We have all asked the question “why hasn’t my plant bloomed?” Sometimes the answer is as simple as not enough sunlight, not old enough, not cold enough or hot enough, etc. In fact it could be as simple as a little digging and dividing for some renewed blooming attitude.
No question about it, 2012 is proving to be a record breaker where heat and drought are concerned. You’ll want to make some adjustments due to the weather to take care of your horses this summer. It’s very important to also consider what you will need to feed them later on this year. Even though we have had some rain here in Spencer County recently, you still need to be concerned with what the rest of the summer may hold.
Most of us have learned to fear bamboo. I used to think that the only good place for them was in planting beds that were smack-dab-in-the-middle of parking lots … no chance of a runner reaching your garden in that case.
When summer weather heats up with no sign of rain, gardeners hook up the water hose to give their thirsty landscapes a drink. It seems like a simple task, but there are some ways to ensure you get the most from your efforts.
These photos are shared from a book of Taylorsville and Spencer County history celebrating the city’s sesquicentennial. The book belonged to T.C. and Louise Bentley and was purchased at auction by David Jewell, who loaned it to the Magnet. Historical information from the book was written and edited by Mary Frances Brown and photos were courtesy of Dr. W. K. Skaggs, Charles Smith, Jan Doyle Brown and Roderic Brown.
The Spencer County FFA Dairy Judging team, Austin Jaggers, Susan Mann, Tevin Shouse, and Joseph Snider, the 2011 National FFA Champions, traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland on June 20, and participated in the 2012 Scottish Highland International contest.