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Gardening

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  • Gardening With Kids

     
    Now that school is out, gardening with your kids is a great opportunity for summer learning and fun as well as shared family time. As any gardener knows, you find out a lot about nature as you watch the plant......
  • Garden show-and-tell

    EAST HARTFORD- The Hillstown Grange is holding a Garden Show-N-Tell and pot luck dinner event on Thursday, June 26. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a pot luck dinner. We will provide some main dishes and are in need of some salads and side dishes. If your...
  • To butterflies and birds, it's berry delicious

    To butterflies and birds, it's berry delicious
    July's plant of the month is Callicarpa americana, known as beautyberry. It is an all-you-can-eat buffet for butterflies and birds. This Florida native shrub produces delicate lilac blooms that attract butterflies through August. In the fall, it's a...
  • Home, garden tidbits: Ask a gardener, combat mosquitos

     Home, garden tidbits: Ask a gardener, combat mosquitos
    Upcoming home, garden events •Ask a Master Gardener in the Garden. Monday, July 7 and Thursday, July 24. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Join the Newport News Master Gardeners during their work day in the Grin and Grow Garden at Riverview Farm Park. Master...
  • Garden club plants living tribute to late columnist

    Garden club plants living tribute to late columnist
    The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club is honoring the memory of the late native-plant expert and longtime Sun Sentinel garden columnist Robert Haehle with a living tribute at the Bonnet House, Museum and Gardens. The Moringa Circle, one of the club's seven...
  • Soilless potting mix works best in container garden

    Soilless potting mix works best in container garden
    Q: I am new to container gardening and would like a suggestion on what soil mix to use in my containers to grow flowers. Any other advice on containers also would be appreciated. — Marsha Jackson, Highwood A: It is best to use a commercial...
  • Keep squash foliage dry to avoid wet rot

    Keep squash foliage dry to avoid wet rot
    Every time baby squash in my garden starts to grow, it dies. I hose down the garden every day, but it still gets fuzzy and dries up. How can I stop this? Most vegetables don't like wet foliage. Choanephora wet rot is a fungus encouraged by warm, rainy...
  • Tips for gardening during a drought

    With the start of summer and more hot weather on the horizon, home gardeners in drought-stricken Southern California face a challenge: How to keep landscapes looking good while cutting back on water use. For ideas, we're talking to landscape and garden...
  • Urban-gardening safety tips

    Urban-gardening safety tips
    Each spring, potted herbs and vegetables dot the fire escape of Steve Kelly's home in Mount Vernon. He grows anywhere from six to nine types of peppers, ranging from red and yellow to cayenne and banana. His herbs include basil, tarragon, chives,...
  • Upcoming home and garden events

    Upcoming home and garden events
    Upcoming Home & Garden events across Hampton Roads: Posted June 24, 2014 Hydrangea Mania. Thursday-Wednesday, June 26-July 2. A celebration of the most popular and exciting varieties of these southern living classics. Ken Matthews Garden Center,...
  • Killingly Community Garden is officially open

    Killingly Community Garden is officially open
    Using two-foot long scissors, Killingly Director of Planning and Development Linda Walden officially opened the gates to the town's Community Garden on June 28. Then she invited the crowd of more than 40 to venture inside. What they found were...