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Join the Subaru WinterFest party

Photo caption: The Infamous Stringdusters. Subaru WinterFest will hit the slopes April 3-5 of Mount Bachelor with live music and winter activities. The one-of-a-kind concert and mountain lifestyle tour is where skiers, snowboarders, friends and families come together to share their love for all things winter. Subaru WinterFest Presented by Harman Kardon® features live music, […]

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Early Spring Preparation for a Beautiful Summer Garden

Photo caption: When pruning, start by removing the damaged and diseased stems of shrubs and roses and wear heavy duty gloves to keep yourself free from scratches. Photo credit: Photo courtesy of foxglovesinc.com By Melinda Myers As winter fades into spring, gardeners can’t wait to get busy in the garden.  Pruning, cutting back perennials and ornamental […]

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Redmond: Sportsmen’s Show to showcase outdoors

Photo caption: A great day of trout fishing on Lava Lake. Photo by Greg Johnson. The Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show takes off March 12-15 at the First Interstate Center and Deschutes County Fair and Events Center in Redmond. The Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to discover cutting-edge sporting and outdoor equipment, get […]

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Landscape Structures Provide Function and Beauty

Photo caption:  Arbors can provide a beautiful framework and vertical gardening space for pole beans, melons, or squash in food gardens or serve as a support to climbing roses and flowering vines in garden beds. Photo credit:  Photo courtesy of Gardener’s Supply Company By Melinda Myers Incorporate arbors, trellises and other structures into your designs […]

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Self-watering sprouts gardening success

Photo caption:  The Self-Watering Standing Garden’s large reservoirs maximizes the time between watering. Photo credit:  Photo courtesy of Gardener’s Supply Company By Melinda Myers Raised beds and containers expand our planting options. They allow us to grow edible and ornamental plants even where there is no plantable space to garden.  Use them to make planting, […]