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Gardening takes skill that seems to skip a generation | Opinion

  • Today at 6:00PM

Every spring, when I was a child, my parents would plant a vegetable garden. We would plant tomatoes, pumpkins, carrots and my personal favorite — sugar snap peas. While my dad turned the soil and did all the “heavy lifting,” my job was to plant the seeds in perfect rows.

 

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Pruning to keep gardens in line

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 12:00AM

There are few things sadder for a gardener than a plant that falls short of its potential. Sometimes it’s because it was put in the wrong spot. Other times, it’s because of neglect. And sometimes it’s a double whammy of poor placement and just letting it run wild.

School board snafu example of need for open meetings training | Opinion

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 10:00PM

Last week Coupeville School Board held a special meeting to interview and appoint a candidate to fill a vacant board seat.

Hope readers enjoy Green Guide during Earth, Ocean Month | Letter

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 5:00PM

Editor, “Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better,” said Albert Einstein, a bright fellow.

Rockin' A Hard Place: The true meaning of rockin’ a potluck

  • Apr 16, 2014 at 9:39AM

What is it about life on the Rock that makes all of us so contented most of the time? Can’t be the weather — too wet. Can’t be the booming economy — it isn’t. Can’t be the scintillating night life — um, let’s not go there.

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