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Celebrating National Raisin Day

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom gives us some nutritional facts, and suggestions, about celebrating a naturally sweet and delicious snack. Celebrating National Raisin Day Though we are still months away from the first harvest of tiny sundries grapes, today we are celebrating National Raisin Day. While sunlight dries most grapes naturally in vineyards, some are mechanically dehydrated. People have been enjoying raisins for …

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Citrus Peels Have Many Uses

Dan Citrus, This Land of Ours

Everyone throws them away. But, Cathy Isom lets you know why you shouldn’t throw away those citrus peels, and the many uses for them. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Citrus Peels Have Many Uses The next time you buy oranges, limes, tangerines, grapefruits, lemons, or mandarins, don’t throw away those peels! There are so many household uses …

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Dealing with Compacted Soil

Dan Soil, This Land of Ours

Compacted soil is something every gardener deals with at the beginning of most garden seasons. Cathy Isom has some ways to deal with compacted soil in your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Dealing with Compacted Soil When faced with less than favorable gardening conditions such as compacted soil, and turning the soil with a shovel or …

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Celebrating National Garlic Day

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom is celebrating garlic. She tells us all about the stinky vegetable that is also known as nature’s wonder drug. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Garlic Day Every year on Thursday, April 19th America celebrates garlic. Whether its enjoying it in a tasty meal, or in a treat such as ice cream, or taking …