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Column: Container plants, mushrooms and disappearing bats | News

Contact resource Metro Creative Connection Outdoor container plants should now be put in a protected location. Plants which survive quite cold weather when planted in the ground will often be injured when exposed to the same temperatures in containers or pots. Roots in pots often die when temperatures drop below 18-20°F. You can protect the …

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The perfect Christmas tree – live, cut, or artificial? | News

My fondest member of Christmas is that of decorating the family’s cut Christmas tree and my 3′ live tree, and later planting it. Over the years the traditional Christmas tree has changed with the times from a framework to hang the ornaments on, to real trees, and later to artificial evergreen trees. Live, cut, and …

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Brighten someone’s day with a gift of flowers | Nvdaily

This holiday season, avoid the stress of not knowing what to give the person who seems to have everything by visiting a local flower shop or garden center. “Everybody needs flowers to brighten up their day,” advises Dawn Marshall, owner of Donahoe’s Whimsical Flowers in Front Royal. Marshall has been working since mid-November getting ready …

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TASTE OF LIFE/ Homemade miso: Slow down and take time with a simple recipe for homemade miso

Editor’s note: In the Taste of Life series, cooking experts, chefs and others involved in the field of food introduce their special recipes intertwined with their paths in life. * * * Cooking expert Megumi Fujii bought a second home in Hara village in Nagano Prefecture in September 2020. She had been looking for a …

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Eat Your Art | Food and Drink | Style Weekly

Artist and Sweet Fix Bakery owner Amanda Robinson perches cross-legged on the counter of her West 10th Street shop under dozens of filled apothecary jars and starts talking. Loves, likes, dislikes, non-stop ideas, past successes and disappointments, and future aspirations bubble out in an almost stream-of-consciousness narrative. During a brief lull, I ask her if …

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Column: Container plants, mushrooms and disappearing bats | News

Contact resource Oregon State University Extension Service – Columbia County 505 N. Columbia River Highway St. Helens, OR 97051 503-397-3462 Metro Creative Connection Outdoor container plants should now be put in a protected location. Plants which survive quite cold weather when planted in the ground will often be injured when exposed to the same temperatures …

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Reinhardt Bosch, Noemi Kondacs: Family of baby Rhuan allegedly tortured to death breaks silence

Pictured: Rhuan Immaneul, who died on November 2 The grandfather of a seven-month-old boy who was allegedly tortured to death by his parents has broken his silence, saying the sorrow the baby’s death has caused is endless. Reinhardt Bosch, 33, and Noemi Kondacs, 22, were arrested on November 3 after emergency workers found their son, …

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Create colorful window boxes from winter to spring | News

Window boxes need not look dreary this winter. They are just as much a part of your home decor as during the summer when filled with flowers. They can coordinate with your holiday decorations that will extend into spring. Window boxes filled with remnants of dead plants detract from your home and decorations. Start by …

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Reinhardt Bosch, Noemi Kondacs: Heartbreaking GoFundMe funeral plea for Rhuan Bosch

A family friend of a seven-month-old baby boy who was allegedly tortured to death by his ‘deeply religious’ parents has made a heartbreaking plea for financial help to give him a ‘proper funeral’. Reinhardt Bosch, 33, and Noemi Kondacs, 22, have been charged with allegedly torturing their little boy Rhuan Immaneul over his entire life …

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What to do if you see a bear and ways to keep them off your property

String of bear sightings in Northern Virginia There have been a number of bear sightings this week in Tyson’s Corner and Reston, Virginia. Officials say the bears are looking for food. WASHINGTON – Northern Virginia black bear sightings are becoming a little too close for comfort this year! Over the weekend, video was taken of …

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