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Zac Brown Band and Will Moseley play to a full house at CMAC The Zac Brown Band performed CMAC on June 2. The opener, Will Moseley, was this year’s American Idol runner-up and did not hold back. With swagger, confidence, and joy Moseley played to a near sold-out crowd. At the end of his set, Moseley thanked the fans saying…
5.06.2024
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Secrets to attracting birds, butterflies and bees to your garden

If you’ve ever been within reach of a bird perched on a branch or nibbling at a feeder, you’ve had an experience that’s hard to match. Attracting birds, butterflies, and bees to your garden—by creating a habitat friendly to small creatures like these—requires both research and a playful curiosity, according to Elizabeth Lamb, ornamentals coordinator …

Art we walk on

Rugs have always been considered as a form of art, even though their role is practical and even prosaic—we walk on them, after all—and we’re all familiar with traditional murals painted on walls, whether interior or exterior. In Rochester, rugs go beyond textiles on the floor and paintings on the walks with a stunning “flooral”—a …

Regenerative design

Strolling through the south side of Highland Park, you might come across a jumble of logs on the ground, some sticking straight up, and some lashed together with rope. You might see kids playing on these logs with their parents. You might assume that a tree fell here and it was converted into a playground …

Growing a killer garden

When most people think of carnivorous plants, Venus flytraps (à la Little Shop of Horrors) first come to mind. While those are arguably the most recognized of the insect-eating flora, expert carnivorous plant growers have hundreds of other varieties in their gardens and collections: pitcher plants with traps the size of liter soda bottles, sundews …

How their garden grew

When Karl and Carla Naegler moved from Fairport into their Canandaigua home in 2001, they envisioned a complete backyard retrofit. The couple shared a love of the outdoors, and it seemed natural to extend their living space outside. They were also antique collectors with a rustic-meets-shabby-chic design sensibility. Bit by bit, using repurposed materials and …

Parurier Floral

Floral body adornments are nothing new—look back over history and you’ll find everyone from Aphrodite to Mata Hari to Lana Del Rey with a band of blooms around their heads. In recent days, though, the idea of a flower crown has lost its luster. An association with festival culture took the crown’s positioning from indie …

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