What's Up With All of the Mushrooms?
By now, you or your neighbors may be asking, "Why is my lawn covered in mushrooms lately?" While there is a lengthy scientific reason to this, the simplest explanation is that the growth is due to all of the rain we have had recently coupled with the warm temperatures. Mushrooms thrive in damp conditions.
The good news is that most of these mushrooms are not harmful to your lawn. Learn more about how to handle them at GardenGuides.com.
Let's Take This Outside, Girls!
Saturday, October 15, 9 am to 5 pm | Munden Point Park
Become an Outdoor Beach Woman! Ladies, October 15 is your opportunity to participate in outdoor recreation activities in a fun, relaxed environment!
You'll enjoy a full day at Munden Point Park with instruction from local experts. Choose four of the following sessions to attend:
Archery Basics | Learn the fundamentals of target archery and sharpen your shooting skills at the range.
Explore the Outdoors! | Become a nature detective! Hone your outdoor skills including wildlife identification techniques and animal tracking.
Fly Casting | Learn how to select equipment for fly fishing, techniques for tying knots, and the art of fly-casting.
Geocaching and GPS | Find out more about this high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world using a GPS.
Hiking, Backpacking, & Camping | Learn how to gear up and hit the trail from local experts.
Intro to Kayak | Get an overview of equipment, paddling techniques, and safety issues will be followed by an opportunity to practice with kayaks. Be prepared to get wet!
Native Tree & Shrub Walk | Identify native trees and shrubs found growing in Tidewater Virginia. Good walking shoes and cameras are recommended.
The cost is only $65 per person and includes lunch. Grab your friends and register early as spaces fill quickly for this program!