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  • Returning to old times
    Returning to old times
    This year, 2013, has been plagued by weather mishaps and natural phenomena of epic proportions causing injuries and death. Ice storm after ice storm has left many parts of this country without electricity. American states bordering Canada and...
  • black locust
    Black locust is ironically the one with the white flowers
    If only it were not such an invasive weed in Rio Hondo and the Los Angeles River, black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia, might be appreciated for remarkably fragrant and abundant white bloom that resembles that of wisteria. The pinnately compound...
  • This weekend, March 24-25
    This weekend, March 24-25
    Bake sale and plant sale: West Lafayette Public Library Fri: 6:30 to 9PM, Sat: 10am-5pm and Sun: 1-5pm. Sponsored by Sycamore Audubon. Pick up plants and goodies to chow down on while guardening at this annual fund raiser. Proceeds go to...
  • firewood
    Recycling woody garden waste in a fireplace can help to heat the home
    Despite the pleasantlymild weather, it is winter, and the rain should start soon. (Really, it SHOULD!)This is the time for those who have not yet done soto get ready fordamp and coolweather. The plants in the garden do that on their own without...
  • firewood
    Recycling woody garden waste in a fireplace can help to heat the home.
    Despite the pleasantlymild weather, it is winter, and the rain should start soon. (Really, it SHOULD!)This is the time for those who have not yet done soto get ready fordamp and coolweather. The plants in the garden do that on their own without...
  • firewood
    Moving firewood to deer camp- what you should know
    If you are thinking about bringing firewood to deer camp this year you may be wondering what the rules are for transporting firewood in the light of the Emerald Ash Borer quarantines. Many hunters love a good campfire and if they have wood in the...
  • S'mores Bars
    S'mores goodness from the oven.
    Cool crisp weather usually brings on the need for warmth, both inside and outside the home. You can pick up firewood at Firetree Hearth and Grill located in Overton CountyTN on HWY 111 to start your campfire that will chase the chills away.Then to...
  • Fire wood
    Wood burning fireplace tips
    The recent turn in our weather has many Seattle area residents thinking of hot soup, their favorite slippers, and curling up in front of the fireplace. If you have a wood burning fireplace, here are some things you should consider before lighting...
  • Land Between the Lakes in KY offering firewood permits
    Land Between the Lakes in KY offering firewood permits
    The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Kentucky is offering personal and commercial use firewood permits year around.The firewood can be removed anywhere at Land Between the Lakes except in timber sale areas, designated recreation...
  • Cat enjoys wood stove warmth
    The Yule Log or firewood tradition
    Yule log or a lost firewood traditionYule Log– the U-TUBE tradition of modern televised burning of the log is not what really what this Christmas tradition signifies!Anyone who has experienced a campfire’s creature warmth and comfort...
  • Deep water irrigation system
    North Florida residents burn wood to stay warm and green
    There are a number of sustainable practices in North Florida that can be employed to burn firewood for heat. First, however, there is a distinct lack of understanding that pervades our “civilized” culture and leaves many Floridians...
  • Rustic fireplace
    DIY project: How to make a fireplace wood bin for inside
    This nice fireplace needs a DIY firewood bin…DIY & save $s.Winter is approaching everywhere… and not too soon.Most households are making plans for their fireplace needs and either placing orders for firewood or splitting wood and...