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Gardening

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  • Springtime to-do list for houseplants

    Springtime to-do list for houseplants
    Q: Are there some special things I should be doing for my houseplants at this time of year? —Monica Simpson, Morton Grove A: You did not list the plants that you have, so here are some general guidelines for caring for houseplants as spring...
  • Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events

     Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events
    Spring returns Friday and with it more educational and entertaining gardening events. Here are three local ones I think you will like and can learn from – plein air painting or sketching, Historic Garden Week in Virginia and a new vegetable...
  • Tips for selecting and growing tomatoes

    Tips for selecting and growing tomatoes
    It's just about time to sow your tomato seeds for transplants. So it seems a good time to cover some basic tomato information. Tomatoes are a New World plant, native to the lower Andes and cultivated by the Aztecs. They were introduced to Europe, Spain,...
  • Drought needn't mean that spring skips your garden

    Drought needn't mean that spring skips your garden
    For Southern California gardeners, March is a month of wistful promise. A little rain falls, and the possibilities for brilliant spring and summer planting — exploding colors, bountiful edibles — seem limitless. But you might want to stop...
  • Manchester edition community news: Manchester, Bolton

    Local student wins Ureka! Big Idea Challenge at Clark University MANCHESTER - Christopher J. Dibble, of Manchester, a junior at Clark University, received support for his business idea through the Ureka! Big Idea Challenge, an annual competition...
  • Chicago Flower & Garden Show to bloom with ideas

    Chicago Flower & Garden Show to bloom with ideas
    About this time of year, when most gardeners are desperately seeking signs of life, the idea of flowers and lush greens is swoon-worthy. How about ushering in spring by tiptoeing through more than 1,000 tulips — well, at least strolling around...
  • Spring Into Action: Upcoming Gardening And Home Events

    Spring Into Action: Upcoming Gardening And Home Events
    The Elizabeth Park Conservancy opens its Spring Greenhouse Show on Saturday, March 14, featuring an array of spring bulbs grown by the City of Hartford gardeners in the historic greenhouse at Elizabeth Park in West Hartford. The show is open every day...
  • Columbia Digest

    'Color in the Shade' The Howard County Master Gardener Series presents a program on how to design a colorful shade garden at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place. The best practices for shade gardening and some plant...
  • On Gardening: Saucer magnolias dazzle the spring landscape

    The winter has been fickle in my area of coastal Georgia, but the cool season magnolias have still been breathtakingly beautiful. The common names like saucer magnolia, tulip magnolia and Japanese magnolia all seem to fit this incredible cross...
  • Program will include tips on vegetable gardening

    Program will include tips on vegetable gardening
    The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension in Lake County is hosting "Vegetable Garden Pests, Diseases and Other Problems" at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. The...
  • Burb's Eye View: Plans for community gardening are taking root

    Burb's Eye View: Plans for community gardening are taking root
    This past weekend, I was reminded of how satisfying a tiny patch of earth can be. My wife and I filled our little flower pots and one homemade planter box with pansies, ranunculus and vincas after a bad run trying to create a Simon-and-Garfunkel-...