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  • Plant Doctor: Advice for growing blueberries in your yard

    Q. I am planning to grow blueberries in my yard and around my house. What is your advice and can I find good plants locally? A. Start this fruit production project by having your soil tested at your local University of Florida Extension office. Take...
  • Tom MacCubbin's March gardening calendar

    Average temperature High 79 Low 56 Rainfall 3.54 inches Spring arrives: March 20 1. Moon phases Full moon March 8 Last quarter March 14 New moon March 22 First quarter March 30 2. Moon sign planting dates Above ground crops: 2, 3, 4, 7, 25, 26,...
  • We ought to be sure before taking a life with death penalty

    We ought to be sure before taking a life with death penalty
    On Thursday, Robert Wilcoxson and Kenneth Kagonyera walked out of a North Carolina jail as free men. A panel of judges declared them not guilty and set them free. Freed after serving a decade behind bars for a murder they didn't commit. Wilcoxson...
  • Mushrooms annoy but don't hurt lawns

    Question. My neighbors and I have a problem with mushrooms in our lawns. Where did they come from and can they be controlled? Answer. Some folklore says this is the spot where the devil churned his butter — but what we all should know is that...
  • Caterpillars love to chew on broccoli

    Question. Some chewing pests are working on my young broccoli. I put down snail and slug pellets. Is there anything else to do? Answer. Use a flashlight to look for the snails and slugs at night or try to spot them early in the morning. These pests do...
  • Amaryllis for holidays? Plant bulbs in mid-November for bloom at Christmas

    Question. We received amaryllis bulbs from a catalog supplier. When do we plant them, and what is the care needed to have them in bloom for Christmas? Answer. Give these bulbs about six weeks to grow a little and then open their first blooms. If they are...
  • The HPV vaccine and teen sex

    The HPV vaccine and teen sex
    If you could vaccinate your kids against cancer, wouldn't you do it? The answer may sound obvious. But we can vaccinate our kids against some vicious types of cancer -- and many parents are deliberately choosing not to. Why? Because the cancers...
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  • It's unseemly for nonprofit CEOs to make millions

    It's unseemly for nonprofit CEOs to make millions
    The story of the nonprofit CEO who solicits charity while raking in a giant salary is, by now, becoming a Central Florida cliché. There was NorthStar High School in Orange County, which was a miserable failure academically but paid its principal $824,000...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa

    Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.  But when you ask 19-...
  • Monster-in-law insists on baby name

    Monster-in-law insists on baby name
    Dear Amy: I cannot deal with my monster-in-law. She's bossy, antagonistic, and gossips about my personal business far too much. As much as I try to care about her, my dislike for her has been surfacing more and more. I went on antidepressants as I was...