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What's the Story With Ramps?

Posted by Katie Marks | Apr 01, 2014

They're cropping up everywhere, and no, I'm not talking about the mushrooms on my lawn. I keep seeing them on menus in chichi restaurants, in recipe guides for gardeners who want to...


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Go Bold With Exterior Color

Posted by Katie Marks | Mar 31, 2014

You know that iconic image of San Francisco with the row of Victorian houses, the Bay stretching out beyond them? That's Alamo Square, home of the titles for Full House and a whole...


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Are There Dangerous Chemicals In My Garden Hose?

Posted by Katie Marks | Mar 28, 2014

Every now and then I read something that reminds me of the ubquitous and far-reaching dangers in the world around me. It seems like I can't even enjoy the simplest things in life these...


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Cooking to Health

Posted by Katie Marks | Mar 27, 2014

Medical school is already a whirlwind of classes, intensive training, and first-hand experience with patients and other health care providers. Yet, as our understanding of medicine...


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6 Fun (and Unusual) Spring Veggies to Grow

Posted by Katie Marks | Mar 26, 2014

Now that spring is here (FINALLY) and the garden is ramping up, you might be thinking about getting started with easy, high-yield spring veggies. These lists usually include things...