- Blooms arriving at peony garden at University of Michigan Updated: May-22-16 5:02 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The time is arriving for thousands of heirloom peonies to bloom at the University of Michigan's Nichols Arboretum.
- Ashland group supports veterans' agricultural therapy Updated: May-20-16 5:30 pm
ASHLAND, Missouri - A newly established group in Ashland is selling tomato seeds and plants in order to donate funds to programs that rehabilitate veterans through agricultural therapy.
- Flowers in quilt designs almost ready for Elkhart display Updated: May-20-16 4:08 pm
ELKHART, Indiana - A rainbow of about 150,000 annual plants is being delivered to 19 sites this month to make up the ninth annual Quilt Gardens display.
- May freeze: West Virginia residents told to cover plants Updated: May-15-16 5:13 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The National Weather Service says West Virginia residents need to bring their tender garden plants and flowers indoors.
- English class in Bettendorf tackles environmental issues Updated: May-14-16 10:42 am
BETTENDORF, Iowa - It's not enough to teach the basics anymore.
- Ohio man to establish vineyard to feed the hungry Updated: May-14-16 9:38 am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - After turning three abandoned and garbage-filled inner-city parcels into gardens offering free fruits and vegetables, Mason Carratt is embarking on another way to feed the hungry: a vineyard in which the grapes will be used to make jellies and jams.
- Hotels build buzz for eco-efforts with rooftop beehives Updated: May-13-16 3:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - At the Clift Hotel in San Francisco, there are more than 370 rooms inside and hundreds of thousands of bees buzzing above in rooftop hives outside.
- Gardening workshops set this month in Huntington Updated: May-13-16 1:01 am
INSTITUTE, West Virginia - Workshops to help beginning and experienced gardeners are being held this month in Huntington.
- Detroit school project part of US Arab American Service Day Updated: May-12-16 8:50 pm
DETROIT - About 400 people plan to help renovate a Detroit high school and spruce up a nearby park as part of National Arab American Service Day.
- Oldest US WWII veteran, an Austinite, celebrates turning 110 Updated: May-12-16 4:14 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Over the last few months, Richard Overton has had to give up a few things. First, he gave up driving the Ford pickup he had owned for years. Then, after a bad bout with pneumonia in November, he eased up on drinking his beloved whiskey - which, along with cigars, he calls his secret to long life.
- Review: 'Love & Friendship' delights in language, scheming Updated: May-09-16 2:39 pm
It was the comedy, not the romance, in Jane Austen's work that drew writer-director Whit Stillman to her unfinished novella "Lady Susan."
- The maker faire movement comes to Madison Updated: May-09-16 1:14 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Working out of his Madison garage, Isaiah Schroeder crafts functional - and markedly beautiful - knives ordered by chefs from around the world.
- Parkersburg gardening effort aims to grow healthier children Updated: May-07-16 9:57 am
PARKERSBURG, West Virginia - Providing children with fresh produce at an early age is one of the goals of a new program offered through the Child Care Food Program at Community Resources in Parkersburg.
- NY's 5th annual 'I Love My Park Day' events set for Saturday Updated: May-06-16 12:07 am
ALBANY, New York - New York state officials are urging people to get out this weekend and participate in the fifth annual "I Love My Park Day."
- EXCHANGE: Southern Indiana learns about plant reproduction Updated: May-04-16 7:55 am
NEW ALBANY, Indiana - We see them every spring, buzzing around flowers with clumps of pollen stuck to their back legs.
- Couple challenges Florida town's ban on front-yard gardens Updated: May-02-16 1:29 pm
MIAMI - A South Florida couple is headed to court to challenge a village's ban on front-yard vegetable gardens.
- Monarch solution: Hagerstown garden to help butterflies Updated: May-01-16 9:01 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - It's a small garden as public gardens go, but Sandy Sagalkin hopes it has a big impact on the public.
- Rhode Island Foundation awards community-building grants Updated: Apr-30-16 1:48 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $500,000 in grants for local community-building projects.
- USDA offers urban farmers an online toolkit Updated: Apr-29-16 2:33 pm
BALTIMORE - The U.S. Agriculture Department is offering urban farmers some help in growing and marketing their produce.