April 19, 2017
Russ Lindsley is the owner of Green Acres
Improve the colors of your landscaping, as well as exotic fragrances, by adding lilies to your summer flower gardens. Bulbs planted in spring will flower in summer, repeating this blooming cycle year after year. They are easy to grow and require minimal care. They work in natural settings and also take readily to containers.April 25, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
For many people, a bountiful garden can be a burden to ensure we’re utilizing the literal fruits and vegetables of our harvest, and not letting them go to waste. But even with sneaking bags of zucchini into someone’s front seat or on a neighbor’s front porch, we still see some of this produce languish and go to waste. So, what’s the alternative? Grow your garden this year with an eye to help feed the hungry in your community.March 23, 2018 6 p.m. read more..
Doggone! Your pooch could use a nice yard to romp about in this summer. What do you need to know to make your backyard a safe spot for roam, play and rest?February 21, 2018 11:43 a.m. read more..
Winter getting you down when you’d rather be out in the yard? Well, if you can’t be out there, the next best thing is planning ahead for what you’ll do when you can be.January 17, 2018 11:15 a.m. read more..
Winter’s chill, rain and snow has been keeping us indoors, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have outdoor plants to be taking care of, or continued opportunities to be gardening indoors.December 20, 2017 2 p.m. read more..
The summer garden debris is cleared out, the yard raked and raked again of leaves, and tools are winterized and stored. What did I forget? How about those roses? Winter weather across much of Idaho County can put the challenge to rose bushes to survive and thrive. So, what should you be doing to help those through the winds, frosts, freezes and snowloads our region can throw at them?November 15, 2017 12:22 p.m. read more..
Fall weather has ended your outdoor gardening, but you can nurture that green thumb for flowering things through the winter months with an orchid project. Orchids can provide exotic blossoms for months with minimal care.October 24, 2017 midnight read more..
Work, work, work. Dig this and weed that. Haul out the clippings, haul in the fertilizer.July 20, 2017 midnight read more..
Some flowers here, a garden there, a tree looks nice by that rock, maybe a rose bush would color up that ugly wall by the garage.April 19, 2017 3:56 p.m. read more..
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