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Lilies and Hellebores: early bloomers

Apr 22, 2010 | Liz Knowles

Liz Knowles pays tribute to the unsung early bloomers: lilies and hellebores.

Garden Candy

Apr 20, 2010 | George Knowles | Leisure

George Knowles enjoys digging in the garden early in the spring. And he finds some treasure: parsnips!

Spring Peepers

Apr 18, 2010 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

On warm evenings in April and May our hills awaken to the life affirming voices of spring peepers. Their shrill calls stir the winter weary soul.

Harbingers of Spring

Apr 16, 2010 | Liz Knowles

Snowdrops are another one of my passions. There is no better harbinger of spring. By Liz Knowles

Tools of the Trade for Vegetable Gardeners

Apr 12, 2010 | George Knowles | Leisure

George Knowles values his vegetable gardening tools. He writes about “the tried and true friends that have stayed with me.”

April is Salamander Time

Apr 9, 2010 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

Don Scallen introduces us to three species of salamanders that are starting to appear in our hills. The first half of April is salamander time in our hills.

Bang! Spring arrives early

Apr 7, 2010 | Liz Knowles

GARDENING AT LARKSPUR HOLLOW — A relatively mild winter and this week’s record breaking temperatures have brought everything on in the garden in a rush. By Liz Knowles

Moving Up to the Country

Apr 5, 2010 | Christine Thomas | Community | Leisure | Red Squirrel Musings

RED SQUIRREL MUSINGS — In her inaugural blog post, Christine Thomas shares her experience about moving up to the country.

Reader Feedback: A Selection

Mar 30, 2010 | Bethany Lee

A selection of comments and recent letters to the editor.

It’s Official: Launches!

Mar 21, 2010 | Bethany Lee

After months of tinkering, emerges from “beta” testing and is now “live.” Thanks are due to many! By Tony Maxwell