2022 is in the lead for the driest year San Antonio has experienced so far
It’s no secret that this year hasn’t been particularly kind to us in terms of rainfall. As we get ready to flip the calendar over to the month of October, here’s a look at our rainfall stats through the first nine months of the year so far.
Five Incredible Road Trips Perfect for Fall
We asked Andrew Collins, author of the new book ‘Ultimate Road Trips: USA and Canada,’ to reveal his favorite fall road trips. From underrated national parks in Utah to classic leaf peeping in New England, here’s his intel on where to go and what to do. The five best fall road tripsoutsideonline.com
A Guide to Fall 2022 Housing Applications
While it can be daunting, there are steps below breaking down the Fall housing process. From applying for housing, finding roommates/suitemates, to which dorms will be housing for which year, this guide will help you through the process. According to a Residential Life email sent to the student body on March 2, housing applications on...trinitonian.com
Money-saving fall chores you shouldn’t ignore
Fall is the perfect time to make those necessary home fixes that may have slipped through the cracks over the summer but should definitely be addressed before winter. Not sure where to begin? Consumer Reports reveals the fall chores you can’t afford to ignore.
EXPLORING NATURE: FALL & WINTER BIRDS
After a scorching hot summer, here’s hoping fall is a tad cooler. And it would also be nice if winter is relatively mild and not another polar vortex like the last one.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Features San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
WET WEATHER AHEAD: NWS says weather pattern changes expected in San Marcos
It’s time for San Marcans to break out their umbrellas and rain boots. Fall has arrived and so has the potential for strong storms in South-Central Texas beginning this week.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Fall Vegetable Gardens
Ashley Gregory, Horticulturalist for Hidalgo CountyIt may feel a little early, but now is a great time to start planning your fall vegetable garden. Fall is the ideal time for a vegetable garden in South Texas. A soil analysis can provide nutrient availability information, soil pH, organic matter content and detailed salinity information, among other details of your soil. Unlike our landscapes, vegetable gardens need to be watered almost daily. For more information on soil testing visit http://soiltesting.tamu.edu/Ashley Gregory is the Horticulturalist for Hidalgo County with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.myrgv.com
7-year-old San Antonio girl creates ‘Blessing Bags’ and donates to those struggling with homelessness
Fall’s Blessing Bags have already benefitted 150 people across the city. Blessing bags were created and distributed to the homeless by a San Antonio 7-year-old. The bags are filled with different items including snacks, toiletries, socks and items specific to the season including a beanie and gloves. “It’s a poem by Ben Harper.”AdShe hopes her Blessing Bags encourage others to get involved with her mission or one close to their heart. For more information on the project or to make a donation, visit Blessing Bags’ Facebook page here.
This month's Paris Fashion Week goes totally digital
FILE - In this March 1, 2020 file photo, a model wears a creation for the Valentino fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris. Ending the confusion over the fate of Paris Fashion Week, French fashion's regulatory body has said that this month's Paris men's and haute couture fashion shows will be strictly audience-free over coronavirus fears. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)PARIS – Ending the confusion over the fate of Paris Fashion Week, French fashion's regulatory body has said that this month's Paris men’s and haute couture shows will be strictly audience-free over coronavirus fears. They were among four brands planning live shows this round. The Milan Fashion Week calendar from Jan. 15-19 is much scaled back from usual, with just 40 brands participating.
Rare opportunity to kayak along San Antonio River Walk business district extended through January
SAN ANTONIO – A rare kayaking excursion along the San Antonio River Walk has been extended through the holidays and into the new year. The City of San Antonio on Wednesday announced that the “popular” kayaking program will be offered on weekends through Jan. 31. “Kayaking on the River Walk is a unique experience that gives participants the opportunity to experience the beauty of the River Walk from the river itself,” Mayor Ron Nirenberg said in a news release. City officials said about 1,800 people have kayaked throughout the River Walk so far. A portion of the funds from the kayaking reservations go to the San Antonio River Walk Association.
Which chainsaws are the best for fall cleanup?
CR looks for a number of safety features when assessing chainsaws. CR also looks for a chain break, which is designed to engage and stop the blade from spinning if you get a kickback while you’re cutting. The EGO CS-1804 for $350 is the best of the battery-powered models and is very easy to use. For smaller jobs, consider a CR Best Buy, the Ryobi 40550 for $250. For lighter-duty jobs, the Stihl MS-180 C-BE for $250 is a CR Best Buy.
San Antonio drive-in announces fall move lineup, appearance from ‘Jason’ actor
SAN ANTONIO – Halloween may be over, but the “chh chh chh ahh ah ah” is still echoing at the Mission Outdoor Theater. Jason Vorhees, or at least an actor who played him, will be at a meet-and-greet for a double feature of “Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives" and “Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan." Additional movies are playing at the Mission Outdoor Theater this weekend. Fred Reyes, the owner of the Mission Outdoor Theater, previously told KSAT that “there’s a lot going on” at the theater right now as the drive-in concept becomes more and more popular. Mission Outdoor Theatre is located at 8069 Challenger Blvd.
Have fallen tree leaves covered your lawns yet?
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, leaves and other yard debris account for 34.7 million tons of waste per year in the U.S. Experts say yard waste generates methane gas, which pollutes the air we breathe, as well as the soil and water. Experts say instead of raking fallen leaves, mow over them with a lawn mower to cut them down. Experts say fallen leaves will help your grass if they are cut down, rather than lying flat on top. You can use shredded leaves as mulch to use in perennial garden beds before winter comes, and they will also help replenish your soil.