SPORTS FUNERAL NOTICES SUBSCRIBE  ADVERTISE  SUBMIT NEWS  PRIVACY POLICY
Home
Call and ask about our 2009 advertising rates!
(304) 354-6917

Waste Not, Want Not
by Judy Wolfram

     

Updated on Wednesday*:

Community Calendar

Obituaries

Around Calhoun 

The Publisher's Desk

Week in History

Waste Not, Want Not

Classified Ads

This Week in Photos

Archives

Hildreth Supply

Calhoun Realty

Venezia Law

Guest Book

Have you heard the saying, “April showers bring May flowers?” Sometimes it’s true and sometimes it’s not.

We have already talked about saving vegetable seeds, but what about flower seeds? When you see crocuses, tulips, hyacinths or daffodils start to appear, don’t you just want to see more flowers? Spring is here, with summer not far behind, so did you save any marigold, zinnia or hollyhock seeds from last year?

If so, why not ask friends, family or neighbors if they saved any flower seeds of a different variety. If they have, you could trade some of your seeds for some of the ones they have. Of course, there are seed catalogs and magazines that offer varieties for sale or swap. Seed swaps are fun to do.

I also hear that the new fangled internet thing has places to connect to for seeds or flowers. You could make a friend and get some different varieties of seeds.

I save my seeds from year to year to plant or give away. I love to see flowers grow and they really are inexpensive to obtain. So why not start this month on some pretty flowers for your yard, your flower garden, flower pots, or hanging baskets? The results are always worth the wait, time involved, and the small expense.

My thought for the month is: Share the flowers and seeds that you do grow. It will make you feel good.

If you enjoyed reading this column click the link below to go the
Waste Not, Want Not
archives.

This Week's Editorial:

By Helen Morris:

Publisher's Desk

Calhoun County Map

Calhoun Map

Important Links

Links

Business

Distributors

Chronicle Staff


Homeland Security

WV Your Way

WV Travelers

Contact the webmaster.

Free Guestbook
Calhoun Chronicle's Guestbook

Encounter Calhoun County
SportsFuneral NoticesSubscribeAdvertiseSubmit NewsPrivacy Policy

© 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Calhoun County Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
P.O. Box 400, Grantsville, WV 26147