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Gardening

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Top Gardening Articles

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  • RCH Studios opens notNeutral store in Old Town Pasadena

     RCH Studios opens notNeutral store in Old Town Pasadena
    NotNeutral, the product design division of Rios Clementi Hale Studios — the architecture and design firm known for projects such as Grand Park and Bergamot Station Arts Center — plans to open its third location Friday in the One Colorado...
  • Runner up: Tending garden and taking comfort in memories

    Runner up: Tending garden and taking comfort in memories
    As she enters her 80s, Margaret Himes looks to her garden for solace. She started the expansive garden behind her house in the fall of 1967, just a few months after she, her husband and their three children moved into the new home in Joppatowne. Himes...
  • Summer blockbuster

    Summer blockbuster
    Gardening is slow going. Drop a seed; harvest a carrot. In between there's watering, weeding, waiting. No chase scene, no explosion, no big reveal. The jump-cut can be spliced together from sprouted potato, zucchini seedling or cabbage transplant....
  • Novelty garden: Deer-resistant containers of joy

    Novelty garden: Deer-resistant containers of joy
    Fe Reyes-Dollete and Roldolfo Dollete's patio container garden grew out of desperation. For 30 years the couple, who are both physicians, tried to grow flowers and vegetables on their suburban property, only to watch deer consume all they grew. Reyes-...
  • Best overall winner: John and Maureen Lalley, Ruxton

    Best overall winner: John and Maureen Lalley, Ruxton
    Creating a beautiful garden isn't a matter of luck. The winners of this year's Baltimore Sun garden contest prove it takes knowledge, artistry — and a strong back. These gardeners hoisted paving stones, moved heavy pots and cut logs from fallen...
  • Scout Regalia goes for a well-traveled look, and shares it too

    Scout Regalia goes for a well-traveled look, and shares it too
    Makoto Mizutani and Benjamin Luddy are both devoted to the outdoors. "When we're not working, we try to spend as much time outside as possible," Mizutani said. "We love to go camping, backpacking, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding and road...
  • Hot business: Kutztown couple make sauces with pesticide-free peppers

    From two acres in Kutztown comes a fiery commitment to pesticide-free food production. Homesweet Homegrown in Kutztown creates sauces made from their own peppers grown on what were once fields of genetically modified corn. "A lot of people don't...
  • Enfield Garden Club Spreads Word About Invasive Plants

    The Enfield Garden Club is spreading the word about the dangers of introducing invasive and non-native plants. The club, which has been active for 13 years, is Enfield's second try at a garden club. The first one disbanded in the 1980s after interest...
  • Agriculture Commission gaining ground

    Killingly Agriculture Commission members met on July 9 to discuss updates on the community garden, fundraising plans and the status of property the town might consider for open space/farmland preservation. Town Councilor Dennis Alemian congratulated...
  • Rain barrels add practical and pretty touches to yards

     Rain barrels add practical and pretty touches to yards
    Hampton Roads is typically blessed with routine rainfall for gardens – until the hot and dry months of July and August arrive. Then, thoughts turn to "How do I water without running my water bill sky high?" A rain barrel could be part of the...
  • Tastiest tomotoes come from compost pile

    Tastiest tomotoes come from compost pile
    What does it say about a person's horticultural skills when the best-performing tomato plant in the garden is a volunteer vine growing in the compost pile? Don't tell my husband — Ralph's ego is at stake — but the tomatoes he planted in...