Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hosta is a perennial foliage plant so well known and widely planted that many gardeners take it for granted. There are over 3000 named varieties, all ...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Will we speak up or turn our heads?

Lying, deception, corruption and obstruction are becoming the tools of an administration that has become so corrupt that we are losing the respect and...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Tree planting questions & answers

Tree planting questions & answers

Here are some of the questions we hear most frequently about tree planting:Q: “What is the best time to plant trees?”A: Once they drop the...

October 8th, 2019 |  



October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The calendar has turned October. Generally, that means autumn colors, cool morning air, and in recent years, the color pink everywhere. While this yea...

October 8th, 2019 |  


A part of innocence lost

A part of innocence lost

Exactly when I became hooked I am not sure. But the first real taste I can remember came while riding in a car with my parents pulling a Columbus and ...

October 2nd, 2019 |  


‘None so blind as he who refuses to see’

It seems as if blindness and deafness to the truth has become contagious and has spread to 30 percent of the people of this country. Everyday more and...

September 30th, 2019 |  


Make turning the page your decision

My dad worked in underground coal mines for about 35 years. He retired and was done with that part of his life. He never sighed that he missed the goo...

September 30th, 2019 |  


Career exploration, resources help close skills gap

A new Yahoo Finance article announces that the U.S. construction industry is short more than 350,000 workers. A study by the international business co...

September 25th, 2019 |  


A great tree you’ve never heard of

A great tree you’ve never heard of

A century ago, the streets and parklands of America were lined with stately Elm trees. Elms are loved for their graceful shape, with branches like spr...

September 24th, 2019 |  


What Ohioans told me in August

What Ohioans told me in August

At the end of each summer, Congress typically adjourns, letting me spend more time in Ohio instead of commuting back and forth to Washington every wee...

September 24th, 2019 |