In the Garden: Method to Grow Squash

Medford, Ore. — Even with little water from mother nature you can still grow larger plants.  You can create an irrigation system to water your squash, pumpkins, cucumbers and melons. All you need is clay pots, seeds, small rocks and a drip irrigation system or an empty milk jug. First, prepare a dirt mound about … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Best & Worst Fast Food

YONKERS, N.J. — If you are hitting the road this holiday weekend, you may want to reconsider where you stop for a meal on the road. Based on a Consumer Reports survey of more than 30-thousand of its readers, there are a lot of food choices that they say are much tastier than some of … Continue reading »

Graco Recalls More Buckles

Graco Children’s Products, Inc. says it is recalling some of its infant, toddler convertible car seats and harnessed booster seats. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says  the following models are affected: APRICA A30, SNUGRIDE, SNUGRIDE 30, SNUGRIDE 35, SNUGRIDE CLASSIC CONNECT, SNUGRIDE CLICK CONNECT 40. It says Graco is recalling certain rear-facing child restraints manufactured … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Brushing Teeth

Right when my son’s first tooth popped in, I started brushing it. It wasn’t too bad, a tooth in the front – it was easy brushing. But sometime after the age of one, with a mouth full of teeth, things took a turn for the worse.  Every time I attempted to brush his teeth, he … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Succulents

Medford, Ore. — There are some plants that do well in hot, dry weather like we’ve been seeing.  That includes succulents. Succulents are plants that have stored water in their tissues.  Their leaves tend to be thick and fleshy.  The leaves are often rounded and usually packed closely together. Many succulents are adapted for very … Continue reading »

FDA Warns Against Teething Gel

If you’ve ever been a parent of a newborn, you know teething can be uncomfortable for everyone involved.  Now, the Food and Drug Administration is warning parents about some of the options to soothe the teething pain. In many cases, parents and caregivers rub medication on their infants’ gums.  Now, the FDA is warning those products … Continue reading »

150 Firework-Related Injuries in Oregon

Medford, Ore. — The 4th of July is a holiday spent with family and friends enjoying our freedom.  However, it can be a dangerous, and even deadly holiday. In fact, officials say Oregon averages about 150 firework-related injuries every single year.  Last year, there was also a death in Oregon related to fireworks. That’s why … Continue reading »

Winner of Rooster Crow Contest

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Dozens gathered in Rogue River on Saturday for the 2014 Rooster Crow Contest. Newswatch 12 Photojournalist Scott Perry caught up with the winner of the Human Crow Contest and shows us why so many people turn out for the annual event.

In the Garden: DIY Drip System

Medford, Ore. — We got a nice dose of rain this week, but weather like this has been far and few between.  That’s why you may want to be water wise in your garden. In this ‘In the Garden’ segment, OSU Master Gardener Steve Andrews walked us through how to make a drip system to … Continue reading »

Does It Work: Wine Out

MEDFORD, Ore. — Clumsy or not, clothing can be ruined by a single drop of wine and a whole glass across white carpeting seems disastrous. NewsWatch 12′s Erin Maxson tests a product claiming to make wine stains disappear like magic.

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