Animals from across the globe are glowingly represented with at least 800 Chinese lanterns providing a visual and audible treat to garden visitors from Wednesday through Sunday each week through October 29th.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has partnered with Working Dogs for Conservation to train dogs in sniffing out EAB infested wood and ash tree material. The goal is to deploy the dogs to help regulatory crews find infested wood and other materials that may be harboring the destructive tree pest.
February is on track to be one of the warmest if not the warmest Februaries on record. In keeping with higher temperatures many flowers and trees, like Bradford Pear trees, are in full bloom. The weather forecast for the March 1st calls for a chance of showers and a high near 80 degrees continuing the unseasonable late winter warming.
As sure a sign of spring as fresh blooming daffodils peeking through the warming soil, Charlotte’s Southern Spring Home & Garden Show opens Friday for a a two-weekend run.
Entering its 56th consecutive year, the show is widely attended by gardeners, homeowners and legions of do-it-yourselfers. Show-goers scour 280,000 square feet of landscaped gardens, home interiors, accessories and boutiques looking for ideas, inspiration and advice on landscaping, building, remodeling, decorating and home reorganization.
This year’s theme is “World of Spring,” emphasizing outdoor living and extending home living space, according to Mardee Woodward, executive show manager with Southern Shows.
Charlotte Hornets’ Kemba Walker addresses ESPN report that the team has made him available in trade discussions. Walker talks about how he feels about Charlotte, a city where he is building a new home, on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018.
The disappearance of Pulaski remains one of the nation’s most dramatic and deadly maritime disasters, partly because half on board died, but also because its passengers included some of the most prominent families in the southeast. Among those lost was New York Congressman William B. Rochester and six members of the Lamar family, then among the richest families in the southeast. The luxury steamship that went to the bottom of the Atlantic in 1838 with half its affluent passengers may have been found 40 miles off the coast of North Carolina. Blue Water Ventures International explains what they've found so far.