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Gardening

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  • Rudolph Schindler-designed Bethlehem Baptist Church regains splendor

    Rudolph Schindler-designed Bethlehem Baptist Church regains splendor
    When the Rev. Melvin Ashley Jr. saw the for sale/lease sign on the side of the dilapidated Bethlehem Baptist Church a year ago, he found the answer to his prayers. At the time, he was searching for a venue where he could house his congregation, Faith-...
  • West suburban community events, Aug. 14-21

    West suburban community events, Aug. 14-21
    Upcoming events inĀ Burr Ridge, Hinsdale, Lisle, Melrose Park, Oak Park, Westmont, Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Berwyn, St. Charles and other west suburban towns. Thursday, Aug. 14 Minecraft Club: Learn Minecraft tips, tricks, and mods, have snacks, and...
  • September garden checklist

    September is still blistering hot, but relief is on the horizon. October will bring cooler temperatures and that long-awaited start to South Florida's growing season. Start planning winter gardens now. Pests: Lawn pests like chinch bug, sod webworms...
  • READER SUBMITTED: St. Brigid School And YMCA Plant White House Garden

    It has been an exciting summer for West Hartford's YMCA and Saint Brigid School (SBS). In a newly formed collaborative partnership, the West Hartford YMCA concluded their inaugural nine-week, summer camp on-site at Saint Brigid School. The camp's theme...
  • Dig a hole, plant flower bulbs for spring blooms

     Dig a hole, plant flower bulbs for spring blooms
    As autumn approaches and temperatures begin to cool off, the time is right to plant spring-flowering bulbs, say the folks at Home, Garden and Homestead. There might be no easier way to start gardening or add color to a flower bed than adding bulbs, said...
  • Ditch unwanted pesticides the safe way

    In 2005, Ken and I purchased property with a 30-year-old garage on it. Cleaning out that garage, we found bottles of chemicals, including an old brown-glass jug of Chlordane, a chemical I know well from the 1970s. Back then, some local engineers ordered...
  • 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...
  • On Gardening: Bottlebrush buckeye an underused but spectacular shrub

    The word "bottlebrush" alone should make you want to grow it, but when you consider that the flowers are 4-inches wide and 12-inches long and are produced in huge quantities, it really should make you want to go shopping. If there were a poster child...
  • Cover compost piles to keep wasps away in late summer

    Cover compost piles to keep wasps away in late summer
    My new compost pile is attracting swarms of wasps. How do I handle this? Compost piles need many insect species on their decomposition team, but wasps don't make the cut. Late in summer, wasps crave sugars — making a nuisance of themselves at...
  • Gardening expert Mike McGrath's career has grown organically

    A pretty girl got Mike McGrath hooked on gardening more than 30 years ago. McGrath, who now reaches 23 states and Canada with his nationally syndicated public radio show "You Bet Your Garden," met the 22-year-old at a party and wanted to impress her. So...
  • ACE Center builds an environment for learning at Taking the Reins

    ACE Center builds an environment for learning at Taking the Reins
    One Tuesday morning near the Los Angeles River in Atwater Village, a half-dozen or so girls file into a striking 8-by-10-foot goat pen at Taking the Reins, ready to practice some animal husbandry. "You don't need to be gentle with them," says urban farm...