For many homeowners, the arrival of fall and winter marks an end to time spent lounging and dining al fresco on the patio. But cold air does not necessarily mean patio furniture must be packed up until flowers bloom anew in spring.
Get together with Master Gardeners at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, for an informative presentation on Tomato Season at The Gathering Place, 2500 NE 78th St., Vancouver.
Decorations help make the holiday season a magical time of year. Stores are awash in color and twinkling lights, and similar imagery is on display in private homes.
As cold weather arrives in North County, the ground begins to freeze, a seasonal turn that can cause damage to plants. Gardeners can take many steps to preserve their rose bushes and other perennials while preparing vegetable gardens for the spring.
Bill and Susan Yaddof were among the first class of fifth-graders to visit Cispus Outdoor School 50 years ago. From being high school counselors to becoming adult volunteers, there is rarely a year at Cispus that goes by without a Yaddof at the camp.
This fall, residents of Clark County can dispose of up to 5 cubic yards of leaves for free with coupons provided by Clark County Public Works and the City of Vancouver. Coupons can be downloaded from the Green Neighbors website — clarkgreenneighbors.org/en/green-blog/free-leaf-disposal — and…
Southridge Community of Christ Church in Ridgefield opened an outdoor labyrinth for the community to “self-reflect” on Sept. 8. The labyrinth, built by church member Dan Jackson, is located next to the church at 400 NE 179th St., Ridgefield.
Whether someone is looking to buy a house with acreage or is already the owner of land, it’s important to learn how to properly manage the outdoor area. To help, the Washington State University Extension will be having a class series called “Living on the Land” to educate the public on prope…
The site of many school field trips focused on how life on the farm was before electricity could use some improvements, and those running the place are hoping that a fundraiser next month can help them out as they plan for a bigger and better 2020.
The Washington Invasive Species Council is asking residents to check trees and swimming pools around their property for harmful bugs as a part of the Tree Check Month. August is the peak time of year to look for invasive bugs and report species that seem out of place. Trees near homes and in…