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The Budding Gardener

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Time to try the versatile amaryllis By Michelle Thompson For diversity of flowers and color in your garden beds, borders and containers consider planting bulbs. There is some patience required when planting fall bulbs since the plant and blooms develop much later after the bulb is planted.  Generally, bulbs are …

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Flapjack Fun Run to be held December for sixth year

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By KAROLYN GEPHART While the City of Friendswood has cancelled three large events for Stevenson Park this fall, there remains one annual event still on their calendar, the 2020 Flapjack Fun Run. Recently, three holiday events were cancelled due to pandemic guidelines and orders from Governor Greg Abbott. The three …

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KFB announces winners for 2 photo contests

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By Karolyn Gephart Winners have been announced for the Keep Friendswood Beautiful Bird photo contest as well as the Keep Friendswood Beautiful Back to School Photo Contest. KFB received many entries of birds and back to school photos. The bird contest asked area photographers to share their best photos of …

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City cancels 2020 events in Stevenson Park

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By Karolyn Gephart The City of Friendswood has canceled all events in Stevenson Park through the end of 2020. The cancelled activities are very large events that attract thousands of people to the city, according to city staff. With social distancing rules and orders from Governor Abbott, City staff had …

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Winning truck raffle ticket to be drawn on Labor Day

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The truck raffle drawing is rapidly approaching on September 7, 2020 for the 29th Annual Win a Truck Raffle. The event is sponsored by the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce. This year the Chamber has chosen a 2019 Ford STX Ranger. Drawing will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 7, …

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The Budding Gardener

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PLANT WHAT YOU LIKE By Michelle Thompson Some beginning gardeners ask what they should plant in their edible garden.  The best answer is, plant what you like to eat.  If you’re going to spend time tending a garden it should be for something you relish eating. Plan for what you …

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Scarecrows coming to Downtown Friendswood for fifth year

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By Karolyn Gephart It’s that time of year when scarecrows come out in Friendswood. This year the scarecrows will be part of the Fifth Annual Downtown Scarecrow Contest held October 17-November 7, 2020. The contest is open to all Friendswood businesses and residents. Registration is underway for locations in the …