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  • Arts festival comes to Aurora

    Arts festival comes to Aurora
    Arts-A-Palooza, an arts education festival, will be held on March 21 in Downtown Aurora. Free classes in a variety of arts will be offered by local organizations, businesses and individuals. The event is being planned by Aurora Cultural Creatives and L....
  • 'Epic Tomatoes' author makes passionate case for growing heirloom varieties

     'Epic Tomatoes' author makes passionate case for growing heirloom varieties
    Craig LeHoullier loves tomatoes. Not in the pass-me-the-spaghetti-sauce sense as much as in the gardening sense. He is the tomato adviser for Seed Savers Exchange, the Iowa-based nonprofit dedicated to preserving heirloom plants, and has trialed more...
  • Horticultural extravaganza is all about the birds and bees and backyard chickens...plus pretty plant passions

    Spring is all about growing — not just plants, but your gardening skills, too. One of your best bets for growing a greener thumb is the March 21 Horticultural Extravaganza, sponsored by the York County/Poquoson Virginia Cooperative Extension...
  • Look for nonstop deals coming up on Southwest

    Look for nonstop deals coming up on Southwest
    Dallas-area travelers have seen some great deals on airfare this year. Those deals should continue into spring and summer. In April, Southwest will begin offering nonstop service from Dallas Love Field to 10 new cities, and then the airline will add...
  • Plenty of ideas, but cost remains major factor for Harley Clarke

    Members of the city's Harley Clarke Citizens Committee have developed a list of criteria to judge possible uses for the city-owned building, which has already had several proposals fall through. But after rolling proposals through their nearly 25-...
  • Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events

     Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events
    Spring returns Friday and with it more educational and entertaining gardening events. Here are three local ones I think you will like and can learn from – plein air painting or sketching, Historic Garden Week in Virginia and a new vegetable...
  • Alibaba investment puts Snapchat valuation at $15 billion

    Alibaba investment puts Snapchat valuation at $15 billion
    It started as a classroom project at Stanford University. The idea: An app for sending photos that would disappear seconds later. Vanishing photos? Classmates scoffed. On Wednesday, four years later, a source close to the deal said Snapchat Inc. had...
  • Chicago Flower & Garden Show to bloom with ideas

    Chicago Flower & Garden Show to bloom with ideas
    About this time of year, when most gardeners are desperately seeking signs of life, the idea of flowers and lush greens is swoon-worthy. How about ushering in spring by tiptoeing through more than 1,000 tulips — well, at least strolling around...
  • Spring Into Action: Upcoming Gardening And Home Events

    Spring Into Action: Upcoming Gardening And Home Events
    The Elizabeth Park Conservancy opens its Spring Greenhouse Show on Saturday, March 14, featuring an array of spring bulbs grown by the City of Hartford gardeners in the historic greenhouse at Elizabeth Park in West Hartford. The show is open every day...
  • Program will include tips on vegetable gardening

    Program will include tips on vegetable gardening
    The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension in Lake County is hosting "Vegetable Garden Pests, Diseases and Other Problems" at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares. The...
  • 'Garden-pedia' authors get to the root of gardening terminology

     'Garden-pedia' authors get to the root of gardening terminology
    Maria Zampini has spent a lifetime in the garden industry. She's a fourth-generation nursery person whose family had a destination garden center in Ohio for more than 30 years. She's also the president and owner of UpShoot, a horticultural marketing...