Four Steps to Prepare Your Garden for Spring Planting

by Ann Harrison Spring has sprung, and it’s time to prepare your garden for spring planting. If you have already begun the process, all the better, but if not, here are the basic steps to get your started. Pick Your Seeds It’s time to choose your seeds. No matter whether you’re planting flowers or vegetables,…

Sinkholes: Warning Signs for Home Owners

by Ann Harrison Do you live in an area where sinkholes have occurred over a number of years? Sinkholes are geologic disasters, which cause structural damage, resulting in costly repairs. These disasters can cause water from lakes, streams, and other water sources to drain away. In the United States, sinkholes mainly occur in Florida, Tennessee,…

Garden Memories

by James R. Campbell I remember the time when we could get fresh produce from a garden. Although it was many years ago, it seems like only yesterday.  Rarely, if ever, do we get fresh produce like that today. When I was growing up, Dear and mamma used to take me to Bryan County in…