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June 30, 1974

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 63

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**#«·* -Marilyn Martin Wed To Charles Gardner How Dens .Your Garden (I row? Caring for Vegetables Vows Exchanged In Home Service The Rev. Richard Schmidt officiated Saturday evening in Si. John's Episcopal Church when Miss Marilyn Ann Martin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. Martin of Glasgow, became the bride oi Charles William Gardner Jr.. son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Gardner of Virginia Beach. Ya. ;· The bride was given in mar- MRS C. W. GARDNER JR. · . . .fiH'ini'r \lnril\n Martin riage by her father and a reception followed La the parish house. Cecil E. Jones of Sche- neotady. N. Y.. was soloist. Ms. Betty Cline Ornbaun of Glasgow, cousin of the bride, was matron of honor and bridesmaids were Ms. Helen Smithson of Falls View and Ms. Sheila C. Ball of Montgomery. * » * NATHANIEL BEAMAN iv of Norfolk. V'a.. was best man and ushers were Joseph W. McCoskrie Jr. of Kansas City. Mo., and John Costa. New York. N.Y. Gina Micliele ('line of Glasgow, cousin oi the bride, was Hie flowergirl. Alter tlie reception, the couple left for a two-month stay in Virginia Beach. She has a B.S. degree in m a t h e m a t i c s , g r a d u a t i n g magna cum lautle from West Virginia Institute of Technology, lie graduated with distinction with a U.S. degree in biology from V i r g i n i a M i l i t a r y Institute. Both will enter the school of medicine at West Virginia University in August. She belongs to Delta Zeta Sorority and Alpha Chi honorary and he belongs to Kappa Alpha Fraternity. By ABM tttwant Garden Editor We mentioned bee keeping last week and by coincidence there was a small item in the same paper announcing the organization of a Kanawha Valley Regional Beekeepers Association. If ANNE HOWARD vou missed JosephS. Luchini :Wed in New York l i U N T I N C T O N . N. Y. - ·Miss Victoria Carolyn Ijwr- i'nee. d a u g h t e r of Dr. and ·Mrs. Andrew Wilson Lawr- 'oicc of Huntington. became the bride of Joseph Scverino -Luchini. son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Santo Luchini of Beckley. \V. Va.. on Saturday in St. 1'atrick's Church here; The Roy. James M. English S. J. of Washington. I). C. celebrated the nuptial Mass. B a r b a r a L a w r e n c e w a s maid of honor for her sister and their younger sister. Patricia, was maiden of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Robert Ferguson and the bridegroom's sisters. Catherine, '. Maria and Margaret Luchini. * * * PHILLIP LUCHINI was his ' brother's best man and ushers J were Michael Luchini. Nicholas Glakus and the bride's ' brothers. Andrew. Peter and -('arl Lawrence. ·Ho* Can 1? Q. How can 1 clean pine pan- .eling? A. Wring a rag out as dry as possible in a mixture consisting of a small amount of vinegar, a large amount of water and then wipe the paneling down. This does a good job of removing dirt, and leaves a nic,e shine. Q. How can I remove water ' spots from a stainless steel kitchen sink with chrome faucets? .; A. With a cloth sprinkled / with a few drops of vinegar. '. Vinegar is also effective for ; the removal of lime deposits '. that collect around the faucet. MRS. J. S. LUCHINI .farmer t'irloriu /.nnrciicc Mrs. Ltiehhi. whose father is an orthopedic surgeon practicing here? is a graduate of Manhatlanville College. She is employed by General Services A d m i n i s t r a t i o n in Ihc management training program. Her husband is a summa cum laude graduate of West. Virginia University school of aerospace engineering and of Georgetown University Law center. He was admitted to practice law in Virginia and is serving a tour of duty with the Air Force in the Judge Advocate General's office at.Low- ry AFB. Colo. His lather also is an attorney. Following a wedding trip to Italy, the couple will live in Denver. the notice, and you're interested in joining, contact Charlie Collins. 