The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 20 Apr 2014 09:28:15 EDTSun, 20 Apr 2014 09:28:15 EDT in! It's time to plan, plant, nurture, grow many, the zing in the air this time of year has them rushing to their area garden shops for supplies, eager to add new life to their dreary landscape.Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTGarden Notes: Carrots have reputation as difficult to grow for gardeners"A fit of patriotism hundreds of years ago gave us the short end of the carrot stick." - Jo Robinson, "Eating on the Wild Side" Four hundred years ago, William of Orange lead the Dutch in a successful revolt against Spain.Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTAged artistry: Ancient Japanese technique of shibori revisited, revamped YORK - From tablecloths to duvet covers, iPhone cases to wallpaper and startling calf-skin wall hangings, the ancient Japanese resist-dying technique of shibori has gone mainstream.Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTFemale-focused expo set for April 26 - An inaugural health expo aimed at educating and empowering women will take place next week.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTA natural approach loved dying Easter eggs as a kid. I can remember laying down sheets of newspaper on the dining room table and setting up mugs, one for each color. We added a spoon to each mug to anchor rolling eggs in the colored water.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT