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Gardening

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  • Garden checklist: Watch for wilt but don't overwater

    Be kind to your vegetables. Watch for wilt. We're all trying to save water, but keep an eye on tomatoes during hot weather. They can wilt easily when the temperature hits triple digits. But is that wilt from lack of water or just normal? Reader L.L....
  • Ways to prevent the spread of ribbon grass

    Ways to prevent the spread of ribbon grass
    Q: A friend told me that a grass with white variegation in my garden is ribbon grass and that I should remove it since it is considered an invasive plant. The plant that I have is spreading, but not at an alarming rate yet. I like the color that it adds...
  • After poinsettia pruning, turn off nighttime light

    After poinsettia pruning, turn off nighttime light
    Question: My poinsettias are making lots of growth and I am pruning them regularly. When is the last time to do the pruning? Answer: Keep up the good pruning until the end of August or the first week in September. Then allow them to grow a bit more...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Explore expected and unexpected beauty of new Richmond Garden Trail

    Richmond is rich in gardens. Some of those gardens are now connected into what is called the Richmond Garden Trail – eight sites that provide different garden experiences – large public garden, sculpture garden, an estate, classic Virginia...
  • For Studio City home, lawyer relies on Texas designer Meredith Ellis

    For Studio City home, lawyer relies on Texas designer Meredith Ellis
    The 27-year-old bachelor lawyer buying his first house, a 1,730-square-foot single-story home in Studio City, knew immediately whom to call to rework its interior: Meredith Ellis, designer for his parents' homes in Studio City and Malibu. "He told me...
  • Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans

    Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans
    Sarah Butler crammed garbage bags packed with laundry into her old Volkswagen van on her weekly run "over the hill" to Mill Valley. Some of the 630 or so permanent residents of this Marin County town have recently begun to make this trek, thanks to...
  • What's the buzz? Lehigh Valley Beekeepers create awareness on Saturday

    Honey practically runs through the veins of New Tripoli native Joe Zeller. At 95 years old, he has been beekeeping since 1953. He has spent the majority of his life involved with agriculture. "I was raised on a farm," says Zeller, a state...
  • Take a cutting now of plants you want to 'winter over'

    As the summer winds down, its time to think about what we want to keep and what we are willing to sacrifice to the first hard frost. I know that is a month or so away, but plan now and you will have happy little plants that you can winter over. Remember...
  • Sumac with red berries isn't poisonous and azalea growing tips

    Sumac with red berries isn't poisonous and azalea growing tips
    I'm afraid I have poison sumac at the edge of my lawn and that in the fall its red berries will spread it. Doesn't it sucker, too? What should I do? Poison sumac is fairly uncommon. It is a sparse shrub that looks like a young ash tree and grows in...
  • Weaver Christy Matson prefers when art can be made out of whole cloth

    Weaver Christy Matson prefers when art can be made out of whole cloth
    A spirit of experimentation, one foot in the past and one in the future, has set Christy Matson apart as a weaver. "It's unusual these days not to be working on a commission," Matson says, standing next to a counter brimming with colorful balls of yarn,...
  • West suburban community events, Aug. 14-21

    West suburban community events, Aug. 14-21
    Upcoming events inĀ Burr Ridge, Hinsdale, Lisle, Melrose Park, Oak Park, Westmont, Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Berwyn, St. Charles and other west suburban towns. Thursday, Aug. 14 Minecraft Club: Learn Minecraft tips, tricks, and mods, have snacks, and...