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  • Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants

     Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants
    Oh, dear, the deer are doing it again – eating everything in sight in your lovely yard. Late winter can be your worst deer-related nightmare because it's when their natural food supply of acorns, grasses and tender foliage is pretty much gone....
  • Couple passionately pursues preservation of Italian villa that dates to Renaissance

    Couple passionately pursues preservation of Italian villa that dates to Renaissance
    Soft light bathes Barbara Simoneschi as she gazes out the weathered windows of Villa Cicogna Mozzoni. She's watching our group of 32 gardeners explore the courtyard and frescoes of this historic palace that dates back to the Renaissance. There's something...
  • Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design

    Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design
    Free soil testing and gardening advice will be available at the Connecticut Flower and Garden Show, Thursday, Feb. 19, through Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The University of Connecticut Soil Testing Laboratory...
  • Flower & Garden Show Promises To Put A Bit Of Spring In Your Step

    Flower & Garden Show Promises To Put A Bit Of Spring In Your Step
    Connecticut gets the season going for a few days with Spirit of Spring-theme at the 34th annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 19 through 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Highlights include over an acre...
  • Save roots when you transplant orchid

    Save roots when you transplant orchid
    Question: We received a gift of an in-bloom phalaenopsis orchid that seems to be in a very small container. Should it be transplanted to a larger container now or should we wait until later? Answer: Why not enjoy the blooms that could continue for a...
  • Farming on a small scale starts with finding right animals

    GOSPORT, Ind. (AP) — After driving a little more than a mile away from his 25-acre farm, Allen Kitscher treks up a steep hill, dodging thorned trees and stepping around overgrown brush. He turns off his battery-powered electric fence and steps over...
  • Taking the water-wise ethic to parkway plantings

    Taking the water-wise ethic to parkway plantings
    Years of drought have made a mark on Southern California in many ways: We've got shorter showers, rising prices for produce and cocktail party rants over the madness of obscure water districts. You might not hear much chatter about parkways —...
  • Mushroom growth inside likely means water problems

    Mushroom growth inside likely means water problems
    There is a mushroom-looking growth on my ceiling. It gets big and then the petals fall off. It looks like there is a hole there, which is silvery inside. When one mushroom disappears, another one or two come out. Any idea what to do? Mushrooms don't...
  • Home and garden briefs for Feb. 12: Learn about garden renovation and tree care

    The Hampton Roads Horticulture Society has two speakers scheduled for February and March that focus on the renovation and care of gardens and trees. First is "Garden Renovation," on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. Dr. Laurie Fox "will encourage us to think...
  • On Gardening: Succulents are rock stars of the container stage

    The succulent frenzy looks to continue as we head into spring, and if you are not on the bandwagon yet, you have been missing one of the hottest trends of the last five years. This trend has turned designing mixed containers on its head as it has...
  • Six Steps to Successful Roses

    Six Steps to Successful Roses
    It’s a symbol of love, our national flower and one of the most popular plants for the home landscape. You probably guessed it’s the rose. While most gardeners admit having a love affair with roses, many also say they have problems keeping them...