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Gardening

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  • La Grange Farmers Market shoppers snap up asparagus, other treats

    La Grange Farmers Market shoppers snap up asparagus, other treats
    Opening day featured picture perfect weather, several new vendors and a steady stream of shoppers May 7 for the first La Grange Farmers Market of the season. "The first one is a great sign of spring and summer. It's like a holiday for me," said Randy...
  • Winter's Big Chill Lingers At Garden Centers, Nurseries

    Winter's Big Chill Lingers At Garden Centers, Nurseries
    The snow is fast disappearing in some areas, temperatures are definitely warming — finally — but this winter's deep freeze is still being felt at garden centers and nurseries, where the weather has put a chill on early spring sales. Grower...
  • Strawberry fruit should be removed during plant's first season

    Strawberry fruit should be removed during plant's first season
    The nursery has strawberry plants with berries. Once fruit is set, should it be removed to focus plant energy on roots, or is it too late to divert plant energy at that point? What about tomato transplants? As painful as it is, for June-bearing...
  • Garden tomatoes a rite of spring and summer

     Garden tomatoes a rite of spring and summer
    Good, honest, backyard garden tomatoes don't give two figs about your politics. Tomatoes aren't thinking about who'll be elected president. Tomatoes aren't consumed with what some partisan meat puppet with a cartoon face may have just tweeted out into...
  • Mother's Day Means Deals For Mom

    Mother's Day Means Deals For Mom
    Sunday is a special day for moms. If you're looking for an inexpensive way to celebrate, check out these Mother's Day deals. (Unless otherwise noted, offers are good on Sunday, May 10 only.) >>Moms get free admission to Old Sturbridge Village and a...
  • Community news for Manchester edition

    Panera Bread's bakery-cafes donate to Foodshare AREAWIDE - Twelve of Panera Bread's bakery-cafes in the Greater Hartford, Connecticut area (Bristol, Buckland Hills, Canton, Enfield, Farmington, Glastonbury, Hartford, Manchester, Newington, Southington,...
  • A Solar-Powered Garden Soil Sensor

    The Edyn Garden Sensor is basically a small stake with sensors built into it; you stick it in the dirt and it interacts with a smartphone app to provide readouts of soil moisture, nutrition, temperature and light and to suggest appropriate fertilizing and...
  • Garden club offering plants for purchase

    If you are looking to beautify your home or want a gift for Mother's Day, the Mount Airy Garden Club will sponsor its ninth annual plant sale from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Calvary United Methodist Church. "You will find a wide variety...
  • Plants and pointers to be offered at annual show

    Plants and pointers to be offered at annual show
    A riot of color will burst onto the scene when the Mason-Dixon Chapter, American Rhododendron Society hosts its annual rhododendron and azalea plant show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Carroll County Agriculture Center. In addition to the...
  • Worth Noting: Bowie prepares to celebrate its Thoroughbred history on Heritage Day

    With all this talk of Triple Crown winners, the people of Bowie have two names to drop – Gallant Fox and Omaha. Those two Thoroughbreds each won the Triple Crown and they are the only father/son horses to ever have achieved the feat. And they...
  • Community gardens unite Harford residents with a passion for growing and clean eating

    Anne Slater had high hopes for the container garden on the deck of her Havre de Grace condo, but the plants weren’t having it. They didn’t die, but the tomatoes and herbs they produced were disappointingly small. “There wasn’t...