Wonder Women League donates raised gardens to nursing homes

Royalan Leiker, resident of the Good Samaritan Society, far left, members of the Wonder Women League, Noe Gillespie, administrator of the Good Samaritan Society, and Frankie Ream, resident of the Good Samaritan Society, far right, in an elevated garden offered by the league to the care establishment. Cristina Janney / Hays Post By CRISTINA JANNEYHays Post The Wonder Women League, …

Officials hope record rainfall will bring FEMA help – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – On I-94 westbound just past Warren in southwest Detroit, flooding was still a major issue after the weekend. CW50’s Cryss Walker was able to count around six cars still submerged underwater on Monday afternoon. READ MORE: Rocket Mortgage’s John Shippen Invitational Features Black Professional and Amateur Golfers This is the second major flood under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s …

Take the road ? 15 hidden gems, just outside of Atlanta!

Tap to enlarge the map Of course, you can drive an hour from Atlanta in just about any direction and find yourself in a green and beautiful place. Well, here are some suggestions for state parks and other wilderness areas dotted with spectacular waterfalls, miles of hiking trails, and hidden swimming spots. But just as important: what are you going …

How to properly water plants

Everyone enjoys the sight of the colorful crepe myrtles in bloom as well as the taste of delicious fresh vegetables in the summer. The trick to keeping your lawn, garden, or plants looking their best all summer long is to water regularly and properly. While watering your plants may seem simple enough, there are a few tips that can help …

Coloring pages for all ages are free thanks to local Olympia artist Lorraine Donner

HThere is something free with no strings attached. Really. And it’s fun for all ages. Olympian Lorraine Donner, painter, friend, wife, mother, grandmother and volunteer, has created an avenue to channel one of her artistic talents. Their website, LD Paint Color Plus, is full of original sketches that you can download and use as coloring pages for free! Drawing inspiration …

Who was David Lyall? We have so much to thank him for

I find the adventures of our great plant hunters fascinating. Before my career took me to botanical gardens where I learned more, I never stopped wondering how some of these tropical plants like Monkey Puzzles or orchids came to end up on our shores. Over the past few hundred years, as countries began to open their borders to trade, men …

Is there something that grasshoppers don’t eat?

Marisa Y. Thompson A few people have recently reported what appears to be grasshopper damage to a variety of landscape and garden plants. The telltale signs are: ragged and chewed holes in leaves, stems and fruits, and droppings (droppings, insect droppings) that look like small black ants without legs. Please note that the smooth circular holes on the edges of …