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  • Holiday décor and plant sale this weekend

    The Boca Raton Garden Club's annual Holiday House plant, craft and bake sale is this weekend. The fundraiser will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 and Saturday Nov. 15, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 16 at the clubhouse and gardens, 4281 NW...
  • Garden Delights program now at 16 schools

    Garden Delights program now at 16 schools
    Schools throughout Broward County are getting greener through the Garden Delights program. The program is at 16 low-income schools, with funding coming from the Broward Education Foundation. Children are involved in creating the gardens and enjoying the...
  • On Gardening: Not too early to start planning for pansies

    No matter where you live you have a pansy season. If we agree to that then that means you also have a need for pansy pals or pansy partners, and the Bouquet series of dianthus remains one of your best choices. I feel like I have grown up with the...
  • Advocates hope flower farms will take root in Baltimore

    Advocates hope flower farms will take root in Baltimore
    A movement is underway to fill some of Baltimore's 14,000 vacant lots with flower farms, where residents could grow zinnias and toad lilies and hyacinths to sell to local florists or invite the public to come pick their own bouquets. The city's...
  • Fall's finale: Ornamental grasses in the landscape

    There are many sounds that bring me back to carefree childhood autumns – the crunching of leaves underfoot as we made our way home from school, the crackling of leaf-fueled, curbside bonfires burning bright into the fall evenings, and the trumpeting...
  • No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather

    No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather
    Does the size of an orange band on a woolly bear caterpillar mean a cold winter or a warm winter? Or is the important thing the black ends? I've heard so many forecasts of what to expect this winter, I'm relying on caterpillars! What the middle band...
  • Home-garden news for Nov. 6: Flower show, country hayride, beekeeping and more

    There are several upcoming home, garden events across the region. Mark your calendars for the following events being held from Saturday, Nov. 8 through Tuesday, Nov. 18: •Camellia Show and Plant Sale. Saturday, Nov. 8. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. People may...
  • Garden clubs vs. the digital age: Finding room for both

     Garden clubs vs. the digital age: Finding room for both
    The world has changed since the National Garden Clubs Inc., a St. Louis-based association, was in its prime: From 1957 to 1959, the group had about 475,000 members, said Kathleen Romine, administrative assistant with the group. Today the group has about...
  • A well-spotted opportunity, Potted celebrates its 10th year

     A well-spotted opportunity, Potted celebrates its 10th year
    For the nearly 10 years that Annette Gutierrez and Mary Gray have owned the Atwater Village garden store Potted, the women have built a reputation for having a distinctive eye for outdoor home décor and accessories. Now, in celebration of their 10th...
  • New books focus on the passion and pleasure of growing cut flowers and arranging seasonal materials

    Two Virginia gardening authors recently released new books, and both share their passion for seasonal material. One focuses on growing cut flowers for bouquets, while the other shows how to use simple blossoms and foliage to create eye-catching windowsill...
  • Turn away pests to regain control of pepper plants

    Turn away pests to regain control of pepper plants
    Question: My peppers look horrible with curling leaves and brown tips. What is the cause and what can I use that is natural to obtain control? Answer: Growing good pepper plants has been difficult this fall due to an assortment of pests. Often mites,...