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Gardening

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  • Tips for refreshing soil as fall approaches

    Al Renner of the Los Angeles Community Garden Council has been getting dirty as an urban agriculture activist for two decades in Los Angeles, starting with a community garden on an unused lot in Echo Park. Born on a farm, he has a system for preparing...
  • Halloween is a ways away, but pumpkins are ahead of schedule

    Halloween is a ways away, but pumpkins are ahead of schedule
    My pumpkins turned orange in August! How can I make sure they survive until Halloween? Pumpkins are coloring ahead of schedule by about three weeks this year because of the cool summer. When the rind is hard, cut them from the vine, leaving 3 to 4...
  • On Gardening: Marveling at passionflowers and the butterflies they attract

    If you are looking for the perfect vine for a trellis or arbor then look no further than the passionflower. Not only will they climb with abandon, but they will adorn your structure with the most exotic flowers on the planet. Depending on where you live,...
  • Grow vegetables at community garden

    Grow vegetables at community garden
    South Lake Hospital Foundation is seeking gardeners and sponsors for its organic community garden fall planting, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the hospital's LiveWell Fitness campus, 1935 Don Wickham Drive in Clermont. The sustainable community...
  • South suburban events, Sept. 11-17

    South suburban events, Sept. 11-17
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events Thursday, Sept. 11 Burr Ridge Farmers...
  • Latest 'Discover Colchester' walk focuses on Cohen Woodlands

    The Colchester Land Trust and Garden Club teamed up on Sunday, Sept. 7, to present the planned new butterfly gardens and to introduce improved trails on the former property of the late state Rep. Rubin Cohen and his wife, Elizabeth Johnston Cohen. Two...
  • Home-Garden news for 9/11: Design your space at home show this weekend, garden lecture series starting

    Meet skilled craftsmen, kitchen and bath designers, architects and builders at the 2014 Design Your Space Home Show this weekend in Virginia Beach. Jeff Devlin, HGTV personality and DIY host of "I Hate My Bath" is the main stage presenter during the show...
  • Expert offers tips on growing fruit trees in the home garden

    Do you have a "green thumb" for gardening, but feel daunted by planting and caring for fruit trees? Experts say it's really not that difficult to learn the basics, and the results can be bountiful and even artistic. Given the right conditions, you could...
  • An Old Pineapple Plant Dilemma

    An Old Pineapple Plant Dilemma
    Pineapple time is over for many Florida gardeners. But, what does one do with the plants after the memories of the sweet, fragrant juicy fruits have all but faded? Do you keep them or toss them? Remnants of the old pineapple plants are likely still...
  • The tools you need for your fall garden cleanup

    The tools you need for your fall garden cleanup
    Gardex Leaf Scoops When you have leaves piling up in the yard, this is the tool you'll want to grab. It was designed to fit inside yard bags or receptacles, and each scoop fits into your right or left hand. You can also use it to spread mulch and peat...
  • Tend to these garden chores at the end of summer

    Tend to these garden chores at the end of summer
    As I look out my bedroom window, I can see the leaves of the dogwood already taking on their red fall coloring. It's time to make plans for the end of summer. There's plenty to do and it's a lot more comfortable to do most of the chores in the still...