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Flower Gardening

Hamner, Susan N.

The Daily ProgressThe Daily Progress - Jun 25, 2017
She also enjoyed flower gardening, family, Christmas, watching sunsets from her kitchen window over The Blue Ridge Mountains, and researching her family roots. Survivors include her son, Lewis N. "Lew" Hamner and wife, Joy of South Chesterfield; ...  

Herb Gardening

Learn about herb gardening on Logan campus
Daily Register - Jun 21, 2017

CARTERVILLE -- Harrison Bruce Historical Village at John A. Logan College will host a program on herb gardening, from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, in the Robert L. Mees Village Centre. The program is free and presented by U of I Extension horticulture ...  

Water Gardening

TVA's Chickamauga Reservoir Herbicide Treatment Schedule Is Announced
The Chattanoogan - Jun 22, 2017

Native Water Gardening Only—Please plant only native species around shorelines. While non-native species like ornamental lilies and water hyacinth are beautiful, they will quickly spread if introduced into the river. Drain and Dry—When visiting ...  

Container Gardening

Container Gardening and Yardscaping workshops
Seacoastonline.com - Jun 27, 2017

WELLS — University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will offer a workshop on Container Gardening, from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 6, at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm, 342 Laudholm Farm Road, Wells. If you lack space for a ...  

Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable Gardening at High Altitudes

Flagstaff Business NewsFlagstaff Business News - May 29, 2017
There are amazing benefits to living at high altitude in Northern Arizona – four seasons, great mountain scenery, extremely clean air (even if it is a bit thin). And it's super easy to grow a vegetable patch here. Dig a hole, toss in your seeds or ...  


Unpredictability in farming can be humorous

AG WeekAG Week - Jun 17, 2017
One of my favorite things about farming and ranching, is the unpredictability of any given day. One day during seeding, we needed to move some vehicles from field to field. On days when no one else is around to help and we're only moving a short ...  

Garden Design

Inside the Surprising Innovations of Sustainable Garden Design

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Jun 21, 2017
As in real estate, so in sustainable landscape architecture: Location is everything. A successful coastal Florida garden is going to require some very different elements than one in California's Napa Valley. “Everything really depends on the site ...  


High school student dies during first day at landscaping job

FOX43.comFOX43.com - Jun 19, 2017
MASSILLON, Ohio – A student at an Ohio high school died unexpectedly on Thursday, according to WJW. Mitchell Williams was on the first day of his new job, working for a landscaping company. Tuscarawas County Sheriff Orvis Campbell said the ...  


Diane Green for At Home: Xeriscaping helps conserve water

Topeka Capital JournalTopeka Capital Journal - Jun 2, 2017
Xeriscaping” (pronounced zer-i-skaping), a word originated by the Denver Water Department in 1978 to describe landscaping with water conservation as a major objective, is derived from the Greek word “xeros” (meaning “dry”) and “landscaping.” It is not ...  

Square Foot Gardening

Gardening: Small space needs alternate garden, Pat Munts says

The Spokesman-ReviewThe Spokesman-Review - Jun 14, 2017
Along the way, she learned about companion and succession planting, raised beds, square-foot gardening, creating gardens in straw bales and growing vertical gardens to save space. Now she wants to share what she has learned with others. On Saturday ...  


Dungeness Bonsai Society hosts its 41st annual show this weekend in Sequim

Peninsula Daily NewsPeninsula Daily News - Jun 16, 2017
SEQUIM — It takes patience and determination to keep a bonsai tree going, and members of the Dungeness Bonsai Society try to keep the same amount of care for their annual show, which runs for the 41st time this weekend. More than 50 bonsai trees, ...  

Flower Arranging

Barbara White Lord, 86, lent her flower-arranging skills to make worship centers a place of beauty

Williamsburg Yorktown DailyWilliamsburg Yorktown Daily - Jun 23, 2017
Barbara White Lord, 86, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017. She was born April 30, 1931, in Hampton, Va., to Albert Linwood White Jr. and Vivian Eskridge White. Educated in the Hampton public schools, she was a cheerleader for her beloved Hampton ...  


Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibition at JACCC

The Rafu ShimpoThe Rafu Shimpo - Jun 3, 2017
Sogetsu Ikebana Los Angeles Branch invites you to its annual flower arrangement exhibition on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the George J. Doizaki Gallery, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 S. San ...  

Greenhouse Gardening

From gas station gyros to grand opening of Athens Grill restaurant

Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3 - May 25, 2017
Ziegler says he connected with the earth through greenhouse gardening and Seedhouse Coalition, a group of chefs and service professionals who cater events. He also created a culinary program for snow sport athletes at Steamboat Mountain School.  

