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Bluegrass PRIDE’s annual rain barrel event follows unveiling of group’s new name, logo

Twenty painted rain barrels will be available during a silent auction at the annual Bluegrass PRIDE Rain Barrel Reception. (Photo from BG PRIDE)   Bluegrass PRIDE will host its 10th annual Kentucky American Water Rain Barrel Reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday, June 21. The event will take place at the Fifth Third Bank Pavilion in Lexington’s Cheapside Park, and, for the second year, will be a part...

Bluegrass PRIDE: Having a ‘green’ green lawn is possible when grass is healthy and happy

  By Amy Sohner KyForward columnist   It is almost mid-June and I have not touched my lawn. What I mean is that I have not paid one bit of attention to making it lush and soft and green. Not “green” like environmentally responsible, but “green” like the color.   This is not abnormal for me. I do not mow, I do not fertilize and I do not worry about weeds in my lawn. However,...