Monthly Archives: November 2018

Sow There! Recharging for the next steps Nov. 30, 2018

Yellow, orange and red leaves had not fallen from trees along The Esplanade earlier this week. (Heather Hacking — Contributed) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist November 30, 2018 at 4:30 am Blue sky and sunlight on fall leaves provided an exaggerated glimmer … Continue reading

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Sow There!: When is the time to prune grapevines? Now 1-26-18

Sow There!: When is the time to prune grapevines? Now This year I was able to write Christmas cards for the joy of writing Christmas cards. Photo by Heather Hacking By Heather Hacking, Chico Enterprise-Record POSTED: 01/26/18 Winter pruning can be a multi-step … Continue reading

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Sow There! Looking for bright spots in the haze, Nov. 23, 2018

Daisies at the Patrick Ranch last week appeared unaffected by the smoke from the Camp Fire. (Heather Hacking — Contributed) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist November 23, 2018  I remember a day when it did not rain. This was in October, last month, … Continue reading

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Sow There!: Shaking out the knots by using your hands, Nov. 16, 2018

By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist November 16, 2018 at 4:25 am Lingering smoke isn’t the only thing hanging in the air. A cumulative heartache is drifting through the valley. You can literally hear it. My friend Michael and I went to Walmart … Continue reading

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Sow There! Growing enthusiasm for winter garden lessons Nov. 9, 2018

Tuskan gale, growing nicely last year. (Heather Hacking — Contributed) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist November 9, 2018 at 4:30 am Since you asked … Yes, my students are learning about plants. Some days I am reminded that my enthusiasm is contagious. … Continue reading

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Sow There! Rose show and memories of gardenias, Nov. 2, 2018

Roses from the Handsome Woodsman’s memorial. (Photo by Heather Hacking)                                 A long time ago, I had a short conversation with a friend. She was … Continue reading

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