March / 2009
Kentucky Living

This Month's Issue
 
On the Cover

 
The Ice Storm of 2009
January’s ice storm knocked out electricity for one out of every three Kentuckians, making it the state’s worst power disaster. See photos, read a report, and get safety tips on surviving a winter storm.
 
Pond Planning
Many residential homeowners are building small ponds and lakes for recreation and relaxation. But what are they to do when the pond turns green or the fish go belly up? Our guide to building and maintaining healthy ponds and small lake ecosystems provides answers.
 
>>Keyword Exclusive - Go fish
 
Cascading Waterfalls & Splashy Statuary
Make a splash by installing a pond with waterfalls in your yard and adding some show-stopping statuary.
 
>>Keyword Exclusive - Completing your waterfall garden
Waterfall gardens cascade with plants
Sources for waterfall gardens and statuary
 
Gifts from the Garden
Inspiring ideas and recipes for edible and floral gifts to make for your family and friends from the abundance of your garden.
 
>>Keyword Exclusive - Dressing up your garden gifts
Dressing up your garden gifts
More gifts from the garden recipes



 
From the Editor - Fight! Fight!
 
Commonwealths
Co-ops offering college scholarships
Utility plan would boost efficiency of nation’s electric system
Guest Opinion: Americanism, alive and well
Spring brings bluegrass
How the 2008 economy affected food prices
Energy Efficiency: Tip of the month
 
Events - Happy birthday Daniel Boone
 
Kindred Spirits - Shock etiquette
 
Cut Your Utility Bills - Crazy cool work lights
 
The Future of Electricity - Everyone's energy plan
 
Traveling Kentucky
Enchanting and Educational Dollhouse Museum
Gourmet Farmhouse Cheese
 
Kentucky Kids Page - Avoiding germs!
 
At Home in the Garden - Breaking the rules with groundcover
 
Your Health - Living with food allergies
 
Kentucky Cooks - Fiesta taco bar
 
Great Outdoors - Elk hunt expands
 
Money Matters - Tax time savings
 
The Bookshelf - Murder, romance, and an inconvenient doctor
 
The View From Plum Lick - Gee-haw whimmy diddling