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Master Gardener Journal  

C O M P U T E R   C O R N E R

by Terry Tanner,
Master Gardener

Scorpions are coming out of hiding periodically now, although it is not their most active time of the year. To find out more:

According to Kai Umeda at the Cooperative Extension, there are about 13 weeds to concern ourselves with if we plant broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower:

The New England Journal of Medicine has published articles to help inform on the current national debate about smallpox vaccinations:

The CDER, a branch of the Food and Drug Administration, offers information about prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Click on "Drug Information" for fact sheets about various drugs and consumer guides about drug safety and side effects:

Maintained by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, the MEDLINE-plus Web site offers information on medical conditions, treatments, and drugs, as well as searchable medical dictionaries and hospital and physician directories:

Consumers can now compare nursing homes. Data on nursing home quality are online at:

Searching for an Holistic Veterinarian? Search on the AHVMA's Web site:

Maricopa County Master Gardener Volunteer Information
Last Updated January 25, 2003
Author: Lucy K. Bradley, Extension Agent Urban Horticulture, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County
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