Tom Baughn, Fauquier County Master Gardener, returns with Growing Gardens Episode 6: Pruning and Shaping Fruit Trees. In this episode, learn how to properly prune and shape fruit trees for the best fruit yield and to make caring for your trees easier. (more…)
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If you’ve been working from home you’ve probably spent more time in your kitchen than you used to, and you may have noticed that some up-grades are in order. Is it time to brighten up your work area, re-design your pantry and storage cupboards, or change out that stationary faucet? “Upgrade Your Kitchen for Less” offers some great tips to help you assess the costs and plan those improvements, covering everything from lighting to flooring. Ratings for refrigerators, ranges, dishwashers, countertops and flooring are included. (more…)
So August is the new September.
And, just like that, it’s time to talk about going back to school.
“Too soon, too soon,” say some while the irrepressible Ramona Quimby greets kindergarten singing “this is a great day.” (more…)
August marks the end of summer, and the end of summer break for many students in Fauquier County. As students of all ages head back to the classroom, here are a few tools available free from Fauquier Public Library to help tackle even the most daunting assignment.
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In the last year, many of us have been using home internet connections more than ever. “Better Internet for Less Money” has tips on how to test your internet speed, improver your WiFi, avoid overpaying for internet service, and much more. Ratings for 25+ internet service providers are also included. (more…)
At its latest meeting, the Mystery Book Club discussed Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart. It’s the first book in Kopp Sisters series. The book is based on the true story of one of the US’s first female deputy sheriffs, Constance Kopp. In 1914, when a ruthless silk factory owner runs down their buggy, a dispute starts between the three Kopp sisters and the factory owner and his gang. Can Constance, assisting the local sheriff, outwit the gang before they harm her family?
Here’s what members of the Mystery Book Club had to say about Girl Waits With Gun: (more…)