Oh, Deer! What’s Eating You?

February 25, 2017

Implement three primary strategies to keep those four-legged interlopers from feasting on your foliage The succulent plants you so carefully tend in your garden are like an oasis in a desert—a feast for the eyes and stomach, waiting to be harvested at just the right time.

Sometimes, though, the fruits of your labor are prematurely usurped by a garden intruder impressed by what it sees as a gourmet, all-you-can-eat buffet.

“Deer are looking for the highest-quality food, and our yards often offer the best smorgasbord,” says Dana Sanchez, a wildlife specialist for Oregon …

Simplify Your Routine With Innovative Tools

February 25, 2017

Gardening is a wholesome task of manipulating the soil, planting favorite flowers and vegetables, and watching nature take its course—with …

Power of Contrast

February 25, 2017

Contrast is a powerful teaching tool and important player in writing and photographic composition. Contrasts come in shapes, colors, tones, …

Fascination With Roller Pigeons Comes Home to Roost

February 25, 2017

Squinting in the Arizona sun, his head tilted back and eyes scanning the sky, Gary Richards, 61, watches his birds …

Go Green With Avocados

Go Green With Avocados Avocado Coconut Ice Pops 1 fresh avocado 1 cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons honey (may substitute with 2 tablespoons sugar) 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ cup sweetened shredded coconut Place avocado, coconut milk, honey and lemon …

Versatile Popcorn Makes Tasty Treats

English Toffee Popcorn Bars 2 1/2 quarts popped popcorn 1 cup peanuts 1 cup flaked coconut, toasted Toffee 1 1/2 cups butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 tablespoons water 4 1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup Chocolate Topping 1 1/2 cups …

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