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Gardening

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  • Tips: How to Make the Holiday Season Easy on the Environment

    As fall turns into winter, askHRgreen.org turns its thoughts to hearth, home and how to make the approaching holiday season easy on the environment. Here are some helpful reminders to sustain you from Thanksgiving through the New Year and beyond. Make a...
  • Holly, mistletoe, Christmas cactus and other holiday plants

    Holly, mistletoe, Christmas cactus and other holiday plants
    There are certain plants that are associated with the winter celebrations. Here are some and tips for caring for them: •Amaryllis: This huge tropical bulb was covered in detail a few weeks ago. Basically, plant and water, place in a warm, bright...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Your gardening checklist for December

    Your gardening checklist for December
    There's plenty you can do for your garden this month. Check it out! Water it: It's officially the dry season. Run those sprinklers regularly (check with your municipality for water conservation rules), and inspect heads and pipes for good coverage....
  • Books to charm gardeners on your gift list

    Books to charm gardeners on your gift list
    Gardeners live to work with their hands. That's why a gift book for a gardener should be a physical thing. It should be brightly wrapped, unwrapped, handled and flipped through, and then curled up with when there's nothing to do with your hands but turn...
  • Be careful with leaf removal over grass seedlings

    Be careful with leaf removal over grass seedlings
    My new grass seedlings are very thin and fragile. Now tree leaves are falling on them. How can I remove leaves without disturbing the seedlings? Will they grow under the leaves? I don't want to walk on the grass yet. Falling leaves are one reason why it...
  • Home-garden news for Nov. 6: Flower show, country hayride, beekeeping and more

    There are several upcoming home, garden events across the region. Mark your calendars for the following events being held from Saturday, Nov. 8 through Tuesday, Nov. 18: •Camellia Show and Plant Sale. Saturday, Nov. 8. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. People may...
  • Easy To Grow Florida Onions

    Easy To Grow Florida Onions
    Most of us use onions in some form. You may fry them to add to meat dishes, cut them into salads, or use them as a topping for pizzas. Some eat them as springers and whole onions too. Think how many onions you have been buying that could be grown in...
  • A well-spotted opportunity, Potted celebrates its 10th year

     A well-spotted opportunity, Potted celebrates its 10th year
    For the nearly 10 years that Annette Gutierrez and Mary Gray have owned the Atwater Village garden store Potted, the women have built a reputation for having a distinctive eye for outdoor home d├ęcor and accessories. Now, in celebration of their 10th...
  • New books focus on the passion and pleasure of growing cut flowers and arranging seasonal materials

    Two Virginia gardening authors recently released new books, and both share their passion for seasonal material. One focuses on growing cut flowers for bouquets, while the other shows how to use simple blossoms and foliage to create eye-catching windowsill...