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October 15, 2016
Virginia creeper will produce many clusters of deep-colored berries that stand out amid its burgundy foliage in autumn. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Try a nice vine for color and function
October 15, 2016 - 8:46am
October 8, 2016
A male sulphur butterfly feeds on a petunia flower to gather nectar for energy. John Zvirovski
The season still contains unique butterflies
October 8, 2016 - 8:50am
October 1, 2016
The "kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate" annual blooms heavily in the months of September and October to extend the garden season. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Know the right plants for a long season
October 1, 2016 - 8:02am
September 24, 2016
Red tones are more vibrant this season, such as these barberries. David Samson / The Forum
Plant your own fall color
September 24, 2016 - 6:52am
Monarch butterflies are bright in color and adore seeking out the milkweed for their survival. John Zvirovski / The Sun
The fantastic flight of the monarch butterfly
September 24, 2016 - 6:51am
September 17, 2016
Time to get plants ready for the indoors
September 17, 2016 - 8:08am
September 16, 2016
Arlie Lind, correctional officer and garden and yard crew supervisor at the James River Correctional Center, waters some of the colorful fl owers planted and maintained by inmates this summer at the prison in Jamestown. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Inmate garden provides fresh vegetables to needy
September 16, 2016 - 6:45am
September 10, 2016
September 10, 2016 - 6:31am
A reblooming iris, "Immortality," is blooming again during the fall season. It's a reminder to start planning for the spring season of the coming year. John Zvirovski / The Sun
The autumn season is the time to think spring
September 10, 2016 - 6:28am
August 27, 2016
A double lisianthus gets mistaken for a rose quite often from the casual viewer. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Lisianthus annuals resemble the rose
August 27, 2016 - 7:00am
August 20, 2016
Blue convolvulus is one of the great annuals that do well in our area for that bright, cooling effect. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Relax by adding blue to your garden
August 20, 2016 - 9:42am
August 13, 2016
Healthy ash trees have been planted in our area for years, and they have thrived due to their adaptability. But with 8.7 billion ash trees in the U.S. alone, emerald ash borer could become a devastating event in our near future. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Emerald ash borer will change our landscape
August 13, 2016 - 7:52am
July 30, 2016
A combination of sweet potato vine, supertunias, Bacopa and purple fountain grass makes this ensemble dance in the lightest of breezes Wednesday in Jamestown. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Trailing plants will give your garden flow and motion
July 30, 2016 - 6:36am
July 23, 2016
"Bela Lugosi" daylilies in a Jamestown garden display their beautiful, deep purple color with yellow throats. John Zvirovski / The Sun
Lilies create a great summer display
July 23, 2016 - 7:58am
June 30, 2016
Mother of Rainbow Garden dies at 85 Ewen remembered as advocate for arts, humanities
June 30, 2016 - 6:56am