From artichoke to zucchini, everyone has their favorite vegetable varieties that they’ve grown for years. But whether you’re an old pro or new to gardening, it’s fun to try something new.

If you’ve never grown peas before, you should! If you’ve ever eaten a pea fresh from the garden, I don’t need to convince you to grow peas. The sugar in peas begins turning into starch from the moment they are picked.

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Eucharistic Minister Maureen Pantucci traces the sign of the Cross using a cotton swab on a parishioner during Ash Wednesday Services at St. John The Baptist Church in Larksville, Pennsylvani. Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent for Christians, will look different this year as a result of t…

Do you love red in your landscape? Since today is Valentine’s day, it seems right to think about planning red flowers in your garden. There are many beautiful red perennials that do well here in Oklahoma and offer a splash of bright red color to your yard.

Road trip. That’s what a lot of my friends from the metro area are doing — to get shots of the COVID-19 vaccine. I know people who have driven as far as Lawton, Duncan, Ada and Weatherford. and I’m one of them.

Forget spending lots of money on a shiny new planter; make do with what you have for a container garden that is truly unique. These easy upcycled planter ideas use items you may already have around the house.

Dear Savvy Senior, I am interested in getting my mom, who lives alone, a medical alert system with a wearable pendant button that will let her call for help if she falls or has a medical emergency. What can you tell me to help me choose one?

What do you think about statements like- “It’s only the risk-takers that get the really good stuff,” or “It’s better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all”? Is it true?

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and flower shops are already busy planning their supplies of flowers. Most gardeners love flowers and delight in sending and receiving floral gifts for this very special day.

The start of a new year is a great time to reevaluate your insurance policies. Why now? The calendar change gives us a reminder to do something that we often forget about the rest of the year. It’s like replacing the batteries in your smoke detectors when the clocks change.

Cleveland County has been approved for a U.S. Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance grant, county commissioners announced today. The grant will provide more than $6.4 million in funds to assist qualifying renters throughout Cleveland County.

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What did you do when the electricity went out? We discovered only one of our five flashlights had good batteries, but it was enough light to round up every candle we could find.

With spring around the corner, it is time to plan your garden. Now is the time when you should begin choosing the varieties of vegetables and flowers you want to grow this year.

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If you have an interest in gardening, chances are you are beginning to receive seed catalogs whose colors brighten any mailbox.

If you’ve been contributing for many years to your 401(k) or similar retirement plan, it may be your largest pool of money. So, if you are facing a financial need, you may think about tapping into your account. After all, it’s your money — why not use it?

A recent preacher spoke about a photo of a dumpster and inside the dumpster was a massive fire. The caption under the photo read, Year 2020. Kind of represents the feelings for most of us, right? Year 2020, dumpster fire.

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There is a laundry list of gardening activities to accomplish as the snow flies. This list is certainly not exhaustive, but gives a sense of my seasonal duties, along with some action items for the home garden. Some of the action items on my list include:

What do you know about mistletoe (other than you can snatch a kiss under it)? Mistletoe is one of those holiday plants that you don’t really want growing in your own garden.

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