Valley dams have engineers brimming with confidence
The crisis at the Oroville Dam and its spillways has some people in the Valley a little scared about dangers at our dams.
6 Tips For Caring for African Violets
Laura from Garden Answer shows you how to care for African violets. Once you get in a regular routine of taking care of African violets, you’ll find they gro...
Stolen Horse Trailer Tips
While at a horse show this summer, I went to retrieve my horse trailer in the parking lot, only to realize that it was not there. It was, quite simply, gone.I know it would be much more exciting if I could share some detailed course of events that lead to the horse trailer's MIA status or clues as to where it ended up, but it just didn't happen like that. One day it was there, and then it was not.After the subsequent and repetitive hour-long drive through the two-acre parking lot, I stood in the location where we had parked our horse trailer. As it began to dawn on me that our horse trailer had been stolen, I suddenly realized how a seemingly simple occurrence had such complex consequences.Gone with my horse trailer…
Why I Farm
“I’m dedicated to giving my boys an opportunity. An opportunity to live a life full of honor.” For Tennessee farmer Ben Moore, being able to farm…
Springtime Tips & Preparations for Trees and Summer Weeds
May 19th, 2017 May is National Home Improvement Month! This time of year, everyone is quite busy updating areas of the home with a fresh coat of paint or with overall spring cleaning. And it’s important not to neglect your lawn! To enhance the look of your lawn or business property, work with an expert landscaper at Root’s Nurseries and we can set your property up with all sorts of new trees and shrubbery While the weather is warm, take time this month to choose new trees, shrubs and plants to add to your yard and create a fresh new look for your landscape. With a new landscape also comes preventative care for your trees and weeds. And as a trusted landscaper for Landisville , we thought we would take some time to…
4 Tips for Starting Your Tractor in Cold Weather
Tractors and cold weather don't get along very well, so if you need to keep yours running during the winter, here are tips for helping a disagreeable machine start.
15 Vegetables Best Started from Seed
By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Issue 021117 Growing Vegetables From Seed Feb 11 - Wildflowers: Ready - Set - Grow Late winter is the ideal time to start wildflower seeds, but you can't just chuck them onto the landscape and expect success. We share all the local tips that ensure a spectacular showing of these bloomers. You will know the best seed, soils, food, and techniques that brings on the color this spring. Come early, this class can be standing room only Feb 18 - Gardening for Newcomers Learn all the mountain secrets to local garden success. This is an information packed class guaranteed to increase garden blooms and fruit this year. The first 10 students to bring $10 and a soil sample receives a pH soil test done on site with…
Part 1: Fertilizer
If anyone ever tells you that fertilizer is sexy, don’t believe them. I’m passionate about fertilizer, but it’s not sexy.1 And while helping the impoverished around the world is popular right now, …
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Winter WildBird Feeding 101
Late fall and winter provide a new set of challenges for our feathered friends. Most of the lush vegetation, full of berries and seeds, has withered away. In addition, most insects are either dead or dormant and the heavy snows will soon bury most natural