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Alan Lett (l) and Anthony Ferrell (photo by Alan Lett) MMarried couple Anthony Ferrell, 37, and Alan Lett, 38, have acknowledged that COVID-19 has caused a fundamental change in the way the American workforce dresses. With the rise of the home office, stylish, comfortable and quality casual wear is the …

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A botanical wonder | Sapphire, North Carolina

Written by: Marlène Osteen | Problem: 2021/10 – October For Tim Galloway, his vibrant Sapphire Valley garden is a gateway to a peaceful state of mind. LnRiLWNvbnRhaW5lcltkYXRhLXRvb2xzZXQtYmxvY2tzLWNvbnRhaW5lcj0iMGQxNDkzYzBjZWM1YzQyMmRiMzNlOTc2NmZjYTFmZDciXSB7IHBhZGRpbmc6IDEwcHggNDBweCAxMHB4IDQwcHg7IH0gLnRiLWNvbnRhaW5lcltkYXRhLXRvb2xzZXQtYmxvY2tzLWNvbnRhaW5lcj0iZWQzODMyYWE2MjAxY2JlYzViMWU1YjkwMmRjMDY3ZTIiXSB7IHBhZGRpbmc6IDI1cHg7IH0gLnRiLWJ1dHRvbltkYXRhLXRvb2xzZXQtYmxvY2tzLWJ1dHRvbj0iZTVkMGMwYWZjZWM1ZWRiOTA5MWEwMGU3Zjc2ZmJjODkiXSAudGItYnV0dG9uX19saW5rIHsgYmFja2dyb3VuZC1jb2xvcjogcmdiYSggMTU5LCA4MiwgNTcsIDEgKTtib3JkZXItcmFkaXVzOiAwO2NvbG9yOiByZ2JhKCAyNTUsIDI1NSwgMjU1LCAxICk7Zm9udC1zaXplOiAxMnB4O2xpbmUtaGVpZ2h0OiAxMHB4O3RleHQtdHJhbnNmb3JtOiB1cHBlcmNhc2U7Y29sb3I6IHJnYmEoIDI1NSwgMjU1LCAyNTUsIDEgKTsgfSAudGItYnV0dG9uW2RhdGEtdG9vbHNldC1ibG9ja3MtYnV0dG9uPSJlNWQwYzBhZmNlYzVlZGI5MDkxYTAwZTdmNzZmYmM4OSJdIC50Yi1idXR0b25fX2ljb24geyBmb250LWZhbWlseTogZGFzaGljb25zO21hcmdpbi1yaWdodDogNXB4OyB9IC50Yi1idXR0b25bZGF0YS10b29sc2V0LWJsb2Nrcy1idXR0b249ImU1ZDBjMGFmY2VjNWVkYjkwOTFhMDBlN2Y3NmZiYzg5Il0gLnRiLWJ1dHRvbl9faWNvbjo6YmVmb3JlIHsgY29udGVudDogJ1xmNTA4JzsgfSAudGItZmllbGRbZGF0YS10b29sc2V0LWJsb2Nrcy1maWVsZD0iZTk1NDE4ZjgxYmZmMjFjMzQ1OTZkYjY2MjhmNDVlYjIiXSBhIHsgdGV4dC1kZWNvcmF0aW9uOiBub25lOyB9ICBbZGF0YS10b29sc2V0LWJsb2Nrcy1pbWFnZT0iZjI5MTJiODMzZDM1MjEzYmNiOGM3MzhlZGMwZjU5ZTciXSB7IG1heC13aWR0aDogMTAwJTsgfSAudGItZmllbGRzLWFuZC10ZXh0W2RhdGEtdG9vbHNldC1ibG9ja3MtZmllbGRzLWFuZC10ZXh0PSI4YmFhZjBmOTZlZGYzMzJkZTg4MmRmZDIzNDVkZjYzMiJdIHsgbWFyZ2luLXRvcDogMDtwYWRkaW5nLXRvcDogMDsgfSBAbWVkaWEgb25seSBzY3JlZW4gYW5kIChtYXgtd2lkdGg6IDc4MXB4KSB7IC50Yi1maWVsZFtkYXRhLXRvb2xzZXQtYmxvY2tzLWZpZWxkPSJlOTU0MThmODFiZmYyMWMzNDU5NmRiNjYyOGY0NWViMiJdIGEgeyB0ZXh0LWRlY29yYXRpb246IG5vbmU7IH0gICB9IEBtZWRpYSBvbmx5IHNjcmVlbiBhbmQgKG1heC13aWR0aDogNTk5cHgpIHsgLnRiLWZpZWxkW2RhdGEtdG9vbHNldC1ibG9ja3MtZmllbGQ9ImU5NTQxOGY4MWJmZjIxYzM0NTk2ZGI2NjI4ZjQ1ZWIyIl0gYSB7IHRleHQtZGVjb3JhdGlvbjogbm9uZTsgfSAgIH0g Gary Walton and Tim Galloway The garden at and Gary Walton’s house in Sapphire Valley is a most magical place. Or maybe it’s …

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California startup uses robots in greenhouses to grow crops

A California company uses robots to grow plants in greenhouses that it says use 90% less water than traditional farms. The Iron Ox company operates several greenhouses and plans to expand. He recently announced a new investment of $ 50 million. Funding was led by Breakthrough Energy Companies, a company …

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A secret of medicinal and ecological garden in Costa Rica: Yellow Bells:

Here is a colorful, tropical, and native ornamental plant for your garden that doesn’t require dangerous pesticides or chemical fertilizers, or a lot of irrigation during the dry season. It’s called Yellow Bells or Yellow Elder (Tacoma stan). Costa Ricans call it vanicillo, or little vanilla. This hardy bush is …

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Master Gardeners: Boost Your Favorite Plants With A Stone Table | House and garden

West Valley stone artist and gardener Ron Sell has managed to merge his two interests by creating stone tables and sculptures within his 4 acres of spectacular landscape. He and his late wife, Linda Knutson, had been collecting rock for fun for many years. They called it “rock rescue,” finding …

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God has promised relief in our seasons of despair

This column is part of our ongoing opinion piece on faith, called Living our faith. Receive weekly project summaries delivered to your inbox by subscribing to Living Our Faith Bulletin. When I was 12, I took on the summer responsibility of managing the homes of neighbors on vacation. It was …

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California MPs seize 500,000 marijuana plants, $ 10 million in cash

SAN LEANDRO, Calif .– Authorities in one county in northern California said an 18-month investigation led to the seizure of 500,000 marijuana plants and more than $ 10 million in cash. >> Read more trending news According to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, the bust also included the confiscation of …

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Slow down with these serene city building games

During these strange and in times of stress, more of us than ever before are playing video games. For some, the high-octane shooter offers liberation, the anxieties of the day dissipating alongside the cacophonous explosion of virtual matter; for others, adrenaline-pumping sports titles do the trick. But for gamers who …

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World Animal Day Offer for your Wildlife Garden

Monday 04 October is World Animal Day, and to mark the occasion our Garden Wildlife partner, CJ Wildlife, is offering Irish wildlife lovers a 15% discount on their entire range of food, equipment and high quality bird and wildlife accessories until midnight. Monday 04 October. Simply use promo code WELCOME15 …

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