Movies usher in holiday

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer As seasons change and holidays approach I often notice the signs or omens if you will of their arrival. Take Halloween for example. You can drive down the street and notice a few houses with decorations in the lawn or in their front windows. In some office buildings decorations […]

Sping tips for a healthy lawn

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Lawn FertilizationFertility should be referenced to a soil test report for your lawn. Contact the Quay County Extension office for a soil test kit. Apply fertilizer every six to eight weeks. To lengthen the greening between fertilizer applications use a

Tenants complain lawn care fees are too high

Chelle Delaney The cost for lawn maintenance cuts too deep, said several residents of the city’s public housing

Factors to consider for proper water management of lawns

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Are you having problems determining when and how much to water each time you irrigate your lawn? Well, you need to understand that several factors need to be considered to accomplish this task properly. • First, determine the type and depth of your soil. Clay soil will certainly be […]

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 […]

A man who is shopping impaired

TV Hagenah Generally speaking my wife doesn’t let me shop alone. Actually, my wife, as a solid rule of thumb, doesn’t let me go into stores at all. I am what experts on shopping call an “impulse shopper.” My wife takes it a step further and refers to me as a “bad impulse shopper,” but […]