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Free trees

Have you ever noticed a mushroom-like object growing on a tree near your home? If so, it is very likely that wood decay has infected the tree and is now causing a hazard.

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A stunning lawn is the trademark of most proud homeowners. After all, the front yard is the first thing visitors and passersby see.

  • By Skagit Valley Herald staff Native Plant Sale

Skagit Conservation District’s annual Native Plant Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the WACD Plant Materials Center in Bow. 360-428-4313 or skagitcd.org/native_plant_sales.

When we hear the word “sustainable,” it reminds us of “resources” and “future.” For the landscape, the resources of interest would include air, water, soil, plant, wildlife, as well as the efforts and expenses that go into it.

“Cheerfulness,” “Bridal Crown,” “Rip Van Winkle,” “Respite,” “Tahiti” and “February Gold” are a few of the 25,000 registered named hybrids of the genus Narcissus, more commonly known as daffodils.

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According to the International Society of Arboriculture, “Topping is perhaps the most harmful tree pruning practice known.”

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Is your favorite houseplant drooping and looking pale and sickly? Is the green color in the leaves becoming stippled, taking on a silvery or bronze patina?

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HOMEBUYER’S CLASS: with Dianne Dalbey and John Sanchez: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, Burlington Public Library (rooms A and B), 820 Washington Ave., Burlington. Learn from real estate professionals how to buy a home with no money down and no closing costs. Get a Washington State Hous…

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It’s time to enjoy our beautiful, sunny fall days while you prepare your garden to survive the winter. One of the very best things about fall cleanup is that you’ll be rewarded with a healthy garden in the spring.

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Anacortes Pie Festival

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  • By VALERIE JEAN ROSE For the Skagit Valley Herald

“Dance of the In-Between” a fascination that began with branches and grew to studies of roots and tradition; progressed to a preoccupation with elemental refinements. from garden hazel, to peeled spruce root, to hand-skeined willow each of these intense obsessions are in my daypack, now 3 de…