weeds

Reader Input: Sprayers should have thought more

Yes, there is a need to spray the sides of Dry Creek Road with poison to kill the weeds and supposedly keep the fire danger down. However, this year they have managed to kill all ...

Acreage poses real fire threat

I wrote this very same email last year! We all have found out how little it takes to start a fire, one spark or thoughtless act. The memories of the 49 Fire are still with me, eve ...

Shovel those weeds away

Re: Aug. 19 letter, “Didn’t 49 Fire teach Auburn a lesson?” If you look around, you can see weeds growing tall. The 49 Fire burned down 63 homes and destroyed (350) acres. ...

49 Fire field weed-choked

I am one of the lucky homeowners who didn’t lose my home in the 49 Fire last August. As I look over the field next to our Northpark subdivision, I see weeds that are now taller ...

Cut weeds at 49 Fire site

The fire season is just around the corner. Is everyone prepared for the next fire season? When I drive by where the 49 Fire started, I wonder … Do the owners of this open space ...

Ask the Master Gardeners: Get rid of weeds without using expensive herbicides

Question: Since my budget is extremely tight, can you advise how to get rid of weeds without expensive herbicides? Answer: Good news: There are cheaper ways to fight weeds and the ...