Kim Wright

Handcrafting – Put your own stamp on holiday decorations

Decorating for Christmas brings visions of putting up twinkling lights and hanging shiny ornaments. But there’s nothing like something hand-made to create a special holiday w ...

Create flowering companionships — containers

Gardening has fascinated Kim Wright for as long as she can remember. “Ever since I was a little girl, I was out gardening, so I’ve always been interested in plants an ...

Weave autumn colors into the decor through nature, artistry

When it comes to decorating for Thanksgiving, let your personality and interests be the guide. It can be as easy as making a centerpiece out of plants and flowers  from the y ...

Hillside patio, waterfall create perfect summer retreat

How do you make the most of a steep slope in the backyard? Christian Valley residents Fraulene and Ed Davis came up with the perfect solution. They made it the backdrop for the cen ...

Decorating the holidays with tradition

By now, the tree trimming, baking and decorating are done. Now it’s time to enjoy it all with family and friends. It’s also a time when families’ holiday cheer is infused wit ...

Fenced garden mixes whimsy, critter control

For years Loomis residents Darci and Jack Laws planted a garden each spring, only to see their ripening peppers, squash and tomatoes snatched away by foraging deer. “We’d just ...

Advance work can reap rewards

Spring is still a month away, but with sunny days on the increase and trees beginning to bloom, it’s time to think about the garden. Tending to these basic tasks now will help e ...

Creating shades of green

Wednesday’s Earth Day turned up the volume on green. And two Downtown Auburn businesses are running with that theme with three workshops on Saturday. Tamara Hadley, owner of Des ...