| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:20 AM
I plan to plant 20 low-bush blueberries. I've prepared the beds with leaf mulch, compost and sulfur. How do you recommend planting to maximize survival?
We hope you have not purchased these plants yet, as we suggest that you plant Northern or Southern...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 8:10 PM
More than 2,000 people visited the second Mega Show in Somerset this weekend.
The home and garden shop, business expo and job fair is presented every two years by the Somerset County Builders Association and Somerset County Chamber of Commerce.
| Apr 18, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Can I grow veggies in a fully screened-in garden? I want to eat tomatoes without stink bug spots.
Growing vegetables in a screened garden may reduce light, but the biggest problem is the exclusion of pollinators and beneficial insects. Vegetable plants...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:44 PM
The unseasonably warm weather may have you thinking about spring and that's great for the Indiana Home and Garden Show.
The annual event kicks off at the Convention Center Saturday.
Hundreds of exhibitors can show you everything you want to know about...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:22 AM
From kitchens to bath, there something for every homeowner at this weekend's Home and Garden Show at the Roanoke Civic Center.
The third annual features new ideas and trends for home improvement.
There's also a pair of celebrity TV hosts...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Melvin B. Lowe Jr., a floral designer and funeral home attendant who was also a partner in a special-events and decorating company, died Sept. 27 of renal failure at his Washington home. The one-time Northeast Baltimore resident was 47.
"Melvin was a...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:15 AM
When Sandy Finley needed gifts for colleagues recently, a store-bought picture frame simply wouldn't do. Instead, she whipped up a little something in pink and black, using a product originally made to keep ammunition cases dry during World War II.
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:10 PM
“East Meets Fete” was the theme chosen for “Only at Descanso,” the recent fundraising gala held at Descanso Gardens.
Heather Sturt Haaga, a Descanso trustee, seamlessly chaired the gala that raised $202,000 in support of the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Janet Browne, a retired designer who outfitted the interiors of colleges and banks during a lengthy career collaborating with her architect husband, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 12 at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. The longtime...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:19 AM
Interior Designer Marc Thee's interior design firm was recently named the #1 residential interior design firm in country by Interior Design magazine. He made a special stop in Philadelphia to the luxury residence of one of his clients, but says you don't...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:29 AM
For almost 30 years, Cathy Miller walked the halls of one of the most famous residences in the world — the White House.
She met presidents and first ladies and knew many staffers by their first names.
She made her way through most of the 100-...