What’s the single best thing you can do to have beautiful, mouth-watering tomatoes? Save eggshells. wash them, let them dry, then crumble them up. (One easy, non-messy way is to put the shells in a sealed zip-lock bag with the air sucked out, and then run a rolling pin over the bag.) At planting time, put half a cup of the crushed shells (that’s about a dozen eggshells) into the hole before you set in your tomato seedlings – whether you’re planting them in the ground or in a container.
As the temperature soars into the 90s this weekend we want to make sure you’re well prepared, and staying refreshed is certainly going to be the key! Below is a list of some of the best local spots. Granted, not all of them are actually within the state bounds of Oregon, with a few just on the northern side of the Columbia, but we know they're worth crossing over into Washington for. Some of them you may already know about, others may be new to you, and all of them are amazing! In no…
Remember the exhilaration of the rope swing, the wind through your hair as you leapt into the frigid water, the tingly thrill as onlookers cheered you on? If you’re anything like us, swimming holes are one of your favorite summer pastimes--which is why we rounded up seven of the best natural pools in the country. What’re you waiting for? Take the plunge.
Jacob’s Well - Wimberley, Texas~ People have actually died in Jacob’s Well, but not just from jumping, you’re too buoyant to really go down far. But Jacob’s Well draws a lot of scuba divers, and some of them have gotten lost and run out of air. Some of the bodies have never even been found, because the underground river that feeds Jacob’s Well is so complex.