Bath hardware makes a stylish splash

(AP) — Step in the bathroom, turn on the tap. Step in the shower, turn on the faucet.Just mundane parts of the daily routine, right? Yet for bat...

May 3rd, 2019 |  


Simple strategies for larger tomato harvest

Simple strategies for larger tomato harvest

By Melinda MyersFor Miami Valley TodayNothing is more frustrating than investing time, money and energy in planting and growing tomatoes only to watch...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Container gardens for every occasion

Container gardens for every occasion

By Melinda MyersFor Miami Valley Sunday NewsMake every occasion special by designing and growing containers for summer holidays, weddings, anniversary...

April 19th, 2019 |  



Enigmatic November arrives

Enigmatic November arrives

November’s name comes from “novem”— Latin for nine. The earliest version of the Roman calendar, created under Romulus in 753 B...

November 1st, 2018 |  


Beckoning, bewitching October

Beckoning, bewitching October

Poets have long recognized October’s alluring magic.“There is something in October sets the gypsy blood astir!” proclaimed Bliss Car...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Safety tips to prevent falls this autumn

Safety tips to prevent falls this autumn

By Michelle FranciscoThe autumn season is finally here but as the temperatures start to cool and the leaves begin to sweep the ground, it’s impo...

October 13th, 2018 |  


The color is coming

The color is coming

I’m a seeing-is-believing type fellow. Not overly suspicious. But when considering certain things, I do often wait for proof before accepting th...

October 4th, 2018 |  


The seasons change

The seasons change

Last night’s passing equinox carried us into the start of a brand new season. Autumn became official — even if much of our recent weather ...

September 23rd, 2018 |  


A whiff of spring

A whiff of spring

No one ever proclaims skunk cabbage to be their favorite wildflower. At first glance, it’s even difficult to recognize the thing as a plant in b...

March 10th, 2018 |  


The quickening

The quickening

February is all but over while March draws close, set to take its place. It’s still winter, at least by the calendar, but a season whose power i...

February 23rd, 2018 updated: February 23rd, 2018. |