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The word “root” has meanings and uses in the English language. “Root” not only refers to an underground portion of a plant, but also has meanings in the disciplines of music, mathematics, anthropology and even dentistry. In all cases, “root” refers to a basis or origin. In plants, roots anchor the plant, absorb and conduct water and essential nutrients from the soil to other plant parts and store energy for later use by the plant.

By Jeff Schalau, Courier Columnist February 27, 2020
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When is the best time to plant trees in the mountains? This question, pertaining to areas that experience cold winters, has both a long and a short answer.

By KEN LAIN Special to the Courier February 27, 2020
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Sauces, dressings, salsas, mustards, honeys, international ingredients. The selection of condiments at grocery stores has expanded dramatically in recent years.

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press February 27, 2020
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“What a waste,” I was thinking this morning as I spat out a seed from an orange. That seed could have grown into a whole orange tree. Growing an orange tree — or any citrus tree — from a seed is no more difficult than growing a bean plant from seed.

By LEE REICH Associated Press February 27, 2020
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The ceiling — sometimes referred to as a room’s fifth wall — often gets short shrift in decorating schemes. Walls and furnishings take center stage while the acreage overhead receives a coat of neutral white paint, with perhaps a snazzy ceiling fixture.

By KIM COOK Associated Press February 27, 2020
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The oak family (Fagaceae) includes more than 600 species which are distributed across the temperate zones of North America, Europe, Asia and even south into Polynesia.

By Jeff Schalau, Courier Columnist February 20, 2020
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Spring weather signals the start of specific gardening tasks that are essential to maintaining a vital, healthy garden.

By Ken Lain, Special to the Courier February 20, 2020
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Chemicals are routinely applied around residential landscapes to kill insect pests and troublesome weeds, but many are indiscriminate and devastate pollinators in the process.

By DEAN FOSDICK, Associated Press February 20, 2020
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Remind me not to plant camellias.

By LEE REICH, Associated Press February 20, 2020
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There are jigsaw puzzle nights at coffee shops and libraries.

By TRACEE M. HERBAUGH, Associated Press February 20, 2020
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Landscape architects are finding themselves on the front lines of the climate change crisis, having to come up with creative ways to adapt and help mitigate problems like rising oceans and extreme weather as they design projects across the country.

By KATHERINE ROTH, Associated Press February 20, 2020

“We want to make improvements to our 20-year-old home. And you have said in the past that not all home-improvement projects are created equal. What will give us the most ‘bang for our buck,’ as they say, when we go to sell?”

By Sandy Griffis February 20, 2020
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Once again being offered in Granville! These popular attached single family homes offer all the amenities

February 13, 2020
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Too much of a good thing can mean death for indoor plants. Overwatering is a good example of this, and a common problem for indoor gardeners.

By MELINDA MYERS, Special to the Courier February 13, 2020
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Outdoor plants in cold climates need to bank a certain number of hours being chilly during the winter for their buds to awaken in the coming months.

By LEE REICH, Associated Press February 13, 2020
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In their new book, "Reclaimed Wood: A Field Guide" (Abrams, 2019), woodworkers Alan Solomon and Klaas Armster close with an imagined recounting of one tree’s story from sprout to salvage.

By Kim Cook, Associated Press February 13, 2020
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You spent the holidays binging on HGTV, and now visions of shiplap accent walls and freestanding soaking tubs are dancing through your head.

By Kate Wood, NerdWallet February 13, 2020

A few years ago, I read an article about porcelain pavers.

By Sandy Griffis February 13, 2020
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Each year, various plant pollen sources trigger allergies causing discomfort to residents that are sensitive to them.

By Jeff Schalau, Courier Columnist February 6, 2020
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February 6, 2020
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Sharing a home with someone you love can be wonderful. But decorating together isn’t always easy, especially when your tastes aren’t the same.

By MELISSA RAYWORTH, Associated Press February 6, 2020
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High altitude gardening is different from gardening at lower elevations.

By Ken Lain, Special to the Courier February 6, 2020
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Fiercer and more frequent natural disasters in recent years have many homeowners re-evaluating their landscaping.

By DEAN FOSDICK, Associated Press February 6, 2020
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With the current trend toward de-cluttering and downsizing, there are plenty of books about how to winnow down possessions to the few that are truly necessary and loved.

By KATHERINE ROTH, Associated Press February 6, 2020
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Aging — something that happens to all of us — is creeping into our homes.

By Sandy Griffis February 6, 2020

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