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Gardening

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  • Cook's garden saves money, builds freshness into your cooking

     Cook's garden saves money, builds freshness into your cooking
    Imagine the satisfaction of walking to your deck or backyard garden, still in your pajamas perhaps, and picking the ingredients for tonight's dinner of Mexican or Italian favorites. It's totally doable. Skip a trip to the grocery store and plant a few...
  • Flower planting program a spring staple in Geneva

    Flower planting program a spring staple in Geneva
    Geneva Beautification Committee volunteers were out in throngs planting purple and yellow pansies on parkways with streetscape garden beds within downtown Geneva recently. The Olson family was assigned to the parkway flower bed in front of the State...
  • Historic Garden Week 2015: Merry Point Estates homes, gardens in Newport News impress

    Historic Garden Week 2015: Merry Point Estates homes, gardens in Newport News impress
    Decades-old azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons, along with dogwoods and redbuds, turn Merry Point Estates into a picture-perfect postcard of spring color. Tucked along the banks of the James River and scenic Indigo Lake in the Hidenwood area of...
  • Spring into Health in Carroll County

    Spring is finally here, with warmer weather, longer days, and soon, fresh produce. It's a great time to get active and eat better! Here are some suggestions for healthy "Spring Resolutions": • Come to a Walk Carroll event. Walk Carroll is a free...
  • Sun, feeding help hibiscus rebound from winter

    Sun, feeding help hibiscus rebound from winter
    Question: A hibiscus plant growing in a container is starting to develop yellow leaves that eventually drop. What is causing the leaf loss? Answer: Many call the yellow leaf loss "winter decline." Hibiscus plants do not like the cold and react by...
  • Pasadena Showcase House of Design opens at Eliot House, a 1910 Tudor

    Pasadena Showcase House of Design opens at Eliot House, a 1910 Tudor
    The first thing visitors will notice upon entering the latest Pasadena Showcase House of Design is a historic fireplace framed by emerald green tile. The brilliant wall brightens the dark entryway in a distinctly modern way, yet the Grueby tile is...
  • New England's snowy winter pushes back gardening season

    The historic barrage of snow and cold that struck New England this winter has pushed back the gardening season and left behind damaged bushes, trees and greenhouses — and gardeners clamoring to get their hands in the dirt. The growing season is one...
  • Help for Gardeners: April garden chores to tackle now

    April is a very busy month in the garden. However, this year cold weather has made it difficult to get started. Since we seem to finally be at least seasonally warm, there are some things that we need to get done. Clean up: If you haven't already done...
  • Gardeners prepare for planting season

    Spring has sprung and it's almost time to get out in the garden. To guide new gardeners or seasoned veterans eager to learn more, the University of Maryland Extension Carroll County office will hold twilight meetings as part of its Maryland Master...
  • How does a garden grow? Wilson students to find out

    How does a garden grow? Wilson students to find out
    Armed with shovels, students from the Wilson Area Intermediate School on Friday helped lay the groundwork — literally — for a new educational venture. As fellow fifth-graders looked on, the group helped dig out a garden in a spot behind the...
  • Boulder Hill resident looks back to 'lost art' of gelatin treats

    Boulder Hill resident looks back to 'lost art' of gelatin treats
    Boulder Hill resident Mary Wolf recently assembled a multi-layer gelatin salad using what she calls "the lost art of Jell-O." Using gelatin in cooking has been happening for over a century and was very popular during the Victorian era. But the process...