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  • Library's music series to feature classical guitarist

    The Cooper Memorial Library's music series will present "Autumn Tones" featuring classical guitarist Joshua Englert from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 on the main floor of the library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. Englert has a bachelor's degree in music...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area
    LEHIGH COUNTY CITY OF ALLENTOWN will host a PrepareAthon, 3-7 p.m. Sept. 30, at Mack South Fire Station, 1902 Lehigh St. Activities include emergency drills, CPR training, K-9 demonstration and more. Info: 610-437-7653. GIRL DEVELOP IT, an...
  • Give star fruit tree room to shine, then reap benefits

     Give star fruit tree room to shine, then reap benefits
    Question: A friend gave me a star fruit tree. Where should it be planted and what care is needed? Answer: Get ready for some good eating as the star fruit, also known as the carambola, flourishes in areas with mild winters. It grows a tree to 25 feet...
  • Fall garden chores include planting perennials, shrubs

    Fall garden chores include planting perennials, shrubs
    I've noticed some reds in the forest canopy and a stiff breeze now brings a drift of yellow leaves. We'll still have warm and sunny days but the signs of autumn are increasing each day. So get ready for that barrage of leaves: check your rakes, clean...
  • Yard Too Small For A Garden? Grow Vegetables Vertically

     Yard Too Small For A Garden? Grow Vegetables Vertically
    WETHERSFIELD -- Paul Langdon had a problem: the backyard of his Old Wethersfield home is too small for a garden and growing plants in pots wasn't working. "I wanted something where I could grow more," Langdon said. The 43-year-old software engineer...
  • Let tomatoes ripen indoors to avoid frost damage

    Let tomatoes ripen indoors to avoid frost damage
    According to the frost/freeze chart on the Home and Garden Information Center website, I'm thinking that if I cover my tomatoes with row cover or something during light freezes, I can have sun-ripened tomatoes into November. Will this work? Fortunately,...
  • Home-garden news for Sept. 25: Volunteers sought for Virginia's natural resource effort

    Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize volunteer activities with a tangible impact on Virginia's natural resources, continues this year with events across the state. The campaign's fall activities run through Oct. 31, a...
  • Enchanting Du Pont estate garden: 'As if the fairies created it'

    Enchanting Du Pont estate garden: 'As if the fairies created it'
    One day, gardener Chris Strand was working at the edge of Winterthur, a former du Pont estate that covers 982 acres. A man walked by and Strand asked if he was lost. "No, I grew up here," the man replied. "I have to tell you thanks for saving that tree....
  • Scout Regalia goes for a well-traveled look, and shares it too

    Scout Regalia goes for a well-traveled look, and shares it too
    Makoto Mizutani and Benjamin Luddy are both devoted to the outdoors. "When we're not working, we try to spend as much time outside as possible," Mizutani said. "We love to go camping, backpacking, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding and road...
  • Birding column: Birds Shift as Seasons Change

    Birding column: Birds Shift as Seasons Change
    If you've traveled by plane lately you know it isn't always pleasant. We complain about diminishing amenities and security lines. Car travel can be just as frustrating with traffic jams and poor road conditions. Imagine if you had to make a trek across...
  • Bulletin Board

    Friday Bill Gove Golden Gavel Toastmasters Club, meets every Friday, noon-1 p.m., Duffy's Sports Grill, 4746 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, corner of Hypoluxo Road and Congress Ave. Learn to become a better public speaker and communicator. Visit...