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Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs

05/21/2015

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Choose Mother’s Day Flowers That Will Live Longer

Let your gift stand out by choosing flowers and plants that will last beyond the second Sunday in May.

05/08/2015

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Best Places To Get Flowers For Mother’s Day In Los Angeles

Flowers are in bloom in every garden in LA. Here are several local locations to this area where you can get gorgeous flowers. Although most floral arrangements are designed in advance and displayed online, it’s also fun to pick unusual flowers and create your own tasteful arrangement. This list is a bit of both.

05/05/2015

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Experts Say You Can Make Your Garden Drought-Friendly And Keep Its Grandeur

As new water restrictions are set to begin Wednesday, landscape designers offered practical solutions and water-saving tips that can be incorporated into gardening.

04/14/2015

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171 Lbs. Of Processed Pot, Firearms Seized In San Bernardino County Raids

A two-day crackdown in unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County has yielded over 5,500 marijuana plants, multiple firearms and over a dozen arrests, authorities said Friday.

08/22/2014

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DWP Boosts ‘Cash In Your Lawn’ Rebate For Residential Customers

Angelenos can turn their water-friendly lawns into green for their pockets under a new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) program.

06/19/2014

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City Councilmen Call For ‘GMO-Free Zone’

The motion calls for a “GMO-Free Zone” that would ban the growth, sale, and distribution of genetically engineered seeds and plants.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2013

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USDA Says Foster Farms Plants To Make Changes, Remain Open Despite Salmonella Link

Three poultry processing plants linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella will remain open after implementing immediate changes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2013

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USDA Threatens To Shut Down 3 Calif. Plants Linked To Salmonella Strain

The federal government is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing plants linked to a drug-resistant strain of salmonella that has sickened hundreds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

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Palmdale Gangster Arrested After Marijuana Grow Found In Home

A known gang member was arrested Tuesday after an indoor marijuana grow was discovered in his Palmdale home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2013

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Gardening Guru Nick Federoff Reveals Little-Known Nursery Secret

Gardening expert Nick Federoff reveals a little-known nursery secret. For more information, visit ThingsGreen.com.

05/18/2013

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Nurture Your Green Thumb With Tips From ‘Gardening For Geeks’

Christy Wilhelmi, author of Gardening for Geeks, stopped by KCAL9 Monday to share the secrets and science of successful gardening!

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2013

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Nick Federoff’s Tips On Safely Moving Your Plants

Green expert Nick Federoff appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning with tips on safely moving your plants. For more information, visit ThingsGreen.com.

08/25/2012

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22,000 Marijuana Plants Discovered Along Back Roads Of Ventura County

A routine helicopter flyover has turned up a massive marijuana-growing operation in Ventura County.

06/05/2012

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Get Your Loved One Some ‘Simply Succulent’ Plants For Mother’s Day

Jenna Stewart visited KCAL9 Monday to talk about her family business, Simply Succulent, which offers several alternatives to regular Mother’s Day flowers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2012

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