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Flower Gardening

USU and Park City Nursery sees the power in flowers

The Park RecordThe Park Record - May 12, 2017
"I had the idea that a lot of people who were in their teens, 20s and early 30s didn't really understand perennial- and annual-flower gardening. So, I thought we could teach people about the flowers that grow in Summit County." Marriott Champion was a ...  

Herb Gardening

Buzz Briefs: Library to host herb gardening classes
Hickory Daily Record - May 11, 2017

Participants that attend all 11 presentations and conduct 20 hours of community garden service in 2017 will receive certification as advanced gardeners with additional gardening incentives (coupons and gift certificates) from local garden supply ...  

Water Gardening


Richland SourceRichland Source - May 15, 2017
Come learn about water gardening at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library Lexington Branch Tuesday, May 16th at 6 PM. This program will cover how to build one, what kind of fish, frogs, and plants to put in it. Spend the evening with us and ...  

Container Gardening

How container gardening can help space-challenged Mainers grow food

Bangor Daily NewsBangor Daily News - May 17, 2017
But for those lacking in space or perhaps those who are new to planting their own crops, container gardening can be a simple alternative to traditional row gardens or raised beds. “Not a lot of people have access to good soil, good sunlight in the ...  

Vegetable Gardening

No-till vegetable gardening
Columbia Basin Herald - May 19, 2017

Home gardeners are well aware of the value of good healthy soil needed to grow nutritious vegetables and fruits. Cleaning up debris and weeds in the vegetable garden in preparation for spring planting is very important. Mulching with thick layers of ...  


Hands-free farming using autonomous tractors and drones

Daily MailDaily Mail - May 11, 2017
The team from the Harper Adams University in Shropshire believe their research will revolutionise farming and free up the time of farmers. Johnathan Gill, Kit Franklin and Martin Abell are using small-scale machinery that is already available on the ...  

Garden Design

Transitions are important in garden design

Fort Worth Star TelegramFort Worth Star Telegram - May 2, 2017
Power Point gives you the option of smooth, graceful “transitions” from one photo to the next. Or you can just have them pop dramatically into view. Landscapes operate just about the same. There are many boundaries that show up in our gardens, and how ...  


'Hitler Street' and swastika landscaping: A New York enclave's hidden Nazi past

Washington PostWashington Post - May 19, 2017
One of the first signs that something was wrong at the exclusive Siegfried Park enclave was the interview. Philip Kneer and his then-fiancee, Patricia Flynn — both first-time homeowners — were told they had to be approved by the German-American ...  


Xeriscaping can be colorful

Austin American-StatesmanAustin American-Statesman - May 2, 2017
When people think of xeriscaping -- which is becoming more popular every year -- they often think of two elements: rocks and cacti. While those are often key components, and certainly cut down on water usage, there are options out there for those who ...  

Square Foot Gardening

Square foot gardening may prove beneficial for gardeners with limited space

The PostThe Post - Apr 18, 2017
Square foot gardening is the method of gardening that utilizes a wooden box placed in a garden that is filled with soil and sectioned off into square-foot grids, each for a different plant. By making those above-ground gardens, Athens gardeners can ...  


Punk rocker of bonsai world at work in northern Minnesota ...

Minnesota Public Radio NewsMinnesota Public Radio News - May 10, 2017
Brainerd Bonsai artist David Crust shocked the bonsai world and won international acclaim for a tree he grew in a vacuum cleaner.  

Flower Arranging

Mothers and daughters bond over flower arranging - News
The Patriot Ledger - May 12, 2017

"I've always been into flowers, so I'm really excited to further this passion."  


Ikebana workshop and exhibition at Cranborne

Somerset LiveSomerset Live - May 23, 2017
Ikebana workshop and exhibition at Cranborne. The workshop is with Di Norman, a First Master in Ohara Ikebana. Share; Comments. ByTracey Ramsbottom. 09:32, 23 MAY 2017. News. The workshop is with Di Norman, a First Master in Ohara Ikebana ...  

Greenhouse Gardening

Open day at The Growing Space Wincanton

Somerset LiveSomerset Live - May 11, 2017
... productive gardens, greenhouse gardening); gardening advice; displays and information about The history of The Growing Space, the benefits of gardening on your health, how The Growing Space supports people through gardening and how you can help ...  

Landscape Gardening

Students explore opportunity with Skilled Futures in Technology workshops

TheChronicleHerald.caTheChronicleHerald.ca - May 17, 2017
Competitions include culinary arts, esthetics, hairstyling, auto car, sheet fitting, aircraft mechanics and landscape gardening, among others. “Landscape gardening is the most intense competition,” said King, who said traditionally students from NSCC ...  