102 Blackwood St., Nitro. * * « THOUGHT YOU might enjoy the following little poem written by Barbara Beury McCallum, state travel editor. Barbara, as you may surmise, is having difficulties with her lawn but is determined to make the best of it. She calls her poem "Ode To My Lawn Who Need Not Be Ashamed." and it goes as follows: "No. my suburban lawn is not a carpet smooth And in any garden contest it would lose. It's filled with common. noxious "weeds" -All you need for a Euell Gibbons feed. Cress for salads or cooked greens are good. If you tried it, you'd like it -- I know you would. For a h a r d y vegetable there's stately burdock. Or as an aphrodisiac it might give- you a shock. From my wild strawberries I may make Excellent jams or delicious short cake. So. as prices go higher and you're in a stew, Envy me -- you can't eat Kentucky blue!" * * * IT SOUNDS ridiculous to say that vegetable gardens need water. Garden people say that vegetables need the equivalent of about an inch of rain a week. By my rough calculations I estimate that local gardens have had it -- up to August 23. 1976 (2:30 p.m.). Seriously though, unless our weather varies drastically from past years, we'll fleed to get out the old garden hose before too long and water. When that time comes, do remember that you shouldn't give a fast sprinkle over the garden and call it quits. The water should soak into the ground. If, you have a "soaker" -- a hose with holes in it -- all the better. Just snake it out among the rows and let it trickle. Move it from time to time to another spot. A thorough soak- .ing once a week should do the trick. remember that this mulch should be applied four to six inches deep in an established garden. You naturally wouldn't put down a six-iach layer of mulch when your plants are only two inches high. Before putting down the mulch, get rid of the current weeds and apply a side-dressing of fertilizer. (Moreabout this further on). Other people use such mulch material as shredded newspapers and strips of black polyethylene. It's just a matter of what appeals to you. or what happens to be on hand. I personally would rather have the weeds than use black polyethylene. But we all have our little foibles. * * * IF YOUR cabbage plants are being eaten by cabbage worms, try sprinkling salt on the heads a couple of times. This is the advice of Jerry- Baker, the author-lecturer- garden authority. Baker also says you should use 44 per cent chlordane for root maggots. If cut worms are a problem, place aluminum foil collars two inches high around the stems of your pepper or tomato or whatever plants are being eaten. He says to be sure the collars extend an inch below the soil. chemicals should not be used on edible plant parts. Some should not be used just before vegetables ripen. When you're using a dust or spray, cover the entire plant, including the upper and lower leaf surfaces. Some people prefer sprays because dusts are rather unattractive. But it doesn't matter whether you use a liquid spray or a powdery dust -- both will wash off in a rain or otherwise lose effectiveness, so be prepared to do the job over and over all summer long. It's rather fun to do. if you follow the instructions and don't breathe'the dust or get the spray all over you. Incidentally, there are dusts available in' containers that can be pumped by hand, using the container itself as a dusting machine. When you use it all up you throw away the empty container. Or you can buy expensive spraying equipment, mixing the concoction yourself. If you decide to go in for long-lasting sprayers and dusters you'll have to take care of them, and you'll have the boxes, bags and cans of chemicals to store and keep away from the children. All of this stuff -- whether already-mixed in disposable sprayers or dusters, or in packaged form -- must be kept locked up so that the little ones can't get to it. And some of the big folks shouldn't be allowed to handle it either! MRS. C. C. VANCE . v .Viinry llvrisiiiitii Engagements Announced CROSS LANES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Includes in it's curriculum ·FAMILY UNITY ·RESPECT for AUTHORITY ·PATRIOTISM ·LOVNGDISCPUNE ·BIBLICAL TRUTH ·ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE A ffw openings in Kindergarten, 2rd and 4th grades. Waiting list for other grades. 