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Tonight

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Tuesday

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Tuesday Night

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Use alternatives for yard waste

Unseasonably warm weather has many of us poking around in our gardens. That yard debris you didn’t get to last fall may be calling to you.

In the Garden: Garden mistakes

I want to share a mistake I made several years ago that I didn’t realize was a mistake until last summer. I like to call this “Wrong plant; wrong place.” (This was before I learned the Master Gardener mantra: Right plant; right place.)

In the Garden: Ornamental grasses can add zip to your garden

Dependable, easy care ornamental grasses are top-notch candidates for year-around interest. The majority are prized for their airy, graceful shapes that shimmer with just a hint of breeze. It’s an interesting group of mostly trouble-free plants with many that thrive in our climate.

In the Garden: Start planning now for a fire-wise fire season

North Central Washington is a complex natural environment to live in. Fire has been a part of this place for millennia — erasing and re-writing the landscape and enlivening the forest with new growth while eliminating the overstock of debris and turning it back into accessible nutrients.
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Exercise gym etiquette

Etiquette is not just about which fork to use. Perhaps more importantly, it’s about your behavior and how you respectfully treat others. After all, isn’t etiquette the invisible glue that holds civilized societies together?
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Bringing the outdoors in

This story originally appeared in the November-December issue of Foothills Magazine.