Greenwood wins big at American Dairy Goat Association National Show

Greenwood wins big at American Dairy Goat Association National Show

Audrey Greenwood competed in the American Dairy Goat Association National Show in Madison, Wisconsin, and won both the senior showmanship competition and the premier LaMancha youth exhibitor award as well as the American LaMancha Club outstanding youth award during the July 9-11 competition. “Winning national showmanship definitely wasn’t easy,” said Greenwood. “That was years of […]

Weeding through lawn care service options takes work

Weeding through lawn care service options takes work

FALLBROOK – Millions of acres across North America are devoted to lush, green lawns. According to Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, lawns take up 40.5 million acres and individuals spend $30 billion on average for lawn and garden upkeep in the United States alone. People certainly love their lawns and often wonder if […]

How to keep animals out of the garden

How to keep animals out of the garden

FALLBROOK – Many gardeners understand the frustration that stems from seeing a garden destroyed by wildlife. While protecting wildlife is a cause that’s near and dear to many gardening enthusiasts, even the most ardent wildlife supporter does not want to see his or her garden trampled, eaten or adversely affected by animals. Safeguarding gardens from […]

Completing a room remodel without breaking the bank

Completing a room remodel without breaking the bank

We have a huge house that we bought in 2012. It’s almost 3,000 square feet of space with rooms varying in size from the massive, like our master bedroom which takes up about a third of our upstairs, to the minute, such as our three-quarter bath downstairs near our family room. One of the toughest […]

The Burn Institute wants residents to be prepared for a wildfire

SAN DIEGO – The Jennings Fire in East County July 11 was a grim reminder that a wildfire can strike at any moment. With extremely high temperatures and ample amounts of dry brush, the San Diego area is at a heightened risk. The Burn Institute urges San Diego County residents to stop, think, prepare and […]

The basics of kitchen cabinet refacing

The basics of kitchen cabinet refacing

FALLBROOK – Homeowners who want to give their kitchens a brand-new look without the expense or the hassle of a full-scale renovation often gravitate toward kitchen cabinet refacing. Cabinet refacing is less expensive and more eco-friendly than a full replacement of existing cabinets, and experts estimate refacing costs roughly two-thirds less than a complete cabinet […]

CCL Contracting to replace Fallbrook Public Utility District sewer between North Brandon Road and East Alvarado Street

CCL Contracting was the successful bidder to replace Fallbrook Public Utility District sewer line sections on North Brandon Road and East Alvarado Street. The FUPD board in a 5-0 vote May 22 approved a $1,379,000 contract with the Escondido-based company to replace the deficient sections of the sewer line. “That’s going to be a major […]

How I care for hot summer roses

As unpredictable as the weather has been lately, one thing we can plan historically is periods of intense heat in coming months. We had some samplings in recent weeks. We experienced temps in 90s-100s in June. As summer brings drier, hotter temps, roses will struggle to maintain hydration. It seems to me there has been […]