The garden journal – a great tool that is often overlooked

In my second year of English in high school, I remember having to write a journal. Why, I thought, did we have to write about our daily accomplishments when it was so much easier to remember and discuss? Fast forward 50 years as I try to remember the last time I watered my houseplants, and these dated journal pages are …

KARMEN KETRON: Gardening at home | Agriculture

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO CARMEN KETRON Clemson Extension As many of you know, Tony Melton of the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service has been with us for over 40 years. Tony has given us countless news articles to laugh, love and learn from with his expertise and knowledge of horticulture. It is with great honor and respect that Clemson Extension bids farewell …

Learning service to save the planet

Mark Zloba, manager of lands at the edge of the Appalachians in Adams County, leads UC Clermont students (left to right) Brandon Hammersley, Cailey Fritz and Isabella Naylor through the reserve in April as part of an environmental studies service learning project. Press release For Emily Cochell, a biology graduate from the University of Cincinnati Clermont College, finding full-time employment …

Poison ivy: you can watch, but you better not touch

Peak poison ivy season in Minnesota is between Memorial Day and Labor Day, but it can be found any time of the year. Poison ivy belongs to the Anacardiaceae plant family. Other members of this plant family are mangoes, cashews, and pistachios, to name a few. All of these plants produce an oil called urushiol. When urushiol comes in contact …

GASTRONOMIC GARDENER: Edible flowers | Anglo Celtic

Calendula. Previous following Image 1 of 4 Pea flowers are also edible. Image 2 of 4 Edible chive flowers. Image 3 of 4 Nasturtiums. Image 4 of 4 Borage. Posted: Sat, Jul 17, 2021, 1:08 PM Last update: Sat, Jul 17, 2021, 4:33 PM Plants and wildflowers have been recognized for their health benefits for centuries and are commonly considered …

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, …

Mozambique: Project Highlights – “Sensitive agricultural support to livelihoods and nutrition for the most vulnerable populations affected by Tropical Cyclone Kenneth (OSRO / MOZ / 906 / UK) – Mozambique

Goal: Strengthen the resilience of communities affected by the cyclone in the province of Cabo Delgado and improve their food security by restoring their productive capacity and increasing the production, availability, use and consumption of crops of high nutritional value and of foods of animal origin. Key partners: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADER), Ministry of Health, civil society …

Memories of July 16, 2021 | Local Ads

We want to hear from you. To send information for inclusion in briefs, email [email protected] or mail Register-Star, Attention: Briefs, 364 Warren St., Unit 1, Hudson, NY 12534. For more information , call 518-828-1616 ext, 2490. VALATIE – The Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3266 Route 9, Valatie, will offer boxes of free food from its pantry once every three months. This …

Kukui Grove Target targets 300 jobs

LIHU’E – There are up to 300 job opportunities available, said Dee Ann Facuri, store manager at Target Lihu’e. “Traditionally, we have held several job fairs to fill positions,” Facuri said. “However, with the current COVID-19 situation, we cannot do this. “ However, the website lists only 74 positions for the state of Hawai’i, and only about ten for the …