Your Garden . . .with Kate Russell: Container gardening is helpful for those with space limitations

By |2019-04-24T07:22:46-07:00March 8th, 2019|Environment|

Published in the March 13 – 26, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Many Morgan Hill residents assume they can’t garden because they live in an apartment, rent a room, or have a tiny yard. Nothing could [...]

Local woman Emily Bettencourt appointed to prestigious U.S. Mushroom Council

By |2019-04-25T06:57:46-07:00February 8th, 2019|Environment|

Bettencourt is famous at Mushroom Mardi Gras Published in the February 13 - 26 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Emily Bettencourt Local  resident Emily Bettencourt got a late Christmas present. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture [...]

Your Garden . . . with Kate Russell: Using the correct tools will help lighten your gardening workload this spring

By |2019-04-25T06:57:49-07:00February 8th, 2019|Contributors, Environment|

Published in the February 13 - 26 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Whether your Morgan Hill garden is a backyard plot, sidewalk strip, or containers on a balcony, the right tools can protect your hands, your [...]

Your Garden . . . with Kate Russell: Amphibians are sensitive to toxins, so presence indicates a healthy garden

By |2019-04-24T07:20:41-07:00January 13th, 2019|Environment|

Published in the January 16 - 29, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Kate Russell Frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders are all amphibians that you might find in your Morgan Hill garden. If you are [...]

South Valley residents come together to clear San Martin roadways of trash

By |2019-04-24T07:16:26-07:00December 14th, 2018|Environment|

Nearly 40 volunteers have fun picking  up tons of litter during semi-annual San Martin Trash Bash Published in the December 19, 2018 - January 1, 2019 Volunteers pose for a photo before heading out to clear [...]

Coe family, residents celebrate 60 years of wilderness state park

By |2019-04-24T07:15:31-07:00December 1st, 2018|Environment|

State park reflects California's glory days of ranching Published in the December 5 - 18, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Marty CheekFrom left to right: Tammy Coe, Joy Coe, Charles Wolf Coe, Thomas [...]

Residents, organizations step up to help those devastated by Camp Fire

By |2019-04-24T07:15:32-07:00December 1st, 2018|Environment|

Morgan Hill Unified School District provides furniture for  Paradise area students Published in the December 5 - 18, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo courtesy Edward Boss Prado FoundationAn unidentified donor, left, and volunteer Geri [...]

Take a Hike … with Mike Monroe: Explore one of the last remaining orchards in the Valley of Hearts Delight

By |2019-04-24T07:15:02-07:00November 16th, 2018|Environment|

Published in the November 21 - December 4, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Marty CheekAndy Mariani in the store of Andy’s Orchard in northeast Morgan Hill. The holiday season is just around [...]

Nonprofit profile: Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center saves wild animals for a return to nature

By |2019-04-24T07:14:29-07:00November 15th, 2018|Environment|

WERC releases barn owl back into Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve Published in the November 21 - December 4, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Marty CheekCollen Grzan, a WERC volunteers, takes a moment for [...]

Main story Roop family honors its heritage in founding of Gilroy Hot Springs

By |2019-04-24T07:10:37-07:00October 5th, 2018|Environment|

19th century guests paid $7 for a one-week stay at famous health spa resort Published in the October 10 – 23, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Marty Cheek * From left to right, [...]