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  • Look ma, no soil! Gardening with air, water, fish fertilizer

    Who needs soil to sow a sustainable garden? You can cultivate plants in mid-air, float them in mineral-enriched water or add nutrients for an organic harvest by using your own fish for the fertilizer. All of these methods can be done indoors and year-...
  • Letters: Quantum of the Seas? Like being trapped in a packed mall

    Letters: Quantum of the Seas? Like being trapped in a packed mall
    It was with great interest that I read Christopher Reynolds' story "Plugging In" [March 15] on the Quantum of the Seas. I was on that same sailing. I am by no means new to cruising or Royal Caribbean, and I have to say that this was the single worst...
  • Master gardener's career has roots in childhood houseplants

    Bev Shaw spends her workdays making West Lafayette more beautiful. When she's off the clock, she's doing the same thing with her own garden. In fact, she's a master gardener, a title earned through hours of classes followed by hours of volunteering....
  • Get ready for the 'Amazing Race for Charity'

    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...
  • Garden Club blooms with president's help

    Garden Club blooms with president's help
    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,...
  • Small merchants brace for competition from Amazon's Prime Now

    Small merchants brace for competition from Amazon's Prime Now
    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...
  • Ruby's founder may get nod for new Marina Park restaurant

    The restaurateur who brought Ruby's Diner, The Beachcomber Cafe and the Shake Shack to the Newport Beach area could soon set up a new restaurant at Marina Park. On Tuesday, the Newport Beach City Council is expected to discuss awarding a 15-year lease...
  • Exotic orchids feel right at home with minimum care, maximum enjoyment

    Exotic orchids feel right at home with minimum care, maximum enjoyment
    Plants often become more than just plants – they turn into loved family members. Hobbyist orchid growers like Joelle Miller feel exactly that way. In San Diego, her first phalaenopsis orchid quickly turned into several and then into a dozen,...
  • Auguste Rodin sculptures at Michener Museum highlight his innovations

    Possibly no single force has so deeply influenced modern sculpture as Auguste Rodin. A bold statement, surely, but even more remarkable when applied to someone raised with all the earmarks of failure. Born into humble beginnings in Paris in 1840 —...
  • Windsor Locks edition community news

    Suffield resident signs National Letter of Intent SUFFIELD - Dan Leckie, a Suffield resident, signed a National Letter of Intent this past November to play Division I baseball for Lafayette College in Easton, Penn., in the Patriot League. Leckie plans on...
  • 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...