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Homegrown Column May 30, 2009

By Dennis Hill

What is best fertilizer numbers for a garden in Rangely. We have very poor soil with zero in it. Thanks, Phyllis The place I usually tell people to start in cases like yours is with a soil test. This will tell you exactly what your soil is ...


Annie Payne Column May 23, 2009

By Annie Payne

I am so happy that summer vacation has started. It was getting harder with each day to wake up and get the kids ready for school. The alarm would go off, and I’d hit the snooze and think, “We’ll have cereal, instead of ...


Homegrown Column May 23, 2009

By Dennis Hill

I understand you recommended Weed Free Zone for bindweed control. Could you give me any more info? — Frank from Montrose I really love this stuff. Weed Free Zone is a mixture of four different herbicides, and it’s worked really, ...


DRIP Column May 23, 2009

By Guest Columnist

These days, living “green” is fashionable and in the news. Conserving water resources certainly fits into this scenario, and it also saves you money. One of the best ways to start doing this is by finding leaks in and around your ...


Art of Quilting Column May 17, 2009

By Sherida Warner

The Ringling Brothers may have needed Barnum & Bailey to put on a show, but when it comes to quilt festivals, the Mancuso Brothers don’t require any help setting up their entertainment venues. These two siblings, David and Peter, ...


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LS Good or bad, drivers’ first cars unforgettable

By Melinda Mawdsley

Benjamin Miller will always remember his first car. It’s hard to forget a vehicle that could have killed you. It’s been more than a decade since Miller drove his 1972 Plymouth Valiant into a narrow ditch along 24 Road. Well, ...


HG: SustainAbility Column May 16, 2009

By Adele Israel

My trip to the Green Festival in Denver earlier this month was quite the adventure, but it was an adventure with a small carbon footprint. In keeping with my habit of grouping activities by location, I combined attending the festival with ...


HG: Homegrown Column May 16, 2009

By Dennis Hill

I would like to know how soon can one trim spent daffodils and tulips without damaging the life of the bulbs? Thank you. — Christina This is such a good question. I wish more people would ask it before starting to cut. Right after ...


HG: DRIP Column May 16, 2009

By Guest Columnist

The Grand Valley Drought Response Information Project (DRIP) has promoted water-conservation techniques and practices since 2003. This summer, DRIP will continue to focus on smart water use inside and outside your homes and businesses. The ...


LS Mother’s Day Quiz May 10, 2009

By Staff

Hey, moms! Think you’ve got this whole parenting thing on lockdown? Take this Mother’s Day quiz with questions from real moms and child caregivers in the community. Oh, and Happy Mother’s Day. 1. What is the best way to ...


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