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Flower Gardening

Master gardener to visit NB library next week
Sentinel-Tribune - Apr 20, 2018

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Herb Gardening

Gardening events
Chron.com - Apr 6, 2018

Herb Gardening Class With Jim Maas and Pat Cordray. 10 a.m. at Maas Nursery, 5511 Todville, Seabrook; 281-474-2488, maasnursery.com. $40. Plant Power: Gardens That Survive and Thrive in Gulf Coast Extremes With Angela Chandler. 10 a.m. at the Arbor ...  

Water Gardening

April 14, April 19: SCV Water Gardening Classes

SCVNEWS.comSCVNEWS.com - Apr 10, 2018
SCV Water, which offers free monthly gardening classes, will host classes on drip irrigation and how to irrigate a sustainable landscape in April. “Drip Irrigation” gets the spotlight on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to noon. “Irrigating a ...  

Container Gardening

Learn about container gardening at library | Briefs | fltimes.com

HamletHubFinger Lakes Times - Apr 20, 2018
LYONS — A local Master Gardener will present a container gardening class at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25 at the Lyons Public Library, 122 Broad St.  

Vegetable Gardening

Learn about vegetable gardening, more garden events

The Weekly ReviewMarin Independent Journal - Apr 14, 2018
Learn about spring vegetable gardening and the challenges of growing vegetables with Marin master gardener Joe Jennings at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Larkspur Library. (AP Photo/Cool Springs Press, Tracy Walsh/Poser Design). Posted: 04/13/18, 11:36 AM PDT ...  


Ideas to fix farming, and how to have an eco-friendly death

The GuardianThe Guardian - Apr 20, 2018
The headlines about the state of farming around the world tell a troubling story. Unsustainable agriculture is using up our precious fresh water, adding to greenhouse gas emissions, degrading large swathes of fertile soil and wiping out our birds ...  

Garden Design

Gardener to share expertise on perennial garden design | Local ...

Bismarck TribuneBismarck Tribune - Apr 12, 2018
Gardener Kathleen Wiese will share her success in perennial gardening during the Bismarck-Mandan Garden Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Conference Room A of the Bismarck Public Library.  


Neighbors sue landscaping business over noise, smell

News 12 WestchesterNews 12 Westchester - Apr 17, 2018
A landscaping and gardening business in northern Westchester has drawn the ire of residents in three towns who say the company causes excessive noise, strong odors and health concerns. Lana Magro, who lives near the Whispering Pine Landscape Supply Co ...  


What is Xeriscaping?

The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)The Source Weekly (press release) (blog) - Apr 18, 2018
Efficient irrigation is the heart of xeriscaping. Broken or leaking pipes are a leading cause of home water waste. Fixing leaks can save 10 gallons of water per minute, per leak, according to Bend's waterwise. Mismatched sprinkler heads in specific ...  

Square Foot Gardening

Start your own garden with some help from OCPL! (At the Library Booklist)

Syracuse.comSyracuse.com - Mar 20, 2018
All New Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew (View in catalog) Developed in the 1980's with more than 2,000 books sold, the author taught the Square Foot Gardening Method around the world. In this new edition, keep up-to-date with his methods ...  


Bonsai show celebrates spring with miniature forest

Sacramento BeeSacramento Bee - Apr 14, 2018
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento; When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15; Admission: Free; Details: abasbonsai.org; Highlights: See dozens of little trees in pots in this large show, hosted by ...  

Flower Arranging

Paper Vases (Yep!) Are Here to Up Your Flower-Arranging Game

Architectural DigestArchitectural Digest - Mar 27, 2018
Ceramics will always be near and dear to our hearts (and our open shelves). But when we spotted these paper vases by Octaevo—some with graphic, colorful patterns across them, others perforated, and others still with winking-face designs—our own eyes ...  


The art of ikebana - News

BlueRidgeNow.comBlueRidgeNow.com - Apr 15, 2018
Using a Lazy Susan, Emiko Suzuki spun around a large arrangement of blooming forsythia, noting the relative merits and drawbacks of the way the leggy branch rose from the container.Suzuki, a Senior Professor in the art of Ikenobo Ikebana — the oldest ...  

Greenhouse Gardening

How to get rid of lawn-invading bluegrass: Ask the experts

OregonLive.comOregonLive.com - Apr 14, 2018
Q: I am new to greenhouse gardening. I'm wanting to grow mostly veggies in containers in the greenhouse and I'm having trouble finding much info. I have used earth boxes and smart pots for several years outside and had pretty good luck. My biggest ...  

