Native tree needs little summer irrigation.

The dramatic loss of honeybees to changing land use, viruses and pesticides is alarming, and they are irreplaceable as pollinators. But you can somewhat offset their loss by attracting alternative pollinators, such as beetles, butterflies and moths, dragonflies, feral bees, wasps and flower flies.
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Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this garden continues to grow strong with its local support.
Have a new kitten? Litter-box training is simple. And baking soda will help get that sour milk smell out of the car’s trunk.
Wire mesh most effective way to keep gophers out of raised beds.


Annual tour showcases Victorians and Beamer Park on next Saturday.

Evaporation a major drain on pools and spas.
Midcentury modern style is now firmly planted in the home décor landscape. And one of its elements, pop art, is cultivating a 21st century following.
Deciding where everything will find its year-long home in an average dorm room’s 10-by-15-foot space can be harder than you expect.

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