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  • California law supports letting owners grow vegetables

    Question: I live on Social Security alone. It is a small fixed amount. After I pay my homeowner association assessments, mortgage, insurance and utilities, I have little money left for much else. After watching my neighbor, who is a renter, grow his own...
  • Botanical gardens feature day of seasonal plants and nights of seasonal light shows

    When you need an escape from too much holiday hoopla, spend a quiet afternoon exploring the late fall gardens at Norfolk Botanical Garden in Norfolk and Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond. As summer flowers fade, seasonal beauties like...
  • Tips for potting amaryllis bulbs for the winter

    Tips for potting amaryllis bulbs for the winter
    It's time to pot up those huge amaryllis bulbs. If you purchased a new one this year, it may have come with a pot and filler, if not, get a pot with good drainage — about an inch or so wider than the bulb and some filler — potting soil,...
  • Holiday décor and plant sale this weekend

    The Boca Raton Garden Club's annual Holiday House plant, craft and bake sale is this weekend. The fundraiser will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 and Saturday Nov. 15, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 16 at the clubhouse and gardens, 4281 NW...
  • Garden Delights program now at 16 schools

    Garden Delights program now at 16 schools
    Schools throughout Broward County are getting greener through the Garden Delights program. The program is at 16 low-income schools, with funding coming from the Broward Education Foundation. Children are involved in creating the gardens and enjoying the...
  • December plant of the month: Coontie grows slow and low

    December plant of the month: Coontie grows slow and low
    Coontie, or Zamia floridana, is an outstanding ornamental shrub that grows slow and low. December's plant of the month makes a great focal point in garden beds. This native cycad features long-stemmed, fernlike foliage that sprout brown cones at the...
  • Advocates hope flower farms will take root in Baltimore

    Advocates hope flower farms will take root in Baltimore
    A movement is underway to fill some of Baltimore's 14,000 vacant lots with flower farms, where residents could grow zinnias and toad lilies and hyacinths to sell to local florists or invite the public to come pick their own bouquets. The city's...
  • Dorothy E. Marvel, librarian

    Dorothy E. Marvel, librarian
    Dorothy E. Marvel, a retired librarian and inveterate gardener, died of ovarian cancer Nov. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 84. The daughter of August Carl Winterstein, an electrician, and Julia Emre Winterstein, the former Dorothy Eleanor...
  • Garden walks yield ideas for winterbound gardeners

    Garden walks yield ideas for winterbound gardeners
    Stroll into the garden at this time of year and you'll need not only warm winter clothes, but also a good imagination. Instead, grab a mug of hot chocolate, find a cozy chair and take a walk down memory lane with these special gardens that we visited this...
  • Home's history gallops back to 1886 Kentucky Derby winner

    SACRAMENTO Strolling through the park-like 2-acre grounds of the gorgeous Carmichael home, a visitor walked past rose gardens, magnolia trees, towering elms, tall wisteria, recently pruned hydrangeas, leafy vines climbing up trellises and covering a...
  • Fairchild's Tropical Garden Column: How to protect your palms

    Fairchild's Tropical Garden Column: How to protect your palms
    Palms are the icons of sunny South Florida. Even though their growth is seemingly simple, appropriate horticulture is vital for the survival of your green giants. However, many gardeners struggle with trimming, fertilizing, spraying and potting. Here...