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Gardening

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  • Southern armyworms feeding on corn plants

    Southern armyworms feeding on corn plants
    Question: Our corn plants are being chewed by something. It seems to happen overnight. What can we do? Answer: Southern armyworms, the larva stage of a moth, are out in force this spring. It appears they are very active feeding on the leaf blades at...
  • Rodale Institute brings organic gardens to Allentown

    Rodale Institute brings organic gardens to Allentown
    Behind Allentown's oldest home, a revolutionary idea is sprouting. Growing towers, a way to vertically raise organic vegetables and fruits, have been erected on a sunny spot in the yard of the historic Trout Hall at Fifth and Hamilton streets. Those...
  • Gardening: Prune spring bushes in the week after blooming

    In our yard, the most beautiful bloom at the moment is a deciduous azalea, Mandarin Lights (Azalea x Mandarin Lights/Northern Lights Hybrid). It has the most glorious blooms just outside my kitchen window. The plant, purchased years ago at one of the...
  • New Trier volunteers help Glencoe Community Garden grow

    New Trier volunteers help Glencoe Community Garden grow
    The Glencoe Community Garden is growing this spring with the addition of a greenhouse, a pollinator patch and vertical gardens. On May 14, a group of New Trier High School sophomore girls helped get the garden ready to grow a variety of crops that...
  • A Rose Named Maid Marion Has Connecticut Roots

    A Rose Named Maid Marion Has Connecticut Roots
    Shakespeare's Juliet may have declared that names, such as Romeo's family name, don't matter — "What's in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet" — but the name of a new English rose being introduced this...
  • The buzz on garden pollinators

     The buzz on garden pollinators
    All across the country, it seems, gardeners are taking up the cause of pollinators. Maybe it was the plight of the honeybee (colony collapse) or the dwindling numbers of monarch butterflies (loss of habitat) that raised people's awareness. Beyond...
  • Glen Burnie East: New gardens beautify, protect waterways

    Glen Burnie East: New gardens beautify, protect waterways
    Last week, Unity Gardens of Anne Arundel County teamed up with volunteers of all ages from the community for the Big Dig in the Furnace Branch Road area. Many of the volunteers came from nearby Messiah United Methodist and Faith Baptist churches. Both are...
  • The glorious days of Spring

    On March 2, just prior to the 8 inches of snow that piled up later that week, I planted my garden. Or to be exact, I started an array of seeds that would comprise my garden once sprouted and grown into strong seedlings. I sowed bell peppers, eggplant,...
  • Experts lay groundwork for higher produce consumption to take root

     Experts lay groundwork for higher produce consumption to take root
    Whether you clear your cabinets for every new diet that promises health and beauty, just grab the bacon-topped cheeseburger or live somewhere in the middle, you must — you just must — know by now that we should all eat more vegetables and...
  • A new Plan of Chicago: Progress, prognosis and you

    A new Plan of Chicago: Progress, prognosis and you
    In October 2013, we set out to examine the intertwined crises Chicago faces on its streets, in its schools, in its neighborhoods. We said: The quality of life in Chicago — its future — depends on innovative, cost-effective solutions to...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, May 17 Family Day Family Day in The Park will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Mayo Beach Park, 4150 Honeysuckle Drive, Edgewater. Bring blankets and a bag lunch for a day of fun, but leave no trace. No alcohol or smoking is permitted....