Organic products featured on program

Information on using organic products on the yard, cooking with sunflower products and using fabric to decorate handmade cards will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Curt Jaynes is the owner of GardenSource Nursery and Landscaping in Portales, and he’s going to talk about using organic products on your yard and in the flower beds and garden. You may be surprised at some of the products he recommends using.

John Sandbakken is with the National Sunflower Association in Mandan, N.D, and he’s going to share some veggie ideas using sunflower products. He’ll explain the role of healthy oils in the diet, tell what sunflower oil is primarily used for and compare it to olive oil.

Author and designer Laura West Kong will show how to use fusible web and cotton fabric to decorate handmade cards. She says you can use a pattern or learn to cut freehand shapes, and then have fun embellishing them with no-sew pen stitching. Her book is titled “Fast, Fun and Easy Fabric Cover-Button Jewelry.” She lives in Loma Linda, Calif.

Information on making hard candy treats in the microwave oven, motility disorders and sewing a travel wardrobe will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Sandy Grettenberger of LorAnn Oils will demonstrate making delicious hard candy lollipops and adorable stained glass cookie pops in the microwave oven. She’s from Lansing, Mich.

Registered dietitian and author Pat Baird will talk about “taming tummy troubles” as she discusses ways to reduce motility distress. Baird lives in Greenwich, Conn.

Sewing instructor Kate Mathews will explain how to sew a travel wardrobe that is appropriate for any destination. She is with Lark Books in Asheville, N.C.