Indoor Gardening

Growing plants and scientists: Hydroponic gardening program wins over students
Science Daily - May 15, 2017

Growing plants and scientists: Hydroponic gardening program wins over students. Indoor gardening lessons developed by Boston College researchers fuel science interests. Date: May 15, 2017; Source: Boston College; Summary: Elementary-age students ...  

Organic Gardening

Southborough Community Garden plots available for organic gardening

mysouthboroughmysouthborough - May 18, 2017
Southborough Community Garden plots available for organic gardening. by beth on May 18, 2017. Post image for Southborough Community Garden plots available for organic gardening. Above: John Gulbankian plowing the community garden a few springs ...  

Japanese Gardening

'Master' shares Japanese gardening techniques with South Whidbey

South Whidbey Record (subscription)South Whidbey Record (subscription) - Apr 26, 2017
“It'll be exciting to see what Masa does with the property, because it'll be a fusion of Japanese gardening techniques and French twists,” Hendrix said. “He always manages to show others how to look at organizing their garden or landscape in relation ...  

Tropical Garden

Fairchild's Tropical Garden Column: Grow a beautiful medicinal garden with aloes

Sun SentinelSun Sentinel - May 15, 2017
It's time we talked about Aloe. It is so easy to grow, beautiful, intriguing, almost mythical as a healing plant, and it has been cultivated as a medicinal plant for more than 2,500 years. You too can grow it, propagate it and share it with friends ...  


Happy hydrangeas: how to plant, grow and choose the best plants

NOLA.comNOLA.com - May 19, 2017
Hydrangeas have long been a go-to plant for shady Southern gardens. From late April through July, huge flower heads of light pink, pink, rosy red, lavender, light blue, bluish purple, blends of those colors and white appear above the rich green leaves.  


The Arnold Arboretum's love affair with lilacs returns

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - May 5, 2017
1876 — Year the Arboretum added a Japanese tree lilac, the first lilac plant acquired by the Arboretum (lilacs were already on the grounds given to Harvard by Benjamin Bussey). > 43,000 — Number of people said to have attended Lilac Sunday in 1941, ...  


EXCLUSIVE: Janet Jackson Receives Over 100 Roses and Orchids From Estranged Husband on Her 51st Birthday

Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight - May 16, 2017
The singer turned 51 on Tuesday, and a source close to the Jackson family tells ET that Al Mana sent his estranged wife a mix over 100 roses and orchids in celebration of her special day. WATCH: Janet Jackson Breaks Her Silence On Split From Wissam Al ...  

Wildlife Garden

Wildlife garden tour includes range of spaces with native, flowering and fruit-bearing plants

Tulsa WorldTulsa World - May 15, 2017
“The garden looks best sitting down,” Maryhelen Hagge said. Her garden will be featured in the 24th annual Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour, and she has spent the past six years curating the garden to showcase native Oklahoma plant species. EMMA ...  

Zen Garden

Contemporary Kent home with 'Zen garden' asks $1.3M

Curbed DCCurbed DC - Apr 26, 2017
Some of the features that will surely turn heads for homebuyers are the sunken living room, the multiple fireplaces, the “Zen garden” and patio, and the oversized two-car garage. The location is also close to retail and restaurants as well as Starbucks.  

Flower Gardener

USU and Park City Nursery sees the power in flowers

The Park RecordThe Park Record - May 12, 2017
"She was a bonzai and flower gardener and would take me to a bunch of places in Washington, D.C., and Virginia, and showed me all the different types of gardening there was," Marriott Champion said. "She also took me into a lot of National Parks to see ...  

Herb Gardener

Tribute to herbs: Wisconsin chef, photographer team up

Milwaukee Journal SentinelMilwaukee Journal Sentinel - May 2, 2017
For a novice herb gardener, Rude recommends starting with the basics. Parsley is incredibly versatile and can be planted from seed or transplant. It is a biennial, meaning it won't come back every year, but it will often reseed itself. Chives are a ...  

Garden Designer

Leitrim garden designer and Organic Centre announced for Bloom 2017

Leitrim ObserverLeitrim Observer - May 12, 2017
Leonie Cornelius is a garden designer and interior architect. Her company, Blume Design, specialises in extraordinary customised garden and interior designs for companies and brands, as well as private clients. One of Ireland's leading garden designers ...  

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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