Monthly Archive: October 2017

Garden Wise: Shedding Light on House Plants

As we drift inexorably toward winter, it’s time to shift our attention from outdoor gardening to the care of house plants. Success with house plants begins with three essential steps. It starts with meeting a plant’s individual needs. Second, it requires regular monitoring to ensure that the plant receives adequate moisture, nutrients and light and is not being assaulted by insects, fungi, or other organisms. Finally, it requires — as much as possible — approximating the plant’s native outdoor environment. No plant was designed to live indoors. Keeping that plant healthy starts with understanding its optimal outdoor environment.

DEA and police offer prescription-drug disposal

TWIN FALLS — The federal Drug Enforcement Administration and local law enforcement will offer the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m Saturday in the following locations: