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Gardening

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  • Master gardener's career has roots in childhood houseplants

    Bev Shaw spends her workdays making West Lafayette more beautiful. When she's off the clock, she's doing the same thing with her own garden. In fact, she's a master gardener, a title earned through hours of classes followed by hours of volunteering....
  • Trees can pop up in unlikely places; why homeowners need to pay attention

     Trees can pop up in unlikely places; why homeowners need to pay attention
    The trees that stand along your block seem as immovable as lamp posts or telephone poles. But it's surprising how much trees and shrubs can "move" — and not always where we want them to, says Lydia Scott, director of the Chicago Region Trees...
  • Garden Club blooms with president's help

    Garden Club blooms with president's help
    Twig Morris has always loved gardening. She had a garden in New Jersey but when she and her husband moved to Wellington in 2004, Morris found Florida gardening to be different from up north. "I saw impatiens being planted in the fall and I thought,...
  • Highland Park cabin is rebuilt better but not bigger

    Highland Park cabin is rebuilt better but not bigger
    Todd Segal's tiny 1919 Highland Park home — a 624-square-foot cabin that rests on a 7,500-square-foot hillside lot — was inhabited by squatters when he purchased it five years ago. Looking back, Segal likes to joke that removing the...
  • St. Augustine calendar of events

    St. Augustine calendar of events
    Travel to St. Augustine and take advantage of these great events in the surrounding area. April April 3: First Friday Art Walk, St. Augustine. The Art Galleries of Saint Augustine founded and sponsors the award-winning First Friday Art Walk event on...
  • China's Marxist communal farming makes way for agribusiness

    In a northeastern Chinese village called Wasteland, elderly Auntie Yi frowned at the latest improvement there: a strip of grass lining Red Flag Road. “The company did this,” she scoffed. “Eastern Fortune Rice widened the road, it put...
  • Exotic orchids feel right at home with minimum care, maximum enjoyment

    Exotic orchids feel right at home with minimum care, maximum enjoyment
    Plants often become more than just plants – they turn into loved family members. Hobbyist orchid growers like Joelle Miller feel exactly that way. In San Diego, her first phalaenopsis orchid quickly turned into several and then into a dozen,...
  • Tips for pruning knockout rose bushes

    Q: I have not been able to cut back my knockout rose bushes because they have been under snow since January — they still are under about a foot of snow. Is it too late to cut them back? If not, should I cut them back to the snow line or wait until...
  • A shady garden is perfect for some fruits and vegetables

    A shady garden is perfect for some fruits and vegetables
    Do any vegetables grow in shade? How about fruit? Not in dense shade. But many fruits and vegetables can grow well in partial shade. When planning your garden, keep in mind that noon and afternoon sun are more intense than morning sun. A location...
  • Potting Soil -- Should You Reuse It?

     
    As far as I’m concerned, winter is behind us and it’s time to start planning for spring gardening! In addition to planting in beds and gardens, this also means planning for container gardening. I emptied and cleaned some of my......
  • 'Homegrown Herb Garden': Guide to cultivating, and cooking with, herbs

     'Homegrown Herb Garden': Guide to cultivating, and cooking with, herbs
    Fresh herbs are everywhere these days, in recipes, restaurants and supermarket produce aisles. But in a nation that was relatively herb-averse for decades, even lifelong gardeners may have little experience growing, say, basil and cilantro. Garden...