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Gardening

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  • Beware of citrus-leaf miners on new growth

    Question: Citrus-leaf miners have arrived early this year producing tunnels and causing crinkling among the leaves of our trees. What is the control? Answer: Perhaps you have noticed citrus-leaf miners only affect the new growths, which means you have...
  • Solutions to a home-building challenge in the Hollywood Hills

    Solutions to a home-building challenge in the Hollywood Hills
    Architect Ana Henton is accustomed to demanding clients: restaurateurs, theater owners and even a college fraternity eager to ditch its stripper pole in favor of Streamline Moderne design. Yet none was as challenging as her client for a 2,400-square-...
  • Master gardener program goes for a crop of volunteers

    When Yvonne Savio switched one basic criterion in the selection process for applicants to the UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program in 2001, the results were impressive. Instead of recruiting gardeners interested in volunteering, she started...
  • Dig Into These Upcoming Gardening Events

    Dig Into These Upcoming Gardening Events
    Celebrate summer in the Butler-McCook Garden in Hartford May 27 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Connecticut Landmarks' Fifth annual Garden Gala. The garden is situated between the Butler-McCook House at 396 Main St. and the Amos Bull House at 59 S. Prospect St....
  • Carroll County Master Gardeners to host plant sale

    The Carroll County Master Gardeners will host their third annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 23, under the pavilion near the Carroll County Agriculture Center parking lot in Westminster. "The plants are dependable and healthy, and the...
  • How a Hollywood set decorator channeled movie magic into her Altadena garden

    How a Hollywood set decorator channeled movie magic into her Altadena garden
    When Peggy Casey first saw the 1972 film "Silent Running," a science-fiction tale in which all plant life on Earth is extinct, it left an impression that still resonates. "I saw the film when I was a little girl, and it imprinted forever the...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    FACES spaces CANTERBURY - The Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale (FACES) at the Finnish Hall, 76 North Canterbury Road, will be on Saturday, Oct. 3., at 9:30 a.m. This is an event listed in The Last Green Valley's Walktober calendar. A call for...
  • Tree With Spicy Fragrance And Sweet Flowers Too

    Tree With Spicy Fragrance And Sweet Flowers Too
    Few gardeners are going to know this plant. Actually it is a large shrub to small tree that grows well throughout all but the most southern portion of Florida. The plants we call vitex or the most common species, a chaste tree, are only occasionally...
  • Glen Burnie West: No matter the score, it's win-win for Emily

    Glen Burnie West: No matter the score, it's win-win for Emily
    Monsignor Slade Catholic School's eighth grade class challenged their teachers from the past nine years to a benefit basketball game last weekend at Archbishop Spalding High School to raise funds to help classmate Emily Kolenda. Emily is battling...
  • Bird nerd: Hummingbirds are the jewels of summer

    Ah, to be a true snowbird. Imagine winters in a tropical paradise, lolling under palm trees in balmy temperatures, or in the shade of a tropical jungle canopy in a lush rainforest. Once the chill of winter shakes off, you get to enjoy summers with...
  • Eastern tent caterpillars are relatively harmless

    Eastern tent caterpillars are relatively harmless
    A 10-inch cocoon appeared, literally overnight, on my cherry tree, and when I broke it open with a broom, to my horror, it was full of large crawling millipedes or worm-like creatures and what seems to be rotting wood. I'm worried it will kill the tree....