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How to Design Your Own Tattoo

There are countless forms of self expression. One form that has many different meanings for many different people is the art of the tattoo.

Growing in a New Year

Get ready for spring with programs on everything from starting seeds to new plants for 2017, to perennials and evergreens presented by Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners

Great New Gardening Reads

What to do when it’s too cold/snowy/wet to work in the garden? That’s the perfect time to browse new gardening books!

Your Home as your Blank Canvas

Your home is like your blank canvas, and every choice you make is like putting another daub of paint on your masterpiece.

Plant Now for Wow Later

If you want your yard or garden to pop with color next spring, now is the time to make that happen. It’s time to plant spring flowering bulbs: crocus, hyacinth, snowdrops, tulips, daffodils and more.

Gardening in the Fall – and Beyond!

Flowers, bushes, and trees aren’t the only things you can plant in the fall. Ever wished you could have fresh greens in the winter? Year-round gardening is not just a dream. You can do it, and fall is the time to get started.

You Can Draw!

Did you like to draw when you were a child, but stopped? Here are some ideas to start drawing again!

New cake pans

Because everyone needs a giant cupcake in their life!

Fun School Lunches!

The school year is starting. That means it’s time for school lunches! Sometimes it can be hard to come up with new options so that your child feels like they aren’t getting the same thing over and over again. I’m going to give you some options for how you can change it up without breaking […]

Grow a Beautiful Garden – in Containers!

Believe it or not, it’s easy to plant and maintain beautiful container gardens. You might not think so. Maybe you don’t have enough time, energy, or space for a full garden. Or you have limited physical abilities, and/or crawling around in the dirt (and chiggers!) is not your idea of a good time. You’d like […]

Quick and Easy Breakfast

Breakfast is an important meal, but it’s also the one meal that is most often skipped. Learn how to make quick and easy french toast!