Why fall is a great time to plant in Oregon gardens

CORVALLIS – Come spring, excited gardeners drive to nurseries, load up their cars and go home to plant. That’s tradition. But fall planting also ranks high as a time to put plants in the ground. Nurseries may not be as jam packed with plants in fall, but as more people...
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Feeling Stuck and Frustrated?

The first step in managing stress in order to think more clearly is to address states like anger and anxiety. Enjoyable activities can take the brain out of its survival mode. Have you ever been stuck in a frustrating situation? I was when I began college as a first-generation college student, commuting to the University of California Riverside from my parents’ suburban house. I studied every night after dinner, but that was not enough. Committed to succeeding in college, I was frustrated trying to find more time to study on weekends.
Washington Times-Herald

Lovina's Amish Kitchen: Updates from Susan

I’m Lovina’s daughter Susan. I wanted to write for Mom this week since she is very busy preparing for church services that will be held at her home on Sunday. Then less than two weeks later will be my sister Loretta’s wedding. Today I sewed my dress for Loretta and...

Volunteers To Remove Invasive Plants At Grand Mere This Month

There will be a volunteer day at Grand Mere State Park near Stevensville this month. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says volunteers will remove invasive shrubs before they have a chance to spread across the dunes. Those who take part in this stewardship day will learn to identify honeysuckle, autumn olive and Japanese barberry while gaining hands-on experience in the removal of those invasives. The volunteer event will be on Saturday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Everyone’s advised to bring work or gardening gloves and to wear long pants. Insect spray containing DEET is also advised. To register or learn more, contact Emily Leslie at or 517-242-8760.
Hello Magazine

Where are Charlie Dimmock's former gardening co-stars now?

Charlie Dimmock has been a staple on our TV screens since the days of Ground Force. Nowadays, you can find her most weekdays on beloved BBC programme Garden Rescue alongside some newer stars of horticulture television including Lee Burkhill. But fans of Charlie will know she earned her presenting stripes...

Harvest season on the farm

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The team from Bob Evans Restaurants recently joined up with a local grade school for its Bob Evans Garden Project, which is focused on teaching kids about gardening and educating them on the importance of agriculture. According to a news release sent on behalf of Bob...

Master Gardener 2022 class enrollment open

Calling all gardeners! The time has come to sign up for the Master Gardener Class of 2022. Have you been thinking, “Gee, I would really like to learn about the program and maybe even become a Master Gardener?” Your time is now! It is easier than you think. You began...
Kodiak Daily Mirror

Leaf it to leaves to make your garden grow

Since Wednesday is the autumn equinox, I thought I’d celebrate with an icon of the new season: Leaves. Pound for pound, the leaves of most trees contain twice as many minerals as manure. For many gardeners, the end of the gardening season is bittersweet. It’s hard to say goodbye to...
Frederick News-Post

Ask a Master Gardener

For adults. Bring your questions about fall gardening to a Carroll County Master Gardener and pick up tips, handouts, and more! Please wear a mask during this program. Due to the nature of this program, wearing a mask helps protect all attendees, especially those most vulnerable.
Sheridan Press

Stay on your feet this fall

Falls Prevention Awareness Day is coming Sept. 22, and I’d like to take this opportunity to remind folks why falls prevention is so important. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one out of four older adults — those 65 and older — fall each year. These falls are serious and costly, causing broken bones or head injury.

Seidlitz, Deanna Ethel

April 18th, 1954 to September 13th, 2021. Deanna Ethel Seidlitz passed away with family by her side on September 13th, 2021 at the Dr. F. H Wigmore Regional Hospital in Moose Jaw, Sask. at the age of 67 years. Deanna grew up in Dilke, Sask. She attended Dilke School till grade 8 and then attended Shell High School in Holdfast for grade 9 to 12. Deanna also furthered her education throughout the years through distant learning and classes through SIAST.

Marie Dawson-North

In loving memory of Marie Dawson-North who passed away on September, 18, 2021 at the Dryden Regional Health Centre. Marie is survived by her husband of 45 years Dudley, children; Michael (Christy), Robert “Bob” (Shannon) and Matthew, grand daughter Alyssa and furbabies; Amber and Rosie. Marie is predeceased by her...

Gardaí to hold Property Marking Day at Newbridge Garda Station

Gardaí will hold a property marking day at Newbridge Garda Station later this week. The public are invited to bring along property such as tools, gardening equipment or bikes and have them marked with a unique number. In the event that items are stolen or lost it will greatly assist...

Maurine Martin Evans

Mrs. Maurine Martin Evans, 80, died Sept. 19, 2021, at NHC, Pulaski. Mrs. Evans was born March 6, 1941, in Pulaski, and was a graduate of Giles County High School. She attended Middle Tennessee State University, majoring in business. She later moved to Nashville, met and married Mack Evans. She loved life, her church, people, gardening, watching the Titans and any World Series baseball. She is preceded in death by husband Mack Evans; parents, Charles and Roberta Parker Martin; and sister Mauveline Martin Wall.