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The Online Magazine FOR and ABOUT Southside Virginia

12/4/2016

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VA State Parks Celebrate 75 Years
(Let the Summer Begin)

Staunton River 75th Anniversary
(Additional Photos)

Berry Picking
(Fun Outdoor Activity or Ethical Dilemma?)
By Maria Scinto

Fennel in Your Herb Garden
Submitted by the Southside Virginia Herb Society

Relay For Life 2011 Events
(Southern VA & Northern NC)

Southside Virginia Herb Society selects scholarship winner

Southside Master Gardener Receives 500 Hr Award

 

Columns

Editor's Page
(Cooking Some SPAM)

Southside Gardener
(Monthly Tips & "To Do List")
By William H. McCaleb

South Winds
(The Secret to Inner Peace)
By FCOIT

Ask Bubba - Advice
(Parody)
The Bubba Squad

 

Departments

Festivals & Events

July-Aug-Sept Events

Staunton River State Park Events

Relay For Life 2011 Events

Farm & Ag Info

Farmers Markets Listing (FMs in or near SSVA)

Press Releases

Southside Master Gardener Receives 500 Hr Award

Southside Virginia Herb Society selects scholarship winner

 

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Articles


Virginia State Parks Celebrate 75 Years

Let the Summer Begin
  In June of 2011 Virginia State Parks began a summer-long celebration to commemorate their 75th anniversary. We visited one State Park in Southside, to see how they were kicking off the season.
Here is a brief history of the park system and a look at some of the family fun and special events planned for 2011.
Come on out and help the Virginia State Parks Celebrate 75 Years >>

 

Staunton River Photo Gallery

For some additional pictures of the 75th Anniversary Celebration at Staunton River State Park,
check out the State Park Photo Gallery >>

 

Berry Picking in Southside Virginia

  A visit to a pick-your-own berry farm makes for a great day unless you find yourself with ripe berries all around and a young son attempting to eat his own weight in produce. Maria Scinto finds herself with just such a quandary. Is Berry Picking in Southside a Fun Outdoor Activity or an Ethical Dilemma?
You decide in, Berry Picking in Southside Virginia >>>

By Maria Scinto

 

 

Fennel in your herb garden

  According to the Southside Virginia Herb Society, not only is Fennel an attractive herb in your garden, it helps attract beneficial insects and makes a great Marinade.
  For some helpful information on this versatile herb, some tips for Herb Garden Care and a great recipe, check out the Herb of the Month for Southside Virginia.
  Read Fennel in your herb garden >>>

Submitted by the Southside Virginia Herb Society.

 

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Relay For Life 2011 Relay For Life 2011 Events

   Relay Events in Southside Virginia & Northern North Carolina

   What is Relay For Life?

   Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature activity. It offers everyone in a community an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer.
View "Relay For Live Event Listings" >>

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Vegetable Vertical Garden

Do you want to increase your size of the garden, but don’t have much room? How about going up! Yes you can go vertical in a horizontal gardening world.
  Learn More in Vegetable Vertical Garden >>>

  By William H. McCaleb
  Virginia Cooperative Extension

 


Regular Columns




 

 

  Southwinds (The Secret to Inner Peace)

   If you can develop these few simple traits, you may find inner peace in a hectic world. Learn The Secret to Inner Peace in  this month's Southwinds. >>>
By FCOIT


  Southside Gardener

  By William H. McCaleb

  Summer sun and heat make for some special gardening considerations for your lawn and garden.
  The Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Southside Master Gardeners give us some suggestions on ways to keep your plants healthy.
  Here are this month's garden tips and To-Do's for Southside Virginia.
  Check out the Southside Gardener. >>>

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  Ask Bubba - The Bubba Squad

  When Bubba gets letters on computer issues, he is all set to respond like the Help Desk from, ahh, umm well, some third world country WE have never heard of.. If you have ever heard of the original “High-Tech Redneck” …   sadly enough, Bubba ain’t it. But don’t take our word for it, see for yourself in this month's edition of Ask Bubba >>>

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