ROCKTON — A private firefighting company from Louisiana was expected to begin pumping fire-suppressing foam Tuesday onto the still-burning ruins of a northern Illinois chemical plant, a day after it was rocked by an explosion and massive fires, officials said.
A northern Illinois chemical plant was inspected by a federal agency less than a month before it was rocked by an explosion and massive fires that prompted evacuations and sent debris raining onto nearby areas.
The US government has spent the past week assessing a report of a leak at a Chinese nuclear power plant, after a French company that part owns…
A California non-profit called CoRenewal is studying the use of mushrooms to protect waterways from toxic wildfire runoff.
A lush ground cover can take over a garden; but when kept in control, the carpet of color provides a backdrop for all your plantings, allowing vibrant flowers and bushes to take center stage. Use ground cover on a terrace or steep slope or in an enclosed courtyard wherever you want to create a well-tended uniform appearance that helps retain moisture and retard the growth of weeds. Since it’s a perennial it will return every year, a welcome feature for a shady area or to cover and surround tree roots close to the surface where little else will grow.
Tomatoes are one of the easiest foods to grow yourself, but a little planning and care go a long way to make sure your plants prosper and produce the best crop.
DETROIT (AP) — The world's largest meat processing company has resumed most production after a weekend cyberattack, but experts say the vulnerabilities exposed by this attack and others are far from resolved.
TikTok creator @jellyfish_dayz decided to buy a plant every time she was sad—and it turns out that’s one effective way to grow an indoor jungle. All the houseplants add another level of cool to her maximalist living room.
Budget landscaping and yard care doesn’t mean cutting corners; it means making the most of your tools and existing plants. Follow these six easy-to-implement tips to save money on your great outdoors.
Prince Charles planted the first tree as part of The Queen's Green Canopy's Plant a Tree for the Jubilee initiative in March.
Houseplant sales have skyrocketed as the demand for plants has soared. Here are some shopping tips, along with advice on houseplant etiquette.
On behalf of my children and grandchildren, I would like to thank Mike Paulus for his May 1 column, "Encourage farmers to plant cover crops," …
Tiffany Olson owns 120 plants, a Willy Street greenhouse store and a loving Havanese named Mia.
Here's a list to help you sort out which things to spring-clean ASAP and which can be safely put off for a few more months.
Anya Taylor-Joy opens up on tough London move when she was six, and says 'Harry Potter' characters and plants were her friends.
Cutworms only take a few bites out of new transplants, which doesn’t seem like it would do much harm, except that those bites are at ground level. Attacked seedlings topple over, dead. Don’t confuse this damage with damping-off disease, which is caused by a fungus that also attacks at the soil line, but usually affects only very young, newly sprouted seedlings.
Whether you’re a beginner gardener or just want to take things easy, there are plenty of vegetables you can grow without much effort.
If you’ve never grown transplants for a garden, this could be the year to do it. You can start with a flower or vegetable that’s easy to raise from seed.