| Mar 23, 2015
| 6:46 AM
The Amazing Race for Charity is April 11 around Eustis. The event begins and ends in Ferran Park overlooking Lake Eustis in downtown Eustis.
The event is based upon ideas from the hit CBS series "The Amazing Race" and derived from a successful race that...
| Mar 25, 2015
Twig Morris has always loved gardening. She had a garden in New Jersey but when she and her husband moved to Wellington in 2004, Morris found Florida gardening to be different from up north.
"I saw impatiens being planted in the fall and I thought,...
| Mar 21, 2015
Sandy Piper's family has been merchants in Hampden for more than 40 years, but when she retires someday, she's not sure there will be any business left.
Expenses have increased, customers aren't spending more and online shopping has cut into sales at...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 8:58 AM
Many years of creating larger-than-life Cucurbita maxima, or giant pumpkins to those of us not fanatical and yet in awe of this hobby, have resulted in a Saegertown man's induction into the Hall of Fame of an international pumpkin organization.
| Apr 11, 2015
| 10:30 AM
Safe, friendly gardening with a pet in your household can be a difficult pastime if your yard isn't set up to handle the wear and tear from a four-footed animal who doesn't know the difference between your prized petunias and the potty.
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:00 PM
From the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra to the Ford F-150 and RAM 3500, today's posh pickup trucks are a far cry from the primitive workhorses of the early 20th century.
At America on Wheels' new exhibit, "Getting' the Job Done: Evolution of the...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 1:37 PM
Twenty-four Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners completed the classroom portion of the Tree Steward training, according to a release from the program.
Master Gardeners from Gloucester, Hampton, James City County/Williamsburg, Newport News,...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 2:55 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 3:23 PM
Nothing beats the flavor of fresh-from-the-garden tomatoes. Make this your biggest and tastiest tomato harvest yet with proper planting and care.
Reduce pest problems and increase the harvest by growing your tomatoes in a sunny location with well-drained...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Reisterstown Branch21 Cockeys Mill Road, 410-887-1165
Sunday, April 12: "Soldering for Families." For all ages; children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. At 2 p.m., explore basic soldering and go home with an illuminated project....
| Apr 6, 2015
Average temperature: High 83, Low 60
Rainfall: 2.42 inches
1. Moon phases:
•Full moon April 4
•Last quarter April 11
•New moon April 18
•First quarter April 25
2. Moon sign planting dates:...