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  • Home and garden briefs for March 5: Walk in the forest, reserve a campsite, head to lots of garden events this weekend

    Take a free walk in the forest on Saturday, March 21 during an open house at the New Kent Forestry Center. The day includes an 8 a.m. bird walk led by the Williamsburg Bird Club, guided nature hikes that begin every half hour until 2 p.m.,...
  • How you and your kids can be butterfly heroes

    How you and your kids can be butterfly heroes
    Be a Butterfly Hero. The majestic monarch butterfly is in decline and needs our help. The National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization, is giving away 10,000 Butterfly Heroes Garden kits to...
  • Winter-weary coleus can be used for cuttings to transplant outdoors

     Winter-weary coleus can be used for cuttings to transplant outdoors
    I saved some coleus from my garden last year. The plants are looking rough now and I wonder whether anything can be done to improve them or if it is best to give up and just buy new ones. — Mariah Hamilton, Woodstock It is not unusual for a...
  • Forcing branches for that first breathe of spring

    This long, cold winter has many of us longing for signs of spring. How many more snow storms before spring finally comes? One way to do this is to bring in some branches of flowering trees and shrubs for forcing. What can be more hopeful that a bouquet of...
  • Immerse yourself in the culture and sounds of the Irish at Mount Dora community event

    The third annual "A Night for the Irish," a celebration of Irish culture and traditional music and dance, is March 13 at the Mount Dora Community Building, 520 N. Baker St. The evening will begin with a social from 5 to 7 p.m. in the food and beer...
  • Duncan Cummings envisions community garden out of vacant lot

    When Duncan Cummings describes the garden he tended at his old house, the wistfulness in his voice is evident. "I had about an acre of land with a 20 by 30-foot personal garden," he said. "There was a little patch of pumpkins, chickens, a strawberry...
  • Frankie Woods McCullough students hope to reap Samsung award

    GARY — Before they dug into this hands-on project, most of these girls said they didn't know a potato from a tomato plant. Then, Frankie Woods McCullough Girls Academy language arts teacher Kim Stivers found a Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest...
  • Meet nice native skunk cabbage and beneficial flies that like it … as well as not-so-nice winged burning bush

    When you hear the name, skunk cabbage, you instinctively wrinkle your nose, thinking it smells bad. You're so right. This first flowering plant of spring doesn't exactly smell good. "The flowers of skunk cabbage have no colorful petals to attract...
  • Broward County Calendar

      Through Feb. 26 Exhibit: You Can Only Get There from Here Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery This exhibition features the work of Canadian artist Gillian Iles. This multimedia exhibition combines environmental-scale paintings with sculpture and...
  • Scott Daigre discusses all things tomato, including Tomatomania

    Scott Daigre discusses all things tomato, including Tomatomania
    For Ojai-based tomato expert and self-described "tomatomaniac" Scott Daigre, there is no such dilemma as having "too many tomatoes." Every year, Daigre hosts Tomatomania, a traveling pop-up sale of hundreds of heirloom and hybrid tomato seedlings. We...
  • Lights, camera, blossom! Disney films inspire floral fantasy

    Lights, camera ... blossom! Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday with the theme "Celebrate the Movies." Meticulously landscaped exhibits have been inspired by...