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Flower Gardening

Florence Ione (Helmeid) Ceniti

Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3 - Jul 20, 2018
Flower gardening, books, photography and playing the piano topped the list. Her enthusiasm for these and the love of her family will be missed, however she will be in our hearts forever. She is survived by her husband, Rocco; Children, Colonel David ...  

Herb Gardening

A Plant Expert Answered All The Herb Gardening Questions We've Ever Had

mindbodygreen.commindbodygreen.com - Jul 18, 2018
Calling all plant parents! To ring in the height of summer (for half of the world at least), this week mbg is serving up the ultimate plant-centric lineup. Every day, we'll be tapping expert green thumbs for their current plant obsessions, design hacks ...  

Water Gardening

Stop using tap water for gardening and car washes and recycle bathwater and catching rain instead, says watchdog

Daily MailDaily Mail - Jul 11, 2018
The days of using tap water for gardening and washing the car must end, the official watchdog warned yesterday. Rachel Fletcher insisted families should switch to other sources, including recycled water from baths and showers and tanks that capture ...  

Container Gardening

Container Gardening for Summer

CaryCitizenCaryCitizen - Jul 20, 2018
Container gardening is adaptable to any light condition – full sun, deep shade or anything in between. In this example, I have a spot near the front door that has three lighting conditions – partial sun, mostly shade and deep shade. I used three pots ...  

Vegetable Gardening

Planting fall vegetables

Richmond RegisterRichmond Register - Jul 18, 2018
... gardening options (or gardening in general), contact the Madison County Cooperative Extension Service and ask for publication ID-28, “Home Vegetable Gardening in Kentucky” or check out this link: http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agcomm/pubs/id/id128/id128 ...  


Skyscrapers Full of Lettuce Promise an Eco-Friendly Alternative to Outdoor Farming. There's Just One Problem.

Mother JonesMother Jones - Jul 22, 2018
As drought and heat waves plague the globe's major vegetable-growing regions, the idea of farming indoors is gaining traction. AeroFarms, a New Jersey-based operation, says it uses 95 percent less water than traditional farming to grow salad greens ...  

Garden Design

In memoriam: Landscape architect Ron Herman

The Architect's NewspaperThe Architect's Newspaper - Jul 17, 2018
After graduating from CED, Herman studied Japanese garden design at Kyoto University in Japan for three years. While there, Herman grew inspired by the tension between regimented and organic forms inherent in traditional Japanese garden design.  


Owner of landscaping company accused of defrauding Twinsburg ...

fox8.comfox8.com - Jul 18, 2018
TWINSBURG, Ohio-- The owner of a landscaping company was arrested after Twinsburg police say he defrauded 16 homeowners in the city in 2017.  


Is Xeriscaping For You? The Fundamentals Of Low-Water Landscaping

ForbesForbes - Jul 1, 2018
It's high season for landscapers, lawn care and backyard parties, and already, just a couple weeks into summer, many homeowners across the country are wondering, “Is my lawnmower going to make it through summer? What about my flowers? How often ...  

Square Foot Gardening

An Overview of Square-Foot Gardening: How to Do it and Why You Should
One Green Planet - Jun 20, 2018

Square-foot gardening (SFG) is one of the more popular ways people are growing their own food these days. Unlike the typical garden rows we've all come to know so well, square-foot gardens are designed to efficiently utilize space with intensive growing.  


The gardening art of bonsai: Gently guiding growth

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Jul 13, 2018
This is the exquisitely painstaking world of bonsai, “which just means `tree in a pot,'” says Tom Culton of the Dai Ichi Bonsai Kai (Number One Bonsai Club) in Gardena, one of more than 20 bonsai clubs in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.  

Flower Arranging

6 Flower Arranging Tips to Build a Beautiful Bouquet
Neighborhood SEEN - Jul 12, 2018

Liz Mally, owner of the Metro Detroit pop-up flower bar LPF, shares easy flower arranging tips to decorate your home or create your own bouquet. By Liz Smith Mally. There's something about fresh flowers that brings an inherent joy to our everyday lives.  


Learn ikebana at Wisdom House workshop in Litchfield

Litchfield County TimesLitchfield County Times - Jul 19, 2018
LITCHFIELD — “Ikebana: The Freestyle Flower Arrangement — Sketching and Arranging” will be presented at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center on Saturday, July 21 from noon to 4 p.m.. Shoko Iwata will present the program, according to a ...  

