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  • Community provides Delray teen a wheelchair-accessible garden

    Community provides Delray teen a wheelchair-accessible garden
    Delray Beach resident Chiemeka Fevecque, 17, always enjoyed gardening at home with her grandmother. Her passion for tending and tilling blossomed when a community garden opened just two doors down from her house last summer. But when other gardeners...
  • Garden clubs vs. the digital age: Finding room for both

     Garden clubs vs. the digital age: Finding room for both
    The world has changed since the National Garden Clubs Inc., a St. Louis-based association, was in its prime: From 1957 to 1959, the group had about 475,000 members, said Kathleen Romine, administrative assistant with the group. Today the group has about...
  • Fall's finale: Ornamental grasses in the landscape

    There are many sounds that bring me back to carefree childhood autumns – the crunching of leaves underfoot as we made our way home from school, the crackling of leaf-fueled, curbside bonfires burning bright into the fall evenings, and the trumpeting...
  • As the wells run dry, Central Valley neighbors find common ground

    As the wells run dry, Central Valley neighbors find common ground
    When a man of 91 is downright cantankerous and has been on his land longer than most everyone else has been alive, he wastes no time speaking his mind. So after his new neighbor started sinking a well to plant a water-sucking almond orchard in the...
  • No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather

    No, woolly bear caterpillars cannot predict winter weather
    Does the size of an orange band on a woolly bear caterpillar mean a cold winter or a warm winter? Or is the important thing the black ends? I've heard so many forecasts of what to expect this winter, I'm relying on caterpillars! What the middle band...
  • Advocates hope flower farms will take root in Baltimore

    Advocates hope flower farms will take root in Baltimore
    A movement is underway to fill some of Baltimore's 14,000 vacant lots with flower farms, where residents could grow zinnias and toad lilies and hyacinths to sell to local florists or invite the public to come pick their own bouquets. The city's...
  • Holiday décor and plant sale this weekend

    The Boca Raton Garden Club's annual Holiday House plant, craft and bake sale is this weekend. The fundraiser will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 and Saturday Nov. 15, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 16 at the clubhouse and gardens, 4281 NW...
  • Garden Delights program now at 16 schools

    Garden Delights program now at 16 schools
    Schools throughout Broward County are getting greener through the Garden Delights program. The program is at 16 low-income schools, with funding coming from the Broward Education Foundation. Children are involved in creating the gardens and enjoying the...
  • Tips for potting amaryllis bulbs for the winter

    Tips for potting amaryllis bulbs for the winter
    It's time to pot up those huge amaryllis bulbs. If you purchased a new one this year, it may have come with a pot and filler, if not, get a pot with good drainage — about an inch or so wider than the bulb and some filler — potting soil,...
  • Botanical gardens feature day of seasonal plants and nights of seasonal light shows

    When you need an escape from too much holiday hoopla, spend a quiet afternoon exploring the late fall gardens at Norfolk Botanical Garden in Norfolk and Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond. As summer flowers fade, seasonal beauties like...
  • Birding column: Yellow-rumped Warblers are quite tolerant, curious and plentiful in Hampton Roads

    Lifting my binoculars, I hold my breath and crane my neck to see the bird who just landed in the Wax Myrtle. My birding friend "pishes" repeatedly. "Is that a..." "Yes, yes, I think it is," replies my birding friend in between "pishing." We give...