| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:41 AM
When I was a child spending summers with my grandmother in rural Virginia near Lynchburg, I paid little attention to the dozens of nandinas that lined her huge U-shaped driveway.
Now, I fondly recall their white spring flowers, lime green summer...
| Mar 21, 2012
From Poquoson to Portsmouth and Newport News to Norfolk, more than 40 regional cleanup projects are planned throughout Hampton Roads next month as part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup National Action Days, April 27-28. Project...
| Mar 29, 2012
WBG Programs/Activities Updated March 22
PLANTING HEIRLOOM VEGETABLES
March 31, 2012
10:00-11:30 am. Barb Dunbar, York County Master Gardener and certified Master Naturalist, will help children and adults learn about heirloom vegetables....
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:00 PM
So Disney World was outside of the family budget this year. But spring break doesn't have to be a somber, stay-at-home pity party.
Here are a five ways to spend your time off in Tidewater — including a few suggestions for those of us whose...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:09 AM
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their 3rd annual County Health Rankings on Tuesday morning.
In Virginia, out of 131 localities ranked, three in the region landed in the top 10:...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:18 AM
The third annual County Health Rankings were released today. The Rankings are an annual check-up that measure how healthy people are and how long they live in nearly every county in every state, including Pennsylvania. Central Pennsylvania has three...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:25 PM
In recent years Grangers from the adjoining counties of Cambria and Somerset have been joining forces annually in hosting a special event to strengthen neighborly relations.
When Somerset and several neighboring counties worked closely with Cambria...
| Oct 7, 2012
When he was still a child, Adam Cook decided he did not want to be a pastor like his father. He saw the stress of the late-night calls, the messiness of church politics and the pressure to come up with sermons.
"It wasn't my calling," Cook said. Instead,...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:01 AM
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state on a deer farm in Adams County.
The disease is fatal in deer, elk and moose, but there is no evidence that CWD can be...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:15 AM
The ground starts shaking – it’s an earthquake! What do you do? Drop, Cover and Hold On! If you’ve never heard this before, the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety encourages you to visit www.shakeout.org/southeast to learn...
| May 3, 2012
A small native tree called red buckeye and a perennial known as Mexican petunia are two plants you surely want to check out during the Hampton master gardeners plant sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
I grow both in my garden, and they are must-have plants for...