I would like to plant some roses in my yard, but I am new to gardening and I have been warned that they take a lot of skill and time to grow. Are there some rose varieties that an ordinary unskilled gardener can grow successfully?
School’s out for summer! But the best months of the year for kids are also the most dangerous. When school is out, swimming pools and playgrounds fill up, backyard play equipment goes up, boats launch, barbecue grills roll out — and the number of children’s injuries increases dramatically. But with some extra precautions and ongoing education, grown-ups can help keep kids safe.
A trip to the free table at D Street and Fourth Plain Boulevard may yield an interesting find. On a recent Monday, there was a box of Toasty O’s, a can of tomatoes, an ice cube tray, some books, a pair of black flats and a toilet without a lid. A sign featuring a smiling sun reads “take some, leave some.”
It was late spring. Instead of an anticipated spring wedding, I faced a broken engagement. My heart was hurting, and I was smarting with pride and rejection. Why wouldn’t he want me? I’m just too good for him!
An estimated 160 billion pounds of food is wasted in the U.S. every year — and much of the food may be perfectly fine to eat. A recent survey found 84 percent of people at least sometimes throw away food solely because the “best by” date stamped on the package has passed.
The first strawberries of the season have arrived, heralding the arrival of spring with their delicious, juicy sweetness. The strawberry season in the Pacific Northwest is traditionally June through July, depending upon the variety and area grown. Although classified as a berry, the strawberry is not actually a berry, it is a member of the rose family. It isn't really a fruit, as the seeds are on the outside. Each strawberry has about 200 seeds.
Everyone is familiar with the rumors about the ghosts who haunt The Grant House. After meeting with Scott Flury (who recently purchased the Grant House with his wife, Sarah), I realized the ghosts of the Grant House have been relieved of their duties and new energy has flowed into this historic site.
The new Ilani Resort Casino houses a fair selection of dining options. One of those is the Michael Jordan’s Steak House, know for its “steakmanship.” At MJ’s their goal is to elevate the classic steakhouse experience to the Michael Jordan level. The steak selection is made up of hand-selected steaks from grass-fed to 45 day dry-aged USDA Prime. In addition, the bar includes a top shelf selection to accompany the restaurant’s finer food choices.