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  • On Gardening: Shrimp plants a feast for the eyes, hummingbirds

    On Gardening: Shrimp plants a feast for the eyes, hummingbirds
    Hummingbird fanatics, you must add the shrimp plant to your garden's floral menu. Your first thought might be the yellow shrimp or lollipop plant, Pachystaychus lutea. While I would say that is must have, too, the one I am touting today is known botanically as Justicia brandegeeana and is often referred to as the Mexican shrimp plant.
  • For a career change, how about worm farming?

    For a career change, how about worm farming?
    Some people see worms as wriggly, slimy crawlers, but Bill Clark saw them as a second career move. "I was an [air] traffic controller at Newport News. I had done that for 30 some years and you have to retire at age 56. So I was looking for… a...

    Soil's texture as important as its fertility

    Soil's texture as important as its fertility
    Living in a region with a usually wonderful climate comes at a cost: nasty storms, torrid summers and really bad soil. It might not even be rightly called soil. It is practically inevitable that whether you garden in pots or the ground, you will need to...

    Nature's dying migrant worker

    SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, Calif. On a cool January day in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Steve Ellis culled his sick bees. The only sounds were their steady buzz and the chuffing of the smoker he used to keep them calm as he opened the hives, one...

    Tips to prevent summer pollution

    Tips to prevent summer pollution
    During the summer months, stormwater runoff can pose a serious threat to Carroll County's local waterways, said Glenn Edwards, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System compliance specialist for the Department of Land Use, Planning and...