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Gardening

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  • Tips: 6 Tips for a Lush Lawn

    Tips: 6 Tips for a Lush Lawn
    Use these tips to have the best lawn in the neighborhood. The Best Lawn Advice is Locally Grown: One-size-fits-all doesn't work for fertilizer, weed killer and grass seed, even though that's what the chain stores sell. Lawn products that work great in...
  • Sharing some time in the garden this spring

    Spring is the perfect season for gardening. There's nothing quite like spending the day outside, surrounded by nature, while you plant seeds that will — hopefully — yield vibrant produce. Nowadays, there seems to be a rather sizable...
  • 10 plants that can help purify the air in your home

    I absolutely love this time of year. There is nothing more relaxing than strolling through the neighborhood on a warm spring day. Just seeing and smelling beautiful fragrant blooms on shrubs and trees is an instant mood-booster, not to mention that...
  • Kokedama: Japanese moss balls an easy alternative to bonsai

    Kokedama is sometimes called "poor man's bonsai," and the two do share some features: They're both small displays of plants and moss. But "lazy person's bonsai" might be a better description, because it's far easier and less of a commitment, and you...
  • A Solar-Powered Garden Soil Sensor

    The Edyn Garden Sensor is basically a small stake with sensors built into it; you stick it in the dirt and it interacts with a smartphone app to provide readouts of soil moisture, nutrition, temperature and light and to suggest appropriate fertilizing and...
  • Direct-sow flowers: Gardening doesn't get any easier than this

     Direct-sow flowers: Gardening doesn't get any easier than this
    It's the simplest kind of gardening: Plant some seeds and watch the flowers grow. And now that the soil has warmed up, there are plenty of bright annuals you can sow right outside in the garden. You likely won't see blooms until midsummer, though. That'...
  • Make your garden a Monarch waystation

    The Monarch butterfly is an awe-inspiring species. Imagine if you, a Connecticut resident who had never traveled before, had to journey down to Mexico to escape the cold, wintry northeast weather. Could you do this? Without a map or GPS? That is the...
  • Community news for Colchester edition

    Democratic candidates sought COLCHESTER - The Colchester Democratic Town Committee is seeking candidates who are registered Democrats to fill positions on the Democratic ticket for the November 3 election. Interested candidates should contact Michelle...
  • Thompsonville Community Garden ready for season

    Spring is here, and summer is following close behind. To gardeners, that means it's time to start planting and weeding. For the Thompsonville Community Garden's members, it is also the start of another season of learning and camaraderie. "The community...
  • Believe in seeds: They'll expand your gardening horizons

    "Plant seeds" may seem like an inane suggestion for a gardening column. But I'm serious. More and more people who garden these days put plants rather than seeds into the ground. In the old days, the arrival of warm weather would have us all dropping...
  • Glen Burnie West: Annual parade goes on rain or shine for 28th year

    The American Legion Post 40 color guard will lead the Glen Burnie Improvement Association's 28th Memorial Day Parade at 2 p.m. Sunday. The color guard will stop at the association's reviewing stand for the opening ceremony, which includes the post...