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Gardening

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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...
  • Plant experts hope for a drought of invasives in 'water-wise' yards

    Plant experts hope for a drought of invasives in 'water-wise' yards
    Many Californians appear to be taking up Gov. Jerry Brown's call for the removal of 50 million square feet of lawn energetically and enthusiastically. But all that energy may be misplaced: As homeowners and businesses seek out drought-tolerant, low-...
  • Home of The Times: They found a Fickett house, bought into the neighborhood

    Home of The Times: They found a Fickett house, bought into the neighborhood
    It didn't take long for Jacyln Ferber to decide to buy a sun-drenched 1959 ranch house designed by Modernist architect Edward Fickett. "I knew it was the house for us right away," she says. Others, apparently, agreed. In 10 days there were five...
  • The tabletop as art display space: Ceramic mosaic tops by Furthur

    There are some wood-only tables for sale at Furthur on Sunset Boulevard but not many — the specialty at this furniture store is mosaic tabletops. "I love tile," says Michelle Arias, who, with her husband, Raymond, opened Furthur 20 years ago. "It'...
  • Growing herbs, for a healthy body, mind and spirit

    Growing herbs, for a healthy body, mind and spirit
    Herbs are fun and easy to grow, and not only can gardening keep you happy, but the herbs can help keep you healthy too. When you think about growing herbs, you might imagine a basil Caprese salad or rosemary sprinkled on roasted potatoes. But did you...
  • How to make your own herb tincture or peppermint oil

    How to make your own herb tincture or peppermint oil
    Many of the studies done on herbs use an extraction of the plant. Oils are usually used externally; tinctures are for internal use (oil of oregano is actually a tincture). Here are recipes for a tincture and peppermint oil from Gayle Engels of the...
  • This guy wants to end the world's allergies and asthma - with plants

    This guy wants to end the world's allergies and asthma - with plants
    A garden can be heaven on earth, a source of satisfaction, healing and physical activity, unless you have plant allergies. Then it can be sheer hell. Author and landscaping expert Tom Ogren has a solution: His latest book, "The Allergy-Fighting Garden:...
  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) July 1: Climb to the Moon, Ponce Inlet....
  • When it's you versus the dog: New book 'Stepdog' tackles the blending of families with pets

    When it's you versus the dog: New book 'Stepdog' tackles the blending of families with pets
    You're not sure it's going to happen for you, but it does: You find the mate of your dreams. He has an enviable Pacific Palisades address and you both have top journalism jobs. So, can a galoopy mutt named Eddie — granted, one whose antics...
  • Newer appliances that can save water

    One way to save water inside the home? Upgrade. You can find water-efficient appliances and fixtures of all prices, of course, but let's dream big: Here are five sumptuous buys out of many on the market that will make your neighbors green — with...
  • Don't gravelscape L.A.

    Don't gravelscape L.A.
    People are starting to panic about their lawns. The Metropolitan Water District is adding $350 million to its lawn removal rebate program and homeowners are scrambling to rip out grass and replace it with something easy and oh-so drought tolerant —...