Outdoor Living

Building a Better Bird Sanctuary Starts at Home 

Cover photo courtesy Alan McCoy For those who don’t know, birds are in trouble. In 2015, the Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics estimated ...
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Getting Your Adventure Vehicle Ready for Winter

Getting around safely in your adventure rig and arriving at your intended trailhead, mountain pass, or ski resort without incident requires a bit of preparation ...
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Tips for Winterizing your RV

By Noah Botnick Owning an RV in the Inland Northwest offers outdoor enthusiasts the freedom to explore breathtaking landscapes all year round. But, hey, Jack Frost ...
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Expand Your Tomato Eating Season: Creative Preservation Tips

I’ve had an organic, backyard vegetable garden for over 35 summers, and tomatoes have been in every one. Having a glut of tomatoes as the ...
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Green Gardening

I’ve been gardening for enough years now to have had my fair share of common garden pests. One year, it was box elder bugs laying ...
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Rafting the Wenatchee River

At high water, the Wenatchee River streaks through the town of Leavenworth like a murmur of starlings. Its water reflects green forests, leafy orchards, and ...
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Backyard Test Garden

If you’re a trial seed gardener, this month brings an exciting milestone: transplant day. One such gardener is Hannah Wilson of Rundle’s Urban Farm in ...
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Backyard Beekeeping

Tips for making your own honey and protecting local bee populations If you are interested in beekeeping, there are some things you should know before ...
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Preserve the fall harvest by canning: Three glass Mason jars of pineapple zucchini.

Preserve the Fall Harvest: Canning & Drying

Ideas, tips, and simple steps to preserve the fall harvest by canning or drying fruits and vegetables at home.
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