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  • 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......
  • Connecticut's Wet, Cool Summer Has Been Just Perfect For Blueberries

    Connecticut's Wet, Cool Summer Has Been Just Perfect For Blueberries
    In the rolling fields of Rose's Berry Farm in South Glastonbury recently, customers swarmed the rows of blueberry bushes, heavy with fruit, filling buckets to the brim. Waiting in a clearing for a ride back to the parking lot, Raymond Fecteau lugged...
  • Hey good lookin'!

    We sure don't like our wrinkles! After the on anti-aging goos, readers want to join the conversation. Thanks for your suggestions on other things to try (or reject). In the interest of all of us who want to remain young, here you go: Anna Gunter Kaplan,...
  • Cure those fall blahs with a color paddle down the Kish

    The secret to a fall color paddling trip is flexibility and preparation. Flexibility, because you have to be ready to drop everything for a perfect day. Which, for a fall canoe trip, means a day at the peak of the color season but unseasonably warm and...
  • When millions of cicadas expire, the nose knows

    Right around Memorial Day, millions of cicadas descended on northeast Illinois in earnest, buzzing into open car windows, hitching rides through kitchen doorways, swooping into runners' mouths and generally flying all over the place like drunken...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Pest control technician puts bugs on red alert

    Pest control technician puts bugs on red alert
    Did you know that a cockroach can live for a week without its head? That an ant can lift 20 times its weight? That the termite queen can rule her colony for 15 to 20 years? Sally Quick knows this stuff and more. As an Orkin Pest Control (orkin.com) route...
  • Growing pains and gains of a presidential garden

    Growing pains and gains of a presidential garden
    First lady Michelle Obama has adopted healthy eating and fighting childhood obesity among her pet causes. Her first book, "American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America" (Crown), tells of her experiences planting...
  • Abloom in Arizona

    The poor saguaro. Who knew the cactus had it so tough? Tiny seeds, like 4,000 specks of black sand, fill the plant's red fruit, yet it's lucky if just one produces a mature plant. Even then the process is torturous. After a year, the seedling may be only...
  • For Rosh Hashanah, honey, you have options

    For Rosh Hashanah, honey, you have options
    It doesn't matter whether you were born in Brooklyn or Borneo — if you're Jewish you'll probably include honey on your shopping list for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which begins on the evening of Sept. 28. Like most Jewish holidays, Rosh...