| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:03 PM
A Navy dog-handler from a San Diego command on deployment to Afghanistan has died of combat injuries, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Even though spring ignites a desire to plant until you can't plant anymore, fall is the preferred time to put in new plants and transplant existing ones.
"It isn't just a marketing gimmick invented by the landscape or nursery industries," writes Julie...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:57 PM
A political truism in Maryland is that everyone is in favor of cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
Anyone who has lived in the Free State for more than a few years has at least a passing familiarity with stories of the Chesapeake's seemingly limitless bounty...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Dill, a member of the carrot family, has been a favorite culinary herb for centuries, valued both for its flavorful foliage and pungent seeds. The name "dill" comes from an old Norse word, "dilla," which means "to lull," this plant having been...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:44 PM
PALMDALE (KTLA) -- Detectives are asking the public for help after dozens of bags of Fertilizer were stolen from a park in Palmdale.
Investigators believe 50 bags of "Best Turf Supreme" lawn fertilizer were stolen from a storage yard at Pelona Vista park...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Imagine, with a few finger flicks on a smartphone app, you can learn whether you'll be getting zucchini or tomatoes, strawberries or potatoes, from a Maryland farm each week, then browse for home-spun recipes and connect with other like-minded consumers....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 6:44 AM
Fall is an ideal time of year to plant repeat blooming Encore Azalea, which are small evergreen flowering shrubs sold at garden centers in Hampto Roads. Planting in fall gives the plant time to get its root system established before it begins to...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Fall Lawn Care
Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
3132 Lake Avenue
Tony's Lawn Tips:
Repair or replace damaged lawns now through mid-September
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:17 PM
Bay-Area lawmakers proposed a new bill this week that would require gun vendors to report anyone who buys 1,000 rounds of ammunition within a five-day span.
AB-2512 would give vendors 24-hours to report the name and address of anyone who purchased 1000-...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:33 PM
My bean, squash, cucumber and pepper plants are stunted and yellow in color. We cut down a huge maple tree and tilled all the wood chips from the cuttings into the garden to improve the soil this spring. The garden has produced well in previous years....
| Jun 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
I feel the stormwater fee has failed to achieve its goal which is to reduce the pollution that makes it into the Chesapeake Bay ("Churches seek break on city stormwater fee," June 12). The current implementation of the stormwater fee unfairly fines...