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Gardening

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  • Plant a hedge

    Noisy traffic or neighbors near your property can be troublesome, but planting a hedge will help solve the problem. A hedge has endearing qualities that make it much more than a barrier because it's an attractive way to muffle sounds and enclose your...
  • Oak Park Conservatory plant swap offers new tool

    Oak Park Conservatory plant swap offers new tool
    As Barbara Hofmaier of Oak Park added perennials to her pile May 9 outside the Oak Park Conservatory, she excitedly pointed out the liatris, variegated solomon's seal and milkweed seedlings she had snagged. "I come every year, and if I have a conflict,...
  • Southland saying goodbye to lawns

    Southland saying goodbye to lawns
    When Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a 25% cut in urban water use, he declared war on the California lawn. Among the early casualties is the expanse of green that Tom Beck and his wife planted around their Arcadia home 26 years ago. “I have mixed...
  • Master Gardeners invite you to become one and help grow more green thumbs

    Master Gardeners invite you to become one and help grow more green thumbs
    Master Gardeners spend hours in the classroom and in the field learning about good and bad bugs, pollinator-beneficial plants and water-wise gardening, just to name a few topics. Then, they spend even more hours planning workshops, consulting on the...
  • Southern armyworms feeding on corn plants

    Southern armyworms feeding on corn plants
    Question: Our corn plants are being chewed by something. It seems to happen overnight. What can we do? Answer: Southern armyworms, the larva stage of a moth, are out in force this spring. It appears they are very active feeding on the leaf blades at...
  • Rodale Institute brings organic gardens to Allentown

    Rodale Institute brings organic gardens to Allentown
    Behind Allentown's oldest home, a revolutionary idea is sprouting. Growing towers, a way to vertically raise organic vegetables and fruits, have been erected on a sunny spot in the yard of the historic Trout Hall at Fifth and Hamilton streets. Those...
  • Gardening: Prune spring bushes in the week after blooming

    In our yard, the most beautiful bloom at the moment is a deciduous azalea, Mandarin Lights (Azalea x Mandarin Lights/Northern Lights Hybrid). It has the most glorious blooms just outside my kitchen window. The plant, purchased years ago at one of the...
  • Glen Burnie East: New gardens beautify, protect waterways

    Glen Burnie East: New gardens beautify, protect waterways
    Last week, Unity Gardens of Anne Arundel County teamed up with volunteers of all ages from the community for the Big Dig in the Furnace Branch Road area. Many of the volunteers came from nearby Messiah United Methodist and Faith Baptist churches. Both are...
  • A Rose Named Maid Marion Has Connecticut Roots

    A Rose Named Maid Marion Has Connecticut Roots
    Shakespeare's Juliet may have declared that names, such as Romeo's family name, don't matter — "What's in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet" — but the name of a new English rose being introduced this...
  • New Trier volunteers help Glencoe Community Garden grow

    New Trier volunteers help Glencoe Community Garden grow
    The Glencoe Community Garden is growing this spring with the addition of a greenhouse, a pollinator patch and vertical gardens. On May 14, a group of New Trier High School sophomore girls helped get the garden ready to grow a variety of crops that...
  • The buzz on garden pollinators

     The buzz on garden pollinators
    All across the country, it seems, gardeners are taking up the cause of pollinators. Maybe it was the plight of the honeybee (colony collapse) or the dwindling numbers of monarch butterflies (loss of habitat) that raised people's awareness. Beyond...