BY KITT WALSH For those of us bit by the gardening bug (and who are old enough to have some leisure to indulge our habit,) pretty much any new technique to increase our bounty interests us, but how about a very old one? An idea as ancient as agriculture itself is gardening by the moon.
BY KITT WALSH Long before there were drug companies and the FDA, people relied on herbs for their medicine. The village wise-woman was the one consulted for every need from a toothache to childbirth. She turned to her garden.
STEVE WINSTON These three spots run the gamut from sophisticated-city to genu-“wine” country. But each has its own special charm … especially for folks our age. Each of them is, in fact, filled with middle-aged visitors from all over the country (or the world).
BY KITT WALSH My grandmother often spoke in time-honored maxims like, “You catch more flies with honey than vinegar” or “Waste not, want not.” It wasn’t until I was a grandmother myself that I realized the wisdom of these sayings because they were often the truth.
By Diane Snow Javaid I love to garden. In my twenties and thirties I gardened with gusto for hours (and burned a lot of calories.) On Saturdays, right after breakfast I would jump into a long gardening to-do list, surface for lunch with my husband (who was gardening in other parts of the yard) and [...]
BY KITT WALSH My tall, big-boned, highly-athletic, dark-skinned and newly menopausal friend sat down at the restaurant and showed me the calcium pills her doctor told her she must now take several times a day. She had just been diagnosed with Osteopenia –thinning of the bones. She, like many women, knew that Osteoporosis was a [...]