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What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

Thryallis, Rain-of-Gold
Published: 07/13/14
Road trip to Pigeon Forge, Cherokee offers contrast in country culture

Road trip to Pigeon Forge, Cherokee offers contrast in country culture

Our objective: A vacation reachable with a few tanks of gas.
Published: 07/06/14
Then & Now: Tampa’s first McDonald’s, 1958 and 2014

Then & Now: Tampa’s first McDonald’s, 1958 and 2014

In March, 1958, a small restaurant with a limited menu but quick service opened at 3515 S. Dale Mabry Highway. It was Tampa’s first McDonald’s and just the 86th in the United States.
Published: 07/06/14
Before road trip, get car- and cabin-ready

Before road trip, get car- and cabin-ready

Any long road trip absolutely requires a pre-trip car checkup. No one wants to be stranded in the middle of nowhere without cell service, and a complete mechanical review can help deter such. Do this a week or so prior to departure so any repairs can...
Published: 07/06/14

What’s the best time to go?

The peak season for family travel to Pigeon Forge and Cherokee is summer, with lulls in late August and early September as school starts.
Published: 07/06/14

Ancestry narrows number of DNA tests used for research

Family historians often fret about which company is the best to use for DNA projects. Ancestry.com just made the choice a little easier.
Published: 07/06/14
‘I’ve learned as a gardener to never give up’

‘I’ve learned as a gardener to never give up’

SHIRLEY PAGLIARO/ PALM RIVER
Published: 07/06/14

3 ways to propagate with plant cuttings

Q: Thanks for the free wild coffee plant cuttings. Picked them up last week. I can’t remember what I was told on how to propagate them. Help me, please … again.
Published: 07/06/14

Poolish is a starter for yeast bread

Q: What is ‘poolish’? I thought it was a misspelling of Polish, but that makes no sense in a bread recipe! Polish what? Is there a word missing in the recipe?
Published: 07/06/14
What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

Bleeding Heart
Published: 07/06/14