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Christmas in spring

For horticulturalists in southeast Virginia, May brings many surprises, one of which is the blooming of the Christmas ...

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Riverview blooms in ‘historic’ state tour

By James W. Robinson Staff Writer The Riverview neighborhood took center stage on Saturday as the Garden Club ...

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Watch out for these poisonous backyard plants

Spending time in the backyard can be restorative and relaxing. Is it any wonder why homeowners are increasingly ...

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Did you know?

Leaves that fall from trees can be a marvel to behold. But leaves can stain exterior surfaces when ...

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How to care for perennials

Perennials can add color and vibrancy to any garden. One of the more desirable characteristics of perennials is ...

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Signs it’s time to repair or replace your deck

Spring is a season of rejuvenation that compels millions across the globe to quit hibernating and get back ...

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Spring cleaning tips and tricks

Spring is a time of year when change is in the air. Trees are budding, plants are flowering, ...

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RIVERGUARD REPORT: Moon of the pickerel

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent April the 26th through the 28th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The ...

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What to know about reseeding or replanting your lawn

Spring marks the return of flowering plants and warm weather. And homeowners know that spring also ushers in ...

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Air conditioning maintenance tips

There is no denying the relief cool air provides when the temperatures outdoors are particularly steamy. In fact, ...

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