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Winterizing Strawberries

Guest blogger Karen Weiland tickles our fresh fruit fancy by instructing us on how to winterize our strawberries. Oh my…fresh berries…can’t wait for them to arrive! Read on for Karen’s instructions…. Applying a protective layer of mulch to strawberries is probably one of the last gardening chores to be done before settling in to the …

Seeds of History about Topeka Seed and Stove

Last week I wrote about local business Topeka Seed and Stove for our Business of the Month. This retailer, like so many in our area, is special because, not only does it reflect the long-held American ethic of hard work paying off, it also shares a long, vibrant history with its local culture. Topeka Seed …