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Gardening

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  • Down To Earth Garden Club talks about native plants and club's goals

    Garden designs come in all shapes and sizes, but all too often native plants get overlooked in the process. Many diverse plants grow happily in our forests, but did you know that they can seamlessly become part of your landscape, blending beautifully into...
  • Ditch tired mums, add bold color to fall planters

    Ditch tired mums, add bold color to fall planters
    Right about now, any pots or window boxes that held flowering plants are starting to wind down with the cooler weather. But that's no reason not to get one more hurrah out of the gardening season with a pot that's replanted for a blast of autumnal color....
  • Just like CSI: Crime-scene expert investigating DNA of mangoes

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. Michael Hass wears a white lab coat as he leans over the liquid nitrogen to grind a brittle a leaf from a mango tree with mortar and pestle into fine white powder. He is attempting to break the leaf cells open in order to extract DNA,...
  • Tips: Finding the Right Tree for the Right Place

    Tips: Finding the Right Tree for the Right Place
    Fall is an ideal time to plant new trees. The best way to keep trees healthy is by planting the right trees in the right places where they naturally grow best. Homeowners see many benefits to planting trees on their property. Trees provide shade,...
  • Finish up those final fall gardening chores

    The days remaining to finish up this year's garden chores are dwindling. It has been a really pleasant fall, but the nice weather won't last much longer. Most likely there are a few final tasks that need to be attended to before winter weather sets in. We...
  • Your November gardening checklist

    Here's a look at your gardening tasks for November. Plant it: It's time to get annuals and veggies such as tomatoes in the ground. Treat it: The dry season brings mites, slugs, snails, mealy bug and scale. Beetles and weevils, which lay eggs in the...
  • November's plant of the month: Coreopsis is Florida's official wildflower

    November's plant of the month: Coreopsis is Florida's official wildflower
    Go wild for coreopsis leavenworthii, also known as leavenworth's tickseed. November's plant of the month also is Florida's official wildflower. This sunny-faced bloomer produces abundant 1-inch yellow blooms with chocolate centers. As with most...
  • November gardening calendar

    November gardening calendar
    Almanac Average temperature: High 79, ow 59 Rainfall: 2.32 inches The moon 1. Moon phases •Full moon: Nov. 6 •Last quarter: Nov. 14 •New moon: Nov. 22 •First quarter: Nov. 29 2. Moon sign planting dates •...
  • The last detail: Your most important chore before winter is...

    The sun is setting earlier, now, and it's getting cooler -- just the time of year when people who love their yards want to finish outdoor chores before fall turns to freeze. But which chore has the highest priority? To find out, we asked Lehigh Valley...
  • Aquaponics links fish and veggie farming

    Aquaponics links fish and veggie farming
    The lush beds of lettuce, mustard greens and peppers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future's greenhouse resemble the plants that Rick Lee of Damascus has grown in his greenhouse. Yet instead of traditional in-ground fertilizer, these plants get...
  • Bonnet House to host orchid and food fest

    Bonnet House to host orchid and food fest
    If gardening and gourmet food is your thing, here's an event for you. The Bonnet House Museum and Gardens in Fort Lauderdale will host its Orchid, Garden and Gourmet Food Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6-7. The festival will include the...