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Gardening

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  • The new moody blues of home decor

     The new moody blues of home decor
    A longtime preppy and beach house standard, nautical navy blue has returned in a huge way, with interior designers splashing it on walls in New York dining rooms and Palm Springs decorator show house bathrooms. For those who'd rather forgo painting and...
  • This class of pesticides can be harmful to pollinators

    This class of pesticides can be harmful to pollinators
    I am wondering about neonicotinoids [pesticides]. I know their effects can last several years in woody plants, but what about, say, perennials? I heard something about being careful. You may be referring to the 2013 incident in Oregon when a...
  • 5 tips for eco-friendly gardening

    5 tips for eco-friendly gardening
    As the season approaches for cleaning up flowerbeds and planting vegetable gardens, you may love the idea of all the blooms or produce you’ll create but dread the annual fight for control over weeds. There’s no need to go wild on chemicals...
  • Tips for getting seedlings to thrive

    Tips for getting seedlings to thrive
    Many of us now have trays of seeds and seedlings that we are nurturing along. They offer the promise of spring, a head start over direct-sown seeds or access to a particular favorite plant not available as a transplant. We have invested time, money and...
  • Flower & Garden Show Promises To Put A Bit Of Spring In Your Step

    Flower & Garden Show Promises To Put A Bit Of Spring In Your Step
    Connecticut gets the season going for a few days with Spirit of Spring-theme at the 34th annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 19 through 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Highlights include over an acre...
  • Broward County Calendar

      March 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. Mentoring with a Father's Heart launch Tranquil Manor Foundation This will kick off the organization's growing mentoring service that will increase the mentoring opportunities for boys between 6 and 17 in Broward...
  • City Escape owner Connie Rivera talks about gardening, following your dream

     City Escape owner Connie Rivera talks about gardening, following your dream
    When Mayor Richard M. Daley was putting together a landscape advocacy task force in the early '90s, he asked Connie Rivera to participate. It put her back on familiar turf. "My family had a farm in Michigan," she says. "We grew flowers. I always had...
  • 'Right-Size Flower Garden' helps gardeners downsize tasks, cultivate joy

     'Right-Size Flower Garden' helps gardeners downsize tasks, cultivate joy
    Life became different the instant Kerry Ann Mendez's husband broke his neck in a 2011 accident. Topping the list of changes: a full-time job with benefits for Mendez and a new role helping her husband with his physical challenges. Somewhere further down...
  • 'Garden-pedia' authors get to the root of gardening terminology

     'Garden-pedia' authors get to the root of gardening terminology
    Maria Zampini has spent a lifetime in the garden industry. She's a fourth-generation nursery person whose family had a destination garden center in Ohio for more than 30 years. She's also the president and owner of UpShoot, a horticultural marketing...
  • On Gardening: Holly makes a jolly-good screen for noise, traffic

    If you are thinking about creating a privacy screen between you and your unruly neighbors or perhaps wanting to quiet traffic from a busy street, look no further than one of our fine evergreen hollies. Your first inclination is probably a fence, and while...
  • Manchester edition community news

    Elmira College Dean's List BOLTON - James Fritsche '18 of Bolton was named to the Dean's List for Academic Achievement for the fall 2014 term at Elmira College. The Dean's List recognizes students that have a grade point average of 3.6 or higher. Bolton...