Yard and Garden: Tomatoes difficult, but rewarding

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Tomatoes are a winning vegetable because of taste, nutrition and color. They aren’t the easiest vegetable to grow, but with a few guidelines you can have good success with this tasty fruit. Tomato success comes from the following: site selection, soil preparation, variety, planting dates, planting techniques, watering, fertilizing […]

A canyon garden gives a young bride respite

By Lynn Moncus

January’s to-do list for gardeners

By Tom Dominguez In preparation for your spring garden, here’s a checklist for January. l The life of the flowering pot plant received as a Christmas gift can be prolonged with proper care. Keep the plant out of range of heating ducts and away from heating units. Keep in a cool room at night, preferably […]

Yard and Garden: Winter check list

By Tom Dominguez Now that there are fewer garden chores, take time to browse gardening catalogs or search the Internet for those hard-to-find favorites. Place orders for seeds this month so you will have them available when you are ready to plant. By ordering early, you will be more certain of getting the varieties you […]

27 garden clubs to meet in Tucumcari

The annual state meeting of the New Mexico Garden Clubs will be held on Thursday at the Quality Inn, formerly the Holiday Inn, at Tucumcari. Sally Warner of Los Alamos will preside at the meeting of 27 garden clubs from around the state. Meeting events include a Thursday banquet (6 p.m.), a Friday luncheon with […]

Climate makes plant parenting tougher

By Ryn Gargulinski Having your garden thrashed by a summer storm is not a pleasant thing. It actually hurts to awake and find a group of ripped roots, a fleet of mashed beets and torn rows of corn. It’s not like losing a kid — unless, of course, your kid is green and stringy and […]

Billie Evellyn Marie Sanders Selman

Billie Evelyn Marie Sanders Selman, 70, of Clovis died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004 at her home in Clovis. Billie Selman was born on March 29, 1934 in Clovis to Robert Burdette and Dora Marie Bryson Higgins. She married W.A. Sanders at a young age and later She married Donald Ray “Joe” Selman in 1977. A […]

VFW offers free meals

William Thompson The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2528, located at 106 East Main Street will be serving free breakfast and dinner today and tomorrow in support of the Mother Road Rally. Mucio Lopez, quartermaster of the VFW Post, said that many VFW members and their families have donated time and money. ‘We’ve got a […]