Home & Garden

Dining In: On the lighter side

recipes If your scale has reached new, previously unknown heights after all the goodies of the holidays, these ideas will help make cutting down on calories easy and delicious.

Gardening: Choosing and caring for fruit trees

gardening Harvesting ripe apples, pears, or plums from the garden revives wonderful memories for many people.

Dispose of hazardous waste at King County Wastemobile

hazardous waste The King County Solid Waste Division's traveling Household Hazardous Wastemobile will continue in operation.

'Waste Free Fridays' is 1996 conservation program

Waste Free Fridays Beginning Jan. 5, King County and Seattle residents will be able to participate in "Waste Free Fridays," a program spearheaded by King County Solid Waste and Seattle Solid Waste to help residents reduce the amount of waste they generate.

Benefit gala previews Flower & Garden show

benefit gala The eighth annual Preview Party for the Northwest Flower and Garden Show will brighten the Washington State Convention and Trade Center Tuesday, Feb. 6.

Explore nature's wonders

Environmental Stewardship Youngsters from 6 to 106, and especially families, are invited to explore some of "Nature's Wonders" at the WSU Extension Education Center of Snohomish County in McCollum Park.

Free trees from Arbor Day Foundation

free trees Ten free river birch trees will be given to each person who joins the National Arbor Day Foundation during the month of January as part of the foundation's Trees for America campaign.

AAUW to hear speaker on herbs

herb specialist Herb specialist Carol R. Peterson will discuss the benefits of using herbs at the Jan. 10 meeting of the Lake Washington Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

Overlake has geriatric assessment

geriatric assessment Senior Care at Overlake Hospital Medical Center offers a geriatric assessment program to help older adults who are experiencing complex medical, psychological, and social problems.

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