PHOTO ESSAY: Montclair State Gives Back to its Community on 9/11

Montclair State University took this Saturday to give back to its community in honor of the firefighters and the servicemen and women who gave their life 20 years ago on Sept. 11. The day started with a complimentary breakfast for the students who offered to volunteer. Most volunteers were students participating in fraternities and sororities. […]

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Planting time, native plants, and sneezing gardeners: This Weekend in the Garden

Prime time for planting projects Now that Labor Day 2021 is in the books, it’s a good time to get busy on any planting projects on your to-do list. September through mid-October is one of Pennsylvania’s two best time frames for planting almost all trees, shrubs, perennial flowers, and evergreens. (Early to mid-spring is the […]

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Bath Garden Center Offers Free to Low-Cost Plant Potting Services to Their Customers

Bath Garden Center offers its potting or re-potting services for customers. Periodic re-potting of plants is recommended for the health and appearance of the plant. Bath Garden Center is pleased to announce the launch of an expanded service they provide for customers. The garden center offers plant potting services at no cost when customers purchase […]

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Volunteering Can Give Seniors Purpose

Seniors and retirees who enjoy fitness and aquatic pursuits might enjoy guiding those with disabilities during swimming and water exercise classes. Photo courtesy of the Fairfax County Park Authority Every Tuesday this summer, Esther Rosenberg has welcomed two elementary school-aged students into her Potomac, Md. home. When they arrive, she offers them a snack and […]

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Most of Portland Is Parched. But These 20 Hydro Hogs Are Making It Rain.

Deep into August, most of Portland is painted in shades of brown. This summer, the city endured a 46-day stretch without measurable rain. The grass from Powell Butte to Beaverton is brittle and dry. The fire risk in Forest Park is so severe that city officials are tossing out drunken teenagers and homeless people—for fear […]

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Identifying source of maple tree decline can be tricky: Ask an expert

We’re well into gardening season and you may have some questions. For answers, turn to Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service. OSU Extension faculty and Master Gardeners reply to queries within two business days, usually less. To ask a question, simply go to the OSU Extension website and […]

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