Monthly Archives: August 2019

Sow There! Give your tree a big hug, Aug. 30, 2019

Lasting love. Did the maple tree grow for the 20-plus years it has been in my life? Did I grow? What I do know is that it has been looking down on me all this time. (Heather Hacking — Contributed) … Continue reading

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Sow There! Hyacinth bulbs a delight no matter the season, Aug. 23, 2019

Yes, ridiculously large, fire-engine red blooms can withstand the pokes from children and stale air of a classroom. Amaryllis can be forced indoors for a huge show. (Heather Hacking — Contributed) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist August 23, 2019  For many years, … Continue reading

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Sow There! Dried fruit, and how to hoard it for a rainy day, Aug. 16, 2019

  Tomato candy, only 139 calories per cup. (Heather Hacking — Contributed) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist August 16, 2019  I need to stop buying delicious and beautiful fruits and vegetables from the farmers market. I do this every year. I stroll … Continue reading

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Sow There! Peak season for summer sweetness, Aug. 9, 2019

If berries were art, this would be my “blue series.” Torani dark chocolate blends well. (Heather Hacking — Contributed) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist August 9, 2019  The past several weeks have been prime time for some serious berry gobbling. I would … Continue reading

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Sow There! Scavenger hunt at Butchart Gardens, Aug. 2, 2019

Row after row of lovliness at Butchart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia. (Heather Hacking — contributed) By HEATHER HACKING | Columnist August 2, 2019  When the cruise ship pulled into Victoria, British Columbia, I had a quest: Butchart Gardens (www.butchartgardens.com/our-story/). The gardens … Continue reading

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