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  • September in the Garden & North State Calendar of Regional Gardening Events

    PHOTO: Ripe Ribes sp. (roezlii?). September in the North State garden begins in earnest our biggest and best window of opportunity to plant in our gardens. From mid-September to the end of October, from Davis to Redding, a generous number of arboreta, plant societies and nurseries will host plant sales to get us started on [...]

    Turtle Bay Teen Volunteers Host Animal Show to Extend Season One More Week

    In September, teen volunteers from Turtle bay will host the Walk on the Wild Side Animal Show, just like the Turtle Bay professionals, extending the regular animal show season one more week. September 6th, 2014 at 11:00am and 12:00pm, Turtle Bay teen volunteers will put their newly learned skills to the test in two 20-minute shows [...]

    At Sevillano Links, Choosing the Right Tees Is Half the Battle

    Not unlike the casino that accompanies it, Sevillano Links offers its customers a variety of choices. The first choice, and the one that will set the tone for the day, is made before the first swing: which set of tees to play from? While most courses offer two or three choices, Sevillano Links has five [...]

    Back to School? Pack Andrea’s Healthy Bars

    School is back in session and it’s time to pack kids healthy lunches. Packing a healthy lunch that your kids will eat can be a challenge. I have one kid who refuses to eat at school; he finds eating there ‘gross.’ I think this is his first act of civil disobedience. He will eat a [...]

    Gardening Tips for Redding Heat

    Redding gardeners need to take the heat into consideration to ensure growing delicious fruits and vegetables. For example, tomato and sweet pepper pollen does not work when the highs are above 95F.  Fruit already set will continue to grow. A mistake I have made in the past is to increase watering and fertilize.  Instead, be [...]

    Chiffon Revisited

    A few years ago, I wrote an article about hemming chiffon. To date, that article has had thousands of readers so I know people are still trying to learn how to hem chiffon. That article was mostly about marking the hem and I provided one method of actual hemming. Because there are always different ways [...]

    Flanagan Trail to Chamise Peak – 700 ft. Climb to Unbelievable Vistas

    If you want a grand view of the amazing, vast beauty of Shasta County and beyond, then grab the family, your camera, your dog and hike to the top of Chamise Peak! It will not disappoint! Located north of Redding and east of Keswick Reservoir, this moderate-sometimes-steep hike is only 2.4 miles to the top. [...]

    Characters of the Community: Bea Currie

    With a name fit for a princess and a childhood spent on a winery surrounded by a loving community, Bea Currie might as well have stepped out of a Californian fairy tale. Her father, John Laco, was one of ten surviving children of a French-Basque miller. John left Bustince, France like his brothers to avoid [...]

    Succeeding with Natives – Mt. Lassen CNPS Horticulture Symposium September 14

    On Sunday September 14th, 2014 the Mt. Lassen Chapter of the California Native Plant Society will host a day-long symposium on designing your garden space to include more native plants while at the same time using far less water, creating far less maintenance for yourself, and having more life and beauty than you’ve had till [...]


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