The clean lawn ethic is giving way to herb and vegetable gardens.
This July 6, 2014 photo shows a honeybee harvesting pollen from one of the clover blooms on a lawn near Langley, Wash. White clover generally is considered the best plant companion to cool season lawn grasses when trying to attract pollinators. Blended bee-friendly lawns can be a beneficial …
This March 31, 2012 photo shows dandelions on a lawn near Langley, Wash. Dandelions can be an asset if you’re trying to bring pollinating insects to your yard. They’re attractive to foraging honeybees because they bloom at a time when little else is flowering. (AP Photo/Dean Fosdick)
The federal agency that made quick flips possible is about to shut the program down.
There are lots of quick projects to make the lights that welcome partiers or trick-or-treaters.
This undated photo shows a mummy lantern to light up on Halloween night. Do-it-yourself projects include this mummy lantern made from wrapping black-paper facial features beneath vellum or masking tape around a glass jar. (AP Photo/Better Homes and Gardens, Cameron Sadeghpour)
In this Oct. 13, 2014 photo, you can lighten up Halloween night with do-it-yourself luminaries. Attach black stickers to vellum or the waxy side of freezer paper and wrap around a clear glass vase, adhering with double-sided tape. Insert battery-operated votives and enjoy the trembling glow.…
In this Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 photo, lighten up Halloween night with easy to make luminaries. Do-it-yourself projects include these milk jug ghosts, which are fast to craft. Detailed instructions are at the blog iSaveAtoZ. (AP Photo/Jennifer Forker)
In this undated photo provided by Better Homes and Gardens, lighten up Halloween night with luminaries. Do-it-yourself projects include drilling gourds and pumpkins with random holes or in a pattern then inserting battery-operated votives. Cut a pumpkin's access hole at the bottom and clean …
The Sunnyside Neighborhood Association will host fundraiser for the community's Peace Garden.
In the latest in a new series, a local architect shares his or her favorite building. This week, John Messina wonders about life inside a blue house.
If you still have a bountiful harvest from your winter garden, don't fret. It doesn't have to go to waste.