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Gardening

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  • Gardening With Kids

     
    Now that school is out, gardening with your kids is a great opportunity for summer learning and fun as well as shared family time. As any gardener knows, you find out a lot about nature as you watch the plant......
  • Majestic moths help pollinate elegant evening primroses; and an iris to avoid

    Majestic moths help pollinate elegant evening primroses; and an iris to avoid
    Today, you meet several nice native plants, all in the evening primrose family, as well as the not-so-nice invasive yellow flag iris. You also meet the beneficial insects known as the charming sphinx moths that many gardeners mistake for hummingbirds....
  • Home, garden tidbits: Ask a gardener, combat mosquitos

     Home, garden tidbits: Ask a gardener, combat mosquitos
    Upcoming home, garden events •Ask a Master Gardener in the Garden. Monday, July 7 and Thursday, July 24. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Join the Newport News Master Gardeners during their work day in the Grin and Grow Garden at Riverview Farm Park. Master...
  • Gardeners upcycle items to create backyard art

    You might not be able to paint a picture or draw a straight line with a pencil, but if you're a gardener, consider yourself an artist. After all, you paint your garden with plants and perhaps create focal points with containers, a birdbath, a trellis or...
  • Garden club plants living tribute to late columnist

    Garden club plants living tribute to late columnist
    The Fort Lauderdale Garden Club is honoring the memory of the late native-plant expert and longtime Sun Sentinel garden columnist Robert Haehle with a living tribute at the Bonnet House, Museum and Gardens. The Moringa Circle, one of the club's seven...
  • To butterflies and birds, it's berry delicious

    To butterflies and birds, it's berry delicious
    July's plant of the month is Callicarpa americana, known as beautyberry. It is an all-you-can-eat buffet for butterflies and birds. This Florida native shrub produces delicate lilac blooms that attract butterflies through August. In the fall, it's a...
  • Soilless potting mix works best in container garden

    Soilless potting mix works best in container garden
    Q: I am new to container gardening and would like a suggestion on what soil mix to use in my containers to grow flowers. Any other advice on containers also would be appreciated. — Marsha Jackson, Highwood A: It is best to use a commercial...
  • Garden experts offer tips on growing great veggies, especially tomatoes

     Garden experts offer tips on growing great veggies, especially tomatoes
    While April showers bring May flowers, the month of May is the official start of the season for warm-weather crops like tomatoes and peppers. Why May? By the time Memorial Day rolls around, May's soil is toasty warm, a condition that tomatoes and...
  • Celebrate National Trails Day on the D&L National Heritage Corridor

     
    The Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor will celebrate National Trails Day in Lehigh Valley, Bucks and Carbon Counties Saturday, June 7 and Sunday June 8. To celebrate the organization’s 25th anniversary, packets of locally-made D&L Trail...
  • Little Green Fingers is sowing a new crop of gardeners, healthy eaters

    Little Green Fingers is sowing a new crop of gardeners, healthy eaters
    Chloe Aguilar was on her way to jujitsu class inside the Villa-Parke Community Center in northwest Pasadena, but she had to stop and water the corn at the courtyard entrance first. Chloe, 11, is a gardener at Villa-Parke's new community garden, where...
  • 100 ways to create living arrangements in 'The Plant Recipe Book'

    100 ways to create living arrangements in 'The Plant Recipe Book'
    When book publisher Artisan released “The Flower Recipe Book” last year, Studio Choo designers Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo offered a glimpse of how to create striking seasonal arrangements at home. Next up in the series is San...