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Gardening

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  • Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park

    Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park
    It could be a scene from a faraway land — women in long, colorful skirts harvesting mustard leaves, a man with a weathered face and a traditional salwar kameez beneath his suit jacket squeezing between rows — chopped, fermented daikon spread...
  • Home-garden events: Workshops offer tips for gardeners, hunters and kids

    Turf event Saturday features trade show Learn about the differences between organic fertilizers and synthetic fertilizers during the Virginia Cooperative Extension's Super Turf Saturday on Aug. 16. Topics for the day include soil composition, lawn...
  • On Gardening: Hydrangeas wow with beauty, ruggedness

    Limelight hydrangea turned the gardening world upside down just a few short years ago as gardeners everywhere became introduced to the panicle hydrangea. Limelight is still in the top five, and is but a trip to the garden center will shock you with all of...
  • Winnetka Library cultivating corn and tomatoes

    Winnetka Library cultivating corn and tomatoes
    Visitors this summer to the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library might be surprised to discover corn, broccoli and heirloom tomatoes sprouting just outside the library's entrance. Stephanie Girardi, a longtime circulation clerk and supervisor at the...
  • 'Smart' watering systems can help landscapes survive drought limits

    'Smart' watering systems can help landscapes survive drought limits
    With summer heat and deepening drought upon us, the stringent outdoor watering restrictions adopted July 15 by the State Water Resources Control Board present many homeowners with a conundrum: how to keep their landscaping alive while staying compliant....
  • Urban farms threatened by sheriff's sales � but support is growing

    Andrew Olson is fighting to save half of Farm 51. If it's sold, "it will negate what we've been able to accomplish over the years." Farm 51 was bustling on a Thursday in early July in Philadelphia, as neighbors poured into the lush educational farm and...
  • Upcoming Events: Lighthouse Tours, Solar Home, Open Pottery Studios

    Upcoming Events: Lighthouse Tours, Solar Home, Open Pottery Studios
    Lighthouse Tours New London Maritime Society's annual celebration of all things lighthouse, Sentinels on the Sound: Summer Lighthouse Weekends, presents four months of lighthouse boat trips through Oct. 26. Includes five different trips, including two...
  • 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...
  • Hot business: Kutztown couple make sauces with pesticide-free peppers

    From two acres in Kutztown comes a fiery commitment to pesticide-free food production. Homesweet Homegrown in Kutztown creates sauces made from their own peppers grown on what were once fields of genetically modified corn. "A lot of people don't...
  • RCH Studios opens notNeutral store in Old Town Pasadena

     RCH Studios opens notNeutral store in Old Town Pasadena
    NotNeutral, the product design division of Rios Clementi Hale Studios — the architecture and design firm known for projects such as Grand Park and Bergamot Station Arts Center — plans to open its third location Friday in the One Colorado...
  • Runner up: Tending garden and taking comfort in memories

    Runner up: Tending garden and taking comfort in memories
    As she enters her 80s, Margaret Himes looks to her garden for solace. She started the expansive garden behind her house in the fall of 1967, just a few months after she, her husband and their three children moved into the new home in Joppatowne. Himes...