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  • August gardening calendar

    Almanac Average temperatures: High 92, low 73 Rainfall: 6.25 inches The Moon Moon phases •First quarter: Aug. 3 •Full moon: Aug. 10 •Last quarter: Aug. 17 •New moon: Aug. 25 2. Moon sign planting dates •Above...
  • Open agapanthus pods to start seedlings

    Open agapanthus pods to start seedlings
    Question: Our agapanthus flowered well this year and now have green seed pods at the ends of many stems. Do you plant the entire pod or open them to grow more agapanthus? Answer: Agapanthus plantings, also known as lilies of the Nile, have flourished...
  • Heavy pruning forces plants to develop full coverage

    Question: My Indian hawthorn is green on the top but bare of leaves on the bottom. Want can I do to make the plant full again? Answer: There is only one way to force plants to fill their lower portions with stems and foliage – give them a heavy...
  • After poinsettia pruning, turn off nighttime light

    After poinsettia pruning, turn off nighttime light
    Question: My poinsettias are making lots of growth and I am pruning them regularly. When is the last time to do the pruning? Answer: Keep up the good pruning until the end of August or the first week in September. Then allow them to grow a bit more...
  • Mango: A perfect tree for South Florida

    Mango: A perfect tree for South Florida
    Growing, blooming and fruiting in the heat of summer, enduring the cold of winter and the fury of hurricanes, mangoes have made this land their home — the warm, southern extreme of South Florida between the ocean and the great expanse of the...
  • Home-garden events: Workshops offer tips for gardeners, hunters and kids

    Turf event Saturday features trade show Learn about the differences between organic fertilizers and synthetic fertilizers during the Virginia Cooperative Extension's Super Turf Saturday on Aug. 16. Topics for the day include soil composition, lawn...
  • Is there a bee-apocalypse on the horizon?

    In recent months, I've been concerned about the level of credence being given to some reports covering honey bees and colony decline, especially those that claim that a bee-apocalypse is coming and that bees will most definitely be extinct within a few...
  • A lot is riding on finding culprit in honeybee deaths

    The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Sunday, July 27: For more than a decade, scientists have been trying to solve the mystery of honeybees disappearing by the millions. There are many suspects, but one has become the focus of...
  • Bracy proposes legalizing hemp business

    Bracy proposes legalizing hemp business
    State Rep. Randolph Bracy, D-45 (Orlando, said he intends to introduce a bill that would legalize industrial hemp production, a cannabis business that would not become legal under either Amendment 2 (the proposed medical marijuana initiative) or the...
  • Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA

    Appeals court upholds retention of volunteered DNA
    An appeals court on Wednesday sanctioned the police's use of genetic material obtained in one investigation to solve other crimes, but agreed with attorneys for a burglar that questions surround the little known practice. Three judges of the Court of...
  • In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists

    In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists
    They scurry between vehicles in the traffic-choked cities of northern Nigeria, small boys in tattered clothing armed with begging tins. Known as the almajiri, the youngsters, some no older than 5, have flooded the streets for the nearly 15 years since a...