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  • Stratford Student Club Helps The Environment

    Stratford Student Club Helps The Environment
    Many high schools have clubs and activities to participate in, including skating clubs for skateboarders, but at Bunnell High School in Stratford, Connecticut, the SKATENG club, SKATENG with an E, is a club for students to involve themselves in the care...
  • 01/26: New businesses

    01/26: New businesses
    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Lake Twin Line Enterprises LLC,10123 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg, 34788. Advanced...
  • Flowers, food and fashion part of garden club's symposium in Colonial Williamsburg

    Flowers, food and fashion part of garden club's symposium in Colonial Williamsburg
    Scenic Virginia is all about its name — preserving, protecting and promoting the state's beauty. In early February, the nonprofit organization partners with the Garden Club of Virginia Symposium held at Colonial Williamsburg to do just that....
  • Trim crape myrtles now to promote good growth

    Trim crape myrtles now to promote good growth
    Question: Many crape myrtles are being pruned back now but I thought the best time was early spring. When should we start pruning and how far back should they be trimmed? Answer: Driving through local neighborhoods there appears there are no firm...
  • How to start seeds now for spring planting

    It's time to get serious about starting seeds. At the basic level, starting seeds indoors requires seeds, a container and a growing medium. Add water and a little warmth, and most seeds will germinate. A few need a bit more — light, periods of...
  • To your health: Gardening classes, events abound in Central Florida

    To your health: Gardening classes, events abound in Central Florida
    Certainly, exercise is one key to health, but so is a nutritious diet. And what better way to get vitamin-packed fruits and veggies than from your own garden? Here are some local gardening events culled from our county listings: Vegetable garden...
  • How to plant an edible garden with seeds from store-bought items

    For anyone who has wondered if it's worthwhile to plant the cloves of store-bought garlic that are starting to sprout, the answer is a yes, but a qualified yes. In general, buying seeds or plants that were intended to be grown for a garden harvest is...
  • New plants for 2015: There's a lot for gardeners to love

     New plants for 2015: There's a lot for gardeners to love
    What's that rosy glow in the distance? It's the dawn of a new gardening year! The long trudge of winter may seem to go on forever, but the days are getting longer and it's time to start dreaming and planning. Here are some bright new plants you may want...
  • New England Flower & Garden Shows Get Jump On Spring

    New England Flower & Garden Shows Get Jump On Spring
    Groundhog Day is just over a week away, but regardless of whether Punxsutawney Phil and Connecticut's Chuckles see their shadows or not, signs of spring in February and March are hard to find. Outdoors, that is. Inside, it's another story. At flower...
  • On Gardening: No question about it, this butterfly is a stunner

    On Gardening: No question about it, this butterfly is a stunner
    Just before the first cold weather of fall I saw a butterfly on one of our large oaks. I knew what it was from across our cottage garden, it was a Question Mark. When I showed the photo to a couple of staffers, it was like eyes were opened up for the...
  • Home and garden briefs for Jan. 22: Mark your calendar for these upcoming gardening events

    February and March will bring several shows and exhibitions to the area. Mark your calendar so you won't miss these upcoming events: •Friday-Sunday, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, Virginia Flower and Garden Expo at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia...