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Most common and most notorious Okanagan spiders emerging from their winter nests

Most common and most notorious Okanagan spiders emerging from their winter nests

“We need to do what we can to stop villainizing spiders,” Stuart Brown said one day in early May, just as people horrified by the creeping and crawling creatures found in their basements and yards took to social media to post pictures and issue pleas for help. Brown, who is also known as the Okanagan’s …

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Three Alaska storylines to follow at the Beijing Winter Olympics

Anchorage figure skater Keegan Messing’s Winter Olympics in doubt over COVID

By Beth Bragg Updated February 4, 2022 Published: February 4, 2022 Figure skater Keegan Messing practices jumps in Anchorage on January 14, 2022. Messing will competed for Canada at the Winter Olympics in Beijing in February. (Marc Lester / ADN) Alaska figure skater Keegan Messing is out of the Winter Olympics because of COVID-19, at …

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Three Alaska storylines to follow at the Beijing Winter Olympics

Three Alaska storylines to follow at the Beijing Winter Olympics

By Beth Bragg Updated February 2, 2022 Published: February 2, 2022 More than a dozen Alaskans are in China competing in the Winter Olympics. Here are three storylines to watch: Keegan Messing’s short program Figure skater Keegan Messing practices jumps in Anchorage on January 14, 2022. Messing will competed for Canada at the Winter Olympics …

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A winter garden is one that has been designed to provide ornamental appeal and ecological benefits during the winter months.  Pictured are the seed heads of Bowman's root (Gillenia trifoliata) after a winter snowfall.  (Photo: Hayley Goodchild / GreenUP)

Tips from Peterborough GreenUP on how to design your own ‘winter garden’

A winter garden is one that has been designed to provide ornamental appeal and ecological benefits during the winter months. Pictured are the seed heads of Bowman’s root (Gillenia trifoliata) after a winter snowfall. (Photo: Hayley Goodchild / GreenUP) Gardening may be the last thing on your mind as we dive into the depths of …

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When planning spring garden, think about next winter's too

When planning spring garden, think about next winter’s too

As winter winds down, gardeners collectively look for signs of life, whether from the green sprouts of fall-planted bulbs or the return of foliage as deciduous trees leaf out. But our gardens could retain interest year-round. When doing your spring planning — and planting — include ideas for next winter’s landscape too. Some tips when …

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Gardeners fight inflation, winter blues with home-grown produce

Gardeners fight inflation, winter blues with home-grown produce

Breadcrumb Trail links news Local News A wall of seeds on display at Northside Greenhouses Gifts and Garden Center in Tisdale. Owner Tracy Darmokid says local gardeners are hoping to fight inflation this year by growing more of their own produce at home. Photo submitted by Tracy Darmokid. Article content By Julia Peterson Advertisement 2 …

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Winter chores include keeping the birds well fed | Gardening advice

At first light the first woodpecker comes. And then the female pheasant. With or without her fat comic mate. Feeding under the feeders. I always overfill and scatter nuts and seed around for ground-feeding birds. Crush a few more fat balls to be sure. They are a pair, the woodpeckers, the exhilarating flash of scarlet, …

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