| May 6, 2014
| 10:24 AM
If you're wondering what to plant as our weather warms, think pink with Mimosa strigillosa, May's plant of the month.
This native groundcover keeps a low profile, going by the aliases powderpuff or sunshine mimosa. It's ideal for South Florida gardens...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor will celebrate National Trails Day in Lehigh Valley, Bucks and Carbon Counties Saturday, June 7 and Sunday June 8. To celebrate the organization’s 25th anniversary, packets of locally-made D&L Trail...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Green projects have been blooming throughout Arlington Heights School District 25 this spring as a result of Green Canopy grants from the Arlington Heights Quasiquincentennial Committee.
Among the projects were creating a monarch butterfly garden, a...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Homer Glen's 7th annual Earth Day-Arbor Day is scheduled to feature about 80 exhibits and activities, including beekeeping, blacksmithing, gardening advice, crafts, antique and electric car displays, bird and reptile exhibits and "mining" for natural...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Perhaps it was the snow that had fallen the day before, but the crowds that turned out for Geneva's sixth annual Gardenology event on a clear May Saturday seemed especially appreciative of the rows of vendors selling everything from organic veggies to...
| Jun 8, 2014
You know it's spring in Wendy Croswell's garden when more than flowers begin to bloom.
It's truly gardening season when, and only when, six eastern box turtles — three males called Murtle, Flash and Fred and three females known as Ms. T, Tutu...
| May 31, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Today, you meet several nice native plants, all in the evening primrose family, as well as the not-so-nice invasive yellow flag iris.
You also meet the beneficial insects known as the charming sphinx moths that many gardeners mistake for hummingbirds....
| May 24, 2014
| 11:57 AM
While April showers bring May flowers, the month of May is the official start of the season for warm-weather crops like tomatoes and peppers.
Why May? By the time Memorial Day rolls around, May's soil is toasty warm, a condition that tomatoes and...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:44 AM
"This started a year ago," Ann Giroux said, surrounded by gift bags and silent auction items in her Greenway mansion with its tulip-lined walkway overlooking Sherwood Gardens.
Giroux was referring to the planning for the Champagne and Tulips Gala on...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Check out festivals and events in July across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:22 PM
One of the biggest issues with the health care system in the United States is that it is good at fixing health problems, but not so good at helping people avoid them in the first place. The folks at St. Luke's University Hospital-Anderson Campus have a...