Landscape Gardening

Horticulture Week - Apr 9, 2018

Client: Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS FT. Location: Yorkshire and the Humber. Value: £120k. Contract duration: 01 July 2018 - 01 July 2021. 2216/EU/T/TL - Landscaping Trust Wide (Advertised via Due North E Tendering Portal). All ...  

Indoor Gardening

Start an indoor garden with these Wi-Fi gardening systems

CNETCNET - Mar 26, 2018
Built-in Wi-Fi is definitely not a necessary part of indoor gardening. But systems like the forthcoming SproutsIO and the MiracleGro Aerogarden Bounty Elite (which starts at $249 on Amazon, but is cheaper if you order straight through the manufacturer ...  

Organic Gardening

Organic gardening 101: Feed the soil and not the plant

The Daily HeraldThe Daily Herald - Mar 31, 2018
The chemical part refers to the nutrient content, the physical part refers to the structure and texture (as in sand, silt, clay and organic material) and the biological part refers to all those microscopic critters that we can't see, but also can't ...  

Japanese Gardening

Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

Atlas ObscuraAtlas Obscura - Apr 5, 2018
When Japan opened its doors to trade and relations with the U.S. in the beginning of the 20th century, it sparked an American fascination with Japanese aesthetics, such as Japanese gardening and design concepts. One wealthy couple living in Pasadena ...  

Tropical Garden

Portland Tropical Garden Blooms Fleetingly But Flourishes

OPB NewsOPB News - Mar 24, 2018
At this point in March, you may find yourself gravitating toward something — anything — that takes the edge off the gray days. If you hurry, you can find what you're looking for at Portland's Director Park, an open, one-block plaza featuring a ...  


Find the ideal spot to plant hydrangeas

Orlando SentinelOrlando Sentinel - Apr 14, 2018
Question: We purchased several hydrangeas for Easter. What is the proper care after planting in the landscape? Answer: Hydrangeas can be very demanding so try to keep care to a minimum by finding them the ideal spot in the landscape. It's best to ...  


Joe Swift: How to get the most out of lilacs

The TimesThe Times - Apr 20, 2018
Lilacs burst into flower in late spring, a visual and fragrant delight for perhaps a couple of weeks before they start to fade. They then look positively scruffy compared with many other shrubs and small trees. As a result we don't see them as ...  


Reviving supermarket orchids

Sonoma Index-TribuneSonoma Index-Tribune - Apr 24, 2018
Don't throw away that supermarket orchid, bring it to Ann Chambers' “Supermarket Orchids Survival Class.” The workshop on how keep orchids alive and blooming for many years will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, at the Sonoma ...  

Wildlife Garden

Gardening Made Simple: Ways of creating a wildlife garden
AberdeenNews.com - Apr 15, 2018

To get started, the first step to planning your own wildlife garden is to find a design you love. The classic design of a kidney-shaped flower bed with a birdbath in the center allows wildlife an open view on all sides to easily spot predators while ...  

Zen Garden

Zen garden being constructed at UMW
The Blue & Gray Press - Apr 12, 2018

By SARAH GOODNOUGH. Senior Writer. Over the first weekend of April, Gardens Unlimited Bonsai Nursery, the design team working on UMW's Zen garden, solved a major drainage issue to prevent rainwater from washing down into the amphitheater construction ...  

Flower Gardener

Maria Concetta Esposito, 102
RiverheadLOCAL - Apr 24, 2018

She enjoyed playing Scrabble and her family said she would be remembered as a great cook, baker and flower gardener. She was also good with numbers they said. Predeceased by her husband Felix Joseph Esposito in 1971, her sister Mary Conelli and her ...  

Herb Gardener

Pittsford Community Library announces programs
Monroe County Post - Mar 22, 2018

Making soap is an ancient art, but modern methods allow all to make a product that is easier, faster to make and consistent, resulting in a luxurious experience. Watch soap being made and take a sample home. Presented by soap maker and herb gardener ...  

Garden Designer

Here's some designer tips for giving your garden a makeover this ...

Irish ExaminerIrish Examiner - Apr 2, 2018
Garden designer Hilary Thomas offers 5 tips on how to make stylish changes to your garden that will make a real difference later on in the year. With longer days and better weather on the horizon, now's the time to take a look at how your garden has ...  

Indoor Gardener

Supermarket orchids less temperamental, easier to nurture

The Daily WorldThe Daily World - Feb 24, 2018
Once, orchids were thought to be temperamental, tricky to raise and difficult to acquire. As you can see from grocery-store floral departments, things have changed. The indoor gardener with a windowsill, a little knowledge and consistency can be ...  

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