Monthly Archives: August 2018

Sow There!: Plants of mystery, plants of new promise, 8/31/2018

A monster of mystery. (Photo by Heather Hacking) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist August 31, 2018 at 3:27 am Once again, I learned something the hard way. At least this time I learned that growing a lesson can be a beautiful experience. … Continue reading

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Sow There!: Discover the connection — clean cars and snails, 8/24/2018

By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist August 24, 2018 at 4:17 am I’m driving a Prius these days and I feel pretty darn smug about it. The school where I began teaching this year is just a few miles away. I fill up … Continue reading

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Sow There!: History of garden science through children’s books, Aug. 17, 2018

A collection of books, mostly acquired through the Chico library Saturday morning book sales, awaits third-grade students. (Photo by Heather Hacking) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist PUBLISHED: August 17, 2018 at 4:04 am | UPDATED: August 17, 2018 at 2:14 pm For a year or … Continue reading

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Sow There!: A tale of ivy and why chainsaws were invented Aug. 10, 2018

Ivy mainstems likely grow larger than this, but this beauty was enough to waste a perfectly good afternoon. (Photo by Heather Hacking) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist August 10, 2018 In most cases when you hear garden advice, it’s just that — … Continue reading

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