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  • 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...
  • Home and garden briefs for Feb. 19: Attend a free interior design workshop, learn about urban gardening

    How interior designers work is the topic of a free program Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Middlesex County Public Library. "Talk to an Interior Designer" runs from 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. featuring Pam Deihl, a professional interior designer, according to a release...
  • What to do with inherited antiques

    Q: My sister and I inherited our mother's antique doll collection and we want them appraised. Can you recommend someone who has the interest/experience to do so? A: Our reader adds that mother was an antiques dealer who bought, sold and repaired dolls....
  • Upcoming Disneyland memorabilia auction includes costumes, more

    Upcoming Disneyland memorabilia auction includes costumes, more
    An auction of Disneyland memorabilia, set to take place this weekend, showcases a treasure trove of costumes and uniforms worn by the Anaheim park’s employees and performers, including elaborate gowns worn in the Golden Horseshoe Revue and a three-...
  • How a garden can teach you creativity, spirituality and more

    How a garden can teach you creativity, spirituality and more
    Ten years ago, Fran Sorin wrote "Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening." It was one of the first books to explore the connection between gardening and creativity. A decade later, she has updated the book and it has been reissued...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′ deleted scenes: Watch Peeta, Effie, Katniss

     
    Two newly-released deleted scenes from “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ offer glimpses of Katniss Everdeen preparing to become […]...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • Newport arts panel endorses late artists' paintings for city collection

    Newport arts panel endorses late artists' paintings for city collection
    Two watercolor paintings by late husband-and-wife artists Rex Brandt and Joan Irving Brandt are a step closer to being displayed in the Newport Beach Central Library. The Newport Beach Arts Commission voted unanimously Thursday to accept "Northwest Gale...
  • 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...
  • Backyard makeover in Newport News extends daytime enjoyment, relaxation

     Backyard makeover in Newport News extends daytime enjoyment, relaxation
    Last year, Michael and Suzanne Naler won a landscape makeover for their backyard in Newport News, courtesy of Landscapes by Eric Bailey of York County. Before the $10,000 redo, the yard was bland, according to the Nalers. They won the prize at a 2014...