Kim Wright

Fenced garden mixes whimsy, critter control

For years Loomis residents Darci and Jack Laws planted a garden each spring, only to see their ripening peppers, squash and tomatoes snatched away by foraging deer. “We’d just ...

Advance work can reap rewards

Spring is still a month away, but with sunny days on the increase and trees beginning to bloom, it’s time to think about the garden. Tending to these basic tasks now will help e ...

Downtown, Old Town offer less stressful Black Friday shopping alternative

Got a yen to shop on Black Friday, but want to avoid long lines and parking lot hassles? think Downtown and Old Town Auburn. Although Black Friday is known for its rush to the mal ...

Creating shades of green

Wednesday’s Earth Day turned up the volume on green. And two Downtown Auburn businesses are running with that theme with three workshops on Saturday. Tamara Hadley, owner of Des ...

Mixing bowls

Gardeners who fight pests, soggy ground or sun-parched plots may find solace ” and solutions ” by growing their annuals, perennials, herbs, fruits and veggies in containers. P ...