| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:26 AM
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.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 11:02 AM
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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:34 AM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Stroll into the garden at this time of year and you'll need not only warm winter clothes, but also a good imagination. Instead, grab a mug of hot chocolate, find a cozy chair and take a walk down memory lane with these special gardens that we visited this...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:02 AM
There's plenty you can do for your garden this month. Check it out!
Water it: It's officially the dry season. Run those sprinklers regularly (check with your municipality for water conservation rules), and inspect heads and pipes for good coverage....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Gardeners live to work with their hands. That's why a gift book for a gardener should be a physical thing. It should be brightly wrapped, unwrapped, handled and flipped through, and then curled up with when there's nothing to do with your hands but turn...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Go wild for coreopsis leavenworthii, also known as leavenworth's tickseed.
November's plant of the month also is Florida's official wildflower.
This sunny-faced bloomer produces abundant 1-inch yellow blooms with chocolate centers. As with most...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 6:33 PM
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,...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 11:28 AM
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...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Question: I live on Social Security alone. It is a small fixed amount. After I pay my homeowner association assessments, mortgage, insurance and utilities, I have little money left for much else. After watching my neighbor, who is a renter, grow his own...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Erika Marczak stood at the end of a table filled with her Abington Grown produce at the Killingly Grange Winter Farmers' Market on Nov. 8. Bunches of thick fall carrots, huge red and golden beets, mounds of red potatoes and a colorful variety of squash...