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  • Green living fun at Earth Day events

    An edible plant wall. A Green Kid Garden with hourly storytelling and a music circle. Live entertainment on the Earth Music Stage, and nonstop activities, talks and demonstrations. They'll all be part of the second annual Florida Earth Festival 2015...
  • Worth Noting: Local authors part of multi-author book signing

    The Rev. Angela M. Gracey of Laurel will be one of many authors signing books Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 15455 Emerald Way in the Bowie Town Center, during a multi-author book signing from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Gracey will be signing copies of her book...
  • On Gardening: Giant leopard plant a spectacular member of the aster family

    Members of the aster family can be described by a lot of wonderful adjectives, but "lush" and "tropical" are typically not among them. Yet that is the case with the giant leopard plant. Botanically speaking, I am referring to Farfugium japonicum...
  • Home and garden briefs for April 16: Celebrate Earth Day at events across Hampton Roads

    Earth Day 2015 is Wednesday, April 22. Activities and events are scheduled throughout the weekend and next week to observe the day set aside to appreciate the planet and its natural resources. Hampton A free viewing of "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a...
  • Pick-your-own fruit farm to open in Chicago this summer

    Pick-your-own fruit farm to open in Chicago this summer
    Breanne Heath started with a patch of dirt on the South Side and a simple idea: a farm where visitors can pick their own fruit. Now the nearly half-acre site in Back of the Yards is slated to open this summer as The Pie Patch, a pick-your-own farm in...
  • This winter's salted roads may have done damage to your evergreen

    This winter's salted roads may have done damage to your evergreen
    Our 6-foot evergreen has suddenly turned brown, but only on the side facing the road and only the top half. [We] don't see any insects or disease. [It] looks terrible at the end of the driveway. What's the problem? We suspect salt spray damage from...
  • Planes, Trains and BBQ also features U.S. Special Operations Parachute Team

    The annual Planes, Trains and BBQ runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Wooton Park, 100 E. Ruby St., Tavares, will feature a state-sanctioned barbecue contest, jazz and blues band, seaplane rides, steam-engine train rides with train robbers and food...
  • Hollyhocks Flower In Local Landscapes

    Hollyhocks Flower In Local Landscapes
    One plant gardeners from cooler regions miss is the hollyhock opening white, pink, red and maroon blossoms for spring. It has not been a hard plant to grow locally, but difficult to grow long enough to flower. Most selections are true biennials that...
  • York County celebrating park anniversary

    York County's Parks, Recreation and Tourism department is celebrating a 30-year anniversary of the New Quarter Park's opening and a 10-year anniversary of the park's expansion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2 at New Quarter Park at 1000 Lakeshead Drive....
  • Northbrook activist: plant monarch-fetching milkweed in every yard

    Northbrook activist: plant monarch-fetching milkweed in every yard
    Dale Duda wants Northbrook to be the first town in America with a patch of milkweed on every property. And her village is behind her, at least in word, with an April 14 proclamation urging that everybody plant it. Duda, a member of the Northbrook...
  • An all-white garden in NYC, inspired by a historic design

    First come the snowdrops, peeking through the snow, then as things warm up, hellebores and crocuses, followed by geraniums, peonies, anemones, camellias and many more. But there's one thing all the flowers in this particular garden have in common: They're...