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Gardening

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  • Dig Into These Upcoming Gardening Events

    Dig Into These Upcoming Gardening Events
    Celebrate summer in the Butler-McCook Garden in Hartford May 27 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Connecticut Landmarks' Fifth annual Garden Gala. The garden is situated between the Butler-McCook House at 396 Main St. and the Amos Bull House at 59 S. Prospect St....
  • Carroll County Master Gardeners to host plant sale

    The Carroll County Master Gardeners will host their third annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 23, under the pavilion near the Carroll County Agriculture Center parking lot in Westminster. "The plants are dependable and healthy, and the...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    FACES spaces CANTERBURY - The Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale (FACES) at the Finnish Hall, 76 North Canterbury Road, will be on Saturday, Oct. 3., at 9:30 a.m. This is an event listed in The Last Green Valley's Walktober calendar. A call for...
  • Tree With Spicy Fragrance And Sweet Flowers Too

    Tree With Spicy Fragrance And Sweet Flowers Too
    Few gardeners are going to know this plant. Actually it is a large shrub to small tree that grows well throughout all but the most southern portion of Florida. The plants we call vitex or the most common species, a chaste tree, are only occasionally...
  • Bird nerd: Hummingbirds are the jewels of summer

    Ah, to be a true snowbird. Imagine winters in a tropical paradise, lolling under palm trees in balmy temperatures, or in the shade of a tropical jungle canopy in a lush rainforest. Once the chill of winter shakes off, you get to enjoy summers with...
  • Eastern tent caterpillars are relatively harmless

    Eastern tent caterpillars are relatively harmless
    A 10-inch cocoon appeared, literally overnight, on my cherry tree, and when I broke it open with a broom, to my horror, it was full of large crawling millipedes or worm-like creatures and what seems to be rotting wood. I'm worried it will kill the tree....
  • Community News for Vernon edition

    Preschool registration VERNON - Applications are available for the 2015-2016 Rockville High Preschool Program for Vernon and nearby community residents. The program meets on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings (9:30-11:30 a.m.), November through May....
  • Community News for Windsor Locks edition

    "Walk for Nutmeg Senior Rides" raises more than $19,000 WINDSOR LOCKS - Nutmeg Senior Rides Annual "Walk for Nutmeg Senior Rides" netted over $19,000. Proceeds from the event are used to provide door-through-door service for seniors and the visually...
  • The benefits of composting

    I have always had an affinity for the outdoors and nature, and with this comes an awareness of the need for sustaining the environment. This planet and its natural wonders have given me so much, and I have a hard time fathoming how people would want to...
  • Florida travel calendar for May

    Florida travel calendar for May
    Check out festivals and events in May across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 1: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Guerrilla gardener's work makes breakfast a pleasant meal

    Guerrilla gardener's work makes breakfast a pleasant meal
    All I wanted was to find was a peaceful spot outside to eat breakfast. As it turned out, I found so much more. My granddaughter Trillian had spent the night at our house and in the morning, I needed to drive her to her preschool in Winter Garden. It's...