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  • Honda's U.S. factory: 'Canary in coal mine' to dam-breaker

    By James R. Healey USA TODAY When Japan's Honda Motor announced in 1980 its then-radical decision to build cars in the U.S., the auto business collectively said, "What?" Volkswagen, alone among foreign car companies, was trying limited U.S. production, assembl
  • Insecticides offer sago's best defense against cycad scale

    Insecticides offer sago's best defense against cycad scale
    Question: My sagos have a white, scale-like infestation and I don't seem to have a remedy. Could you possibly tell me what the critters are and how to treat them? Answer: Hardly a Florida sago has been missed by cycad scale, a very small insect that...

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours
    It isn't easy to find all of the serene nooks and calming crannies at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Some of the paths at the park seem perfectly content to go only one way. At least a couple of the themed gardens are best reached by walking through...

    Monthly fertilizer promotes healthy, hearty banana tree

    Question: What is needed to care for a banana tree? What fertilizer should I use and when do I pick the bananas? Answer: Many gardeners are harvesting bananas this year due to the mild winter that allowed their plantings to survive with minimal damage....

    Pineapple's yellow color indicates prime picking time

    Question: I have been growing a pineapple plant for years and finally have a fruit that is turning yellow. When should it be removed? Answer: Wait no longer as your pineapple is ready for picking. Normally they can be easily twisted off by the top of the...