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Tomato Garden Killer Alert for Southern Tier

Once again, I started my tomato plants from seed in April and if you're plants are nice and healthy looking right now, be aware, that may not be the case around harvest time. Now is the time to spray and protect them if you want tomatoes because the late blight is here.

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Facebook/OrchidLovers
Facebook/OrchidLovers

Johnson City Orchid Show Draws Hundreds to Mall [VIDEO]

A sure sign of spring here in the Southern Tier is the Annual Orchid Flower Show, center court in the Oakdale Mall in Johnson City.  People come from all over to view these peaceful beauties.

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iStock

Cayuga Wine Trail Turns Green This Weekend

Looking for a quick getaway with friends and select family members this weekend?  The 23rd Annual Wine and Herb Fest is always a good bet on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, May 1-3.

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Emily Sarro
Emily Sarro

Man Shows Son Dandelion for the First Time [WATCH]

We can all agree on the fact that babies are amazing. The way they learn, grow, and change right in front of our eyes is definitely something exciting to be a part of. My favorite thing about having a lot of babies in my life is showing them something for the first time.

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5 Reasons Not To Use Roundup

Over a hundred million pounds of Roundup are applied on lawns, playgrounds, parks, golf courses and US farm lands every year.  While the full list of ingredients have not been disclosed to the public, according to Reuter's, the chief ingredient glyphosate could be been linked to a number of health issues including Parkinson's, infertility and breast and prostate cancers.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Binghamton and Union Farmer’s Markets Seek Vendors

With temperatures in the Southern Tier finally reaching the 60's, people are starting to come out of hibernation and looking forward to spring warm weather activities and the start of popular Farmer Markets for local produce.

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Dan Kitwood - Getty Images
Dan Kitwood - Getty Images

6 Reasons Why I’m Ready for Spring

With the last few days finally showing signs of Spring, I've been getting so excited for it to finally be here for good. I was driving with the windows down yesterday and got to thinking about my absolute favorite things about the season of Spring and why I love it so much!

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Cate Gillon, Getty Images
Cate Gillon, Getty Images

Binghamton VINES to Host Two Garden Planning Workshops

There may still be snow on the ground but the VINES Program (Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments, Inc.) is not holding back as it hosts two fascinating Garden Planning workshops as part of its Green Thumb series.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Old Seeds-New Dirt and Spring Planting

I have a rather large garden in my yard in Binghamton.  Every spring, I  recall my Mom's  veggie garden on the west side and taking most of Mother's Day weekend to plant her fresh picked plants that she would by at her favorite greenhouse in Endicott.  Now that I live in the country, I have even more room so to save money, I start 98% of my plants by seed.

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Getty Images

5 Awesome DIY Ideas for Everybody

Maybe I'm a little late (okay, I'm VERY late), but recently, I've given in and created a Pinterest account and let me tell you, I'm OBSESSED. I never thought I'd be a DIY person, but it's too much fun!

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