At the Greenhouse

Perennials, for mid-late summer, are typically overlooked when people are choosing plants in the early spring.  Russian Sage, Coreopsis, Erysimum, Salvia, Agastache, and Rudbeckias, which we grow for our summer season, happen to be some of my favorites primarily because they are the plants I notice in my own landscape...

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Could life “Stuckness” be Brain-based?

Since receiving Neurofeedback with the customized approaches we use at Ashland Neurofeedback & Therapy, many clients have realized that the source of their difficulties was poor brain function. If you think about it, everything is processed and mediated through the brain, so why not consider the brain first to solve...

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Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission

View all of our SUMMER programs at AshlandParksandRec.org. Our easy-to-use digital guide has direct registration links for ALL classes that require registration. If you didn’t receive a Rec Guide in the mail and you would like to receive a hardcopy of the next guide, complete our online request form at...

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Cyberspace and Your Case

In divorce and child custody cases these days, it is becoming routine to use email communications and Facebook posts as evidence in court. That being said, it is crucial that anyone headed to court is aware that when it comes to the internet, almost anything is fair game. So, what...

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Marzipan Creams

Marzipan Creams are our Item of the Month at Branson’s Chocolates in July. Marzipan is a sweet paste made of finely ground almonds and sugar or honey, and often flavored with vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, orange, or lemon. It is a traditional European treat eaten like candy, often molded into fruit...

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What Really is our Work?

We’ve all been asked the question, “So what do you do for a living?” and we have all jumped right into what we do to make a living. After all, it’s a pretty harmless question and most definitely a conversation starter.  “Oh, I sell real estate, I’m an accountant, I...

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What Season Are You In?

Just as we have seasons in nature, we have seasons in our lives. At Soulwave Chiropractic Studio we offer Network Care, which consists of Network Spinal Analysis and The 12 Stages of Healing.  Within the 12 Stages there are 4 Seasons. In which Season do you spend the most time...

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What doesn’t sell in a hot market?

Southern Oregon, as well as most of the nation, is experiencing a record low inventory of homes for sale. Matched with strong demand, prices are being driven up. One would think that all properties on the market are faring well, but it always goes back to supply and demand –...

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Cheri Elson Sperber, Drescher Elson Sperber, P.C.

After over 40 years of practice, Allen Drescher is retiring July 1st.  Allen has chosen Cheri Elson Sperber to take over his practice and continue serving his clients as he did for so many years.  Cheri and her husband relocated to Ashland from Southern California in 2014, where Cheri had...

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JoAnn Lewis – Family Massage Education Center

Now celebrating their 7th anniversary here in Ashland, the Family Massage Education Center is truly a one-of-a-kind place for anyone to learn home health massage in couples, singles, pregnancy and parent-baby classes. The general public can have great fun and use these techniques easily at home. JoAnn Lewis and her experienced team...

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Welcome to your national monument!

Cascade Siskiyou National Monument (CSNM) is located just 17 miles south and east of Ashland. Originally designated in June of 2000 for its unparalleled biodiversity, the monument has something for everyone — whether you like to hike, fish, horseback ride, hunt or take Sunday afternoon drives on historic Highway 66....

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Removing Barriers to Care: The Cost of Dentistry

I’ve written this before but there are three things that are barriers to care for patients today. The common barriers are fear, time, and finances. We at Jones Family Dental have solutions for the phobic patients where we utilize various techniques including sedation to improve patient experience. We offer modified...

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Leave Your Mark

Working in the landscape industry, folks are always very inspired and determined to do things themselves. We love that! On Saturday, Cheryl came into Leave Your Mark determined to gather up materials and have some questions answered to build several garden beds for her front yard. This was her first...

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Hormone Disruptors

Hormones comprise the communication network of the body. They regulate temperature, glucose assimilation, calcium uptake, bone mass, water metabolism, immune and digestive systems, weight, and energy, to name just a few of their functions. If your hormones aren’t working properly its like having your internet and phone connections malfunction. It...

