team meets in Buford to consider reconfiguration options | Education

“The numbers were astronomical and nowhere realistic for what we can afford for the city,” Wyck Knox, the architect leading the project for VMDO, said of the estimates. City officials said to pay for a $ 50 million project, city council would have to increase the property tax rate by 10 cents, four of which would go to schools. A …

Lessons from a garden to make your money grow

Soil, Sun, Water and Seeds: The ingredients of a garden are simple, but the end product is never guaranteed. Wanting a plot of land in a vibrant flowering state takes intention, skill and a fair amount of trial and error. Like many people who stay at home, I have spent much of the last year tending to my backyard soil …

Who is Alma Thomas and why is she important? – ARTnews.com

In 1963, Alma Thomas undertook to upset Henri Matisse. Two years earlier, in 1961, she attended an exhibition of Henri Matisse’s end-of-career gouaches at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. There she saw The snail (1952-1953), in which cut-and-paste squares of colored paper are arranged in a spiral shape, abstractly alluding to a gastropod without ever showing it …

How to involve your children in your quarantine garden

Gardening and gardening are great ways to teach your children about growth, life, and responsibility, and it also gives you the opportunity to spend quality time together. “There are a lot of benefits to including your kids in gardening projects,” said Bailey Carson, an expert at Angi’s House. “First, it’s a great opportunity for them to get their hands dirty …

Great week | July 21-28

Nanny Nikki Music Concert Wednesday, July 28, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Zoom with the River Forest Public Library All ages are welcome for this special musical spectacle aimed at the youngest. Register: riverforestlibrary.librarymarket.com/events/nanny-nikki-music-concert. Must See Before It’s Gone – Botanic Garden The Musical Until Thursday July 22, 7 p.m. Live Outdoors with 16th Street Theater When Kate is desperate …

West side of Salt Lake County welcomes new and improved parks

Communities on the west side of Salt Lake County are welcoming new parks and improvements to existing ones this summer and fall, as outdoor spaces continue to be popular gathering places during the ongoing pandemic. New features in the parks include playgrounds, play areas and, in Taylorsville, loving volunteer labor to teach residents about gardening. County residents want to see …

Urban farm in Covington will have homes despite pushback from neighbors

A plan to save an entire urban farm will not be presented to City of Covington officials. This farmhouse, called Orchard Park by neighbors, is on the corner of Orchard Street and Locust Street in the Westside of Covington. In March, gardeners learned that the city wanted to develop the vacant city-owned land, which neighbors turned into vegetable fields and …

Due to lack of interest, tomorrow has been canceled – The Royal Gazette

Created: Jul 19, 2021 8:00 AM Bermuda, with a landmass of 21 square miles and a population of around 63,000, can, in most areas, hold its head up high. The Covid has hurt the economy and Bermudians have suffered in many ways. Fortunately, we are surrounded by the ocean and our climate is pleasant most of the year. By now …

Looking for a new gardening adventure? Try a trough

Everyone has heard that old saying: you can lead a horse to the watering hole, and if it doesn’t drink, make a planter out of it. I laugh. But if you choose to jump on one of the hottest trends in the country, you can make your own jokes on an old caballo. At the store, these containers have names …

The Peoria family nears the end of the company’s aisle-to-building journey

In 2015, the White brothers were teenagers too young to find work but old enough to want to buy nice things for themselves. So their mother, Clea, brainstormed and suggested that the boys start their own crushed ice business. Siblings TreVon, now 23, Mechai, 20, and Tristen, 17, followed their mother’s suggestion and tossed TMT Shaved Ice down their driveway, …