Salmon woman gets a jump on the growing season

Carol Bullock harvests kale from her permaculture garden which consist of cardboard, straw, wood chips and leaves covered by a layer of dirt. Her garden sits on an elevated planter 12 inches above ground level. Jerry Slagle for the Post Register

SALMON — Wind, rain and even snow in recent weeks have not kept Carol Bullock from indulging in her passion for home gardening or from readying her ground south of town for the upcoming growing season.

Be prepared before shopping Black Friday

The day after Thanksgiving was originally dubbed Black Friday as a negative due to traffic, crowds and hostile behavior. It’s now a positive for many people who get excited for the lines, the crowds and especially the deals. American consumers plan to spend an average of $967.13 during the holiday shopping season this year, according to National Retail Federation’s survey conducted by Prosper Insights.



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