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Homegrown: Garden bed soil

By Dennis Hill

I am getting a delivery of Glade Park soil for raised vegetable garden beds constructed of 20- to 24-inch high concrete blocks. The contractor says that in filling the beds he needs to walk on the Glade Park soil to compact it because it is so ...


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Spruce up your home with two basic colors: black and white

By Annie Payne

I love classic game shows. One of my favorites is “Password.” It’s played with two contestants giving and receiving word clues. Let’s try it! Me: Dice. Me: Piano keys.   Me: Zebras.   Me: ...


Homegrown: Fall watering

By Dennis Hill

How late in the fall should I continue to water my lawn, and should I fertilize it now? Thank you. Both good questions! As fall comes on and the weather starts to cool, you want to start stretching out the time between waterings. This ...


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Meet 4 Southern women with hospitality, manners

By Annie Payne

One of the most popular shows on cable television is “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” It is a reality TV show that follows the lives of five housewives from the Peach State. But they aren’t your garden variety carpooling, ...


Homegrown: Pruning roses

By Dennis Hill

I have two 6-foot high, large rose bushes that have a weed cover at the base covered with medium-sized gravel. I would like to have a better-shaped and smaller plant. What do I need to do to ensure that? Thank you. Having a better-shaped ...


How and when to transplant rabbit brush

By Dennis Hill

How and when do I transplant rabbit brush? This variety is a lighter green plant than the native rabbit brush around here. The best time in general to transplant any woody plant is late winter or early spring before new growth starts for the ...


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A Halloween to outdo all Halloweens

By Annie Payne

Nathan Hale, a soldier for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, famously said, “I only regret that I have but one month to celebrate Halloween,” or something like that. I can relate to Capt. Hale’s ...


Homegrown: Winterizing artichokes

By Dennis Hill

A couple of years ago you gave advice on growing artichokes here in Grand Junction. My plants are great now; how do I winter them? Artichokes are wonderful, semi-perennial herbaceous plants in western Colorado. They can get pretty big, ...


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Make your travel treasures part of home sweet home

By Annie Payne

If you follow my articles, you may remember a month back I wrote about having a yard sale to help pay for the souvenirs for our upcoming family vacation. We had a wonderful time at Walt Disney World (thanks for asking). We came home with lots ...


Homegrown column Sept. 05, 2009

By Dennis Hill

Help. There’s this awful looking thing growing along the ground in my garden that looks like The Blob, only yellow. What is it? Do I need to start packing? Is it going to eat up my house?  — Sue Actually, what you have ...


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