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I was driving home from dinner last night and almost drove off the road when I spotted the most beautiful moon I've ever seen hanging out nonchalantly over Hempstead Harbor as I made my way from Port Washington to Roslyn.
I learned later this was the "Monster Moon," an astrological occurrence that results in a perfectly round, full, yellow-hued, awe-inspiring sphere hanging above...Read more »
Hungry? So are some plants growing out in the wild, maybe right in your town. And they want more than just fertilizer, water and sunlight. They want meat. Really.
If this interests you and watching "Little Shop of Horrors" on Netflix over the weekend won't satisfy your, er, thirst, I've got just the show for you.
Matt Kaelin, somewhat of a carnivourous plant conoisseur, for...Read more »
The big storm Wednesday night turned out to be a bit overhyped, and its expected second half, coming Thursday night, has been downgraded. In any event, snow is falling and winds are whipping, so -- short of flying to the tropics -- I can't think of a better escape than hitting up a garden show. And there's no need to travel to Philadephia; we've got a couple of winners right here on Long Island.
Hicks...Read more »
Want to learn how to cultivate your green thumb in time for growing season? The folks over at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, who always do a great job educating the public on such matters, are holding their 31st annual Spring Gardening School on April 13 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at The Academy of St. Joseph in Brentwood.
You pick the classes that interest you most (pruning;...Read more »