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Implant Complications

Years ago I used to climb mountains.  A friend and I had planned to climb Denali by the original ascent route.  In preparation for this, I obtained a copy of accident reports so that I could study what others had had trouble with.  There are a lot of things that...

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Casey P. Roland Tree Care

The toughest part about Casey P. Roland’s job is not climbing to dizzying heights to care for majestic trees throughout Southern Oregon. These days, the hardest part for Casey is figuring out how to find enough hours in the day to schedule the long list of clients waiting to utilize...

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Manzanita home+flower+gifts… The Best of Both

Flower Tyme on the Plaza and Manzanita on Main have merged to create a new store now known as Manzanita…home+flowers+gifts.  Located in the long-time location of Flower Tyme at 55 N. Main Street in Ashland, the new shop is a blend of the best of both.  Flower Tyme, owned by...

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Ashland Veterinary Hospital

Ashland Veterinary Hospital was the first veterinary hospital in Ashland. Originally founded in 1954, the hospital is set back on a spacious 1 acre plot from Ashland street and next to Umpqua bank and Walker Avenue. Ashland Veterinary Hospital is owned by Dr. Stephen Tesluk and his wife Susan Farrell....

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There’s Still Time! Sign up for Kids Summer Camps

Imagine a summer camp that dives into food production, preparation and exploration, with a mix of farm and kitchen experiences that delight the senses and inspire the soul. The Co-op has teamed up with Rogue Valley Farm to School to focus on cultivating the ability to grow and cook delicious,...

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Janie Chandler – Energy Medicine Now

Energy medicine combines wisdom from modern science with ancient tradition, and can be understood as the process of organizing and balancing the subtle, life force energies within a person. We take care of our physical bodies, but we also have energy bodies that require attention for vitality to occur. In...

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Agave – Mexican Restaurant – Fresh, Simple, & Delicious

Agave has thrived for twelve years in the Ashland restaurant scene located at 5 Granite Street. Agave offers bountiful seating including a private outdoor patio. Agave’s mission statement is “where art meets food.” This commitment to great food is demonstrated by all of the food being prepared on the premises...

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Summer Skin Tips

The following tips will keep your skin healthy and glowing all summer long! Exfoliate to remove dead skin cells. Alternate a gentle facial scrub with an AHA mask. Your pores will appear smaller and your serums will be more effective. Cleanse using a moisture-rich cleanser to combat dry air. Now...

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What Have We Got Going on at White Dental Studio This Summer?

Last month I was back in Kansas City for my 10-year dental school reunion and the Midwest Dental Conference. It’s a large conference with some amazing educators and presentations. I enjoyed learning some of the latest trends in dental materials used for successful treatment outcomes without increasing costs or time...

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When In Doubt Refer It Out

As a sports chiropractor, I am often expected to “fix it” right there on the spot. While that often does happen, the opposite may also hold true. In fact, some of the best treatment I give is none…Wait…What??? That’s right – NONE. Chiropractic school is a 4-year post college degree...

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Recharging

Achieving optimal health involves more than eating right and exercise. It means taking care of yourself in additional ways, including taking time for yourself. Making room for down time, fun time, family time, time with your partner, with friends, and alone time, are all important for your spirit, mind and...

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A Park for All Seasons

In Ashland, when we hear a conversation about the beautiful park, it most often means Lithia Park and the proximity to Oregon Shakespeare Festival. A visit to Ashland is not complete without a stroll through this amazing park with the year round creek running through it. It is truly breathtaking....

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Holistic Dentistry vs Evidence Based Care: Is There a Middle Ground?

The terms holistic dentistry and biological dentistry are used interchangeably for dental philosophy that steps outside of the traditional evidence and research based approach to dental care and wellness. The American Dental Association defines it as: “encompassing scientifically unproven practices and products that do not to conform to generally accepted...

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The Hindenburg of Populism

On May 6, 1937, just after 7:00 PM local time, an airship the size of an ocean liner floated gently toward a mooring facility at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey, at the end of a three-day voyage from Frankfurt, Germany. Just after the first mooring line was secured,...

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