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  • How to grow native plants in containers

     
    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont displays the ravishing beauty of California's wild plants. But the setting is so operatic, it can be hard to imagine this flora on a smaller stage, say, a patio or apartment balcony. Unless you happen upon a...
  • Pasadena gardener becomes a one-woman food bank

     
    Virginia Paca’s backyard garden is more than a feast for the eyes. It provides food for friends, for families on the economic edge, for the homeless at a Pasadena food bank. When Paca, a Pasadena architect and garden designer, bought......
  • The buzz on bugs

    The buzz on bugs
    Summer is the time to enjoy the outdoors. There's the sun, the camping, the backyard crab feasts, and unfortunately, there's also the pests. Mosquitoes, ticks, bees and hornets can make themselves uninvited guests at outdoor gatherings and activities,...
  • Dog wins award for eating beehive

    Dog wins award for eating beehive
    A San Diego dog that ate a beehive after it had been sprayed with poison won an award for the most unusual pet health insurance in the country, contest officials announced Thursday. Ellie, a Labrador retriever from Santee, Calif., was among a dozen pet...
  • It's A Gray Area: Promote our heritage

    My column on July 5, 2009, cited the Heritage Museum of Orange County as being a gem, but one that needed more attention and polishing. Since then, I have accepted a position on its board of directors and have been rolling up my sleeves with polishing...
  • Berenstain Bears remain faithful

    The Berenstain Bears, author Mike Berenstain is quick to admit, are late adopters. Brother Bear and Sister Bear are more likely to play a game of hopscotch than Angry Birds. And tweeting doesn't appear to have arrived in Bear Country as of yet. "We deal...
  • University of Maryland launches beehive project in city cemetery

    University of Maryland launches beehive project in city cemetery
    An overgrown graveyard downtown, where some of Baltimore's early historical figures rest in walled isolation, buzzes now with new life. Just inside the locked gate of Old St. Paul's Cemetery on Martin Luther King Boulevard, honeybees zip in and out of...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 11 Memorial walk The Freestate Happy Wanderers Volksmarching Club will sponsor a "9/11 Memorial Walk" at Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road in Laurel. Walk starts between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and ends by 4 p.m. Commemorative signs and...
  • Natural View: What are bees doing at the pool?

    I've joined a recreation facility with a big, warm, outdoor swimming pool. Despite the lack of flowering plants, there are always honeybees around the pool edges. In particular, they can be found crawling over soggy dead leaves next to the pool. They're...
  • Bees Sting Wheelchair-Bound Man 60 Times; 4 Hospitalized

    Bees Sting Wheelchair-Bound Man 60 Times; 4 Hospitalized
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- Four people were hospitalized Thursday after they were attacked by a swarm of bees in Santa Ana. It happened at a storage yard in the 2600 block of Orange Street Thursday. The swarm forced firefighters to shut down South...
  • The God Squad: Apples, honey are like our body and soul

    Question: Why do Jews eat apples dipped in honey as their special New Year food? — S., Huntington, N.Y. Answer: Every religious tradition finds some way to eat something sweet. Apples and honey are like chocolate Easter bunnies or the candy-...