This is my favorite gardening time of the year. Spring has finally arrived in Northern California, and the long, cold rains have abated. While the winter rains have stimulated a lot of weed growth, the garden has a fresh, new look, with young, healthy, vibrant plants that haven’t peaked yet.
I thought this would be a good moment to share gardening tips and new ideas we are trying out this garden season. It is hard for me to put into words how much joy and rejuvenation I get from gardening; I only hope that as many people as possible give it a try. If you plant only one tree collard or one tomato plant on your porch, it will be well worth the effort. With that, here are my 10 spring tips for the garden.
For about 40 years, Drs. James and Dorothy Morré, a husband and wife team of researchers, have been studying cancer and aging at their National Cancer Institute research laboratory at Purdue University. Specifically, they have studied a group of proteins called the ENOX group, which might shed light on the etiology of cancer and aging.