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  • 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...
  • 5 tips for eco-friendly gardening

    5 tips for eco-friendly gardening
    As the season approaches for cleaning up flowerbeds and planting vegetable gardens, you may love the idea of all the blooms or produce you’ll create but dread the annual fight for control over weeds. There’s no need to go wild on chemicals...
  • Crafty seniors bring joy

    Crafty seniors bring joy
    The Lauderdale West community's Hobby Shop is bustling with activity every weekday. Residents at the 55-and-older neighborhood in Plantation are hard at work making rocking horses, wooden cars, airplanes and all kinds of pull toys. The scene resembles...
  • Potential owners look for the cat's meow

    Potential owners look for the cat's meow
    Irish legend has it that leprechauns bury pots of gold at the end of a rainbow. For pet lovers, at least, that rainbow ends at the Seal Beach Animal Care Center, where a treasure of cats in need of good homes await adoption. In honor of St. Patrick's...
  • Home and garden briefs for March 12: Plant geology, plantation tour and upcoming events

    Learn about the geology of plants Jerre Johnson, retired William and Mary professor of geology, will present a program about the geology of plants on Saturday, March 21 at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden. "Dr. Johnson will give a short review of the...
  • Youth Services hosts 'Make and Take Scrapbooks'

    In recent years, many people's crammed photo albums have given way to carefully-curated, well-decorated scrapbooks. The Windsor Locks Youth Services Bureau hosted a scrapbook workshop on March 6, when novices could try out the craft, and more...
  • Lauderdale's planned swim center still creating waves

    Lauderdale's planned swim center still creating waves
    Plans for a new Fort Lauderdale aquatic center have been swimming in controversy for years. And now the cost is going up. The price tag has jumped by $3.6 million, to $37.3 million. Commissioners may try to bring the project back on budget. Or they...
  • Tips for getting seedlings to thrive

    Tips for getting seedlings to thrive
    Many of us now have trays of seeds and seedlings that we are nurturing along. They offer the promise of spring, a head start over direct-sown seeds or access to a particular favorite plant not available as a transplant. We have invested time, money and...
  • City Escape owner Connie Rivera talks about gardening, following your dream

     City Escape owner Connie Rivera talks about gardening, following your dream
    When Mayor Richard M. Daley was putting together a landscape advocacy task force in the early '90s, he asked Connie Rivera to participate. It put her back on familiar turf. "My family had a farm in Michigan," she says. "We grew flowers. I always had...