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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...
  • Get growing at Mounts Botanical Garden fall plant sale

    Get growing at Mounts Botanical Garden fall plant sale
    Buy native plants and wander the beautiful grounds at Mounts Botanical Garden's fall plant sale. The 20th annual "More Than a ... Fall Plant Sale & Hibiscus Show" is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 1 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 in West Palm Beach. The...
  • New releases by Hampton Roads writers

     New releases by Hampton Roads writers
    Hampton Roads nonfiction writers tipped the scales on this month's list of new releases, with topics ranging from family life to military history. Fiction titles focus on teens and young adults. Take a look. You never know when you might discover a...
  • Weeds or wildflowers?

    Weeds or wildflowers?
    Give a weed an inch and it'll take a yard. In one corner of the yard, forlorn-looking daisies bloom. Over near a sprinkler, a plant with tiny purple and white flowers spread. Are they weeds or wildflowers? "They are neither. They are wonders,"...
  • Keep up treatments to rid sago of cycad scale

    Keep up treatments to rid sago of cycad scale
    Question: My sago has the cycad scale you have [previously] discussed. I have been using a horticultural oil spray but the scale is still present. What else can I do? Answer: Tough and persistent scale insects go away very slowly. They are often...
  • How can I get rid of mushrooms on tree roots?

    How can I get rid of mushrooms on tree roots?
    Q: Several years ago we had five trees removed from our property. This year we have had lots of mushrooms that seem to grow on the roots left behind from these trees. We also have mushrooms throughout our lawn. The ones that grow from the tree roots are...
  • If you want tulips to return, here are some tips

    If you want tulips to return, here are some tips
    If you want tulips, the gardening wisdom goes, you have to plant new ones every fall. Most tulips make a big spring splash and then peter out. They might not return at all, or they'll send up some puny leaves for a couple of years and maybe a few...
  • More California gardeners go native

    Landscaping with California native plants has probably never been more compelling than it is today, when gardeners throughout Southern California are taking drastic measures to keep their yards looking green or, at the very least, alive. "Natives are...
  • On Gardening: Start digging now to have Christmas tulip display in April

    Christmas is still a couple of months away, but as gardeners we need to also be thinking about Christmas in April. Christmas Dream is an award winning tulip that can give your landscape the perfect spring crescendo of blossoms but that will take immediate...
  • Using Mushroom Compost in the Garden

     
    Mushroom compost is the used growing medium from mushroom farms. The amount, type and quality of materials used to produce the mushroom medium in the first place can vary widely through out the country, and this will affect the characteristics......
  • Lehigh County Open Gate farm tour to be held next weekend

    Lehigh County Open Gate farm tour to be held next weekend
    Agriculture in Lehigh County has many faces. Take advantage of this once-a-year opportunity to learn about local agriculture during the Open Gate Farm Tour sponsored by Penn State Extension in Lehigh County. This annual event has been conducted in...