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  • Annual garden show plants seeds of fresh ideas for spring

    Annual garden show plants seeds of fresh ideas for spring
    Rita Jackson wasn’t dressed like the other vendors at the annual garden show Saturday — not with sparkly purple wings and a crown of leaves in her hair. “When I was a little girl, I always enjoyed dressing up as a fairy,” the...
  • On Gardening: No question about it, this butterfly is a stunner

    On Gardening: No question about it, this butterfly is a stunner
    Just before the first cold weather of fall I saw a butterfly on one of our large oaks. I knew what it was from across our cottage garden, it was a Question Mark. When I showed the photo to a couple of staffers, it was like eyes were opened up for the...
  • Pruning in late winter can optimize shrubs' shape and health

    Pruning in late winter can optimize shrubs' shape and health
    Sure, it's still cold and gray. But late winter is prime time to get outdoors for one gardening task: pruning shrubs. "You can see the structure more clearly without leaves," says Patrick Kelsch, collections supervisor at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle....
  • Flourishing landscapes take center stage on 'Secret Garden Tour'

    Flourishing landscapes take center stage on 'Secret Garden Tour'
    What's happening: 2015 Secret Garden Tour of Fort Lauderdale Mark your calendar: Feb. 21 from 9 to 3 p.m.; Last entry to the garden is 2:30 p.m. Where: Meets at Church by the Sea, 2700 Mayan Drive, Fort Lauderdale The details: The event will feature...
  • Home and garden briefs for Jan. 22: Mark your calendar for these upcoming gardening events

    February and March will bring several shows and exhibitions to the area. Mark your calendar so you won't miss these upcoming events: •Friday-Sunday, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, Virginia Flower and Garden Expo at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia...
  • 01/26: New businesses

    01/26: New businesses
    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Lake Twin Line Enterprises LLC,10123 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg, 34788. Advanced...
  • Flowers, food and fashion part of garden club's symposium in Colonial Williamsburg

    Flowers, food and fashion part of garden club's symposium in Colonial Williamsburg
    Scenic Virginia is all about its name — preserving, protecting and promoting the state's beauty. In early February, the nonprofit organization partners with the Garden Club of Virginia Symposium held at Colonial Williamsburg to do just that....
  • Epcot: 'Frozen' topiaries, mini-gardens to debut at Flower & Garden Fest

    Epcot: 'Frozen' topiaries, mini-gardens to debut at Flower & Garden Fest
    Anna, Elsa, Chip and Dale will occupy prime topiary real estate during the 2015  Epcot International Flower & Garden Fest, which debuts March 4. For the first time, "Frozen" figures will be captured in leafy form for the event. The royal sisters will be...
  • On Gardening: Aucuba is a berry good winter plant

    Berry season is a wonderful time of the year, and I'm not talking blackberries or strawberries. I am referring to the landscape plants like the aucuba loaded with large berries called drupes which are like nature's ornaments. The green and gold...
  • Home and garden briefs for Jan. 15: From winter garden care to horticultural classes and even a contest for kids, January offers plenty to see, do, learn

    Upcoming home, garden events •The Right Cut. Saturday, Jan. 17. 10 a.m. The James City County/Williamsburg Master Gardeners will conduct a workshop to provide instruction on early winter tree care. The focus will be on both the basics of pruning...
  • Tips for a colorful winter garden that can brighten any frigid day

    Tips for a colorful winter garden that can brighten any frigid day
    I'm making plans for a winter garden to cheer me up next winter. Any thoughts? In a season of gray and brown, winter gardens add color, variety and action. Select shrubs and trees with year-round green or colored foliage, such as yellow or blue...