Gardeners always want to know what’s new. Well here are the All-American Selections for 2014 and a short description about them as reported by the National Garden Bureau.
Q. Are these nematodes on my tomato roots in the picture I sent to you?
Christmas trees are one of the most recognized traditions of the holiday season. They make homes smell lovely, and they provide a beautiful focal point for gifts.
Rebecca and her three kids had a challenging year. The recent loss of Darcy, her husband and their father, hit them all hard. Rebecca wanted to start down the road to recovery by designing a fabulous new family room where they could all have fun and spend some quality time together.
The oversized Christmas card arrived wrapped jewel-like in brilliant gold foil paper and stood out so easily from all the others. I instantly knew who it was from and saw it as a sign that the holiday season was off to an auspicious start.
Green Living covers a lot of territory. Let’s take a look back with a recap of the topics we covered in 2013.
Reports from the weather station at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension orchard in North Las Vegas put the low temperatures Dec. 6 and 10 at 20 F with daytime highs around the same as the inside of a refrigerator. I am sure this caused some damage to plants. I posted the weather report on my blog for those interested.
Dear Gail: I love mirrors and have recently purchased a couple of new ones. I’d love some ideas on different ways to use them. — Gina A.
The government mandated phase-out of traditional incandescent light bulbs began in 2012. That year, the old 100-watt incandescent bulb got the boot, and in 2013, the 75-watt bulb was nixed. 2014 will see the slow end to 40- and 60-watt traditional incandescent bulbs.