Features: Outdoors

Aug. 09, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

The Adoptables

Sunny, named for his orange color and cheerful disposition, is soft, cuddly and ready for you to take him home.


Jun. 17, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

How to make liquid organic fertilizer


Jun. 03, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

Use vines to provide shade privacy in garden

Vines can be used in the garden for a variety of purposes — to provide shade, create a privacy screen, use as a ground cover or add as a decorative element to an arbor and to walls.


May. 21, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

Off-roading at Brown Mountain park

The trail was clear, although the terrain was rough. Hills and rocks and slides were as much a part of the trail as asphalt is to a highway. Throughout the whole length, a short step too far would carry you over the edge which dropped hundreds of feet where the only thing to break the fall was the ground itself.


Oct. 14, 2013 @ 02:42 PM

When will Jack Frost arrive in Union County?

Historically, our average frost date (the date when the temperature drops below 32 degrees F) is around October 12th.


Oct. 01, 2013 @ 05:49 PM

A vegetable that can't be beat for taste, nutrition

The first of our fall beet crop was harvested at Windcrest Farm this week for market. Both a fall and a spring crop, beets are fast growing, easy to grow in the home garden and give us not only a nutritious, versatile root vegetable but wonderful greens also. Beets include red, gold, white, and striped varieties.