4 year olds thru 6th grade. Call 776-1619 or 776-4471 Over 125 satisfied parents this year. ANOTHER ITEM to put on your list of Things To Do. is Get Rid Of Weeds. Weeds rob your plants of water, nutrients and light. They may also be breeding grounds for diseases and insects. . . . When your garden soil is workable again after the rains ( d o n ' t try to work m u d ) , sharpen your hoe and get after those weeds. Don't cultivate too deeply, however, because many vegetable plant roots are near the surface. Leave the soil in a loose, comfortable-looking condition and any subsequent rainfall or hbse soaking will be absorbed easily. A lot of people put down mulches to control the weeds. In addition to controlling weeds, mulch keeps moisture in the soil and keeps the ground cool. If you put down hay. straw, or grass clippings. NOW ABOUT fertilizer. You will find that your vegetables will benefit from a side- dressing of fertilizer. Be sure to read the instructions on the bag of fertilizer you buy. .These instructions will tell you the proper amounts and so on. How do you side dress a vegetable? You scatter fertilizer on both sides of the row. several inches from the plants, and cultivate it into the earth. Remember; however, not to dig too deeply, because of the roots. Don't apply side-dressing when the leaves are wet. and avoid getting fertilizer on the leaves at all times, as it may burn them. How do you a p p l y side- dressing when you have a six- i n c h l a y e r of m u l c h l a i d down? That, my friends, is a good question. I have absolutely no idea. * * * TjHERE ARE some gardeners who are non-mulch persons, preferring to spend-long hours in the sun wielding a hoe and looking farmer-ish. There are some. also, who let the weeds grow, contending that they help shade plants from the hot sun. Their gardens always look very messy, but I've noticed they seem to have great quantities of fine looking vegetables. Now don't call me and say I'm contradicting myself. I'm merely stating both sides. Bnilcy-SlinffiM' The Lydia Rokson Memorial Presbyterian Church will be the setting July 13 for the marriage of Miss Drema J. Bailey to David K. Shaffer. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. James Shirkey Bailey of Charleston and he is the son of Mrs. Emagene Shaffer and Keith Shaffer, both of Clarksburg. The bride-elect is a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School and she and her fiance both attend West Virginia State College. He is employed a t Tom's M a r k e t a n d t h e Charleston Job Corps. ('untlcy-Fostcr COMFORT - Planning a July 6 open-church wedding at the Comfort Presbyterian Church here are Miss Sherry Lee Cantley and Ricky Joe Foster. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Cantley Jr. of Comfort and his parents are Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Foster of Seth. The ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. Miss Cantley and her fiance arc both graduates of Sherman High School and she is employed by Commercial Testing and Kngineering. He graduated from Beckley College and is emphy«l hy Armco Steel Corp. This Sunday our doors will be open. But our cash registers will be closed. This Sunday you can see the dozens of beautifully decorated rooms in our Ethan Allen Gallery. Visit our Home Fashion Center. Take your time. Browse at your leisure.Then if you get any good ideas while you're our guest on Sunday, come back on Monday. And be our customer. FREE PARKING FREE OILIVERY 125 MILE RADIUS PHONE (3MJ7B4W Carriage House Inc. PARKIW ^ 1- II unwirkDcu NOW OPEN .TWO EVENINGS MON.FRI. OPEN DAILY 1QAJM TIL 5P.M. SUNDAY 5221 V.S. ROUTE 10 EAST, HWTRKTOd, W. VA. PHONE (3MJ73I-M17 QIT Actually, this gives you a variety of choices. I'm not saying which is best. There have been years when we had a neat, weed-free garden, c a r e f u l l y c u l t i v a t e d a n d soaked and de-bugged. There have been years when the weeds got out of control, we neglected to do anything about bugs, and the tomato stakes listed picturesquely to starboard. We always had tomatoes until we were sick of them, and corn and squash and beans and cucumbers enough to give away. It's just what you feel inclined to do. Don't make gardening a dreaded bore. Enjoy it. * * * ABOUT INSECTICIDES and fungicides. Organic gardeners don't use chemical pestitices and weed killers. We have talked about organic gardening frequently in the past. Companion plantings and trap plants are familiar words to most of us nowadays, but many gardeners still feel the need to use some chemical control. If you are in doubt about what to