Seasonal flora to fawn over
FORTY FORT — Business was in full bloom this week for area garden centers ... outside Tom Tobin Jr. Wholesale Florist, 905 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, on Thursday, just ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. “They’re buying a lot of the big pots for ...
Reserve Bank tools - winners and losers
The Reserve Bank has officially got a shiny new kit of "macro-prudential' tools ... Who wins, who loses? Lots of submitters were upset about this one, and argued there should be exemptions for the likes of first-home buyers and small businesses.
Recycled plastics in the garden: It's all about the 'green'
A greener landscape ahead Over the past few decades, traditional materials used for lawn and garden products often have been replaced with plastics, due in large part to the modern material’s durability. Plastics resist rotting and shattering ...
Upcoming home, garden events
Sadafumi Uchiyama, garden curator for the Portland Japanese Garden, speaks about the influence that famous garden has had on Western American garden design. Doors open at 6:30 for book sales and ... Mackey is co-author of “Sunset’s Secret Gardens.”
Making tool that gardeners dig
Staff photo by Treva Lind Dave Kindred, owner of Liberty Lake-based Clearvu Design & Consulting, can trace his gardening roots back to age 10 when a neighbor taught him the difference between a $5 job and a $20 job for doing detailed green thumb work.