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  • Bait worms could bring invasive species to your garden

    Bait worms could bring invasive species to your garden
    Fishing with my nephew made me wonder — would bait worms be good to add to my garden? No! We think of earthworms as good, but some species can be very destructive. The latest non-native worm to establish itself in several states is the crazy...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Gardening help Volunteers are needed on Mondays between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at Lake Waterford Park in Pasadena for garden bed maintenance and more. Volunteers are also needed at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis to help remove encroaching weeds and invasive...
  • Don't be fooled; Joe Pye weed is a keeper

    Don't be fooled; Joe Pye weed is a keeper
    A reporter once asked me, "If you could convince all garden centers to sell one perennial, what would it be?" The answer at that time was simple for me: the Joe Pye weed. I've since fallen for a few other native weeds too, especially when I see the way...
  • At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours

    At the Chicago Botanic Garden, all the pathways are yours
    It isn't easy to find all of the serene nooks and calming crannies at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Some of the paths at the park seem perfectly content to go only one way. At least a couple of the themed gardens are best reached by walking through...
  • Beating the bugs: Marauding mosquitoes

    Beating the bugs: Marauding mosquitoes
    I've never met anyone with any compassion for the mosquito. Besides serving as (not often enough) food for birds, bats and frogs, their only asset is their role as pollinators. Now more than ever, especially as gardeners, we need to be aware of the...
  • Top Yard and Gardening Questions For Prospective Buyers to Ask

    Top Yard and Gardening Questions For Prospective Buyers to Ask
    Many first-time buyers move from apartments or condos to a single-family home, and have little background in yard maintenance. If that describes you, here are some questions to help you learn about your target property and gauge what kind of care it might...
  • Byford and Veronique make their mark with metal and microcement

    Byford and Veronique make their mark with metal and microcement
    When Laura Byford and Carol Veronique set up shop in Malibu three months ago, they knew they wanted to bring a couple of very specific things to the design world: microcement and metal. Three months on, their brand — Byford and Veronique —...
  • Upcoming home, garden events

    •Oyster float workshop. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 5, for an upcoming oyster float-building workshop at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point. The Tidewater Master Oyster Gardeners Association will teach the...
  • Events: Tree Tour, Quilts, Farm Festival, Dahlia Show And More

    Terryville Tree Tour The Plymouth Land Trust will lead a walking tour of Terryville's trees Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. in front of the Eli Terry, Jr. Middle School, 21 North Main St., Terryville. Among the trees featured will be a Japanese Umbrella Pine, the...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: New plantsman all about bringing more gardens to Virginia Zoo experience

    The Virginia Zoo is all about animals – and, increasingly, all about plants. There are more 10 themed gardens that make up the zoo's 53-acre experience. There's the White Garden with its cooling ambiance of pale flowers. There's the fiery...
  • Containers give anthuriums escape route from cold

    Question: I have been give several anthuriums in containers and I am worried about their susceptibility to cold. Would a semi-shady spot where I have plumerias be a good area for the plants? Answer: Most gardeners know the anthuriums with broad green...