Features: Outdoors


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 01:00 PM

Seed packets are little encyclopedias

Seed packets are horticultural mini-encyclopedias packed full of vital instructions that will give you all the information you need to ensure success from germination to harvest.


Mar. 10, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

Get a garden head start; sprout seeds now

As you flip though seed catalogs this time of year your mouth begins to water at the promise of sweet vine-ripened tomatoes, crisp cucumbers and succulent ripe melons.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 04:25 PM

State offers turkey hunting seminars

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation are offering 17 free turkey hunting seminars across North Carolina in March and April in anticipation of the upcoming spring turkey season.


Feb. 03, 2015 @ 03:55 PM

Flowers, not just pretty, but tasty, too

A research study conducted by Dr. Haviland-Jones, professor of psychology at Rutgers University came up with the following conclusion “no other item besides flowers...evokes such positive feelings and perceptions for both the giver and the recipient.”


Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:35 PM

Shrubs, trees make good property screens

A century ago celebrated poet Robert Frost published “Mending Wall” in which he penned “good fences make good neighbors”.