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  • April gardening calendar

    April gardening calendar
      Almanac Average temperature: High 83, Low 60 Rainfall: 2.42 inches The moon 1. Moon phases: •Full moon April 4 •Last quarter April 11 •New moon April 18 •First quarter April 25 2. Moon sign planting dates:...
  • Winter's Big Chill Lingers At Garden Centers, Nurseries

    Winter's Big Chill Lingers At Garden Centers, Nurseries
    The snow is fast disappearing in some areas, temperatures are definitely warming — finally — but this winter's deep freeze is still being felt at garden centers and nurseries, where the weather has put a chill on early spring sales. Grower...
  • Master Gardener training scheduled for April 9

    The Master Gardener program's first volunteer training is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the University of Maryland Extension, Carroll County. The program is available to all Carroll County residents. "There are several benefits," said Steve...
  • It's OK to prune viburnum now

    It's OK to prune viburnum now
    Question: Viburnum used as a hedge in my yard have grown too tall and wide. Can I prune them back at this time of the year? Answer: Some plants are durable and don't seem to mind when you do the pruning. Most are best pruned before new growth begins,...
  • Meet native flowering tulip tree and butterfly caterpillar that thrives on it

     Meet native flowering tulip tree and butterfly caterpillar that thrives on it
    Spring brings out the best in flowering trees, especially native species like purplish-pink redbuds, white dogwoods and sweet bay magnolias, all relatively small trees. Then, there's the big daddy tulip tree, which can grow a magnificent 100 feet tall,...
  • Dig In: Design Competition And A Bouquet Of Events

    Dig In: Design Competition And A Bouquet Of Events
    The Garden Club of Hartford, in partnership with the City of Hartford Department of Public Works, has issued a design challenge to landscape architecture students: rejuvenate the five entrances to Keney Park. The plans and designs will go on display at...
  • UConn discusses replacing invasives with native shrubs

    There are many reasons why gardeners and landscapers might want to eliminate invasive plant species. Invasiveshave been charged with causing extinctions, crowding out biodiversity, altering ecosystem processes such as nutrient cycling, and even changing...
  • Tips for cutting down garden chores with age

    Tips for cutting down garden chores with age
    How can I cut down on garden chores as I age? I can't keep pruning my ivy and holly forever. Here are some ideas: •Right plant, right place. Match the ultimate plant size and requirements for water, soil and sun to your site, which will mean no...
  • L.A. artist bends time and space in restored 1905 home

    L.A. artist bends time and space in restored 1905 home
    Living large in a small space is not only possible, it can also be beautiful — if Tamra Fago's 900-square-foot home in the Garvanza neighborhood near downtown L.A. is any indication. Though cozy, the artist's space is filled with all sorts of pieces...
  • Community news for Manchester edition

    Engagement MANCHESTER - Gregory Murphy of Manchester and Molly Davis of Glastonbury were recently engaged. Murphy is the son of Nancy Murphy. He graduated Bolton High School and attended Eastern Connecticut State University. Murphy is the Assistant...
  • Helping spread a green message

    Helping spread a green message
    For the last 13 years, the county has hosted Water Matters Day in hopes of making residents more environmentally conscious. The message seems to be taking hold, as almost 3,800 people ventured through Tree Tops Park in Davie for the most recent event....