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Pests Or Private Gardeners?

Moles more boon than bane in most yards AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Northwest Arkansas can boast (or bemoan) several species of moles, voles and shrews. Of these, you’re most likely

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You Can’t Win

If you don’t at least try AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples The new year of 2019 just trotted in, pulling a wagon of possibilities with it. Each of us has the

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To Stack Or Not To Stack?

What some consider art, others call vandalism AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Stacked rocks, also called cairns or inukshuk, have become more numerous thanks to social media spreading the once-less-common practice.

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Everything Under The Sun

Solar lights illuminate holidays and beyond AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Get on Santa’s nice list by decorating the outside of your house with solar-powered lights and displays! If not this

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An Emotional Connection

Rain means more when you see the connections AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Rain is that most mysterious phenomena that seems to fall in different ways on different people. It rains

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‘Tis The Season

Christmas tree can keep on giving after holiday AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples There are a variety of ways to avoid the post-holiday gloomy appearance of the discarded Christmas tree awaiting

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Maybe It’s Not Worth It

Legalization of pot leads to even more questions AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples The weed of many names has various recreational, medicinal and economic uses. During the cultural revolution of the

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Go ‘Natural’!

Master Naturalists outstanding in their field AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Some people give nature a passing glance and a smile, while others revel and roll in it! If you enjoy

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Choose Love

Adoption something to think about AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples To give love to a child in need, to fulfill the dream of becoming a parent, and sometimes also to help

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Time To Give Thanks

Even the simplest things deserve gratitude AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples It’s crunchy-leaf time, when owls call their mates and hikes are bedazzled with trees in peak color. When we gather