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BY BY KATY G. WILKENS, MS, RD | June 3, 2014 at 8:52 a.m.

Design a Bird-friendly Landscape

Consider creating a bird-friendly landscape when selecting replacements for failing and dead plants


Want to Live by the Ocean?

Property Shark released a new study that ranked the least expensive ocean beach towns throughout the country

Age-Friendly Housing: How is Your Relationship with Your Home?

This topic applies to homeowners, renters and residents of senior housing communities


Enjoy Your Garden After Dark with Landscape Lighting

Enjoy your garden and landscape once the sun sets with strategically placed and attractive landscape lighting


Ruby red tomatoes: the optimism of summer

With this summer's heat, a cool tomato salad is one way to cool down and stay healthy.


Sun worship: summer picnics

Somehow real food tastes better sitting in the warm grass by a lake or on a driftwood log.

Not Your Parents' Retirement Community

There may come a time when you will need to consider downsizing to a safer, more secure housing situation


Low-Salt Pizza from the Pantry

You may be thinking that the big reason you order pizza is because you are short on time to cook. But homemade doesn’t have to mean slow.


Extend Your Cilantro Harvest

Cilantro is a favorite ingredient in guacamole, tacos, rice dishes and of course salsa. But as summer temperatures climb, the cilantro quickly goes to seed


Food for the road

Make a list of your favorite foods and plan to prep them ahead. It may seem like extra work, but you’ll be able to enjoy your trip without worrying if everyone is well fed enough to have a good time.


Use Rain Barrels to Capture Rainwater

Put rainwater to use in your landscape with the help of rain barrels


Fresh herbs from the Northwest brighten up any meal

Julia Child says, “Freshness is essential. It makes all the difference.”


The Five Conversations

The thought of moving from your long-time family can seem like a daunting task. Who can I ask to help? Where will I go? What will I do with my stuff?


Composting Directly in the Garden

This centuries-old technique is low effort and effective