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The History Mystery #40

The History Mystery for May is presented by the Sierra Mono Museum in North Fork. We would like to know who the people are in this photograph, where they are, why they are all gathered, and any other interesting facts anyone may know. (click photo to enlarge) This picture is currently on display at the museum and we would like ...

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New Owners At Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds Bustin’ Out The Gate

COARSEGOLD – With the 64th Annual Coarsegold Rodeo coming up, it seemed like a good idea to head over to the ranch and see what new owners Pavilion Properties, also known as the dual-generational team of Kevin and Tanner Tweed, have been up to since they purchased the 38.5 acre ranch property from Tom Bohna earlier this year. Driving up ...

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Ponderosa Pine Seedlings Available For Replanting

CLOVIS – The Sierra National Forest, Bass Lake Ranger District will have bare root one-year-old ponderosa pine seedlings available for adoption to the residents in the North Fork/Oakhurst/Mariposa area. Member of the public wishing to adopt seedlings may obtain five or more by visiting the Bass Lake District Office in North Fork. The office is open Monday through Friday from ...

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AAUW Home Tour Features Homes with Views

Written by Cindy Harp — MARIPOSA — On a clear day, you can see forever. That is true for the Mariposa homes that will be on tour for the “Room with a View” fundraising event hosted by Mariposa AAUW (American Association of University Women) on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour will give people a ...

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Sitting Pretty In The Garden

Showing off quaint old chairs in the garden Marie Niemann posted her quaint chair done up for the garden and it created a sensation on Flea Market Gardening! Here is her chair and 16 other chairs that our flea folk use in the garden as accents. Find a chair and do up your own! Marie Niemann: This chair is one ...

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The History Mystery #39

Last year the Grub Gulch Clampers (E Clampus Vitus) had been doing some research on the Sugar Pine Flume route, we are still trying to locate all the Flume House sites along the course of the flume. Along the Fresno River just above Hensley Lake we came across this group of rocks stacked between two large boulders, after exploring the ...

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Attract Pollinators To Your Yard And Garden

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The hum made by pollinating critters is music to a gardener’s ears. The jobs done by the native bees, beetles, moths, butterflies, hummingbirds and others are critical to a healthy garden, especially for anything you grow for food; it’s estimated that pollinators are responsible for one in three bites humans take. Mariposa County Master Gardeners will present ...

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Let Master Gardeners Help Make Your Garden Perfect

MARIPOSA COUNTY — If you have questions about your yard, garden or home environment, Master Gardeners are here to help. Mariposa Master Master Gardeners are available to answer all your questions during their spring and summer hours. Have a question about seed starting or weed control? Need to know what to do about ants or why your day lilies are ...

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Decorate Your Garden With Water Fountains

The best of our gardeners’ water fountains and small ponds, made with old vintage pumps, galvanized tubs, metal auto shop tools and even fire extinguishers!  These are water features you can do. Galvanized Tubs Nancy Carter used a shepherd’s hook to hang the watering can in this simple fountain that she and her daughter made.  This works with or without a ...

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Madera Master Gardeners 10th Annual Garden Tour

MADERA — Madera Master Gardeners’ 10th annual fundraiser, Glorious Garden Tour X, will be held Saturday, Apr. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mark your calendar and don’t miss this tour which will showcase four local private gardens and the Garden Shoppe at Three Sisters Demonstration Garden. Funds from sales will benefit the Three Sisters Demonstration Garden and other ...

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