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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
  • Worth the risk: Put plumbago in ground now

    Worth the risk: Put plumbago in ground now
    Question: I would like to add a plumbago shrub to my flower bed. Is it better to plant it now or wait until spring? Answer: Take just a little risk and plant the plumbago now. Fall is a good time to add new trees, shrubs and perennials to the landscape....

    Turn away pests to regain control of pepper plants

    Turn away pests to regain control of pepper plants
    Question: My peppers look horrible with curling leaves and brown tips. What is the cause and what can I use that is natural to obtain control? Answer: Growing good pepper plants has been difficult this fall due to an assortment of pests. Often mites,...

    Guide to Morton Arboretum: Seeing the forest and the trees

    Guide to Morton Arboretum: Seeing the forest and the trees
    AlongĀ one of the miles and miles of footpath at The Morton Arboretum, I stopped on a recent Monday to soak in the scene. The forest floor was a bright yellow carpet. Above me, more leaves, yellow and orange and green, still clung to their makers. The...

    November gardening calendar

    November gardening calendar
    Almanac Average temperature: High 79, ow 59 Rainfall: 2.32 inches The moon 1. Moon phases •Full moon: Nov. 6 •Last quarter: Nov. 14 •New moon: Nov. 22 •First quarter: Nov. 29 2. Moon sign planting dates •...