The gardening season is in full swing now and the Lawn & Garden Neighborhood has a great crop of new gardening books for you to peruse, devour, pour over, dream of, be inspired by, absorb information from and spark your imagination!
Tofino on Vancouver Island has been a resource outpost, hippie enclave and now an eco-resort town, according the Lonely Planet guide on British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies. And it’s a great place to commune with nature in general and the gentle giants in particular.
Come recycle your electronics at the TSCPL Green Fair, Sunday, April 19. Asset LifeCycle, a certified e-recycler, will be in our parking lot from 12:00 to 2:00 to accept items*. What’s so important about recycling electronics?
Do you remember your first bicycle? That free, heady feeling of moving faster than your legs could ever carry you. The pride when you learn to master the balancing act that keeps you upright. Your old bicycle can help that dream come true for someone else.
The 8th Annual Green Fair is this Sunday, April 19, 1-4 p.m.
While the weather keeps trying to fool us into believing spring is here, it’s probably not a good idea to trust winter not to pop back in. But if you’re getting gardening fever, I found out it’s a great time to start growing seeds indoors.
Where will you go in 2015? The old year is almost over and it’s time to think about what new and exciting travel destinations await you in the next one. It’s that time of year when everybody has a list. So check out these lists and see what appeals to you.
Just because fall is behind us (almost) and spring is far, far ahead doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy fresh blooming flowers. Forcing bulbs became popular in the 1800s and is still a great way to brighten up the winter months.
When traveling involves a road trip, I find it hard to pass up the chance to visit a cave. And I know I’m not the only one that feels this fascination with those mysterious places. On a recent vacation in Branson, my daughter and I saw a billboard advertising the Smallin Civil War Cave in Ozark, MO and we just couldn’t resist stopping.
A canoe trip offers so much: closeness to nature, the exhilaration of adventure and the peacefulness of solitude. If you don’t mind putting in some effort to reap the rewards, this could be just the vacation for you.
As a gardener without a lot of time, I tend to grow a lot of things in containers and one of the things I like to grow is herbs. I think it’s because smells are important to me, I like my environment to smell good. So this year I grew spearmint and lemon balm and got the idea of trying my hand at preserving their scents to enjoy throughout the winter.
Pack up your inner tubes and sand pails, don’t forget a blanket and be sure you have enough sunscreen….we’re going to the beach!