Honeybees, bugs, spiders — learn all sorts of interesting and helpful facts and ideas about many of these beneficial and interesting little creatures at this Saturday’s Third Saturday in the Garden event. It’s aptly named “Insects, Bugs and Spiders ... Oh, My!”
Sure, spears of asparagus are great as a side hot off the grill, roasted or broiled — I really never tire of it. But asparagus cut into pieces also is a great addition to leafy green or pasta salads, rice salads or stirred into stir-fries.
As temperatures creep toward — even into — triple digits, we think more and more about refreshing wines to enjoy in the Great Northwest. And with summer’s arrival, so too shall we load up with bright white and crisp rosé wines.
SEATTLE — Seven hours of shut-eye: That’s the minimum amount of sleep that adults need each night for best health, according to new recommendations from a panel led by a University of Washington sleep expert.
Build an insect hotel! Why do insects need hotels, I ask. Guess we’ll learn all about it as well as having the opportunity to build one at the “Insects, Bugs and Spiders...Oh my!” family fun event a week from Saturday.
Just as every house has a personality — whether it’s a ranch, bungalow, Queen Anne, Tudor, Cape Cod or any other architectural style — the landscape that surrounds it has a personality, too, especially out front.
WSU Chelan/Douglas County Master Gardeners have successfully transformed a piece of water-hungry lawn at the WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center into an outdoor learning center called the Community Education Garden.
I work full time in the food business. For more than three decades, my days have centered on food — from wrangling recipes and groceries, to ingredient research, to tastings in a test kitchen. So when the kids ask what I want for Mother’s Day, the answer is simple: Cook for me.