Landscape Gardening

The Southern - Jun 14, 2017

Of course, Earthwork offers a vast array of landscape construction services including everything from drainage and retaining walls to patios, sidewalks and driveways, outdoor water features, pergolas and the full gamut of landscape gardening services ...  

Indoor Gardening

The Case for the $500000 Oven

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Jun 26, 2017
... that emotional connection by engraving each range with a customer's family name or crest, and offering customizable features that are completely personal, such as an indoor gardening system or wine cooler that's integrated into the brand's island ...  

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening in the Santa Monica Community Gardens
Santa Monica Daily Press - Jun 10, 2017

At the Santa Monica Community Gardens, we struggle with weeds and pesky creatures as all gardeners, farmers and agrarian societies do. We do our best to deal with such challenges by practicing organic gardening, guided by long-standing, sophisticated ...  

Japanese Gardening

Terranea Resort: LA's Unlikely Cliffside Haven On The Palos Verdes Peninsula

ForbesForbes - Jun 15, 2017
Palos Verdes was once a center of thriving Japanese gardening communities. Chef Bernard Ibarra is rightly proud of Terranea's Catalina View Garden which lies in the same hills just a few miles from the property. Guests can tour the garden to learn ...  

Tropical Garden

Tropical Garden Tea

Muncie Voice (blog)Muncie Voice (blog) - Jun 7, 2017
Join us and hosts Sue and Leonard Atherton for a fancy Garden Tea and more. Wear your garden hat and enjoy an afternoon tea at the greenhouse from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Limited to 24. Reservations required, first come first served. This free program begins ...  


Pink hydrangeas associated with low aluminum in soil

MyAJCMyAJC - Jun 21, 2017
Hydrangea flower color is determined by the amount of aluminum present in the flower petals. If you want to promote blue flowers instead of pink in the future, add a couple of tablespoons of aluminum sulfate to a gallon of water and pour it around your ...  


Lilacs represent Zulkoski's commitment to Keep Columbus Beautiful

Columbus TelegramColumbus Telegram - Jun 22, 2017
Janet Zulkoski receives a sign from Justin King, president of the Keep Columbus Beautiful board of directors, that reads "Janet's Lilac Lane." Zulkoski was recognized Wednesday for serving 30 years on the board. Six lilac bushes will be planted in ...  


Flowers lovers flock to Vermont bog for wild orchids

Phys.OrgABC News - Jun 26, 2017
In this Thursday, June 22, 2017 photo, a rare wild orchid blooms in the Eshqua Bog in Hartland, Vt. This particular orchid is considered rare in Vermont. It thrives ...  

Wildlife Garden

Plans for revamping butterfly garden at WT Bland Library

Daily CommercialDaily Commercial - Jun 23, 2017
“It's all about a wildlife garden. A sensory garden,” Bussain said. Bussain wants the garden to appeal to all the senses, with flowers and plants that span the entire color wheel and that attract wildlife like butterflies and pollinators. Water ...  

Zen Garden

In Pasadena, two acres of Zen garden in this crazy world: Larry Wilson

LA Daily NewsLA Daily News - Jun 16, 2017
In Pasadena, two acres of Zen garden in this crazy world: Larry Wilson. A photo from the 1930s shows Kinzuchi Fujii (middle, rear) and Charles Storrier Stearns (in hat), creators of the Storrer Sterns Japanese Garden in Pasadena. (Courtesy photo). By ...  

Flower Gardener

Virginia R. “Ginny” Snyder
The Daily News Online - Jun 27, 2017

She loved ceramics, taking trips through Letchworth State Park, and was an avid flower gardener which she took great pride in. Through the years, Ginny had many pets from a calf, a lamb, and numerous dogs; all of which she loved. She truly enjoyed ...  

Herb Gardener

Growing herbs

Herald ReviewHerald Review - May 28, 2017
An herb gardener has choices on where to grow herbs. Herbs in a vegetable garden can be sown in rows directly into the soil amongst the vegetables or as an edging to beds. Most herbs thrive in typical well-drained garden soil; however, some herbs, such ...  

Garden Designer

Lincoln-Based Studio Roji Creates Gardens as Refuge

Seven DaysSeven Days - Jun 11, 2017
Yet Sam is the garden designer by profession. His small firm, Studio Roji, does nature-based landscaping with a particular focus on creating spaces that provide a sense of solace. Roji is a Japanese word for the ground on which people walk on their way ...  

Indoor Gardener

'America's Best Gardener' 2017 Contest Registration Opens January 1st: Will Announce and Award the Best Indoor ...

PR Web (press release)PR Web (press release) - Nov 30, 2016
This Spring, the America's Best Gardener™ Contest will open the nationwide search for America's Best Gardener in three categories - Best Indoor Gardener, Best Ornamental Gardener and Best Vegetable Gardener - with more than $50,000 in cash and ...  

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