• HOME & GARDEN
    Unesco declares Garden Route biosphere reserve; S Africa

    Johannesburg, Jun 15 (PTI) The South African government has welcomed the declaration of the scenic Garden Route in its Western Cape province as a Unesco biosphere reserve. Unesco members voted in favour of the inclusion of the Garden Route as a biosphere reserve at a meeting in Paris today. “The positive response to the application […]

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    New Orleans home and garden calendar, June 10, 2017

    RIVER RIDGE BROMELIAD SHOW: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Clearview Mall, Metairie. The 35th annual show offers bromeliads and cryptanthus for sale. Free. (504) 495-0371 SATURDAY PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St. Free. (504) 505-4113, [email protected] BASICS IN BEEKEEPING: 10:30 a.m. […]

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    Riverside Home & Garden Show this weekend

    This “frog bench” from Padilla’s Patio & Garden Decor is on display at the 2017 Riverside Home & Garden Show. Television personality Nick Federoff will be one of the gardening experts on hand this weekend at the Riverside Home & Garden Show. Federoff will appear 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 10. The event also features […]

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    Turning pages with home and garden books

    Although the official start of summer is still weeks away, Memorial Day weekend serves as the unofficial kickoff to all things summertime. And one of the best things about summer is more time to kick back and read a good book on the beach or in your own backyard sanctuary. But summer reading doesn’t always […]

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    JOHNSONS HOME & GARDEN EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION AS TOP HOME IMPROVEMENT STORE IN WASHINGTON

    Another successful year of serving the community has put Johnsons Home & Garden in exclusive company within the independent home improvement industry. Hardware + Building Supply Dealer (H+BSD), a national publication covering the hardware industry, named Johnsons Home & Garden its 2017 Hardware All Star for the state of Washington. Johnsons Home & Garden, located […]

  • Home and Garden events

    Boerner Botanical Gardens: Mother’s Day Family Event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 14. Kids craft activities with make-and-take gifts for mothers and grandmothers. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Information: (414) 525-5653; www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org Garden Walks, depart from gift shop rain or shine, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. $5. Tulips. May 17. Spring Flowering Trees. May 24. Peonies. May […]

  • Home and garden events

    Boerner Botanical Gardens: Art at the Gardens Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 7. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Information: (414) 525-5653; www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org Mother’s Day Family Event. May 14. Garden Walk: Tulips. May 17. Garden Walk: Spring Flowering Trees. May 24. Burlington Area Garden Club: Annual sale of perennials, grasses and shrubs, 8:30-11:30 […]

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    Home and garden happenings in Sonoma County

    GRATON Spring flower show, plant sale For more than 100 years, the Graton Community Club has ushered in spring with an old-fashioned Flower Show. This year’s event, held today, includes a plant sale, big floral displays and an area of garden art for purchase including mosaic bird houses and collectibles. There is always a homemade […]