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  • June in the garden

    Almanac • Average temperatures: High 91 Low 71 Rainfall 7.35 inches • First day of summer: June 21. The Moon 1. Moon phases • New moon June 1 • First quarter June 8 • Full moon June 15 • Last quarter June 23 2....
  • Laguna's beaches make the grade

    Water quality has remained high in the last year at Laguna's beaches, according to Heal the Bay's annual Beach Report Card released last week. Almost all of Laguna beaches received A grades for the summer months in the report, which monitored water...
  • Daylily Q&A: Tidewater Daylily Association answers some basic daylily questions

    Daylily Q&A: Tidewater Daylily Association answers some basic daylily questions
    When is the best time to divide daylilies? August and September, after they are finished blooming for the year. If it is a very late cultivar, Let a late cultivar continue to bloom until it is finished. The second choice of time for dividing is March....
  • Elm seedlings are annoying but nearly unavoidable

    Elm seedlings are annoying but nearly unavoidable
    Q. The Drake elm in my yard and those of the neighbors produce thousands of seeds every fall and I spend most of the years pulling the seedlings up. How do you control the problem? A. Like you, most gardeners spend some time pulling out the Drake elm...
  • Md. approves manure-for-power plant at prison

    In a move that increases Maryland's commitment to renewable energy, the state Board of Public Works approved a deal Wednesday under which a Virginia company will be given a 30-year lease on land at an Eastern Shore prison to build a plant that will...
  • Hollowed out tangerines? Rats!

    Hollowed out tangerines? Rats!
    Q. We woke up this morning to all our tangerines on the ground leaving only empty shells. The tree was small with about 25 fruits. Was this due to squirrels or something else? A. Something else, like a herd of rats, probably beat you to the tangerines...
  • January in the Garden

    January 2012 Calendar - (prints 12/31/11) Average temperatures High 72 Low 50 Rainfall 2.43 inches Florida Arbor Day: January 20 1. Moon phases for January First quarter 1 Full moon 9 Last quarter 16 New moon 23 First quarter 30 2. Moon sign...
  • Holmes on Homes: Organic methods that improve your yard

    Holmes on Homes: Organic methods that improve your yard
    Mike Holmes of the TV show "Holmes on Homes" and his new magazine offers these organic yard care tips: A lush lawn is a point of pride for most homeowners, but less so if harmful chemicals and wasted water are the price. This year, opt for more organic...
  • Plant profile: Rose of Sharon

    Plant profile: Rose of Sharon
    •Scientific name: Hibiscus syriacus •Growth habit: An upright deciduous shrub with numerous branches growing to 10 feet tall and half as wide. The leaves are dark green, coarsely toothed, wedge shaped, often with three lobes and grow to 4...
  • Fabrics at a glance

    Fabrics at a glance
    COTTON Prized for: Soft feel and easy maintenance; wide availability Percentage of clothes sold in the U.S. that incorporate cotton: Almost 75% Primary sources: China, India, U.S. FLAX Prized for: Color and performance traits similar to cotton;...
  • Cotton that's kinder to the planet

    Cotton that's kinder to the planet
    Leather, tulle and silk may be the stuff of runway dreams, but when it comes to most U.S. apparel, cotton is king. Almost 75% of clothing sold in the U.S. contains at least some of the tufty fiber, according to the 2010 Cotton Inc. Retail Monitor, a...