Spring floods, summer droughts and temperature extremes take their toll on gardens and the gardeners who tend them. Help your gardens recover from the crazy temperature and moisture extremes that seem to occur each year.
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 15:12
Hazel Trice Edney and Akua Aboagye
America celebrates Mother's Day this Sunday
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As young as 5 years old, Twan Woods would wake up at night and hear his mother having a seizure. He would know exactly what to do. He would run into her bedroom, hold her, put a cold rag in her mouth, comfort her and keep her from falling until it was over, he recalls. "My Mom, she's a sick lady. She's like, handicapped, she's been like that all her life," said the 37-year-old who grew up in Ward 8, a crime-ridden section of South East Washington, D.C.
Raising generations who believe entitlements is the way of life
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 14:04
A survey released last year called the American Freshman Survey, which has accumulated data for the past 47 years from 9 million young adults, revealed that college students are more likely than ever to call themselves gifted and having the drive to succeed, even though their test scores in key skills and time spent studying are decreasing.
Lawn renewal and renovation tips to create a perfect lawn this season
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 13:39
The extreme heat and drought of 2012 was hard on lawns and gardens. "Many gardeners are facing a blank slate of bare soil, masses of dead patches that were once lawn or a bit of grass interspersed in a sea of weeds," says gardening expert Melinda Myers.