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Native Plants Program On Saturday, April 20, at 1 p.m, the Cumberland Woodland Owners Association is sponsoring a “Native Plants” program at Spring Haven Nurseries in Newburg, Pa. Spring Haven Nurseries specializes in native woodland plants...
The books in this week's roundup are united less by theme than by the fact that they're all new and noteworthy. But before we get to that, since Monday is Holocaust Remembrance Day, I'm going to throw in a sixth book — “Vera Gran: The Accused&...
Amy Stewart's new book, "The Drunken Botanist," explores the plant ingredients in our favorite cocktails (and the lesser known ones too). "Every great drink starts with a plant," Stewart writes in her introduction, a section aptly titled "Aperitif." "If...
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American Chestnut Grower School — The workshop will be Friday, April 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Penn State Extension office in Franklin County, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. There is a registration fee of $25. Native Plants Program...
Amy Stewart is no stranger to horticulture. In fact, some might consider her among the queens of it: The Northern California-based author has written six books on topics ranging from plants to bugs (the best-selling “Wicked Plants” and “...
BROOKINGS - Our local weather forecaster says that we are now in meteorological spring, says David Graper, Extension Horticulture Specialist and Director of McCrory Gardens. He is quick to point out that this is slightly different than regular spring in...
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• Recruiting for Food and Wellness Volunteer Program — Based on the successful Master Gardener program, Penn State Extension is seeking volunteers who are willing to be trained to become certified in food and wellness programs. They are...
Warmer spring temperatures seem to get the juices running in all of us. Well, the same can be said for some trees as well, particularly maples. People have known about this phenomenon for hundreds of years and have learned to take advantage of it to...
Carroll Martin Radebaugh, a horticulturalist who was an owner of a well-known Towson nursery and greenhouse, died of cancer Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 92 and had lived for many years at his family's Burke Avenue compound. Born in...
Special to Tribune NewspapersI am planning to plant some new trees in my garden and have heard some conflicting advice on the proper planting depth. Could you please provide some guidelines for this? — Kelly Carlson, Mt. Prospect Trees often are planted too deep. This can...
I have two orange trees that were planted 12 years ago. They bore beautiful fruit until four years ago, when my gardener pruned them rather severely. Since that pruning, no more fruit at all. But the trees appear healthy -- very green, with few...
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