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Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Want to banish the bird? Here are five creative options, and not a turkey among them.
Text and recipes by Melissa Clark

Let's face it: Some of us are far from excited about the prospect of dining on another big bird on Thanksgiving Day. Maybe you never really liked turkey in the first place. Maybe several decades of leftovers have taken their toll. Or maybe you just want a second centerpiece to perk up your holiday table. Whatever the reason, if you're ready to try something new this season, look no further.

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Source: Melissa Clark, www.epicurious.com

9 Make-Ahead Stuffing Recipes

9 Make-Ahead Stuffing Recipes

By Stephanie Hall

Prep for Thanksgiving day by cooking the stuffing a day early! Our favorite stuffing recipes capitalize on the flavors of the season and feature moist bread, rice, or grains....READ MORE


Celebrate the Enchantment of Christmas at Bushnell’s

Celebrate the Enchantment of Christmas at Bushnell’s

GRANITE BAY, CA, October 25, 2012 -- One of the greatest perks to living in Granite Bay is visiting the annual holiday display at Bushnell’s – especially the Home & Garden Shop.

Free Irrigation and Landscape Workshop

Learn about the latest irrigation technology and landscape design at this August 18 workshop


Granite Bay, Calif. – Property owners needing help with their irrigation systems, bringing plants and grass back to life or landscape design can get answers and advice at a free workshop this month.

Hosted by San Juan Water District on August 18, the Irrigation and Landscape Workshop will show locals how to create beautiful, lush landscapes that require less water. Anyone interested in water-efficient yard and garden improvements should attend.   

“Some people may be surprised to learn they’re actually damaging their grass and plants by over watering,” says San Juan Resources Analyst Vicki Sacksteder. “Our workshops teach people to how to irrigate the smart way.”  

The workshop begins at 9 a.m. in San Juan’s Water Efficient Landscape (WEL) Garden.

DIY Network Yard Crashers with Bushnell Landscape Design Build and SF 49er, Dan Bunz

These first-time home­own­ers want an enter­tain­ment space out of their exist­ing bare hill­side. What they get is 3 ter­races cut into the hillside.


Rich Swanson to Retire from Bushnell Gardens Nursery

Rich Swanson to Retire from Bushnell Gardens Nursery

Rich Swanson, will retire after 14 years with Bushnell Gardens Nursery. 

Swanson's, contributions to the nursery have been extra ordinary. Despite our best efforts to keep him, we simply cannot compete with the sweeping Oregon scenery and the sweet sent of retirement.

Our Top Picks for Father’s Day

DRAMM and ARS Products for Dad

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DRAMM Water Timer

Turns water off automatically, saving time and water
Mechanical water timer (works like an egg timer, no batteries needed)
Waters up to two hours
Available in six colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and berry
Lifetime Guarantee

The ColorStorm Water Timer attaches to a garden faucet or hose. It’s easy to use and can water up to two hours.


ARS Loppers