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Gardening

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  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Gardening help Volunteers are needed on Mondays between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at Lake Waterford Park in Pasadena for garden bed maintenance and more. Volunteers are also needed at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis to help remove encroaching weeds and invasive...
  • Upcoming home, garden events

    •Oyster float workshop. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 5, for an upcoming oyster float-building workshop at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The Tidewater Master Oyster Gardeners Association will teach the...
  • End-of-summer color in the perennial garden

    About now, many of our perennial gardens are looking a bit faded. Disease and drought have taken their toll and a good many perennials have finished blooming, leaving us with beautiful memories and unsightly spent flower stalks to remove. With a bit of...
  • A peak time to examine community garden etiquette in Los Angeles

    A peak time to examine community garden etiquette in Los Angeles
    Community gardens around Los Angeles are heating up — and we don't just mean the temperature is rising. "This is our peak season. When it comes to the rules, people can get testy and argumentative," said Al Renner, co-founder of the Los Angeles...
  • Garden checklist: Watch for wilt but don't overwater

    Be kind to your vegetables. Watch for wilt. We're all trying to save water, but keep an eye on tomatoes during hot weather. They can wilt easily when the temperature hits triple digits. But is that wilt from lack of water or just normal? Reader L.L....
  • At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours
    It isn't easy to find all of the serene nooks and calming crannies at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Some of the paths at the park seem perfectly content to go only one way. At least a couple of the themed gardens are best reached by walking through...
  • What's the buzz? Lehigh Valley Beekeepers create awareness on Saturday

    Honey practically runs through the veins of New Tripoli native Joe Zeller. At 95 years old, he has been beekeeping since 1953. He has spent the majority of his life involved with agriculture. "I was raised on a farm," says Zeller, a state...
  • For Studio City home, lawyer relies on Texas designer Meredith Ellis

    For Studio City home, lawyer relies on Texas designer Meredith Ellis
    The 27-year-old bachelor lawyer buying his first house, a 1,730-square-foot single-story home in Studio City, knew immediately whom to call to rework its interior: Meredith Ellis, designer for his parents' homes in Studio City and Malibu. "He told me...
  • Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans

    Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans
    Sarah Butler crammed garbage bags packed with laundry into her old Volkswagen van on her weekly run "over the hill" to Mill Valley. Some of the 630 or so permanent residents of this Marin County town have recently begun to make this trek, thanks to...
  • On Gardening: Plant a little sunshine with this hot shrub

    On Gardening: Plant a little sunshine with this hot shrub
    If you have been hoping to light up your garden with dazzling foliage, then you need a little Sunshine. Actually a little is good but a lot of Sunshine is better. The Sunshine I am referring to is one of the hottest shrubs anywhere and that is the...
  • Sumac with red berries isn't poisonous and azalea growing tips

    Sumac with red berries isn't poisonous and azalea growing tips
    I'm afraid I have poison sumac at the edge of my lawn and that in the fall its red berries will spread it. Doesn't it sucker, too? What should I do? Poison sumac is fairly uncommon. It is a sparse shrub that looks like a young ash tree and grows in...