Dear Ken: My dishwasher smells pretty bad. Is this normal? Or do I need a plumber? - Shirley
Answer: This can be a smelly time of year around the house. Warm temperatures accelerate the growth of bacteria in hidden spaces inside not only the dishwasher, but the disposal and clothes...
Common Name: Winecups, poppy mallow
Scientific name: Callirhoe involucrata
Height: 5-8 inches
Width: 20-30 inches
Blooms: Summer to frost
Where to plant: Full sun to partial shade
Water requirement: Moderate to dry, Drought tolerant once established...
"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability." - Sam Keen
August in the garden can be more relaxed than other times in the growing season. We have the opportunity to step back and really look at what the garden is . and enjoy it. However, there's always something to be done....