In order to continue www.thecolumbiastar.com, we will have to convert it to a subscription only website beginning March 1. We hate to do it, but if we remain free, this website will cease to exist. We truly appreciate your understanding, and as always, the print edition is available free in over 300 locations throughout the Greater Columbia Metropolitan Area. Thank you!

Mike Maddock, General Manager

March 5, 2010 RSS feed / Beauty in the Backyard

Star Chefs

in a P od Like Peas

Seven Layer Salad Contributed by Pam Edwards More...

A cherished part of the planet

Columbians who live in the Bloomwood area can go for a walk on the beach – so to speak. Their treasured tract of ancient trees and a bald cypress swamp was once the shoreline of the mighty Atlantic Ocean. More...

March garden reminder

Divide those clumps of perennials that have become too large. Prune pear and apple trees by removing the crossed, dead, and/or diseased branches, and water sprouts. Check plants for insects. More...