold in bunches have also witnessed a steep price rise. Prices of these green vegetables have increased by 70 to 80%. Onion prices have also gone up from Rs 15 per kg to Rs 20 per kg.
Sheetz's “Free My Beer” Website Effort To Get Right To Sell Beer
“We do business in Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina — in all of those states, just about every one of our stores — we've got 190 stores that sell beer and wine every day of the week, and we do a great job with it,” said Louie ...
Organic paper doesn't help keep produce fresh longer
"It's made from a mixture of spices, including fenugreek, which supposedly inhibits bacteria growth," Consumer Reports' Gayle Williams said. Testers places blueberries and strawberries with and without FreshPaper into two different refrigerators.
Home brewing group discusses tips, tricks for making their own beer
In a section of the Gateway Arts and Entertainment District, flush with painters, sculptors and performers, some are mastering another craft — brewing beer at home. An informal group of home brewers formed about a year ago in and around Hyattsville ...