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  • Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?

    Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above. Here are a few:
  • Virginia Living Museum hosts native plant sale

    Virginia Living Museum hosts native plant sale
    The Virginia Living Museum in Newport News will host its annual fall native plant sale for two weekends, beginning Saturday, Sept. 20. “Native plants are good choices for area gardeners because such plants tolerate Tidewater's weather and serve as...

    Giant ragweed is just as bad for allergies as its common form

    Giant ragweed is just as bad for allergies as its common form
    A plant shot up about 6 feet in our yard recently. I never saw flowers, but the seeds remind me of ragweed. The leaf is not lacy like ragweed, though. It looks more like a stork footprint. What am I dealing with? There is a bumper crop of ragweed this...

    Home-Garden new for 9/18: Newport News contractor wins award for patio design

    J.T. Hale of Newport News-based Atlantis Patios recently won the Hardscape Hero award for a patio he designed and built in Richmond. In a news release about the award, Sonja Bicanic, spokeswoman for Virginia Creative Group, described the patio. "His...

    Hillstown Grange Fair higlights East Hartford's agricultural roots

    The National Grange has been a part of America's rural and agricultural history for 147 years, and puts traditional family values, leadership and volunteerism are at the forefront of its activities. On Saturday, Sept. 13, the Hillstown Grange in East...