Marianne Ophardt

Marianne Ophardt

Garden Tips: Winter burn showing up on local evergreens

Have you been noticing brown leaves and needles on some evergreens in area landscapes? Many of these are located where they could not possibly be victims of the injury caused by deicing salts that we discussed several weeks ago. The likely cause of the brown leaves and needles on these evergreens, particularly on boxwood, holly, cherry laurel, rhododendron and evergreen euonymus, is winter burn.

Marianne Ophardt

Garden Tips: Tomato terms for novice gardeners

Marianne C. Ophardt is a horticulturist for the Washington State University Extension and writes a garden column for the Tri-City Herald. She talks about how terms novice gardeners may not know when it comes to growing tomatoes, like heirloom, open-pollinated, hybrids.

Videos

VIDEO: Noah Weber scores the walk-off winner for Southridge

Coach Tim Sanders and players Mason Martin and Jake Harvey talk about why Noah Weber is the Suns' emotional leader. The senior center fielder had just scored a walk-off run on a passed ball to lift Southridge to a win over Mercer Island in the 3A state semifinals.
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VIDEO: Noah Weber scores the walk-off winner for Southridge 1:20

VIDEO: Noah Weber scores the walk-off winner for Southridge

The history behind Memorial Day 1:21

The history behind Memorial Day

Pasco veteran Doug Arbogast recalls Vietnam military service 1:26

Pasco veteran Doug Arbogast recalls Vietnam military service

Tri-City Rose Society 69th annual Rose Show 0:52

Tri-City Rose Society 69th annual Rose Show