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  • Start fall vegetables inside

    Start fall vegetables inside
    I see that this is the time to start a lot of fall vegetables, but they like it cool and my yard is like an oven in the summer. How can I do this? One way is to start them indoors, even leaf crops like endive. A cool basement works well. When they're a...
  • Hummingbirds are lighter, brighter than a penny

    Mayan legend that explains how these beautiful birds were created from spare parts left over when the other birds were created by the Mayan sun god. The plumage of a ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) shimmered in the early-morning...
  • Wash or peel apples to remove fungus

    My apples looked good until recently. Now they have tiny black spots and gray blotches that look like mildew but are dry. Are they ruined? Rains last month created conditions for two fungi: flyspeck and sooty blotch. Both of these fungi can be washed...
  • Julie Bowen wants people to know more about anaphylaxis

    Julie Bowen wants people to know more about anaphylaxis
    Julie Bowen was on the set of the television show "Boston Legal" four years ago when she got the call from her husband, who was on his way to the hospital with their then-infant son Oliver. While hanging out in the backyard of their California home,...
  • Hornets Fans Celebrate Team's Lottery Win

    Hornets Fans Celebrate Team's Lottery Win
    You probably have never heard so many New Orleanians begin to scream, hoop, and holler after hearing someone say the name of another city, Charlotte. But that's what happened Wednesday night at Manning's downtown. The crowd had assembled to watch ESPN...
  • 3 Puppies Dead, 2 Hurt After Being Tied to Tree Under Beehive

    3 Puppies Dead, 2 Hurt After Being Tied to Tree Under Beehive
    FALLBROOK, Calif. -- San Diego County Animal Services officers are investigating a case of animal cruelty involving five puppies tied to a tree directly beneath a beehive. Three of the dogs were found dead and the other two had suffered multiple bee...
  • Growing pains and gains of a presidential garden

    Growing pains and gains of a presidential garden
    First lady Michelle Obama has adopted healthy eating and fighting childhood obesity among her pet causes. Her first book, "American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America" (Crown), tells of her experiences planting...
  • Three Hospitalized After Killer Bee Attack In Huntington Park

    Three Hospitalized After Killer Bee Attack In Huntington Park
    HUNTINGTON PARK (KTLA) -- Three people were sent to the hospital after a swarm of killer bees invaded a park in Huntington Park on Friday. According to Sheriff's officials, there were about 75 people at Miles Park when a colony of some 60,000 Africanized...
  • Bee Fans Try To Get Los Angeles To Allow Hives In Residential Areas

    Bee Fans Try To Get Los Angeles To Allow Hives In Residential Areas
    LOS ANGELES -- Rob McFarland was in his florally vivacious backyard, tending his vegetable plot, when he noticed some honeybees buzzing around a tree. A few minutes later some bees had become tens of thousands. "The sky was sort of darkened out," he...
  • Handmade gifts fit for a first lady

    Handmade gifts fit for a first lady
    Caleb Siemon peered into the gaping glow of the furnace and, with a few careful turns of his blowpipe, deftly gathered a fist-sized blob of molten glass, just as he has thousands of times. His hands, as leathered and cracked as a sunbaked saddle from 10...
  • Listener Recipes

    Submitted by Ron "the bee man" Fischer: (Ron entered this punch recipe into a nationwide recipe contest sponsored by the National Honey Board and it was the Grand Prize Recipe.) Holiday Party Punch (makes about 12 servings) 2 cups boiling water 3/4 cup...