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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Autumn Brings Brain-Healthy Activities for Seniors

    Autumn is here! Summer’s blasts of hot air are finally simmering down. There are wonderful autumn activities that can help older adults get out of the hot doldrums and inspire them to enjoy the outdoors once again. When we think of fall and autumn...
  • Down To Earth Garden Club talks about native plants and club's goals

    Garden designs come in all shapes and sizes, but all too often native plants get overlooked in the process. Many diverse plants grow happily in our forests, but did you know that they can seamlessly become part of your landscape, blending beautifully into...
  • 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...