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Kyle Valentini lives and gardens in the village of Parral, in Tuscarawas Co., with a family that includes daughter Francesca and an assortment of overly domesticated, spoiled pets of both the four and two legged variety. She is the local editor for the Tuscarawas edition of The Bargain Hunter. She is active in numerous organizations including the Historic Canal Dover Association and the Tuscarawas County Heritage Home Association. She is an avid supporter of the arts in addition to being an artist. She is excited to share her love of gardening and her approaches to it with readers.

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I admit I have neglected the garden too much
Published: June 22, 2016

Columnist Kyle Valentini discusses her experience with gardening this year and her daughter's orchestra concert.

Be patient, this canít last forever
Published: June 08, 2016

Columnist Kyle Valentini discusses her enjoyment of the cicada's emergence.

Cleaning up an environmental mess after the fact is not sustainable
Published: May 18, 2016

Columnist Kyle Valentini discusses the damage that mining and other forms of pollution have caused to the watershed. She commends some of the organizations that are helping on these matters but encourages people to stop the damage proactively.

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