Spruce up greenhouses and consider a rock garden

In late summer, spruce up greenhouses, save bedding plants, scavenge spent potting compost, and consider adding ice plants and rock plants to your plot. 1. Greenhouse maintenance Paint and shade mesh can loosen on greenhouses when temperatures drop, letting in more light. Opening the fans to reduce condensation is essential to prevent mold. Eliminate tomatoes and other crops as soon …

BERC Awards Sustainable Sacramento Business

The presentation recognized the best environmentally proactive companies in the Sacramento area whose work practices demonstrate an exceptional commitment to improving sustainability. Awards and achievements of the recipients: United States Cold Storage – Energy Conservation Award Partnered with SMUD by participating in their energy efficiency incentive programs, Power Direct program and installing solar panels and a future battery system. Is …

steps in town for Alzheimer’s walk | News, Sports, Jobs

This photo, courtesy of Dana Corwin, is of her late mother, Yvonne “Vonnie” Jerman. The West New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is planning the annual Chautauqua County Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease to be held at Point Gratiot Park in Dunkirk this month. All in-person events will implement safety protocols including physical distancing, contactless check-in, hand sanitizing stations …

Anita Del (Duncan) Hulse | News, Sports, Jobs

Hulse MUNISING, MI – Anita Del (Duncan) Hulse, 82, of Munising, died Sunday afternoon September 5, 2021 at Medilodge in Munising. She was born May 29, 1939 in Toledo, Ohio, to Elwood and Glenys (Tiepel) Duncan, and raised by her grandparents; Richard and Gladys Arno. Anita graduated from DeVilbiss High School in 1957 and received her Bachelor of Science in …

Sweet stop in Kona | Western Hawaii Today

Supporting local agriculture includes supporting local businesses that buy local ingredients. Three Kona establishments do just that. You can sample some of Kona’s best local produce included in delicious one-stop recipes. Gypsea Gelato, Kona Sweets and the new cafe, Happy Heart Kona, are all under one roof at 79-7491 Mamalahoa Highway in Kainaliu. Kona Sweets owner Janel Panek attended a …

SC Rep. Fry runs for Congress, leaving Columbia headquarters open

South Carolina State House in Columbia, SC Bruce smith PA When South Carolina State Representative Russell Fry (R-Surfside Beach) announced earlier this week that he would run for Congress against U.S. Representative Tom Rice (R-Myrtle Beach), it had a consequence: he said he would not seek re-election to the seat he currently occupies in the state legislature. “I will not …

ITV’s Katie Rushworth works with Tong Garden Center

The wellness garden at a BRADFORD garden center has been revitalized with a seasonal planting program. TV gardener Katie Rushworth visited the Tong Garden Center to refresh the garden she created in May. Tong’s plant buyer Steve Smith worked with his network of growers to source the plants. He said: “The Wellness Garden has been transformed from a tranquil lounging …

Reading Life: Louis Edwards

Susan Larson talks to writer Louis Edwards about the inspiration for her fourth novel “Ramadan Ramsey”, her first in 20 years. Here’s what’s in literary life this week Here in New Orleans:Congratulation to Blue Cypress Books, which is moving from 8126 Oak St. to a new two-story location just across the street at 8123 Oak St. There will be a …