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The History Mystery #17

Written by Roger Mitchell Gold and silver were found on the southeastern flank of Mammoth Mountain in 1878. News of the discovery immediately sparked a “Gold Rush.” A young man by the name of John French, knowing that Mammoth Mountain is in a very remote part of the state and difficult to reach, scouted a route for a horse trail ...

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Terrific Garden Tub Transformation

Upcycle a Vintage Cast Iron Claw-foot tub for the garden No matter the condition of the bathtub, you can transform it into a conversation piece planter that is as practical as it is funky. How much would it cost you to buy, much less plant up a planter this size? A LOT! I’ll show you all the tricks we used ...

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California Gold Rush History Comes To Life

COLUMBIA — Columbia State Historic Park will present the annual living history event, “Diggins Tent Town 1852,” starting on May 29 and continuing through June 1. The event is sponsored by Friends of Columbia and Columbia State Historic Park, and the era is brought to life by over 150 costumed volunteers. Visitors to the quaint town will experience the events ...

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Chickens, Greenhouses & Gardening At Free Workshops

Written by Theresa Catlin What do gardening, raising chickens and designing a greenhouse have in common? They all fall under the definition of “permanent agriculture” or Permaculture. Bill Mollison, an Australian and one of the founders of permaculture, describes it this way: “Permaculture is a philosophy of working with rather than against nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than ...

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Iridescent Iris In A Flea Market garden

Iris time! Iris are a Flea Market gardeners best friend in Spring because of the easy care and reliable beauty. Because they occasionally have to be divided, they are a common ‘pass along’ plant. Here’s a few favorites, your advice and how to divide irises. ‘Iris,’ was the goddess of the rainbow, the messenger of the Olympian gods, and the ...

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Amazing Adoptables Available Now

OAKHURST – Looking for someone warm to curl up with at night? These five fabulous, sometimes drooling four-leggers are dogs currently in the foster care system with Kellen Rescue. Kellen is a nonprofit no-kill dog and cat rescue, rehabilitation and placement organization whose mission is to partner loving life-time homes with the animals in their foster care network.

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7 Spring Projects To Save You Money

With the onslaught of “spring cleaning,” it can be hard to know where to begin and which projects take precedence. Below are 7 important spring chores that will not only give you a place to start on your spring cleaning, but will save you money in energy efficiency and preventative maintenance. Read up and get started! Happy cleaning….

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Free Workshop On Year-Round Gardening

MARIPOSA COUNTY – You CAN have fresh food all year long. Mariposa Master Gardener President Betty Massey will present a free workshop on year-round gardening Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at Senior Citizen Hall, 10340 Greely Hill Road, Greely Hill. She will cover which things grow best in cool weather and which do best in warm weather, ...

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