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Home & Garden

  • Nov
  • 18

Winterizing Plants and Sprinklers

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In the landscape industry, we watch for nighttime temperatures. Oftentimes, we tell clients that they need to winterize their plants and sprinklers even when it’s warm outside, because the nighttime temperature can drop to freezing or below. To winterize plants: Sod: Apply a winterizer, which can be found in garden centers or big box stores in […]

  • Nov
  • 11

Ellen Kanner Dishes Up Delicious Holiday Recipes

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PETA Prime asked one of our favorite vegan chefs, Ellen Kanner, to share a few of her favorite holiday recipes with our readers, and she gave us an entire feast’s worth! Whether you add just one of these recipes to your usual repertoire (chocolate raspberry tarts, anyone?) or try the whole shebang, we predict that […]

  • Oct
  • 13

From the Mailbag: Stressed Cats

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My neighbor took on a second job and says her cat has been urinating outside the litterbox while she’s at work. What should she do? —Concerned Kitty Confidant When cats feel stressed or sick, they may behave in uncharacteristic ways, including by having, ahem, “accidents.” First and foremost, your neighbor must take her cat to […]

  • Sep
  • 22

Just How Humane Is “Humanely Raised” Meat?

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If you’ve been to a natural foods store or upscale restaurant lately, you’ve likely seen signs proclaiming that at least some of the meat came from “humanely raised” animals. But what exactly does that mean? As a new PETA investigation has found, “humane meat” labels are often worth less than the recycled paper they’re printed […]

  • Sep
  • 15

Why Your Grandchildren Will Probably Be Vegan

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PETA’s 2014 Sexiest Vegan Over 50 winner Ed Ozols’ beautifully written article about the environment and being vegan may inspire you to go vegan, if you’re not already … and enter this year’s contest!  Tonight’s rain is falling lightly on the forest floor, and the Earth responds by giving up her spicy scents. I’ve breathed […]

  • Sep
  • 9

Tell NPR: Wait, Wait … Don’t Promote Cruelty to Dogs and Horses!

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National Public Radio (NPR) aired a segment on its Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me! show on Saturday, September 5, 2015, praising deadly horse racing as the “sport of kings,” joking about dog racing and hare coursing (in which live rabbits are torn apart by dogs), and even guffawing it up with a guest chef […]

  • Aug
  • 31

7 Must-Have Vegan Cookbooks

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When I stopped eating animals more than 25 years ago, many vegan cookbooks (when you could even find them) were a little uninspiring. They often seemed to have one goal: convince meat-eaters that they could still enjoy their favorite carnivorous dishes, with a few substitutions. I like “fish” tacos and Philly cheesesteaks as much as […]

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