Master ...

New Castle County Master Gardeners are pleased to announce the Fall 2014 Workshops for the Home Gardener schedule. Topics cover best practices for sustaining your lawn, Integrated Pest Management, pruning basics, and demystifying long term landscape planning by visiting a …

Escrito el 13 Aug 2014

National ...

The Delaware Center for Horticulture is proud to join the American Public Gardens Association and more than 500 gardens and related organizations nationwide in celebrating an annual day of awareness that honors the role that public gardens play in promoting …

Escrito el 02 May 2014

Don’t let lawn weeds get the best of you. These opportunistic plants find a weak spot in the lawn, infiltrate and begin the take over your grass. Take back the lawn with proper care. Your lawn will not only be …

Escrito el 02 May 2014

Elevate ...

Don’t let a sore back, bad knees or lousy soil stop you from gardening. Elevate your garden for easier access and better gardening results.

The simple act of creating a raised bed improves drainage in heavy clay soil. Add in …

Escrito el 25 Apr 2014

Scientists ...

Georgetown-Two scientists who have studied the atmosphere and sea level changed told an audience of 250 people the currently theory of “man-made “climate change is wrong and there is not much we can do about it.

Dr. Willie Soon, an …

Escrito el 17 Apr 2013

USDA ...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) sent a “second request” mailing of the 2012 Census of Agriculture in mid-February. Completed Census report forms which are received by NASS up until April 15 will be accepted …

Escrito el 13 Mar 2013

Southern ...

Southern Delaware Botanic Gardens celebrates its first year of existence at its public
annual meeting for the Board of Directors, Members, and all supporters. Please join us
on Saturday, March 30, 2013, noon till 2pm at the Lewes Library, 111 …

Escrito el 10 Mar 2013

Applying ...

Did President Obama somehow become the most pro-energy president in decades? You might think so based on his State of the Union address.

His administration’s record, however, proves the opposite. Here are the five most deceiving claims from the speech.…

Escrito el 06 Mar 2013

DelDOT ...

St. Georges, DE – About 1,600 gallons of diesel fuel is being recovered today (Feb 11); the result of a spill that occurred over the weekend at a DelDOT facility near St. Georges, DE.

The spilled fuel was contained by …

Escrito el 11 Feb 2013

Christmas ...

Many of us have purchased a Poinsettia, Amaryllis, or Christmas cactus to decorate our homes or have received one as a gift for the holiday season and may need some information on how to care for these special indoor plants.…

Escrito el 18 Dec 2012

A few ...

At the Delaware Audubon annual meeting on December 7th (A nice event, by the way), I had the chance to offer a few thoughts on Delaware, sea level rise, and climate change. Here is an expanded version of those comments.…

Escrito el 14 Dec 2012

The ...

If you think the government penalizing — or is it taxing? — people for not buying health insurance is bad, at least there are health insurance companies actually selling coverage. By contrast, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fined oil refiners …

Escrito el 10 Nov 2012