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  • On Gardening: Early Autumn Camellia japonica a show-stopper

    Early Autumn Camellia japonica, is simply amazing and should be shouted from the mountain top. Unfortunately it has to be the best kept secret in the world of gardening. Each year, just like clockwork this incredibly beautiful camellia starts loading up...
  • Easy To Grow Florida Onions

    Easy To Grow Florida Onions
    Most of us use onions in some form. You may fry them to add to meat dishes, cut them into salads, or use them as a topping for pizzas. Some eat them as springers and whole onions too. Think how many onions you have been buying that could be grown in...
  • Be careful with leaf removal over grass seedlings

    Be careful with leaf removal over grass seedlings
    My new grass seedlings are very thin and fragile. Now tree leaves are falling on them. How can I remove leaves without disturbing the seedlings? Will they grow under the leaves? I don't want to walk on the grass yet. Falling leaves are one reason why it...
  • 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...
  • Couple's 'mullet' gardens are a feast for the eyes � and table

    MINNEAPOLIS If Joyce Johannson and Brian MacDonald's garden were a haircut, it would be a mullet. You know the "business in the front, party in the back" coif favored by old-school hockey players and '80s rockers. Up front, the couple's edible garden...
  • Weed-infested garden requires time, patience — and mulch

    Weed-infested garden requires time, patience — and mulch
    We bought a house with several large flower beds that had not been tended for many years. They are overgrown with bindweed, burdock, thistle and other weeds. Once we get the weeds out, what low-cost approaches can we use to deter weeds while we build up...
  • Fall planting? Pick pansies

    Gabe Garcia is a garden center's dream in fall. On a recent Friday afternoon, he methodically loaded up his cart at the Primex Garden Center in Glenside, Pa., with pots of mums and ornamental cabbages and kale, so many there was likely no room for the...
  • Buy native plants at Mounts Botanical Garden sale

    Buy native plants at Mounts Botanical Garden sale
    Buy native plants and wander the beautiful grounds at Mounts Botanical Garden's fall plant sale. The 20th annual "More Than a ... Fall Plant Sale & Hibiscus Show" is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 1 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 in West Palm Beach. The...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Meet beneficial flower flies that like asters; and bad black swallow-wort that threatens monarchs

    Kathy Van Mullekom: Meet beneficial flower flies that like asters; and bad black swallow-wort that threatens monarchs
    My pollinator garden filled with fall-flowering goldenrods, black-eyed Susan and asters hums with late-season insects. That's the way it's supposed to work, according to Helen Hamilton. She's author of "Wildflowers and Grasses of Virginia's Coastal...
  • Cyclamen mites are killing her African violets

    Cyclamen mites are killing her African violets
    Q: I am hoping you can give me a diagnosis on my ailing African violets. All of them were doing fine and then suddenly last winter 90 percent of them developed something at the crown. None of the existing leaves died, but after a few months no leaves...
  • On Gardening: Black Adder is the star of butterfly season

    Black Adder is bring in butterflies like there is no tomorrow. The anise hyssop has been one of my favorite perennials for years not only for the bottlebrush-like spikes of blue flowers but also for attracting every bee and butterfly in the neighborhood....