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Nearly 100 people gathered at the north side of the Huntington Beach Pier on Saturday morning for one purpose — to fly kites. Some traveled as far as San Diego, Washington, Pennsylvania and Canada. A few even flew out from Germany and Tasmania....
While Vic prepared for class one day last week, I transplanted some strawberry and bell pepper plants into one of my three raised garden beds. Then I watered my vegetable garden with a watering can, using stored rainwater from our rain barrels. I know...
Tags: Global Warming, Tomatoes, Health, Human Body, Arable Farming
Surfline has planned a paddleout to honor its founder and one of the most influential surfers in the history of the sport, Sean Collins, at 11 a.m. Sunday on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier. Collins, 59, passed away after suffering a heart...
Clarence Irwin Haydock, Ph.D., California ecologist, passed away peacefully the evening of July 30, 2011 in Fountain Valley, CA having been born April 15, 1938 in Bakersfield, CA. As a boy, growing up in northern CA he sculled a duck boat on San...
January spells excitement for home gardeners because that's when the new seed catalogs arrive. Vic shows no interest in them, but I study each catalog with care, planning out my year's garden in advance. Each seed company offers at least a few seed...
Tags: Radishes, Tomatoes, PBS (tv network), Family, Weather
Somewhere I read that a person can grow a year's worth of produce for a family of four for $64 in seeds. I don't believe that for a second. My garden is a hole in the ground into which I pour money. With the new Huntington Beach Community Garden well...
Vic and I are excited to report that the reality of a community garden in Huntington Beach is drawing ever closer. On Wednesday, the membership of the community garden group is meeting at 7 p.m. at the Lake Park Clubhouse at Lake and 12th streets to...
When I was a small boy, I usually spent any idle time outdoors. When school was out for the summer, the outdoor time doubled or even tripled. Once out the back door, I had to entertain myself, often for hours at a time. Sometimes that included kicking...
This weekend Vic and I visited a new kind of gardening store in Huntington Beach, Surf City Hydroponics, on the northeast corner of Warner Avenue and Gothard Street. I don't think I've ever been so lost in a store dedicated to growing plants, or so amazed...
Tags: Gardening, Plant Openings, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Squash
Daily American Staff Writer, @damichellegTo say George Chilli's collection of models is eclectic may be a bit of an understatement. The Somerset resident has a room in his home to display his collection of die-cast cars, construction vehicles and military apparatus. Chilli has...
Hard to imagine, but in the 1950s there were no more than a couple hundred surfers in Southern California. Spying one of these early adopters gliding across the waves was a rare treat. Rarer still were the people who photographed them. They captured...
$382 HYDE PARK ADVENTURE & CULINARY Travel by bus to Hyde Park for The Culinary Institute of America Sept. 20-22. Package includes Millbrook Winery Vineyards, four museums; Franklin Roosevelt Home, Franklin Roosevelt museum, Vanderbilt museum, Eleanor...
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