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Gardening

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  • Defining 'native' in the garden

    Many of us have been seduced by seed packs labeled "Wildflower Mix" and adorned with rainbow-hued blossoms. Careful, said Louise Schaefer, "wildflower" can be a slippery word. Not only may these seeds sprout plants that aren't native to eastern...
  • Will L.A. become the land of front-yard veggie gardens? This couple is leading the way

    Will L.A. become the land of front-yard veggie gardens? This couple is leading the way
    For Jeffrey and Linda Glaser, getting rid of their Beverlywood front lawn was a no-brainer. "When our daughter was little, we used our frontyard, but not anymore," said Jeffrey Glaser, an executive at 20th Century Fox Television. "We're in a drought....
  • Painting the town yellow

    Painting the town yellow
    Why daffodils? And well you might ask. Of all the things that Gloucester County could celebrate with an annual festival, why daffodils? Here is the short answer, taken from the introduction to a fascinating history compiled for the county in 1991 by...
  • Solutions to a home-building challenge in the Hollywood Hills

    Solutions to a home-building challenge in the Hollywood Hills
    Architect Ana Henton is accustomed to demanding clients: restaurateurs, theater owners and even a college fraternity eager to ditch its stripper pole in favor of Streamline Moderne design. Yet none was as challenging as her client for a 2,400-square-...
  • 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....
  • Whipps Garden Cemetery: A colorful retreat with an uncertain future

    Whipps Garden Cemetery: A colorful retreat with an uncertain future
    With its dazzling displays of daffodils, bluebells, black-eyed Susans and other flowers, its beguiling benches and trails, its herb garden and rose garden and butterfly garden, it’s no wonder Whipps Garden Cemetery in Ellicott City is described by...
  • How to keep pets safe from lawn-care hazards

    How to keep pets safe from lawn-care hazards
    Q: Our dog and cat like to keep us company when we’re tending backyard vegetables and flowers. Are there garden-care hazards that could harm them? A: Many of us like to raise homegrown veggies and pretty flowers, and keep our lawns looking green,...
  • 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...