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Home-Garden

DRIP IRRIGATION WORKSHOP AT UVI

A free workshop on drip irrigation will be held on Sunday, March 26, from 3 to 5 p.m.
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HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING

Carol Lotz tells all about holiday entertaining.
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MAHOGANY CAN PLAY A ROLE IN CARIBBEAN REGION

In terms of seed production, the best recipient for reforestation appears to be the heavily eroded landscape of Haiti.
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ELECTRIC BILLS DON’T HAVE TO GO UP

The Water And Power Authority recently raised its rates for electricity, citing an increase in the price of oil. What can the poor consumer do? A lot of little things that can make a big difference, says Victor Somme III, director of the V.I. Energy Office.
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LANDSCAPE MONTH AT ST. GEORGE VILLAGE BOTANICAL GARDEN

Botanical garden’s curator and horticulturist will discuss plant selection for landscaping on Aug. 18 and how to beat droughts on Aug. 25.
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MAHOE, OR SEA HIBISCUS, EXCELLENT FOR SEASIDE PLANTING

Only 10 of these medium-sized trees known to exist in the wild on St. Croix.
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WHAT'S NATIVE AND WHAT'S NOT?

Source reader Richard Bond takes a historical look at the origin of some of St. Croix's trees.
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PLANT A NATIVE FRANGIPANI

White Frangipani is an excellent small tree for gardens with limited space, says Kenneth Jones, curator at the St. George Botanical Garden.
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CREATING A COMMUNITY FOREST ON ST. CROIX

Kenneth Jones, horticultural curator at the St. George Botanical Garden of St. Croix, explains the environmental and social imprortance of trees. The following is taken from his book, Native Trees for Community Forests. It is a guide to landscaping with the native trees of St. Croix.
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HISTORICAL OBSERVATIONS OF ST. CROIX'S NATIVE TREES

St. Croix's legacy of trees is rich and varied.
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