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Fall Salad

By |September 15th, 2019|High Rocks, Uncategorized|

--Karline Jensen, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV We planted some fall salads at our Season Extension workshops on August 20 and 21.  Guess what, it has only rained a half an inch since.  We watered them really well when we planted them, and then I was able to water them two more times.  It hasn't rained

The Boys Home Vegetable Contest!

By |August 28th, 2019|Boys Home of Virginia|

It’s no secret that vegetables are good for you. Vegetables are a great source of vitamins, nutrients, and fiber, and they are low in cholesterol, fat, and caloric density. As part of an overall healthy lifestyle, eating adequate vegetables may reduce the risk of heart disease, strokes, cancer, and high blood pressure.

Brandywines are Fine

By |August 26th, 2019|Williamson Health & Wellness Center|

This month most people are seeing the end of their summer garden here. Cucumbers are slowly fading away, the heat from mid July and early August deterred most people from doing a lot in the community garden.  There were a few dedicated growers that kept it going and have already started cleaning out their beds

Canning Galore

By |August 19th, 2019|Big Ugly|

Bea Sias, Logan, WV Step by Step It seems that once we get started well with our gardening season, and with a snap of the fingers it is over. We really are too busy to get to enjoy the fruits of our hard labor. But there has definitely been some busy people in Logan County

Harvest Season

By |August 19th, 2019|Big Ugly|

In the spring we dealt with a late start to the growing season, hungry critters (in my case chipmunks, deer, and Peter Rabbit). Then summer came, and it seemed to get off to a nice wet start; unfortunately, the early summer rains didn’t continue, and the promise of an ideal growing season evaporated along with