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Gardening

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A new Plan of Chicago: Progress, prognosis and you

    A new Plan of Chicago: Progress, prognosis and you
    In October 2013, we set out to examine the intertwined crises Chicago faces on its streets, in its schools, in its neighborhoods. We said: The quality of life in Chicago — its future — depends on innovative, cost-effective solutions to...
  • The glorious days of Spring

    On March 2, just prior to the 8 inches of snow that piled up later that week, I planted my garden. Or to be exact, I started an array of seeds that would comprise my garden once sprouted and grown into strong seedlings. I sowed bell peppers, eggplant,...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    London Town This Edgewater site seeks persons interested in history and/or horticulture to become docents, historic interpreters and gardeners. Volunteers give site tours, house tours or demonstrate Colonial crafts and daily life. They may also work...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, May 17 Family Day Family Day in The Park will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Mayo Beach Park, 4150 Honeysuckle Drive, Edgewater. Bring blankets and a bag lunch for a day of fun, but leave no trace. No alcohol or smoking is permitted....
  • Prolific plants offered in club's annual sale

    Angela Bowersox has a lot of plants in her garden in Pleasant Valley, but when she looks out at the display she has built over a number of years, one thing she can't help but notice is that there are too many lilies of the valley. Many perennials...
  • Dog-friendly gardens: Balancing human, canine needs is key

     Dog-friendly gardens: Balancing human, canine needs is key
    Jordan Petchenik is a dog person. He has owned four of them since moving into a 1920s bungalow in Madison, Wis., some 20 years ago. But Petchenik also loves gardening. Therein lies the problem. Challenges from dogs to a yard are numerous. Digging,...
  • Flower Sales Dominate At Weekend Spring Markets

    Flower Sales Dominate At Weekend Spring Markets
    Plenty of May flowers will be on sale at spring markets around the state this weekend. >>The Connecticut Daylily Society will hold its annual daylily and plant sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, rain or shine, at the Avon Senior Center, 635...
  • Community News for Manchester edition

    Students honored at the 2015 CAS/CIAC Scholar Athlete Awards MANCHESTER - Abigail Costa and Patrick Mockler, Manchester High School were recognized as the state's top scholar-athletes at the 2015 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS)/ Connecticut...