Morning – Features

Melinda’s Garden Moment: Strawberries

Save space and add some color to the landscape with a bed of strawberries.

  They can be a tricky fruit to grow, but the offer some of the sweetest rewards for a job well done. Save space and add some color to the landscape with a bed of strawberries. We added to the ornamental appeal by growing our strawberries in this star shaped raised bed. Consider using the matted row planting and training…

Thinking Green: Organic Food

Is it worth it?

What with all the stress over social distancing and staying safe as stores start to reopen, the last thing you want to do is add time and effort to the process of food-buying by wondering if organic is worth the extra cost at the supermarket. Check out Danny Lipford’s best recommendations on buying organic foods in this week’s Thinking Green….

Ask Danny: Insulated Crawl Space

Let us insulate you from getting bad info.

If we weren’t thinking much about insulation needs already, the cold weather this weekend probably changed that. Home improvement expert Danny Lipford lets us in on how to insulate your home’s crawl space in this week’s Ask Danny. Categories: Morning – Features

Melinda’s Garden Moment: Supercharge Your Tomato Plants

Give Your Tomatoes A Head Start And Have The First Ripe Veggies On The Block

  Be the first on your block to harvest a red ripe tomato. Grow early ripening varieties like Early Girl, Fourth of July and Celebrity, that produce fruit earlier than most tomato varieties Further shorten the time to harvest by warming the soil and air. You’ll be able to plant as much as a month earlier than normal. And thanks…

Celebrating Moms: Terry

Emily Tells Us About Her Mom, Terry

  We’re celebrating moms all week long on KVRR Local News heading into Mother’s Day. Moms are just the best. You’ve been sending in pictures of your moms telling us why they’re so great. Katie Beierle wrote in to tell us about her mom, Terry. She says, “My mother is incredible. Always gives without expecting anything in return. She deserves…

Celebrating Moms: A Beloved Mother-In-Law

KVRR Local News Is Helping You Celebrate Mom This Week

We’re celebrating moms all week long on KVRR Local News heading into Mother’s Day. Moms are just the best. You’ve been sending in pictures of your moms telling us why they’re so great. Kristi Lynn Hoffarth wrote in to tell us about her mother-in-law, Joan Hoffarth. She writes in part, “She has been an amazing example for me for 8…

Thinking Green: Organic Cotton

Do you cotton on to buying organic?

It’s a label you see on everything from apples to bedsheets, and we talk a lot about whether organic products are worth the extra dollars and cents they come with. Danny Lipford lets us know whether it makes sense to pay more for organic cotton in this week’s thinking green. Categories: Morning – Features

Ask Danny: Ceramic Over Vinyl Tile

Rain's on its way. We've got one project that'll keep you busy indoors.

If you’re looking to use some of your stimulus money to do some much needed home improvements, we’ve got an idea for you. Home Improvement expert Danny Lipford explains how to install ceramic over vinyl tile in this week’s Ask Danny. Categories: Morning – Features

Melinda’s Garden Moment: Flowers For The Shade

You Don't Need Sunlight To Have A Vibrant Flower Garden

  Older subdivisions and urban lots are often filled with shade. Consider using woodland wildflowers for the shady areas in your yard. Early spring flowers like hepatica and bloodroot have given way to a favorite mid spring bloomer, the trillium. Its white flowers make it a standout in the shade. And the unique flowers of Jack-in-the-Pulpit are sure to catch…

Thinking Green: Newspaper Logs

Fuel for the discussion on sustainability.

A lot of us are starting to think about loading up the old fire pit in the back yard now that it’s starting to get so nice out in the evenings. But you may be wondering what kind of carbon contribution you’re making. Danny Lipford looks into the fine print on newspaper logs in this week’s thinking green. Categories: Morning…