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Former Moorpark Resident–Author Tom Baldwin: A Walk Through Autumn

Former Moorpark Resident–Author Tom Baldwin: A Walk Through Autumn

For those of us who live in Ventura County this seasonal change brings the dreaded Santa Ana winds with its threat of wildfires and terrible carnage in their wake.  Yet in other parts of our beautiful country autumn wears a gentle glory to give us a reminder there is much to cherish as nature prepares […]

Create A Fall Garden Full Of Color

Create A Fall Garden Full Of Color

Oxnard, Calif.—Summer isn’t the only season to enjoy a colorful garden. A fall garden can be filled with vibrant foliage and tasty vegetables, says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material collected from more than 200 California cities. Add Cool Season Flowers: A surprising number of flowers thrive in fall […]

Autumn is Falling on the Hillsides

Autumn is Falling on the Hillsides

“Leaves grow old gracefully, bring such joy in their last lingering days. How vibrant and bright is their final flurry of life.”  ― Karen Gibbs Once again we are privileged to share the start of Autumn in the lovely countryside of Cedar City, Utah.  Former Moorpark resident,Tom Baldwin, author and photographer, will take us on a […]

It’s the First Day of Fall | Check Out These Festive Activities to Start the Season Off Right

It’s the First Day of Fall | Check Out These Festive Activities to Start the Season Off Right

Grace Carr | Reporter Saturday was the first day of fall, a season when Americans and tourists alike go leaf-peeping, take hay rides, pick apples and enjoy harvest festivals in a scenery of foliage and crisp autumn air. Check out these outdoor activities around the U.S. to start off autumn: The Berkshires Jiminy Peak Mountain […]

Agromin: Shorter Days in November Mean Less Time in the Garden

Agromin: Shorter Days in November Mean Less Time in the Garden

Oxnard, Calif.—Fewer daylight hours in November means less time to garden. Pick one or two outdoor projects to focus on this month, says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material collected from more than 50 California cities including cities throughout Ventura County. Add Last Minute Fall Color: There is no […]

The Ventura County Master Gardeners Welcomes Fall

The Ventura County Master Gardeners Welcomes Fall

Fall has arrived! Time to sharpen your garden tools and get ready for another exciting season of gardening. The UC Master Gardeners have created an excellent line-up of hands-on classes, garden talks and workshops suited for your winter garden needs.  Reserve your space TODAY!Don’t forget registration required to prepare for your participation. Topic: Irrigation Hands-on […]

September’s Warm Days, Cool Nights—Perfect Fall Gardening Weather

September’s Warm Days, Cool Nights—Perfect Fall Gardening Weather

September can bring occasional hot summer days to southern California but the generally mild days and nights are the ideal growing conditions for a fall garden says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material collected from more than 50 California cities including those in Ventura County. Start Vegetables From Seeds: […]

When Autumn is just around the Corner

When Autumn is just around the Corner

Former Ventura County resident, Tom Baldwin, takes his camera to Cedar Mountain near his new home in Utah, to give us a snapshot of Autumn.  Though in our environs Autumn comes with a whisper, or the heated breath of Santa Anas, it graces our ex-patriot’s home with a flash of color. From Tom: “Awoke again […]

City of Ventura Fall recreation & arts classes registration begins August 8

City of Ventura Fall recreation & arts classes registration begins August 8

When the Autumn Falls–Welcoming the Season

When the Autumn Falls–Welcoming the Season

From the photographer Tom Baldwin: It’s fall again, and the mountains are at their prettiest. but it is cooling fast now and the leaves are not just changing but dropping. Soon the limbs with be bare. In fact, we had our first snow of the season last night at the higher elevations at around 10,000 […]

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