| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:27 PM
One of the pleasures that Vic and I enjoy at our home is feeding birds and providing a place where bees and butterflies are welcome. As wild areas shrink due to development, habitat for birds and other wildlife disappears. We do what we can in our yard to...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 3:58 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Rob McFarland was in his florally vivacious backyard, tending his vegetable plot, when he noticed some honeybees buzzing around a tree. A few minutes later some bees had become tens of thousands.
"The sky was sort of darkened out," he...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Every year, new restaurants, stores and other attractions pop up on the Delaware shore. This year is no exception. The list below is a sampling of some of the more interesting places that have recently opened their doors, as wel as some beach standbys....
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Tropicals will be hot this gardening season.
Forgive the pun, but growers and garden centers are responding to a demand from homeowners for the luxurious foliage and lipstick colors of plants more suited to the South.
And they are offering much more...
| May 30, 2012
You probably have never heard so many New Orleanians begin to scream, hoop, and holler after hearing someone say the name of another city, Charlotte. But that's what happened Wednesday night at Manning's downtown.
The crowd had assembled to watch ESPN...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 5:29 PM
FALLBROOK, Calif. -- San Diego County Animal Services officers are investigating a case of animal cruelty involving five puppies tied to a tree directly beneath a beehive.
Three of the dogs were found dead and the other two had suffered multiple bee...
| Jun 19, 2012
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...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 10:42 PM
HUNTINGTON PARK (KTLA) -- Three people were sent to the hospital after a swarm of killer bees invaded a park in Huntington Park on Friday.
According to Sheriff's officials, there were about 75 people at Miles Park when a colony of some 60,000 Africanized...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 6:52 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:13 PM
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...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:26 PM
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-...