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FROM THE GROUND UP: More than plants at the Philadelphia Flower Show

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    With hundreds of thousands of plant species in the world, choosing the right ones for your home garden can be a daunting and perhaps even overwhelming task.

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    One of the centerpieces at this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show looks like it’s from the future — and, in a way, it is.

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  • Lifestyle

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    The 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show promises to be a grand spectacle. But it’s the little things, such as knowing how to get there and how to navigate the show, that can help make your day amid the beautiful blooms that much easier and delightful.

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    Philadelphia Flower Show visitors to be greeted with 30,000 flowers, floating canopy

    PHILADELPHIA >> Thirty thousand flowers — with an additional 6,000 blooms suspended in a giant floral canopy — will welcome guests to the 2017 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, “Holland: Flowering the World,” from March 11 to 19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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  • Lifestyle

    Was ‘tulipmania’ almost Holland’s economic ruin?

    “Holland” is the theme of the 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show, but did you know that hundreds of years ago that country was in a state of unrest over its celebrated tulips?

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  • Lifestyle

    How you can coax spring bulbs to bloom early

    The scents and sights of spring-flowering bulbs don’t have to completely go away just because it’s winter.

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  • Features/People

    Daniel Boone students celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday

    The halls of Amity Elementary Center were filled with some slightly taller students on March 6 as members of the Daniel Boone High School Future Business Leaders of America visited. Seven students visited classrooms bringing engaging stories and amusing activities as a continued celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

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  • Features/People

    400 take part in Governor Mifflin Food Show

    “We’re trying to get them in, around the room, and they’re here to vote,” said Governor Mifflin School District Food Service Director Jenelle Himmelreich. “They’re here to vote on foods for next school year. They’re here to say ‘hey, I really like this – I think you should menu this.’”

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  • Food

    DUTCH TREAT: Flower Show menus take root

    Ever enjoyed a saucijzenbroodje? Now’s your chance. Try the Dutch sausage roll at this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show, celebrating Holland.

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  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Add this one-skillet turkey dinner to your weekday repertoire

    A lighter version of the classic Normandy dish, this recipe can be geared toward children’s palate’s by leaving out the alcohol. I also don’t muddle the taste with mushrooms because, let’s face it, most kids will turn their nose up this fungus. And what parents will like about this recipe is the 1 skillet method and the cost factor.

    By Jim Bailey|

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