Get out of the rut and try new plants in your yard By Carolyn Roof It is always fun to test plants before they are introduced. Sometimes they are identified only by a code and other times plants are scheduled to be introduced the following year. Th...
Turn backyard garden into tropical oasis By Kathy Van Mullekom McClatchy News Service Staying home this summer but wishing you were lounging on a tropical island? Turn your backyard into a tropical oasis with just a few additions from sto...
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By Kathy Van Mullekom McClatchy News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Beyond ‘Ick!’ Crawling, careening, cavorting into this season of cannonballs and car trips is another given, a nuisance more annoying than pebbles under a Slip ’N Slide — bugs. With their species numbering “tens...
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 | 77 |
By Leslie Barker Garcia McClatchy News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Feathering their nests To make an original statement with yard art, think beyond fountains, globes and statuary. Add chicken coops to be chic. These outbuildings can amuse and enhance while providing shelter for the fami...
Jun 15, 2013 | 0 | 91 |
By DEAN FOSDICK Associated PressAssociated Press
Summer can inspire home decor all year The sun-drenched colors and inviting textures of summer provide plenty of decorating ideas. The trick is doing it right: A summer-inspired interior can become a tacky, tropical disaster if it’s don...
Jun 08, 2013 | 0 | 27 |
By MELISSA RAYWORTH Associated PressAssociated Press