Monthly Archives: June 2014

Downward Dog for the Dog Days of Summer

The “Garlic” of Yoga Poses

Feeling dog tired? Hankering for a little shuteye in the shade? You’re likely just feeling the sultry, energy-sapping swelter of the dog days of summer. Ancient Greeks and Romans first identified the dog days. According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, they run from July 3rd to August 11th, although other sources say...
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Waterwise Vegetable Gardening

Keep Your Veggies Hydrated Drop by Drop

For the past few weeks I’ve been enjoying fresh lettuce, spinach and kale from my garden. The tender freshness of backyard greens is unparallelled. While my lettuce and spinach are almost done—it’s getting too hot for them—I’m looking forward to having fresh kale, chard and collards well into the...
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