Mel Bartholomew pioneered square-foot gardening when he wrote a book on the subject in 1976.
His “revolutionary” gardening method saved seed, water, time and money while reducing weeds and fertilizer use.
In 2005, Bartholomew revised his book keeping his basic principles intact, but adding new tips for improving the process.
Today’s square-foot garden is often reduced in size so that it can easily be located close to homes, facilitating maintenance and harvest.…
I hardly ever write a what-I-did-on-my-summer-vacation column because I never get to go anywhere.
Seriously, I don’t.
My life is rather dull, despite persistent rumor mills that seem to kick into high gear at election time.
When you’re a reporter who covers elections and local governments, you sometimes get smacked by the flotsam and jetsam of shipwrecked political ambitions.…
A Sound Off addressed the lawsuit filed by the Urbanovskys in the alcohol-related death of their son.
He and a friend had been drinking at a party where alcohol was provided, or permitted, for underage drinkers.
The resultant auto accident, death of Luke Urbanovsky and conviction of Marcus Click (the driver), has been well covered in this newspaper.…
We had another crisis at our house this week.
We have two granddaughters getting married, and at a recent shower they discovered the two mothers of the bride have bought exactly the same dresses for their individual weddings.
One was purchased in Houston and the other in Fort Worth. Both mothers of the bride are going to take the dresses back and start over.…
Citizens might be taken aback by the list of Granbury City Council requested projects.
The list numbers 42.
Some of the requests (and the council members who sponsored them) are:
My family and I went on our annual South Padre Island vacation earlier this month, and this year certainly did not disappoint.
Every year I write about this vacation because, quite frankly, (other than Christmas) it’s my favorite week of the year.
I’m so lucky that my brother and I get along so well, that I adore my sister-in-law, that my mom is my best friend, that my husband fits right in and that all of the kids are more like siblings than cousins.…
How do we bring more visitors to Granbury?
That is the question that the City’s Marketing and Communications Department, the Tourism Advisory Board and the City Council hope to tackle with help from a new market study.
It has been said that the best way to promote your community for tourism is to find out who is already visiting and then advertise to more people just like them.…
We take the elevator to the second floor, then walk down a long hallway, stopping at a door adorned with a red-white-and-blue ribbon.
We are at The Cove, which is part of Waterview Senior Living. It is a retirement and assisted living complex on East Pearl Street.
Wendy Cahill, a concierge at The Cove, knocks, then unlocks the door.…