New Orleans home and garden calendar, April 22, 2017

    SATURDAY SHOTGUN HOUSE TOUR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., headquarters at Santa Fe Restaurant, 3201 Esplanade Ave. The self-guided tour will feature seven renovated shotgun houses in the Faubourg St. John neighborhood. $25 advance, $30 day of tour, available at headquarters. (504) 581-7032, prcno.org MONOGRAMMING WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. to noon, Gallier House, 1126 Royal St. […]

    Out of control garden fire damages nearby speed camera

    The corner of Farfield Avenue in Beeston A fire in a garden spread to a nearby speed camera. Crews from Highfields station were called to a fire which had broken out in Farfield Avenue in Beeston at around 10.40am yesterday (Tuesday, April 19). Read more: New city centre Co-op wants to sell alcohol – and […]

  • Home and Garden events

    Boerner Botanical Gardens: Classes and workshops, $10 member/ $15 general public. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Information: (414) 525-5653; boernerbotanicalgardens.org New & Exciting Plants Part 1: Woody Shrubs & Perennials. April 22. New & Exciting Plants Part 2: Annuals & Vegetables. April 29. Art at the Gardens Craft Fair. May 7. Garden Walk: […]

  • 6 common home and garden plants that are poisonous to your pets

    Now that Spring is officially here, you’re probably thinking about making your home look pretty with a bright bouquet of flowers, or a houseplant you can nurture through the warmer season. What you might not think about though, is how your plants affect your pets. There are some plants that can be lethal to animals […]

    Tucson Home and Garden April 9-15

    All events are free or included in the cost of admission unless otherwise noted. Today Home and Neighborhood Tour —  Sam Hughes Neighborhood. Walking tour of a midtown historic neighborhood including, 10 residences, music, art and talk by Sen. Steve Farley. Noon-5 p.m. April 9. $25. 1-318-341-4114. Mediterranean Plants — University of Arizona Arboretum, 1600 […]

    The Realtors Home and Garden Show Starts Friday in Milwaukee

    Milwaukee – It is the longest running home and garden show in the nation. The 93rd Realtors Home and Garden Show begins Friday at the Wisconsin Expo Center Friday, March 24th. “Every year there’s a lot to look forward to. Our garden promenade will be over 10,000 square feet,” said Sandi Anderson, Director of the show […]

    New Orleans home and garden calendar, March 18, 2017

    SALVAGE STORE MARCH MADNESS SALE: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily except Sunday, Preservation Salvage Store, 1801 Marais St. The sale raises money for the Preservation Research Center and offers 50 percent off of cypress mantels, doors and more. Free. (504) 947-0038, [email protected] SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ANTIQUES AND VINTAGE COLLECTIBLES MART: 10 a.m. to 5 […]

  • Jillian Logan: It’s time to enjoy your garden

    TAKE stock of the garden for its shade, entertaining ability, seating, nooks and crannies and wind shelter from a few different directions. It’s at this time of year, when we have a few days break for the festive season and New Year celebrations, that we can get outside and enjoy the garden and pleasant weather. […]

    GOCO grant will fund Manaugh school garden in Cortez

    Great Outdoors Colorado awarded $340,000 to projects in Montezuma and La Plata counties last week. The Southwest Conservation Corps got a $25,200 Youth Corps grant for the Montezuma School to Farm Project at Manaugh Elementary in Cortez, according to a news release from the agency issued earlier this month. A portion of the grant will […]

  • Students to build amphitheater for Ohana Kuleana garden

    High school students will build a new amphitheater for the Ohana Kuleana Community Garden in June thanks to a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado. The $25,200 grant announced in December will pay high school students to work for the Southwestern Conservation Corps this summer and build the amphitheater and a school garden at Manaugh Elementary […]

    Fast relief for garden – State rushes to get tea estate reopened to save face

    Samsing Tea Estate. Picture by Biplab Basak Jalpaiguri, Dec. 24: The Bengal administration has intervened to reopen a Dooars tea garden within seven days of its closure because of alleged vandalism by a Trinamul-backed union. Sources said the administration showed unusual alacrity in fast-tracking negotiations to open Samsing Tea Estate, which employs 1,460 labourers, because […]