| Feb 3, 2015
| 11:45 AM
The look of your party can be just as important as its other elements. So go above and beyond a plain table setting. Set the mood for your party and provide a striking visual to accompany the feast by creating a thematic "tablescape."
The experts at...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:52 PM
Outside, the temperature is in the teens, but the sunshine that seeps through the glass panes of the rooftop structure make it seem more like the 70s.
Inside are rows and rows of tiny plants on white tables with grooves. A pump periodically sends water...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:44 PM
Go ahead and cross-stitch it on a pillow – Hobby Lobby is headed to Deerfield.
Though it's not official quite yet, on Monday night, Deerfield trustees accepted a recommendation to approve the plan for a new 51,000-square-foot Hobby Lobby in the...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:52 PM
It's hard to believe, but soon plants will be moving into the garden centers and dreams of a beautiful and productive garden will be filling your head. Many gardeners however find that when it comes to putting plans down on paper, they freeze. Perhaps...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:28 PM
It's probably true, too.
"He just might be the most interesting man in Crown Point wrestling," Bulldogs coach Scott Vlink said after his team captured its 12th straight sectional title on Saturday.
Vlink was referring to Mihailo Bradash, a wrestler with...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 8:55 PM
Two years ago, when asked about their interest in free agency, GM Rob Hennigan said the Magic would be swimming in the "kiddie pool."
After wading out without water wings to sign Channing Frye last offseason, is this the summer they snorkel in the...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 12:16 PM
When all is dormant and brown outdoors, moss can be very much alive and green.
Look around moist spots in your yard or nearby woods and you will likely find a patch of bright green moss.
Gently lift some of that pretty patch and transplant pieces into...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Question: I rent a condo and have noticed several owners growing vegetables and herbs in planters at their front doors and balconies and those with single-family homes gardening in their backyards. Can I grow vegetables too, and how would I go about...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 3:58 PM
Looking for a sign from the past?
Turn a corner in an otherwise nondescript warehouse in Winter Park and you'll find yourself in a glowing, neon fantasyland — as if your fondest memories of nighttime car rides across Central Florida all...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:49 AM
You could call it Whole Foods' version of "American Idol" or "The Voice."
When the organic grocer plans to open a store, it sometimes conducts an audition: Local vendors, some little more than hobbyists, pitch things they make or bake with the...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 12:33 PM
Steve Bender remembers Januaries in his University of Maryland horticulture classes when all the students could be seen carrying garden catalogs for the new season.
"It was like carrying spring around with you, all those beautiful pictures," said...