Monthly Archives: January 2019

Sow There! After the fire, growing goes on, Jan. 25, 2019

A bit of statuary in planted bowl survived the Camp Fire at Mendon’s Nursery in Paradise, but many of the plants didn’t. (Steve Schoonover — Enterprise-Record) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist January 25, 2019  I haven’t visited the place we once knew … Continue reading

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Sow There! Just a bit giddy about the idea of a school greenhouse, Jan. 18, 2019

Beans growing in a protected area of our schoolyard have survived the winter, so far. (Heather Hacking — Contributed) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist January 18, 2019 Last week I was doing what I do these days — taking care of plants … Continue reading

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Sow There! When in doubt, remember what you read and write, Jan. 11, 2019

Not only do I save previously-written columns, I save re-usable imagery. This bowl of grapes is from the garden in late July 2018. (Heather Hacking — Contributed) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist January 11, 2019  One really good thing about being a … Continue reading

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Sow There! Good-bye old year, let’s try not to do that again, Jan. 4, 2019

How do you know when it’s time to tear out the tomato plants? When they look like this. (Heather Hacking — Contributed) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist January 4, 2019 at 4:30 am A new year. I’m characteristically hopeful, but I can’t … Continue reading

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