65 years ago, Sept. 23, 1954
I can’t imagine a more boring topic than mulching the garden. But I respect it, though in last week’s heat it almost killed me.
I did it though, because blanketing bare dirt is one of the four most important steps for setting out new plants, along with “wide hole, loosened roots, and green side up.”
I have more frogs than I know what to do with, what with being able to use only one at a time.
Not talking here about amphibious tree frogs; this is about the heavy geegaws that hold stuff upright in flower arrangements.
Mt. Zion Revival, Sept. 8-13
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church invites you to its revival at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, through Friday, Sept.13. Guest speakers will be Pastor Ricky Lee and Pastor Lars Jordan.
East Marion High School Meeting, Sept. 12
The Pine Needle Garden Club donated two trash receptacles to the City of Columbia on Friday. The receptacles, which cost a total of $1,000, will be used at the city park.
The third annual Moses Caswell “Bunk” Ard Family Reunion will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Pine Masonic Lodge, 27080 Highway 62, Franklinton, La.
Heal the Land Unity Service will be holding its annual service on Sunday, Nov. 3 in downtown Columbia.
The service is open for all area churches to participate as everyone comes together as one. In fact, all churches are expected to be a part of the festivities, according to Chairwoman Corene Russell.
The Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a pollinator workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Sept. 19 at the Marion County BusinessPlex.