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Gardening

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  • Honey bees need fall's foliage to stay healthy

    One of the major problems honey bees are having these days is finding enough nutrition to stay healthy. It may be hard to believe that an insect needs a balanced diet but it is true, especially for honey bees. Honey bees put up pollen (protein) and...
  • Garden Q&A: Cutting your lawn short can be beneficial in winter

    Garden Q&A: Cutting your lawn short can be beneficial in winter
    When I do the final mowing of the season, should I cut my grass low? I've been cutting it high like you advise and it looks great, but my neighbor says to cut it low in winter. Is that a good idea? A lawn may be cut lower in winter for a couple of...
  • L.A. council to weigh ban on growing genetically modified crops

    L.A. council to weigh ban on growing genetically modified crops
    Facing pressure from groups both inside and outside of Los Angeles, city lawmakers moved forward Tuesday with plans to regulate the growth of genetically modified crops. The City Council voted to ask city staff to draft an ordinance banning the sale and...
  • Ban on GMO plants advances at L.A. City Hall

    Ban on GMO plants advances at L.A. City Hall
    Citing environmental and health concerns, a panel of Los Angeles lawmakers Monday advanced a citywide ban on growing genetically modified crops. With limited argicultural land in the city, the ban would be “largely symbolic,” said Councilman...
  • 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...
  • Mall walk to benefit memory center at FAU

    Anita Flaster is a bonafide artist with exhibits to her credit, after reviving her talents at The Louis and Anne Green Memory & Wellness Center at Florida Atlantic University. Flaster has an art degree, but didn't pick it up again until her husband Sy...
  • 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,"...
  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteer Opportunities
    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Select a category that interests you. Some organizations require you to register or contact an event coordinator prior to volunteering. Use the contact information provided. -------------------- Working with the elderly...
  • 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...
  • 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...