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  • 2011 was a year of exciting home projects; 2012 promises lots in home and garden

    2011 was a year of exciting home projects; 2012 promises lots in home and garden
    Even though 2011 was a down year for the housing market, it was an up year for housing events in Hampton Roads. February through November, southeastern Virginia was the scene of three nationally recognized homes, as well as the Peninsula's own Parade...
  • Parasite Turns Bees into Zom-Bees

    Parasite Turns Bees into Zom-Bees
    It's a story with a lot of buzz and a big ole' stinger. Researchers at San Francisco State University say the reason bees have been disappearing is because of little critters called Apocephalus borealis. The smaller-than-flea-sized pests hitch a ride on...
  • Zombees: Fly parasite killing honeybees

    Zombees: Fly parasite killing honeybees
    Researchers at San Francisco University have found a potential new threat facing honeybees in the bay area. It's a fly parasite that preys on native bees and wasps. No, not the "wasps" you are thinking about. This could be a serious problem for...
  • 1/20/2012-No Lions Or Tigers?

    1/20/2012-No Lions Or Tigers?
    I live in a condo. On the fourth floor. We don't get many wild critters roaming around our rooftop deck except for a squirrel, chimney swifts, crows, hornets, bumblebees, maybe a butterfly, or two. However, if I lived in the wilds of, say, Simsbury, I...
  • Virginia considers $200 tax credit for beehives

    Virginia considers $200 tax credit for beehives
    UPDATE: This bill passed a House subcommittee Bills in the General Assembly would provide a $200 tax credit for beekeepers for each hive they maintain. While it may sound kooky, Virginia’s bees are in trouble. The number of hives in the state have...
  • Virginia: $21.8 billion in natural assets, report says

    Virginia: $21.8 billion in natural assets, report says
    It’s not easy to put a dollar figure on the beach, mountains and other natural assets, but the Piedmont Environmental Council is trying. The Warrenton-based watchdog group issued a report Nov. 30 stating that Virginia’s natural goods and...
  • JFX turns 50: Baltimore's six-lane Main Street

    JFX turns 50: Baltimore's six-lane Main Street
    Hours after a ribbon-cutting ceremony 50 years ago, the Jones Falls Expressway had its first pileup and subsequent traffic snarl. Some things never change. The JFX is the road we love to hate but can't live without, the city's Main Street where everyone...
  • Wolfgang Oehme, landscape architect

    Wolfgang Oehme, landscape architect
    Wolfgang Oehme, a renowned landscape architect and a founder of the New American Garden movement, which incorporated windblown ornamental grasses and massed perennial plantings, died of cancer Thursday at his Towson home. He was 81. "He was a...
  • Nurturing nature

     Nurturing nature
    Nature is humming along at Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course — quite literally. The picturesque lodge and nine-hole golf course is the site of a new "green" initiative that combines locally-grown produce with the power of bees. Six new table-...
  • Mesa advances to nationals in mock business competition

    Mesa advances to nationals in mock business competition
    COSTA MESA — After sweeping the competition statewide, Costa Mesa High School's Business Academy will compete in New York City in March for a national title. Mesa's two Virtual Enterprise companies, the Great Park Wildlife Center and Abeille,...
  • A bountiful crop of agri-lit sprouts

    A bountiful crop of agri-lit sprouts
    On my desk, books stacked as tall as a bantam rooster celebrate backyard chicken coops in suburbia, rooftop gardens in Queens and a dairy farm on Washington state's Vashon Island. They're filled with photos of people caressing bunnies, nuzzling horses,...