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  • New England Flower & Garden Shows Get Jump On Spring

    New England Flower & Garden Shows Get Jump On Spring
    Groundhog Day is just over a week away, but regardless of whether Punxsutawney Phil and Connecticut's Chuckles see their shadows or not, signs of spring in February and March are hard to find. Outdoors, that is. Inside, it's another story. At flower...
  • To your health: Gardening classes, events abound in Central Florida

    To your health: Gardening classes, events abound in Central Florida
    Certainly, exercise is one key to health, but so is a nutritious diet. And what better way to get vitamin-packed fruits and veggies than from your own garden? Here are some local gardening events culled from our county listings: Vegetable garden...
  • Home and garden briefs for Jan. 22: Mark your calendar for these upcoming gardening events

    February and March will bring several shows and exhibitions to the area. Mark your calendar so you won't miss these upcoming events: •Friday-Sunday, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, Virginia Flower and Garden Expo at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia...
  • Amherst Train Show Pulling Into Eastern States Expo

    Amherst Train Show Pulling Into Eastern States Expo
    Thousands of model train enthusiasts from across the country and Canada will converge on the Eastern States Exposition grounds in West Springfield for the annual Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show on Saturday and Sunday, Jan 24 and 25. The...
  • North Korea's tourism door is open, if you dare, and I would

    North Korea's tourism door is open, if you dare, and I would
    Would you go to North Korea? I've been asking that question lately, and the answer is largely "no." I follow the question with another: Did you know that American citizens are free to go to North Korea? That also is generally followed with a "no."...
  • Muslim prisoner wins Supreme Court case to keep his beard

    The Supreme Court ruled unanimously for a Muslim prisoner Tuesday, deciding he has a religious-freedom right to grow a half-inch beard. The justices said prison authorities in Arkansas had no convincing reason for contending that Gregory Holt's neatly...
  • Last-minute holiday shopping lifts toy sales in 2014

    Last-minute holiday shopping lifts toy sales in 2014
    A last-minute holiday shopping rush helped lift toy sales 4 percent in 2014, driven by growth in building sets and electronics as well as the mammoth popularity of all things "Frozen," according to market research firm NPD Group. Toy sales in the U.S....
  • Crown Point's Mihailo Bradash has wide range of interests off the mat

    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...
  • Garden club honors late president with bench

    Garden club honors late president with bench
    Members of the Boca Raton Garden Club will install and name a bench in their garden as a memorial to their immediate past president and the woman who put the club on the map. Carol Brown died suddenly on Dec. 26. She was 54 and lived in Boca Raton for...
  • Guided walk shows how camellias brighten a drab winter garden, benefit insects

    Guided walk shows how camellias brighten a drab winter garden,  benefit insects
    Camellias are plants with benefits — they add pops of flower color in the winter garden and help feed pollinating insects that emerge on warm winter days. "Camellias belong in the home landscape because they are attractive, evergreen shrubs that...
  • Vinyl collecting 101: Collectors give the essentials to getting started

     Vinyl collecting 101: Collectors give the essentials to getting started
    Matt Felegy, 32, of Berea, Ohio, has more than 2,700 digital downloads on an external hard drive that fits in his pocket. He says no one is impressed with that, but plenty of people are astounded when looking at the vinyl record collection he keeps in...