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  • Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants

     Deter deer damage with determination and best practice plants
    Oh, dear, the deer are doing it again – eating everything in sight in your lovely yard. Late winter can be your worst deer-related nightmare because it's when their natural food supply of acorns, grasses and tender foliage is pretty much gone....
  • Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design

    Upcoming Events: Flower And Garden Show, Birds of Prey, Bears, Home Design
    Free soil testing and gardening advice will be available at the Connecticut Flower and Garden Show, Thursday, Feb. 19, through Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The University of Connecticut Soil Testing Laboratory...
  • Bird Nerd: May I See Your Passport, Mr. Bird?

    Bird Nerd: May I See Your Passport, Mr. Bird?
    I'm a stickler for proper identification. I understand not everyone is a stickler and I appreciate that. I fall somewhere in the middle between hard-core birder and recreational birding enthusiast. Still, it's important to have the proper names but I've...
  • Gardening trends 2015: Find your niche and grow the garden you like and need

    Gardening trends 2015: Find your niche and grow the garden you like and need
    I've always believed there is no wrong or right way to garden — only your way. Your garden should reflect your personality, your style and your needs — and 2015's gardening trends reflect that same philosophy. "Now, more than ever, the...
  • Brian John LoftusAugust 21, 1929 - December 15, 2014

    Brian John Loftus<br/>August 21, 1929 - December 15, 2014
    Brian died peacefully in his home in Newport Beach. He was born in Detroit, Michigan to Margaret and Leonard Loftus.  He was an only child whose father died shortly after his 15th birthday.  Brian took it upon himself to help his mother through this...
  • The Supreme Court's Citizens United decision continues to echo

    The Supreme Court's Citizens United decision continues to echo
    Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission turns 5 this month, but the damage from the Supreme Court's revolutionary ruling on campaign finance is just beginning to be felt. Scholars and pundits will undoubtedly mark the anniversary with commentary...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2′ to screen in IMAX 3-D

     
    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2,” the final installment in the  Jennifer Lawrence-starring film franchise, will be shown in IMAX […]...
  • 8 things you should know about Chris Ballard

    8 things you should know about Chris Ballard
    The Chicago Bears’ search for a new general manager soon could come to a close, with former Bears staffer Chris Ballard the presumed front-runner to succeed Phil Emery.   Here are eight things you should know about Ballard. -- He played football...
  • Mike Minarsky: Former DJ launches Wolverine radio station

    Mike Minarsky has spent a lifetime in radio, starting from his teenage years. After decades spent learning the ropes, hiring himself out as a "portable DJ" and working for "corporate America," he's now pursuing his passion out of his own living room,...
  • Lauderhill plans second community garden

    Encouraged by the response from people in the community to its first community garden, Lauderhill is planning to open another one. At a recent Lauderhill City Commission retreat, officials approved Commissioner Ken Thurston's proposal to use the empty...
  • February gardening calendar

    February gardening calendar
    Almanac Average temperatures: High 74, low 51 Rainfall: 2.35 inches Average last frost date: Feb. 15. The moon 1. Moon phases •Full moon: Feb. 3 •Last quarter: Feb. 11 •New moon: Feb. 18 •First quarter: Feb. 25 2....