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  • Using Mushroom Compost in the Garden

    Mushroom compost is the used growing medium from mushroom farms. The amount, type and quality of materials used to produce the mushroom medium in the first place can vary widely through out the country, and this will affect the characteristics......
  • Home-Garden news for Oct. 2: Hampton Roads Solar Tour, Homearama in Suffolk and upcoming events

    Home-Garden news for Oct. 2: Hampton Roads Solar Tour, Homearama in Suffolk and upcoming events
    The 2014 Hampton Roads Solar Tour takes place this weekend across the region. The tour is a free, self-guided tour of 26 residential and commercial sites featuring solar power and green technologies, according to a release from
  • Retail Therapy: Cut down on water consumption

    Drought intolerant: The Irvine Ranch Water District, 15600 Sand Canyon Ave., will partner with NBC4's Crystal Egger, Vikki Vargas and Fritz Coleman to host a public discussion about how to save water during the regional drought from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct....
  • Tips: How to preserve and dry herbs

    Tips: How to preserve and dry herbs
    For thousands of years, drying was the only way to keep herbs from spoiling. Try it yourself—it's easy, inexpensive and, when you do it at home, requires no chemical additives. Getting Started It's important to harvest herbs at the right time....
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Autumn Brings Brain-Healthy Activities for Seniors

    Autumn is here! Summer’s blasts of hot air are finally simmering down. There are wonderful autumn activities that can help older adults get out of the hot doldrums and inspire them to enjoy the outdoors once again. When we think of fall and autumn...
  • Dahlia growers to gather at Botanic Garden

    Dahlia growers to gather at Botanic Garden
    Midwestern dahlia growers are expected to gather this weekend at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe to compete against one another and exhibit their blooms at the 81st Annual Central States Dahlia Society Show. Sarah Paar, who said she coordinates 25...
  • October: Jamaica caper

    October: Jamaica caper
    Create a welcoming way station for migratory birds flying south for the winter with Capparis cynophallophora, commonly called Jamaica caper. In spring and summer, this South Florida native shrub produces abundant showy, 2-inch flowers that yield yummy...
  • November: Coreopsis leavenworthii

    November: Coreopsis  leavenworthii
    Go wild for coreopsis leavenworthii, also known as leavenworth's tickseed. November's plant of the month also is Florida's official wildflower. This sunny-faced bloomer produces abundant 1-inch yellow blooms with chocolate centers. As with most...
  • Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?

    Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?
    Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above....
  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteer Opportunities
    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Select a category that interests you. Some organizations require you to register or contact an event coordinator prior to volunteering. Use the contact information provided. -------------------- Working with the elderly...
  • Library's music series to feature classical guitarist

    The Cooper Memorial Library's music series will present "Autumn Tones" featuring classical guitarist Joshua Englert from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 on the main floor of the library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. Englert has a bachelor's degree in music...