local news

Get crafty in the garden with cement – Ridge Times

Cement is not normally associated with gardening. But it’s an incredibly versatile medium that needs only the most basic of tools to turn out 101 different items, from personalized stepping-stones to bird baths, plant pots, outdoor tablecloth weights, night lights and even a fire bowl. All you need is cement, soil or sand, water and …

Get crafty in the garden with cement – Ridge Times Read More »

A tight squeeze… grow your own mini citrus – Germiston City News

Five years ago, when David Seewald took over the family’s nursery business, he decided to follow his interest in growing citrus. That took him overseas to see what other citrus growers were doing and he discovered the growing trend towards dwarf citrus, especially in Europe and Australia. “I put this down to the fact that …

A tight squeeze… grow your own mini citrus – Germiston City News Read More »

Reaping dollars with crops of berries | News, Sports, Jobs

KINSMAN — A local teenager has found a way to capitalize on a popular summer treat with his own business. Ethan Sloan, 17, who will be a senior this year at Badger High School, in spring 2021 planted 1,000 Earliglow strawberries and this year, 2,000 in his family’s large yard. “I felt I could make …

Reaping dollars with crops of berries | News, Sports, Jobs Read More »

Top 10 Plants for Pollinator-Friendly Containers – Pasadena Weekendr

Bees, birds, butterflies, and other pollinators play an important role in our global ecosystem. In fact, they are essential. By transporting pollen from one plant to another, they make growing the food we eat and the beautiful garden spaces we enjoy possible. One of the easiest ways to support a healthy growing environment is to …

Top 10 Plants for Pollinator-Friendly Containers – Pasadena Weekendr Read More »

Victim Identified in Deadly Crash on Crowley Eunice Highway

(UPDATED STORY): 9:25 AM: 40-year-old Latashi Eddy of Crowley has been identified as the woman who died in the two-vehicle crash earlier this morning on Louisiana Highway 13 near Ellis Road in Acadia Parish. Investigators say Eddy was driving a car north on LA 13 when her vehicle crossed the center line and crashed into …

Victim Identified in Deadly Crash on Crowley Eunice Highway Read More »

Reaping dollars with crops of berries | News, Sports, Jobs

KINSMAN — A local teenager has found a way to capitalize on a popular summer treat with his own business. Ethan Sloan, 17, who will be a senior this year at Badger High School, in spring 2021 planted 1,000 Earliglow strawberries and this year, 2,000 in his family’s large yard. “I felt I could make …

Reaping dollars with crops of berries | News, Sports, Jobs Read More »