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The myth of no maintenance landscaping | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • May 27, 2015 at 3:17PM

If anyone tries to sell you on a landscape design that’s touted as no-maintenance, tell them you’ll swap some ocean- front property in Nebraska for their plans. Who knows, with climate change they may come out ahead.

 

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Some creepers are definitely keepers | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • May 13, 2015 at 3:16PM

More than once I’ve watched a gardener bend down to examine something growing in a pot or in one of their beds and say, “I don’t remember planting that,” or “I don’t know where that came from.” Sound familiar?

Delving into gardening a fun experience | Column

  • May 13, 2015 at 3:08PM

It’s been almost two weeks since I’ve delved into the world of community gardening. Yes, me, the person who manages to kill house plants, is gardening.

Administration cut at schools was right call | Opinion

  • May 6, 2015 at 8:00PM

It was a difficult decision, but it was the right one. Jim Shank, superintendent of the Coupeville School District, and the school board decided that Larry Walsh will not be retained as principal of the high school and middle school in the face of declining enrollment necessitating staff cuts.

Looking forward to political season on the Rock this year | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • May 6, 2015 at 3:00PM

It must be something in the air that makes it so difficult for us Rock dwellers to agree on anything. Maybe it’s another effect of pollen from evergreen trees. In addition to sinusitis.

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