Garden | Life
Janet Laminack: Timing key to planting vegetable garden
If you decide to garden in the soil you have in your backyard, adding compost or organic matter (such as leaves or chipped wood mulch) will help it drain better and improve the quality of the soil.
Bob Moos: Medicare’s hospice benefit helps people cope with final stages of terminal illnesses
Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Valentine cupcakes come in different shapes and sizes
Courtney Davis: Reading to your kids regularly can make impact on their life
While it’s important for anyone to read to your children, there are special benefits if fathers (or father figures) read to their child.
Jessica Kimbro: Why showing livestock matters
JESSICA KIMBRO is the 4-H and Youth Development county extension agent with Texas AgriLife Extension.
Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Valentine’s Day dinner, dance to benefit charities
Argyle Chamber of Commerce meets the third Tuesday of every month for breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a. m. at Lantana Golf Club, 800 Golf Club Drive.
Courtney Davis: Cutting down on wasted food helps environment, can save money
Whether it’s produce I forgot I had purchased before it turned bad in the refrigerator, or leftovers that were packed with perfect intentions but that our family never got around to eating, my household wastes a lot of food; and we’re not alone.
Pot convictions go up in smoke with California legalization
North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile
Jessica Kimbro: 4-H participation makes better grades, civic engagement likely
According to its website, the BIG Program seeks to improve the overall agricultural and agri-business economy of the blackland area by placing special educational emphasis on the areas of soil and water management and conservation, agricultural enterprise technological and economic adjustment and diversification, favorable financial and market opportunities for agricultural enterprises and efficient production and marketing of agricultural commodities.