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Recent wildfires across the Highland Lakes this summer, such as the Park Road 4 fire in late July, highlight the need for property owners to prepare for such emergencies. A good place to start is the National Fire Protection Association’s Firewise USA program, which ‘teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire and encourages neighbors to work together and take action now to prevent losses.’ The Kingsland Garden Club program on Thursday, Sept. 7, is about Firewise landscaping. The meeting is at 1 p.m. in the Kingsland Branch Library, 125 W. Polk. It’s free to attend and open to the public. Courtesy photo by Robert and Sheryl Yantis

Become ‘firewise’ to protect your home; program is Sept. 7

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — As housing developments and other homes push farther into rural areas, the chances that wildfires could become a serious threat to homes and structures increases. In the past several months, at least five wildfires of 300 acres or more have burned parts of the Highland Lakes with two requiring evacuations […]

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WHAT: Kingsland Garden Club plant sale
WHEN: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 4
WHERE: Kingsland House of Arts and Crafts, 112 W. Chamberlain St. in Kingsland

Get good advice, native plants at Kingsland Garden Club sale

FROM STAFF REPORTS KINGSLAND — As the weather warms, thoughts are turning to gardening. One of the challenges gardeners face is whether a particular plant or plant variety can take the Highland Lakes summer. (more…)

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