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  • Donated land to become nature preserve, honor teacher

    When Josie Fox visited her parents' final resting place at Elm Ridge Cemetery during a trip back to Muncie, she noticed a stand of tall oak trees across the road. And a commercial for-sale sign. "That prompted me to think, 'This is something that Ruth...
  • Aquaponics class a first for Master Gardeners

    An aquaponic gardening class drew 20 people to Bigelow Brook Farm in Eastford on April 11. The class was part of the UConn Extension Master Gardener program, an educational program that combines classroom and hands-on learning with community outreach. The...
  • Pennsylvania man among world's top giant pumpkin growers

    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. Quinn...
  • Gardening with Fido and Fluffy can be doable and downright delightful

    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. On Saturday,...
  • Allentown's America on Wheels displays pickup trucks, from Model T to modern

    Allentown's America on Wheels displays pickup trucks, from Model T to modern
    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...
  • Home and garden: Tree stewards complete training in Master Gardener program

     Home and garden: Tree stewards complete training in Master Gardener program
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Tips: How to grow your best tomatoes

    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...
  • At your library

    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....
  • 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...