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Gardening

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  • Home-garden news for Sept. 25: Volunteers sought for Virginia's natural resource effort

    Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize volunteer activities with a tangible impact on Virginia's natural resources, continues this year with events across the state. The campaign's fall activities run through Oct. 31, a...
  • On Gardening: Esperanza a must-have plant for beauty and wildlife habitat

    The Esperanza or yellow bells, have truly been outstanding all summer and they just keep flushing with blooms. In addition to the yellow selections we are also growing at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden, Orange Jubilee that has been doing its part to...
  • Her edible garden is a consuming passion

    SACRAMENTO Eileen Starns loves to cook. The East Sacramento woman also loves to garden. So what's more convenient then growing her own ingredients? When she needs fresh herbs or tomatoes, all Starns has to do is step outside her kitchen door. Starns...
  • Enchanting Du Pont estate garden: 'As if the fairies created it'

    Enchanting Du Pont estate garden: 'As if the fairies created it'
    One day, gardener Chris Strand was working at the edge of Winterthur, a former du Pont estate that covers 982 acres. A man walked by and Strand asked if he was lost. "No, I grew up here," the man replied. "I have to tell you thanks for saving that tree....
  • Scout Regalia goes for a well-traveled look, and shares it too

    Scout Regalia goes for a well-traveled look, and shares it too
    Makoto Mizutani and Benjamin Luddy are both devoted to the outdoors. "When we're not working, we try to spend as much time outside as possible," Mizutani said. "We love to go camping, backpacking, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding and road...
  • Birding column: Birds Shift as Seasons Change

    Birding column: Birds Shift as Seasons Change
    If you've traveled by plane lately you know it isn't always pleasant. We complain about diminishing amenities and security lines. Car travel can be just as frustrating with traffic jams and poor road conditions. Imagine if you had to make a trek across...
  • Bulletin Board

    Friday Bill Gove Golden Gavel Toastmasters Club, meets every Friday, noon-1 p.m., Duffy's Sports Grill, 4746 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, corner of Hypoluxo Road and Congress Ave. Learn to become a better public speaker and communicator. Visit...
  • Mum's not the only word for fall planting

    Mum's not the only word for fall planting
    Fall isn't just for mums anymore. Those round mounds of yellow, rust or purple are a poor way to celebrate the luxurious Mid-Atlantic fall — and ease a gardener's itch to plant something. Now is the time to refresh decorative garden pots with...
  • Giant ragweed is just as bad for allergies as its common form

    Giant ragweed is just as bad for allergies as its common form
    A plant shot up about 6 feet in our yard recently. I never saw flowers, but the seeds remind me of ragweed. The leaf is not lacy like ragweed, though. It looks more like a stork footprint. What am I dealing with? There is a bumper crop of ragweed this...
  • Home-Garden new for 9/18: Newport News contractor wins award for patio design

    J.T. Hale of Newport News-based Atlantis Patios recently won the Hardscape Hero award for a patio he designed and built in Richmond. In a news release about the award, Sonja Bicanic, spokeswoman for Virginia Creative Group, described the patio. "His...
  • Virginia Living Museum hosts native plant sale

    Virginia Living Museum hosts native plant sale
    The Virginia Living Museum in Newport News will host its annual fall native plant sale for two weekends, beginning Saturday, Sept. 20. “Native plants are good choices for area gardeners because such plants tolerate Tidewater's weather and serve as...