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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 3 years 16 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Its the middle of October here in England, and the leaves are changing from green to yellow, gold, red and brown. Temperatures are dropping and the skies are dull and overcast. It rains some days. Which all means we are well on our way to Winter. Flowers are also becoming scarce, but some are still available, as are brightly coloured berries. One thing not in short supply seems to be Raspberries. We had a summer crop, and now its the turn of the late Autumn crop to appear. Strange to have an...
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    Posted: 3 years 16 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Many people think that these handsome leafy red-stemmed fellows are beet leaves (called beetroot in Australia) but in fact they are rainbow chard, or sometimes called 'silverbeet' in Australia. I have 4 varieties - yellow-, red-, pink- and white-stemmed. I have always found chard very easy to grow, and the more plants I have, the more opportunity I can have for daily picking of outer, large leaves to add some interest, colour and nutrition to whatever I am cooking - whether it be soup, dal,...
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    Posted: 3 years 16 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    My dwarf heirloom variety of Aquadulce broad beans are maturing nicely. Broad beans, sometimes known as fava beans, are enjoyed in many cultures the world over. They are a labour of love to grow, taking at least 120 days from sowing to fruiting. I have 100 plants in various stages of fruition in different spots in my garden, all sown from scratch - literally a couple of large handfuls of dried beans. The flowers are beautiful, and hopefully each will manifest a bean pod after dropping off....
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 3 years 16 weeks ago
    Dallas Morning News, Each week we will post a question to a panel of about two dozen clergy, laity and theologians, all of whom are based in Texas or are from Texas. They will chime in with their responses to the question of the week. And you, readers, will be able to respond to their answers through the comment box. “The number of Americans who do not identify with any religion is growing at a rapid pace. One-fifth of the U.S. public – and a third of adults under 30 –are religiously...
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    Posted: 3 years 16 weeks ago
      Police say man stabbed ex’s new boyfriend as they slept in her Fort Worth home Similarly Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam fifth canto chapter six warns the yogi of the dangerous paramours of the mind. nityaṁ dadāti kāmasya cchidraṁ tam anu ye ’rayaḥ yoginaḥ kṛta-maitrasya patyur jāyeva puṁścalī 4. An unchaste woman is very easily carried away by paramours, and it sometimes happens that her husband is violently killed by her paramours. If the yogī gives his mind a chance and does not restrain...
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