While the practice of composting has been around for at least a couple thousand years, it has been since the mid 1900’s that much of our scientific knowledge of the composting process has been figured out.
Fall is a unique time for lawn management. As of this writing, there are only about 60 days until the average first frost. The lawn should be winding down but we still have to mow until cooler temperatures and shorter days stop the grass from growing.
The Longview Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with United Healthcare to offer more health plan options to members of the partnership. The plans provide small businesses with the same type of flexibility in product choices and pricing that large employers currently experience.
Did you know that 97-percent of the insects most commonly seen in homes and gardens are considered either beneficial or innocuous? Gardeners who learn to put the beneficial insects to work is an important "earth kind" practice that can help reduce the use of chemical pesticides in the environment.