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Learn the art of maple sugaring

For most people, Valentine’s Day calls for last minute stops to local flower and candy shops. For others, the holiday is a target date for an entirely different purpose, yet still yields sweet results: maple syrup.

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The Roselea B&B brings warmth, personality to Baldwinsville

B&B to hold open house Dec. 16

After almost three decades living in Baltimore, retirees Roselea and Joe George moved back to New York and nestled into a new home in Baldwinsville.

New affordable apartment community available in Radisson

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new apartment complex in Lysander will take place at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 8278 Riverknoll Crossing in Baldwinsville. Baldwin Real Estate Corporation, a Rochester-based affiliate of The DiMarco Group, has recently completed Radisson’s newest apartment community.

DAR welcomes talk on lawn care

Chapter Regent Jane Jacobs, left, listens as guest speaker Megan Sollecito addresses the group during the March 18 Betsy Baldwin Chapter DAR meeting, which opened with a breakfast held at the Baldwinsville Public Library.

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Learn landscape tips at the library March 21

Lifetime Senior Certified Landscape Professional and Baldwinsville resident Jim Sollecito (pictured) will be giving a free talk at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Baldwinsville Library.

COLUMN: Gardening tips - Fall care for healthy lawns

Summer can be hard on our lawns. With much of the country suffering from extreme heat and drought conditions this past summer, many lawns took a beating.

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Learn how to attract birds to your garden

The public is invited at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, as Baldwinsville’s Jim Sollecito of Sollecito Landscaping Nursery and Adam Waterfield of Wild Birds Unlimited combine talents for a one-hour presentation on attracting more birds to your home.

COLUMN: Gardening tips- Extend your garden enjoyment

Don’t let fall or potentially frosty temperatures stop you from enjoying garden- fresh produce. Extend the nutritional value and homegrown flavor into your fall and early winter meals with the help of short season crops and season extending strategies.

COLUMN: Attract birds and butterflies no matter what size your landscape

Add a little extra color and motion to your summer garden with containers designed to attract birds and butterflies.

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Submit your perfect peony

Everyone is invited to enter the annual peony flower show when it returns to Peony Fest this Saturday at the Museum at the Shacksboro Schoolhouse at 46 Canton St. in McHarrie Park.

Spring Plant FunShops underway

It may be too cold to start your Spring planting, but that doesn’t prevent you from designing your hanging baskets or container gardens now.

Spring Plant FunShops underway

It may be too cold to start your Spring planting, but that doesn’t prevent you from designing your hanging baskets or container gardens now. Spring Plant FunShops begin at Oliver Paine Greenhouses on March 24.

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B'ville quilt show features Civil War display

Candlelight Quilt Guild of Baldwinsville will present their biennial quilt show in October with an added display celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War and the role of quilts in that conflict.

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Festival moves to larger venue

Oct. 15 event benefits Syracuse Home activities committee

This year’s edition of the Syracuse Home Auxiliary Arts and Crafts Festival is packed with some exciting changes.

It’s easier in the fall at Sollecito Landscaping

Megan Sollecito, of Baldwinsville, will be among the NYS Certified Professionals leading demos and seminars for an autumn celebration this weekend, Sept. 24 and 25, at Sollecito Landscaping Nursery.