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Mind your moss with prevention

During a rainier-than-usual winter and spring, moss eagerly invaded lawns and made itself at home.

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Poets and song writers have extolled the wonders of Paris in the springtime for generations now, and sipping champagne from a café located within the Eiffel Tower is something never to be forgotten.

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Steve and Audrey Cameron visited son James’ house in Milwaukie and attended granddaughter Eliana’s school program.

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Time to turn attention to caneberries

No matter how muddy the spring, it’s time to slip on your boots and gloves and take care of blackberries and raspberries.

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How’s that spring cleaning going?

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Easter is coming.

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Nesting boxes invite birds to hatch

It would be nice to say, “Hang a birdhouse and they will come,” but attracting wild birds to nest in your yard isn’t quite so easy.

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We turned the calendar page to the month of April last Saturday and everyone has high hopes that we will indeed not see many April showers — as the old song promised — but more sunny and blue-sky days.

Pump up your plant knowledge

Learning to recognize 400,000 species of plants is more than daunting; it’s impossible. But making a start by learning how to identify family characteristics can help you manage a healthier garden.

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You can tell that it’s springtime in Oregon because the rain feels warmer.

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April 22 is Kings Valley’s annual school dinner and auction put on by the Parent Teacher Organization.

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Hydroponics: speed vegetables to your table

Ask experienced gardeners what makes their garden grow and they’ll come up with the same response: great soil.

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Our local elementary, middle and high school students will be taking a break from classes and other school responsibilities next week, so families can enjoy time at the beach or just a few days catching up on sleep or hanging out with friends.

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Daniel Russell traveled to Moravian Falls, N.C., to spend a week with longtime friend David Hofshi and family. The Hofshis are converting a barn into a beautiful home and are also working to find the best crops to grow on their organic farm.

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The calendar tells us that today is the Ides of March.

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