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Agriculture

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  • 'Naked ladies' can pop up in late summer

    'Naked ladies' can pop up in late summer
    A gorgeous pink flower that looks like a lily is emerging in spots around my yard. The flowers have long stems 2 to 3 feet tall but no leaves. Did someone plant this, or did it just grow naturally? This is our first year in this house. Those are naked...
  • Checking out Paris with Carla Hayden

    Checking out Paris with Carla Hayden
    Few people can recognize the yearning to escape better than Carla Hayden, chief executive officer of the Enoch Pratt Library. As a librarian, she has spent many years helping her curious clientele explore new realms and journey to wondrous places...
  • Housesitting can make you a world traveler on a budget

    Housesitting can make you a world traveler on a budget
    Baltimore might not seem like a hot tourist destination, but for my husband and me, it was the offer of a free place to stay that catapulted Charm City to the top of our travel bucket list. An advertisement for a split-level suburban home with a...
  • Special precautions should be taken when operating on the elderly

    Special precautions should be taken when operating on the elderly
    Surgery on older people can be riskier than other generations. But it can be safely done if doctors take certain precautions. Dr. Mark Katlic, chief of surgery at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and an expert on surgical care of patients 80 and older, talks...
  • Doing his civic duty, columnist catches a whiff of something unpleasant [Hampden]

    Our neighborhood is beginning its annual, seasonal, new year morphing, with a handful of businesses closing and a slate of new businesses opening. The keyword in 2013 appears to be pizza, with three new pizza joints either already open (Birroteca) or...
  • HCEDA seeks applicants for agricultural innovation grant

    The Howard County Economic Development Authority is accepting applications for the 2013 Agricultural Innovation Grant, which encourages Howard County's agricultural producers to expand or diversity their business operations. Grants range from $1,000 to...
  • College Lines

    IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY: Mark Holloway of Darlington, studying agricultural systems technology, was one of the more than 6,250 Iowa State University undergraduates recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2013 spring semester...
  • Three APG employees charged with releasing hazardous chemicals [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated June 30, 1988: Three longtime civilian employees at Aberdeen Proving Ground were indicted 25 years ago this week on charges they were "willful" and "deliberate" in the release of hazardous chemicals into the environment. Three men,...
  • New farmers market in Violetville opens July 10

    New farmers market in Violetville opens July 10
    Residents of Arbutus, Lansdowne and surrounding communities now have a new opportunity to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. A farmer's market opens July 10 at the pavilion at the Jenkins Senior Living Campus at the corner of Benson and Caton avenues...
  • Small garden winner: Focus on color gives yard pizzazz

    Small garden winner: Focus on color gives yard pizzazz
    Miguel De La Cuadra calls his Charles Village garden a work in progress, yet its profusion of color gives the impression of a long-completed work of art. Just three years in the making, the rowhouse garden features raised beds overflowing with lilies,...
  • Amtrak transfers passengers after train stalls in Joppatowne

    An Amtrak train stalled in the Joppatowne area after a mechanical issue Wednesday, and more than 100 passengers were transferred after being stranded for about an hour in 90-degree heat without air-conditioning. When local a emergency crew arrived on the...
  • Details of sweeping Harford school bus services changes released

    Details of sweeping Harford school bus services changes released
    Getting to and from school each day will be different for thousands of Harford County Public Schools students this coming school year as a result of a series of transportation changes announced Thursday. The changes are so widespread that school...