Over-wintering your perennials in pots? Some tips

...seasonal freeze-dry cycles."When we put woody or perennial plants in pots above the soil...general rule, the least hardy parts of woody plants are the roots."The best way to...genetically are more perennial than others. Woody plants like shrubs, for example, usually...


ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Denali Foldager gets a little better every day, and that's enough. There are occasional moments when gloom creeps in, but she knows she can fight her way out and summon the light again, as she has before.


...cheese (optional, for serving)Preheat broiler on high setting. Cut about 1 inch from the bottom of the asparagus to remove woody ends. Rinse, dry and pat dry on paper towels. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place asparagus in...

Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

...the Navy SEAL drama "American Sniper," isn't the only filmmaker blowing past conventional retirement age. This Friday, Woody Allen, 78, will, like clockwork, release his latest, the French Riviera romantic comedy "Magic in the Moonlight." He's...

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'Alone Yet Not Alone' vs. Academy's 'ethics'

In a world where Woody Allen can get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes at the same time his adopted daughter accuses him of sexually abusing...

Reviews of Mr. Peabody and Sherman/ Out of the Furnace

...Phil Dunphy as opposed to the one where Christian Bale and Woody Harrelson play mumbling misanthropes in the backwoods of the...knuckle fighting for the dangerous Harlan DeGroat, played by Woody Harrelson. As you can imagine, things go from bad to worse...

Arts & Entertainment
Fading Gigolo

Now Playing Synopsis: Writer/director John Turturro's Fading Gigolo centers on an elderly New York bookstore owner (Woody Allen) who becomes a pimp when he turns his middle-aged friend (Turturro) into a gigolo hoping to raise enough money when it looks like their store is going to close. Eventually, they begin to make more money than they ever expected. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Woody Allen, John Turturro, SofĂ­a Vergara, Sharon Stone Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Refuge Notebook: New Year resolutions on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...Start with listing all the different woody plants that poke up through the snow this...begin to identify those ground-hugging woody plants that are hidden in winter. The...If you complete your list of all the woody plants by early summer, start identifying...


...environmental benefits and some drastic side effects.Cellulosic biofuels, meanwhile, are made from grass, municipal waste or the woody, non-edible parts of plants - all of which take less land and energy to produce. Cellulosics offer a huge reduction in greenhouse...

Patriotism -- What is it?

...sense of patriotism than a definition of it. At that time it was the Land of the Brave and the Home of the Free. Later it was Woody Guthrie's "This Land is My Land." I truly believe this. I believe that the voters speak for us. I believe we have elections...



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