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  • Drought needn't mean that spring skips your garden

    Drought needn't mean that spring skips your garden
    For Southern California gardeners, March is a month of wistful promise. A little rain falls, and the possibilities for brilliant spring and summer planting — exploding colors, bountiful edibles — seem limitless. But you might want to stop...
  • 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...
  • Nouveau Home and Interior Design sale

    Nouveau Home and Interior Design sale
    Nouveau Home and Interior Design is celebrating its recent move from Belvedere Square to Mount Vernon with a "Back To The Heart of Bmore" promotion. During the sale, which ends March 31, certain furniture and art work is marked down between 20 to 60...
  • Strong pesticides will eliminate pests' predators, too

    Strong pesticides will eliminate pests' predators, too
    I have aphids on my sedum each spring and have tried everything and can't get rid of them. I've been fighting this problem for years. What can I do? Aphids are usually kept in check by their many enemies — predator insects such as lady beetles....
  • Verdugo Views: Helping a Sister City relationship flower

    Verdugo Views: Helping a Sister City relationship flower
    Back in the days when Carroll W. Parcher was editor and publisher of the Glendale News-Press, he wrote a column, “In My Opinion,” supporting local causes and expressing his thoughts on life in this city. In the mid-1960s, he devoted several...
  • 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...
  • Win tickets! Mid-Atlantic Home and Garden Show returns to Virginia Beach

    Win tickets! Mid-Atlantic Home and Garden Show returns to Virginia Beach
    The Mid-Atlantic Home and Garden show will return to Virginia Beach March 6-8.  The annual shopping show features more than 200 home and garden vendors. There will also be a craft beer garden, healthy eating challenge, coffee university, giveaways and...
  • The new moody blues of home decor

     The new moody blues of home decor
    A longtime preppy and beach house standard, nautical navy blue has returned in a huge way, with interior designers splashing it on walls in New York dining rooms and Palm Springs decorator show house bathrooms. For those who'd rather forgo painting and...
  • At home and garden show, plant lovers cling to early signs of spring

    At home and garden show, plant lovers cling to early signs of spring
    For Annie Haun of Annapolis and her mother, Jackie Dutton of Phoenix, it has been a family ritual for years: drop everything one day on the first weekend of March, meet at the Timonium Fairgrounds for the Maryland Home and Garden Show, and snap up a few...
  • Grown daughters are roomies again; Dad adopts bouncing baby plaything

    They are the oddest couple, my daughters — one edgy and curt, the other about as threatening as a Lutheran tea. One wears her heart on her sleeve, the other wears it all over the place, like a smock. Now, for the first time in almost a decade,...
  • Chefs Cimarusti and Echiverri cook up ideas for their home kitchen

    Chefs Cimarusti and Echiverri cook up ideas for their home kitchen
    Tossed with olive oil, tomatoes, jalapeņo, feta and Parmesan cheese, the expertly al dente Rustichella rigatoni is not your everyday mac 'n' cheese dinner. For Bella and Dante Cimarusti, however, it's merely an after-school snack. It's served at a...