use. contact your c o u n t y a g r i c u l t u r a l agent. The chemical Sevin is perhaps the wrest insect control, and it is available in a variety of preparations. Its only drawback, so far as we know, is that it kills honey bees. So you shouldn't use it when the blossoms are out. Rotenone and pyrethrum are non-poisonous to humans and may be used on your crops nearing harvest. A mixture of melhoxychlor and malathion is most often recommended and seems to be one of the best insecticides for the home garden. You can get it in a wetlable powder (it can be made into a liquid spray) or a dust. Fungicides are used to control diseases of plants. They can be applied to the plant surface in sprays or dusts, or used in liquid form to drench the soil. Among the best are zineb. captan. maneb. and copper. Again, read the instructions on the label. Please notice the proper time to apply, and the amount. Some Dahmer-Walker Mr. and Mrs. Kugene Dahmer of 19 Woodward Court are announcing the engagement pi their daughter. Barbara Jean, to Quentin Allen Walker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Walker of 2988 Ruth St.. The wedding will take place at 7 p.m. on Aiig. 3 in the chapel ol the First Presbyterian Chuch. Miss Da Inner is a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School and is employed by the CP T e l e p h o n e ' C o . 'Her fiance, a graduate of Charleston High School, is employed by the West Virginia Department of Highways. Brown-Booker PARKERSBURG - Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Miss Susan Kay Brown, daughter of Mrs. Betty Brown and Stephen Brown of Parkersburg. to Robert Eugene Booker. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Emmitt Booker of Charleston. The open-church wedding will take place Saturday in the First Presbyterian Church here. Miss Brown is a graduate of Parkersburg High School. Her fiance is a graduate of DuPont High School and is employed by Monsanto Chemicals in Nitro. Bilker-Summers DEHUE - A late October wedding is being planned by Miss Sally Rae Barker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barker of Dehue. and Sergei Stephen Summers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald F. Summers of Stollings. The bride-elect is studying for a master's degree in vocational technical education at Marshall University, where she received an A.B. degree in vocational home economics. She is a home demonstration agent in Logan County, employed by the West Virginia University Cooperative Ex- He fiance has a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from WVU and is employed as an electrical engineer with the Appalachian Power Co. in Lo- fian. . _ · . Reynolds-! hieknum Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Reynolds of South Charleston have announced the forthcoming marriage of their daughter. Lynda, to Rodney Hack-: man of Greenbrier Street! sbh v of Mr. and Mrs. H e r m a n Hackman oi' Seymour. Ind. The wedding is planned for Sept. i at Blessed Sacrament Church. The bride elect has an A.B. degree in vocational home economics from Marshall University and is a substitute teacher in Kanawha County. Her fiance graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. degree in chemical engineering and is employed by duPont in Belle. Mr. aad Mrs. Charles Hawks nave announced the Saturday marriage of her daughter. Nancy Lynn Hersman. to Charles Clemoth Vance, son of Mrs. Millie Vance and the late Mr. Hilbert Vanfe. The Rev. Talmadge Nutter officiated at the Hawks home and a reception followed. * * * VERNA HERSMAN was maid of honor and the bride- groom had his brother. James Vance, as best man. Mark Ilersman was the ringbearer. The bride is t h e granddaughter of C. (). Tools and Mrs. Kathryn Teets of Gassa- wav. (Formal Wear Fur Your WEDDING Deadlines For Sunday Club calendar notices for the Sunday Gazette-Mail Home and Family Section must be submitted prior to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Club calendar notices submitted on postal cards, to reach us before this deadline, will be appreciated. Other items for Sunday publication have the same deadline. Don't wait until Wednesday to call us about your Sunday news. Submit your material as early in the week as possible to assure Sunday publication. 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