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Time to consider NOT buying birdseed for the winter | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Natural Wildlife Federation and other naturalist agree that food for wild life should come from native sources. This means adding more trees and shrubs with berries and seeds as a winter food source and not using seed to fill a bird feeder.

 

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The Treats Can Be the Scariest Part of Halloween

As every year, millions of American kids will go from door to door this week, dressed up in imaginative costumes, asking for chocolates and candy. As every year, adults will be happy to comply, filling entire baskets and pails with the kind of stuff that we all know is not good for the health of...

Final weekend for the 'Cedar River Salmon Journey'

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 1:09PM

From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 26, visitors can expect to see sockeye, plus possibly Chinook and Coho, at these four sites, which include Jones Park, Cedar River Park, Cavanaugh Pond, and Landsburg Park and Dam.

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

For Lasting Weight Loss, Go Fast or Slow?

Shedding pounds too rapidly has long been considered by experts as a recipe for short-lived success, almost inevitably leading to reoccurring weight gain, a phenomenon also known as yo-yo dieting. A better approach, so the prevailing thinking went, was to limit the desired weight loss to one to two pounds a week, enough time to...

Decorate your home for the season with the plants of fall | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 9:00AM

An inexpensive way to decorate your home or porch for the change in seasons is to harvest all your squash, apples, corn, tomatoes, peppers and other produce and display your garden bounty in a basket or tray.

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