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Treat Cat to Outdoor Adventure With Cat-Safe Enclosure Oct. 22, 2020

Ask the Vet

Q: Monty, our indoor cat, often tries to escape from the house. We know he's safer inside, where he ... Read More

Old-World Flavor Meets Casual Elegance at Mohonk Oct. 11, 2020

Travel and Adventure

By Fyllis Hockman Liz and Dan Gleason from Haddon Heights, New Jersey, were visiting for the 20th ti... Read More

A Family Gets Away to Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains Sep. 27, 2020

Travel and Adventure

By Candyce H. Stapen We work-weary urbanites found a way to escape to the woods during the pandemic.... Read More

Rafting Through the Grand Canyon Jul. 19, 2020

Travel and Adventure

By Doug Hansen Exactly 150 years after John Wesley Powell was the first person to explore the full l... Read More

May 16, 2020 May. 16, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My next-door neighbor has made my husband and me feel like prisoners in our own home. T... Read More

Attracting Birds May. 13, 2020

A Greener View

Q: I know you have occasionally written about birds in the yard and garden, but I haven't paid too m... Read More

Seasonal Grass Apr. 15, 2020

A Greener View

Question: When I used my drop spreader to fertilize my lawn, it made stripes of fertilized and unfer... Read More

Enjoy Nature and Culture in Juneau, Alaska Mar. 15, 2020

Travel and Adventure

By Margot Black Juneau is a travel gem that delivers all Alaska has to offer in spades: dramatic vis... Read More

Triple Star Whammy Oct. 03, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

The direction change of Pluto coincides with the sign change of Mercury (into Scorpio) and then a fe... Read More

Twig Girdlers and Pruners Sep. 04, 2019

A Greener View

Q: All of a sudden, a lot of small short branches broke off the oak tree in our front yard. The grou... Read More

Protecting the Grapevine Aug. 21, 2019

A Greener View

Q: We bought a grapevine on a whim at Home Depot. We planted it along a fence. It grew OK for a coup... Read More

Cucumber Chemicals Aug. 14, 2019

A Greener View

Q: I haven't tried growing cucumbers recently because when I last grew them, they were bitter, and I... Read More

Crabgrass Control Aug. 07, 2019

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Q: Our community replaced a bunch of sidewalks and curbs; then they repaired our lawns. They used gr... Read More

Magnolia Scale and Hot Tomatoes Jul. 31, 2019

A Greener View

Q: My magnolia tree has been taken over by flies and wasps. There are half-inch pink bumps on the br... Read More

Vines for a Trellis Jul. 24, 2019

A Greener View

Q: Can you suggest a vine-type plant that can grow and bloom mostly in shade? I have a trellis that ... Read More

A Deeper Look at Daylilies Jul. 17, 2019

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The botanical name for daylilies is Hemerocallis. It comes from two Greek words: Hemera is day, and ... Read More

Types of Plant Problems Jul. 10, 2019

A Greener View

Are you a plant-watcher? It may sound boring, but it can be interesting — especially when some... Read More

Problematic Pollarding Jul. 03, 2019

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Q: I've got two trees in my yard that were pruned years ago — before I bought — by someo... Read More

Ant Invasion Jun. 26, 2019

A Greener View

Q: Our landscape has been invaded by ants. Actually, the ants aren't out in the landscape but instea... Read More

Flood Mosquitoes Jun. 19, 2019

A Greener View

Many areas have continued to experience heavy rains recently, and a number of places are still flood... Read More