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  • 'Organic' debate goes on, naturally

    'Organic' debate goes on, naturally
    When I wrote a column recently about my questions about organic produce, I expected that I'd get a lot of mail. Especially after I started with the statement: "I don't believe in organics." Organics is an article of faith for a lot of people and what I...
  • April: Get a jump on citrus and tomatoes, attend to bougainvillea

    As the days lengthen and the sun gets higher and hotter, watering becomes more important. It's warm enough in April to plant tomatoes, peppers, marigolds and other plants that shine in summer. Help roses repeat The April bloom on roses is spectacular &#...
  • Live chat: I hate golf

    2007-08-20 12:59:43.0 Administrator: Hi there everyone. 2007-08-20 13:00:28.0 Administrator: We will be starting the chat in a couple of minutes. In the room with us are Paul Lieberman and David Dilworth so please send us your questions! 2007-08-20 13:...
  • Is famine coming?

    Today's question: Many experts believe we're heading for a major global food shortage this year. Are we? If so, what's the solution? Paul Roberts and Jacob Grier debate the new food economy. Previously, they discussed food panics and the role of the FDA....
  • California's proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard

    California's proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard
    Until somebody comes up with a way to power a car with garbage, like the time-traveling DeLorean in "Back to the Future," our options are limited: gasoline and diesel, electricity, natural gas, liquid coal, hydrogen or plant-derived biofuels such as...
  • Chat with California Cook columnist Russ Parsons

    2007-08-02 13:05:05.0 Administrator2: Welcome, Russ! What's new this week? 2007-08-02 13:07:10.0 Russ Parsons: The main thing I'm thinking about right now are all of the wonderful fruits and vegetables in the farmers markets. Tomatoes, eggplant, peppers,...
  • Feed to lead

    Feed to lead
    The Times' editorial series on food diplomacy explores the possibility that the United States could improve its global image and enhance national security by launching "a high-profile food diplomacy initiative planned, funded and executed for the...
  • Drunk on ethanol

    'Gasoline is going -- alcohol is coming. And it's coming to stay, too, for it's in unlimited supply. And we might as well get ready for it now." Those words might have come from President George W. Bush, or just about any member of the U.S. Congress,...
  • A crop from the ocean floor

    A crop from the ocean floor
    Paul Dobbins and Tollef Olson admit they still have a kink in their scheme to use seaweed to revolutionize American eating habits, clean the environment, lower the federal trade deficit and make themselves fabulously rich. Call it the yuck factor. "It...
  • The Dry Garden: 'Ocean Friendly Gardens' is a guide to reining in runoff

     
    Last week I said Bob Perry’s book "Landscape Plants for California Gardens" was "all the book you will need if you live in the Golden State." In a case of floored admiration for a book dedicated to California plants, I may have exaggerated because I...
  • Ethanol, biodiesel linked to water pollution

     
    Growing U.S. production of biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel could increase water pollution, a government report warned this week. Ethanol refineries discharge chemicals and salts that can contaminate drinking water and endanger fish and other...