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  • Flower class at Oak Park Arms gives seniors 'a little lift'

    Flower class at Oak Park Arms gives seniors 'a little lift'
    The women behind the garden therapy group at the Oak Park Arms retirement community see firsthand the power of flowers. Held on the second Wednesday afternoon of every other month, the group allows for up to 25 people to make a floral arrangement that...
  • Daughter's freeway accident adds a wrinkle in parenting roles

    Let's catch up with one of the children, some of whom aren't quite children anymore, though we will always worry for them a tad too much. One of them got rear-ended the other day while stopped at the freeway exit ramp. When she called, my first question...
  • Rosalind Creasy will discuss growing food at L.A. County Arboretum

    Rosalind Creasy will discuss growing food at L.A. County Arboretum
    Landscape designer and garden writer Rosalind Creasy was an authority on edible gardening long before it became fashionable to rip out your lawn and grow food. The author of the pioneering "Edible Landscaping" will discuss growing, harvesting and...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House to reopen

    Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House to reopen
    One of Los Angeles' enduring architectural landmarks is reopening to the public after a three-year restoration process. Architect Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House, a Maya-inspired National Historic Landmark in Barnsdall Art Park in East Hollywood,...
  • Home and Garden briefs for Jan. 29: Learn beekeeping, flower-garden expo

    Flower and garden expo Head to Virginia Beach this weekend for the Virginia Flower and Garden Expo at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Speakers include Brent Heath of Brent and Becky's Bulbs of Gloucester; fern expert and retired York County...
  • Janyce F. Hoagland LortiAugust 13, 1938 - February 1, 2015

    Janyce F. Hoagland Lorti<br/>August 13, 1938 - February 1, 2015
    Janyce Florence Hoagland Lorti, was born August 13, 1938 in Denver, Colorado and died in her home in Newport Beach February 1, 2015 at age 76. Janyce will be remembered as a beautiful person who was especially devoted to her large family. She was always...
  • Design Center of Americas rebounds as property owners open wallets

    Design Center of Americas rebounds as property owners open wallets
    Design is becoming fashionable again. The sprawling Dania Beach design center is once again becoming a destination for designers seeking to outfit luxurious homes in South Florida and beyond, say company executives, designers and retailers. The...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    KATHLEEN SPORTELLI has been promoted to vice president at DesignPoint Inc. Sportelli will be part of the leadership team and also hold the title of senior interior designer to lead all major design activities at the firm. Sportelli has been with...
  • Tips: Plan Now for a Bountiful Harvest this Season

    It's hard to believe, but soon plants will be moving into the garden centers and dreams of a beautiful and productive garden will be filling your head. Many gardeners however find that when it comes to putting plans down on paper, they freeze. Perhaps...
  • Home and garden briefs for Feb. 5: Bus trip to flower show, free tickets to garden show, pruning clinics scheduled

    The Daily Press has a limited number of free tickets available for readers to attend the Coastal Virginia Home & Garden show this weekend. The tickets are available beginning Thursday, Feb. 5 at 8 a.m. Tickets must be picked up in person at the Daily...
  • Writer's Block Bookstore finding many still love visiting bookstores

    Writer's Block Bookstore finding many still love visiting bookstores
    Careers can take surprising paths, Lauren Zimmerman noted, and she’s quick to point out that she’s a great example of that. She got a degree in interior design, but then decided she wanted to go off in a different direction. So she...