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Veterans Day - Cottage Grove

From left is son Michael, daughter Beverly, and Raymond Bourque at the Cottage Grove Veterans Day Ceremony Monday. Michael is holding a picture of himself, while Beverly is holding a picture of her...

 

Build something together - Gingerbread workshop a way to connect, invent this holiday

COTTAGE GROVE – The Cottage Events Venue is offering several opportunities for families to have creative holiday fun this season by decorating a handmade, pre-built gingerbread structure together....

 

Keys for growing successful houseplants

Gardeners hear it often enough: right plant, right place. It's a fundamental rule of gardening, said Heather Stoven, a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension Service, and one that appli...

 

ANTIQUES AND COLLECTING:

Ever wonder who invented the table? The earliest tables seem to have been used by the ancient Egyptians, although they did not sit near it; they used the flat top to hold things. It was not until the...

 

Italian Sausage Soup

September arrives and all of a sudden, soup is back on the menu! With the cooler nights this Italian soup is sure to please. It's rich and can be made richer by adding a can of coconut milk at the...

 

Trufflebert Farm

In Trufflebert Farm's 10th season, Ken Corricello had read that award-winning chef Charlie Trotter was opening a new restaurant in Chicago. Corricello decided to send him a large sampling of nuts...

 

A new palette: India's garden

Every plant in India Tornell's garden tells a story. At a wedding she attended, they threw seeds instead of rice, and she planted them. Another clipping came from a neighbor from whom she bought raw...

 

What's in season: What to plant, where to get seasonal produce

With August peeking around the corner, the availability of locally grown produce begins to shift and gardeners find themselves wondering what's still worth planting. It's the middle of berry season,...

 

Trial gardens show vegetables can be grown without irrigation

Growing vegetables without irrigation may sound farfetched, but two Willamette Valley trials proved crops can be grown in home gardens without a drop of irrigation. At demonstration gardens in Benton...

 

Flower Basket celebrates 35 years of success, involvement

Carol Reeves has put her heart and soul into The Flower Basket - her curated shop of flowers, Oregon-made chocolates, boutique clothing, jewelry and gifts - for the past 35 years. So naturally, she...

 

Healthy eating made easy

Making healthy food choices can be challenging. The chaos of life almost always makes it easier to swing by a drive-thru. Not only is this typically an unhealthy option, but all that money spent on...

 

LOCAL AGRICULTURE: OSU researcher focuses on integrated pest management

As a child growing up in Baltimore, Md., Gail Langellotto always was interested in science. When she took a part-time job in undergrad with an entomologist, her love for insects was sparked. She...

 

A Gift for Mom

Mother, mom, mama, ma. No matter what we call her, the meaning is the same. This Mother’s Day, it’s time to show the woman who gave us life, taught us right from wrong and guided us through...

 

Coast Fork Feed Store - Springtime in the Grove

Spring has sprung, and Coast Fork Feed Store in Cottage Grove has the answer! Open seven days a week, Coast Fork Feed Store is always ready to provide customers with unique and high-quality items to...

 

Dan's Plants: Sprouting up specials

Owned by Peggy and Dan Grousbeck, Dan's Plants in Creswell offers Southern Lane County residents beautiful flowers, plants and other outdoor gardening supplies. Not only do they have a variety of...

 

The Flower Basket & Gift Boutique: Beaucoup bouquets, baskets and other 'egg'cellent gifts

The Flower Basket and Gift Boutique on South 6th Street in Cottage Grove is now carrying spring and Easter-related flowers and gifts. Known for its beautiful and unique floral arrangements and...

 

Forest Floor Organic Soils: Harness the power of the Pacific Northwest

Forest Floor Organic Soils has been offering southern Lane County businesses and residents quality landscaping supply needs since early 2018. Over the last year, they have become known in the...

 

Brothers Bears Lawn Care: Family values, quality services

Owned by Pablo Garcia, Brothers Bears Lawn Care has been offering residents of Lane County superior lawn care services since 2013. Garcia has satisfied customers all across the county, including...

 

The Flower Basket & Gift Boutique:

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, but there's no need to panic for The Flower Basket and Gift Boutique is here to help! Offering the finest flowers and unique gifts in Southern Lane County,...

 

The Brewstation and Coast Fork Feed:

For those of us with loved ones who enjoy gardening, there's no better place to shop than Coast Fork Feed this Valentine's Day. Right now, Coast Fork Feed has Baker Creek seeds and seed starters...

 

Bates Construction & Excavation: Building peace of mind

Family owned and operated, Bates Construction and Excavation, LLC is not the average construction company. While Bates Construction was only recently established, owner and operator Ryan Bates has been in the construction industry his entire life....

 

Tammy Sue Schuck - Real estate broker with Hybrid Real Estate - The homebuyer's agent

Real Estate Broker Tammy Sue Schuck goes above and beyond for her clients. Licensed in March 1995, Schuck has decades of experience in the field. After selling real estate in the Portland market...

 

Roadrunner Rocks - Creswell's Hidden Gem

Owned by Marc and Jen Taylor, Roadrunner Rocks in Creswell is ready for business! After opening on East Oregon Avenue in 2018, Roadrunner Rocks has taken off with the gem collectors in the community....

 

Ringing in the New Year at Elite Game Spot

This year, teens, tweens and even a few dads gathered at Elite Game Spot's New Year's Eve Bash. The event sold out, and admittance was through pre-purchased ticket only. The evening began with a line...

 

5 Flying Monkeys

With Christmas right around the corner, the time to finish up that holiday shopping is now - and 5 Flying Monkeys in Cottage Grove has something for everyone, offering 24 different vendors and an...

 

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