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Russ Lindsley is the owner of Green Acres

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Sponsored content: Think smarter when watering, caring for yard during the heat

Now well into the dry heat of an Idaho County summer, your lawn may be showing the strain – and brown — of the season. But just dumping more water onto the ground may not be the solution. Think smarter on how better to maintain your yard in August.

August 17, 2018 11:07 a.m. read more..

Sponsored content: Make sure mowers are up to task

It’s sunny, it’s raining – sometimes in the same day. Yet, we’re already out there, working in the yard to keep up with the spring growth busting out all over.

May 16, 2018 9:26 a.m. read more..

Sponsored content: One word: Lilies

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..

Sponsored content: Don’t let garden go to waste; feed the hungry

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..

Sponsored content: Winterizing the garden - Preparing roses for winter

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..

Sponsored content: Orchids: Winter project, exotic blossoms

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..

Sponsored content: Plantings that support pollinators

Your garden plantings are pretty to the eye, and their produce benefits the dinner table, but they can also serve a greater purpose that will benefit your community and beyond.

June 27, 2017 10:18 a.m. read more..


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