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Carol Rossi

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Hi!  I live in the San Francisco Bay area with my husband and scottish terrier.  I enjoy writing about business topics and gardening.

My passion is organic vegetable gardening and sustainable land management.  I have many seasons of growing experience and teach classes on the organic method to any group that is willing and interested in learning!

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  • Identify Nutrition Deficiencies in Your Vegetable Plants
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    Identify Nutrition Deficiencies in Your Vegetable Plants

    6 weeks ago

    When you grow vegetables organically it is sometimes a struggle to obtain and incorporate a sufficient amount of compost and other nutrient-rich organic matter into your soil to maintain its health and fertility. You...

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    Fertilize Your Organic Vegetable Garden
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    Fertilize Your Organic Vegetable Garden

    6 years ago

    The mantra of the organic gardener is "feed the soil, not the plant". If you ensure a nutrient-rich growing medium, teeming with microbiotic life, then your plants will generally feed themselves. Feeding the...

  • Tell Time Using a Ship's Bell Clock
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    Tell Time Using a Ship's Bell Clock

    6 years ago

    Sailing ship In the age of the great sailing ships, mechanical clocks were uncommon on board vessels and sailors lacked pocket watches. To help the sailors tell what time it was, a system using the ship’s bell...

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    Scottish Terriers  -  Understand and Love the Breed
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    Scottish Terriers - Understand and Love the Breed

    6 years ago

    Scottish terriers are wonderful animals! The breed, known as Diehard for their fierce determination and unwavering loyalty, make fantastic companions and add fun, excitement, and love to the lives of the humans lucky...

  • Be Safe in Cold Weather
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    Be Safe in Cold Weather

    6 years ago

    The cold winter months bring opportunities for outdoor fun and activities but also mean weather extremes like high winds,  freezing temperatures, snow, ice and rain.   Don't avoid your favorite winter sports;...

  • Energy Drink Risks
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    Energy Drink Risks

    6 years ago

    We all can use an extra boost of energy once in a while.  Which is why coffee has been a mainstay of the American breakfast for generations and energy drinks such as Red Bull, Rock Start, Full Throttle, and Monster...

  • Machine Guard Safety
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    Machine Guard Safety

    6 years ago

    Machine guards were invented to protect the machine operator and other people in the vicinity from the machine’s moving parts, its power or fuel source, and any output spewing from the moving parts such as flying...

  • Child Care Center Safety
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    Child Care Center Safety

    6 years ago

    Let's pause a moment to salute those fearless and tireless individuals who tend our bawling, tantrum-throwing kids...um...I mean precious little angels. Child care is a physically and emotionally taxing job. Child...

  • Review a Commercial Trucking Company DOT Safety Record
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    Review a Commercial Trucking Company DOT Safety Record

    6 years ago

    If you are in business you want your products delivered intact and on-time direct to your customer's loading dock. You want a commercial trucking company that is reliable and safe. This article will describe the simple...

  • California Gun Laws  -  Transfer a Firearm
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    California Gun Laws - Transfer a Firearm

    6 years ago

    The laws in California concerning the lawful private sale or transfer of a firearm to another party are quite strict. Long gone are the days when you could purchase a 45/70 Marlin rifle from a private seller who ran...

  • Defensive Driving - Intersections
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    Defensive Driving - Intersections

    6 years ago

    Intersections are one of the most common locations for traffic accidents. Besides having vehicles moving in up to four directions, there might also be stopped, slowing or speeding vehicles; red light runners; drivers...

  • Workplace Accident Investigations
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    Workplace Accident Investigations

    6 years ago

    An “accident” is defined as an unplanned, undesired event that results in personal injury or property damage. A “near miss” is an incident that had the potential to cause injury or property...

  • California Gun Laws -  Transporting  a Gun in Your Vehicle
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    California Gun Laws - Transporting a Gun in Your Vehicle

    6 years ago

    It is a potential felony in California to carry a loaded handgun in your vehicle unless you have a conceal carry permit, and your pistol has been registered in the California Department of Justice (sic) Automated...

  • Health -  Coping With a Broken Leg
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    Health - Coping With a Broken Leg

    6 years ago

    I broke my leg five years ago when I stepped out the door of a Winnebago after the stairs had been retracted. Three feet and one sudden stop later my tibia, the main supporting bone in the lower right leg, snapped like...

  • Defensive Driving  -  Prevent Backing Accidents
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    Defensive Driving - Prevent Backing Accidents

    6 years ago

    The most common type of vehicle accident occurs when drivers are backing out. There are probably several reasons for this. One may be due to limited vision out of the back window or around long truck beds and equipment...

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