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Watering Your Garden This Way Injects Pharmaceuticals Into Your Veggies

Do you water your vegetable garden with recycled city water? If so, you may be eating pharmaceutical contaminants that accumulate in your food. A recent study by the American Chemical Society published by Chemistry and Engineering News shows that “eating vegetables grown using reclaimed water boosts urine levels of carbamazepine, an anti-epileptic drug commonly detected in wastewater” meaning that anyone who consumes this produce is exposed to the carbamazepine drug in detectable dosages.

Top 10 vegetables to grow in your garden

A perfectly ripe, juicy tomato, still warm from the sun. Sweet carrots, pulled from the garden minutes (or even seconds!) before they’re eaten. Growing your own vegetables is one of those activities that balances practicality and indulgence. In addition to the convenience of having the fixings for a salad or light supper right outside your door (or on your windowsill), when you grow your own vegetables, you’re getting the most nutritional bang for your buck as well. Vegetables start losing nutrients as soon as they’re harvested, and quality diminishes as sugars are turned into starches. For the tastiest veggies with the best nutrition, try growing a few of these nutrient-dense foods in your own garden. And don’t let the lack of a yard stop you — all of them can be grown in containers as well.

4 Herb Garden Combinations From Around The World

Sow global flavors at your fingertips by growing these 4 international indoor herb combinations.

Southeast Asian

Southeast Asian cuisine is full of flavor and delicious herbs and ingredients. For your own Southeast Asian container herb garden grow:

15 superb gardening tips all your neighbors will want to know

Summer is the time when gardeners can really make the most of the weather to grow lots of beautiful and tasty things. That’s why  decided to share these little-known tips with you. We’re certain they’ll be very useful for all those with green fingers.

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