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Mulch, top soil available at research center

The community mulch pile is back by popular demand. This is coarse, organic wood mulch chipped from trees removed in the Las Vegas community. Rather than send this valuable resource to the landfill, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Research Center and Demonstration Orchard is making it available to the community, free of charge.

Decorating around your four-legged best friend

Dan and I don’t fight over who is the head of the household. That power position is undisputedly held by Lyric, our golden retriever. We inherited this sweet pooch from some dear friends, and within minutes, she had stolen our hearts — and taken over our home.

Cooler air, warm soil make fall best time to plant trees, shrubs

I am about to take on some significant work as I add many new trees and plants to my landscape. But I’ve been holding off until now to do so. So why have I been waiting? Without a doubt, fall is the very best time to plant trees and shrubs for several reasons. Simply put, the cooler air and warm soil temperatures of autumn make for the best combination for establishment.