Fresno residents can get rid of old tires at Saturday event
The so-called “tire amnesty” event is only open to Fresno residents. It will take place at Duncan Polytechnical High School from 8 a.m. to noon, or until the trailer is filled with tires.
15 Vegetables Best Started from Seed
By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Issue 021117 Growing Vegetables From Seed Feb 11 - Wildflowers: Ready - Set - Grow Late winter is the ideal time to start wildflower seeds, but you can't just chuck them onto the landscape and expect success. We share all the local tips that ensure a spectacular showing of these bloomers. You will know the best seed, soils, food, and techniques that brings on the color this spring. Come early, this class can be standing room only Feb 18 - Gardening for Newcomers Learn all the mountain secrets to local garden success. This is an information packed class guaranteed to increase garden blooms and fruit this year. The first 10 students to bring $10 and a soil sample receives a pH soil test done on site with…
video tutorial for making soil blocks.
I start all our seeds indoors using a system of soil blocks, trays, heat mats, and overhead lighting… I’ve tried EVERY method; soil blocks are the BEST. Here is
Aerial views of wildfire detections
Wildfire Viewer was created by ENPLAN as a public service. It displays data feeds from NASA MODIS satellites, and GeoMAC, symbolized and presented without alteration, on Google Maps base.
Additional 100 Marines headed to Afghan province to help fight the Taliban
About 100 more Marines will be sent to the troubled Helmand Province in Afghanistan to help the 300 Americans who are already there advising and assisting Afghan forces.