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W. Bruce Cameron Coulmn March 15, 2009

By Guest Columnist

I am one of those people who consistently makes the mistake of believing that friends of mine would enjoy being friends with each other. Recently, I set two people up on a blind date. Her name is Natalie, and his is Brad. Naturally, I ...


LS: Art of Quilting Column March 15, 2009

By Sherida Warner

Bernie Madoff may not have made off with everyone’s personal fortune, but a fair number of folks these days feel as though someone absconded with their disposable income. Lost jobs, home foreclosures, Wall Street rolling up its ...


HG: SustainAbility Column March 14, 2009

By Adele Israel

One Source Lighting is a bright spot in the local sustainable building community. Lighting is an important factor in energy efficiency when building a new home or retrofitting an old one. According to the Energy Star Web site, lighting ...


HG: Homegrown Column March 14, 2009

By Dennis Hill

I have a question about rose bushes; our trees have grown and shade the rose beds too much. Are there any shade-tolerant rose varieties that you could recommend for Grand Junction? Please give examples suitable to the elevation and sandy soils ...


HG: Annie Payne Column March 14, 2009

By Annie Payne

Easy ways to get your children working •  Start early.  If they can dump out a box of toys, they are old enough to put them all back.  •  Be mindful of the children’s ages and abilities when choosing ...


HG: SustainAbility Column March 07, 2009

By Adele Israel

The supporting cast for sustainable home building has a message for local builders. Mortgage professionals and EcoBrokers want builders to get busy making more energy-efficient homes so clients can take advantage of special financing and ...


HG: Homegrown Column March 07, 2009

By Dennis Hill

Can I trim my roses back at this time of year? I did not get to it in the late fall, and they are about 8 feet tall. Also, can I start planting seeds or is it still too early? Thanks. — Molly Actually, you’re better off ...


LS: Art of Quilting Column March 01, 2009

By Sherida Warner

Let’s just say Barbara Brackman knows a photo opportunity when she sees one. The well-known quilt historian told me recently that she has always wanted to paint on an artist’s canvas. “But I really don’t have the ...


LS: Your Town Column March 01, 2009

By Tammy Gemaehlich

In like a lion and out like a lamb? Traditionally, March is supposed to blow its way onto the calendar pages, wreaking havoc in the back yard with the fall leaves that didn’t get raked before the first snow; however weather forecasts ...


HG: Homegrown Column February 28, 2009

By Dennis Hill

Do you use dormant sprays on peach, apricot and apple trees? Thank you for your time. — Jerry Dormant sprays are something most everyone with fruit trees should use. It’s just cheap insurance. A dormant spray is simply a ...


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