I’d like to take a few moments to express my appreciation for those who won’t be relaxing with family and friends on Thursday, but will be working hard to make sure everything goes as well as possible for the rest of us.
Clueless about composting? Expert shares timely tips on creating sustainable system
As leaves fall and yard debris bins fill up, it’s a good time to think of a different solution to having all those resources trucked away.
*Left Coast to host open house Friday*Christmas Pageant tickets available*Library 'Friends' to host book sale*4-H offering crafts from the kitchen*Parade of Lights seeking entries*Holiday treats at senior center
Their words and deeds will stay with me for a very long time.
Nut harvest, handling and storage important
Hazelnut, walnut or chestnut trees in your home orchard can keep you in nuts for months if you know the best ways to harvest, handle and store them.
*WOU host MICC November mixer*Illustrator is library artist of the month*'Gratitude' them for DAS music jam*'Suds and Science' talk on tap at 'Dog'*WOU pantry holds food drive*FEFC hosts Friday bluegrass jam*Pet photos with Santa Saturday*Naomi to serve lunch on Friday*Falls City to host Thanksgiving meal*Trinity o host annual free dinner
We’re barely into the month of November and around our house, we frequently comment that the days are going by much too quickly.
Pamper fuchsias, geraniums and dahlias in winter
Just like perennial plants, some garden questions come up year after year. How to keep geraniums, fuchsias and dahlias from dying over winter is one of them.
*Festive ornaments art class feature*WOU's CAI lecture series returns*Grief workshops offered for families*Meet and greet with WOU students*Rep. Paul Evsn to discuss veterans*Senior center hosts veterans breakfast*Swing your partner at Guthrie Park*Annual art, quilt show starts Friday*Ducks or Beavers afghan at library*Salt Creek group to meeting Tuesday*Library holds Soup Night, author talk*Pentacle opens "Trip to Bountiful'*Free Veterans Day breakfast Saturday
Get a good start on Saturday’s activities and mark your calendars for the Monmouth Senior Center’s community breakfast.
Think right plant, place when planting natives
As the days darken and gardening season winds down, why not turn your attention to planning out next year’s garden?
*MICC annual meeting on tap*Rick's Place hosts photo showing*Death and dying topic of discussion*Evans to discuss veterans*Windermere hosts coat, blanket drive*Lunch and a movie at senior center*MVCA veterans event Wednesday*PCL hosts annual casino-style event*MSC hosts free veterans breakfast*Marine Corps to celebrate 240 years*Buell Grange to host Sunday breakfast
Gifts and treats by area organizations and crafters
Bazaars galore during November and December
Polk County Women for Agriculture is sponsoring a Constitutional Essay Contest.
New insect pestering plants in WV
Clouds of small white-winged insects flying around homes, gardens and even parking lots up and down the Willamette Valley have the public more than a little annoyed.