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  • Erik Lindstrom brings artistic rugs and his own welcome mat to Venice

    Erik Lindstrom brings artistic rugs and his own welcome mat to Venice
    For Erik Lindstrom, every rug is a blank canvas. Many of the rugs he designs are abstract. Some come in beautiful shades of blue and gray and give an impression of shifting ice or floating clouds. Others mimic bark on a cedar tree or animal skin....
  • Home and garden briefs for March 19: Landscape seminars and lots of Saturday events

    Learn to work with underused plants Landscaper Eric Bailey will discuss how to use new and underused plants in a Thursday, April 9 presentation at the Newport News Women's Club. The program is the meeting of the Hampton Roads Horticultural Society. ,...
  • Nuccio's Nurseries known far and wide as king of the camellias

     Nuccio's Nurseries known far and wide as king of the camellias
    In the nether regions of the Altadena foothills, up an easily missed trail, it's not quite opening time at Nuccio's Nurseries. The metal gates are closed, but the parking lot is full of customers, members of a hobbyist group who were allowed to start...
  • Cholesterol cops left with egg on their faces

    The egg-white omelet, America's reigning symbol of bland dining and misguided nutritional advice, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. It was 42. The cause of death was unclear, though longtime fans of the egg-white omelet cited...
  • Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events

     Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events
    Spring returns Friday and with it more educational and entertaining gardening events. Here are three local ones I think you will like and can learn from – plein air painting or sketching, Historic Garden Week in Virginia and a new vegetable...
  • Local artist's work shines through the fabric of social media

    Local artist's work shines through the fabric of social media
    Liza Hathaway Matthews' return to her art was simple expedition. Her daughter wanted a painting for her bedroom, found a picture she liked and said, "Mom, can you do this?" The Baltimore mother of three had a fine-arts degree in painting with a minor in...
  • 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...