Greenhouse Gardening

A greenhouse raises gardening to a new level

NorthJersey.comNorthJersey.com - Jun 21, 2018
Deciding to add a greenhouse to your property will change the way you garden. Even expert gardeners will be able to try new techniques and experiment with plants that were out of reach without a greenhouse. At the very least, gardeners can get a jump ...  

Landscape Gardening

Horticulture Week - Jul 9, 2018

Client: University of Leeds. Location: Yorkshire and The Humber. Value: £100k - £500k. Contract duration: 07 August 2018 - 19 September 2018. GB-Leeds: Z/3298 Planting to Roger Stevens Pond. The objective of the project is to remove the need for the ...  

Indoor Gardening

20 Gorgeous Indoor Garden Ideas

CafeMomCafeMom - Jul 19, 2018
And while outdoor plants are fun to admire, there is a certain art form to indoor gardening. After all, an indoor gardener doesn't have the help of mother nature to keep plants prospering. It takes a lot of personal effort and no shortage of vision to ...  

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening: Making the most of water

The Detroit NewsThe Detroit News - Jul 12, 2018
If you're having trouble staying on top of irrigation this year and driving up your water bill, you're not alone. Metro Detroit is behind on rainfall for the past month and the heat means that the rain we've received hasn't helped much. Luckily there's ...  

Japanese Gardening

Japan Is in Love With This Bodybuilding Landscaper Who Became a Citizen

My Modern MetMy Modern Met - Jul 13, 2018
But despite him not fitting into the homogeneity of his chosen country, Murasame embraces the culture and has made a career in traditional Japanese gardening. He was at first an apprentice gardener and his master who taught him everything also gave ...  

Tropical Garden

Tropical gardening helpline: Taking care of plumeria trees

West Hawaii TodayWest Hawaii Today - Jul 8, 2018
Larry asks: The leaves on my plumeria trees do not look healthy. Some are turning yellow, others have brown spots and many are falling off the tree. I also see orange spots on the underside of the leaves. What's up and what can I do? Tropical Garden ...  


The Northwest becoming obsessed with hydrangeas
Renton Reporter - Jul 18, 2018

The third week of July belongs to hydrangeas. These long-blooming, shade-tolerant shrubs are my personal favorites. I don't just have hydrangeas in pots, hydrangeas in borders and hydrangeas as a hedge, I also grow an entire hydrangea room entered ...  


Don't put lipstick on a pig; plant lilacs
Alpena News - Jul 14, 2018

Archaeologists will tell you the quickest way to find a potential treasure trove of buried history is finding old outhouses, where many discarded items were thrown. And the quickest way to find an old outhouse is to search for lilac trees, as the the ...  


Orchids and Onions: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Today's News-Herald - Jul 18, 2018

Orchids to neighbors who appreciate a little taste of nature in this brown environment. The “messy trees” were here long before you. If you prefer leaf-free concrete environments, we suggest you relocate to urban areas. Otherwise, relax, breathe deeply ...  

Wildlife Garden

Volunteer! Wildlife Garden at Merrimac Farm WMA
Fauquier Times - Jul 18, 2018

Come join us for a morning of weeding, pruning, and watering plants to make sure the Wildlife Garden looks terrific for our visitors! The Wildlife Garden is a great area to watch wildlife, learn about native plants and pollinators, and get ideas for ...  

Zen Garden

Passion shows in Wrzesinski garden

Manistee News Advocate (press release)Manistee News Advocate (press release) - Jul 20, 2018
On the shady west side of my home, I am attempting to turn a narrow dark space into a calming, quiet Zen garden. I want cool and peaceful with Hostas, Azaleas, Rhododendrons and Lenten roses. Myrtle is the pathway and rocks are scattered here and there.  

Flower Gardener

Mary Ellen Diener

The Hutchinson NewsThe Hutchinson News - Jul 15, 2018
Mary Ellen is a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, meticulous housewife and master flower gardener. Over the years she has enjoyed roles at Hutchinson Community College, Sunday school teacher and other church activities too numerous ...  

Herb Gardener

17 of Queen Elizabeth II's Funniest Moments Caught on Camera

Reader's DigestReader's Digest - Jul 12, 2018
During her visit to the Chelsea Flower Show in 2016, herb gardener Jekka McVicar explained to the Queen that Lily of the Valley was once used as a poison. The Queen responded by saying, “I've been given two bunches this week. Perhaps they want me ...  

Garden Designer

Garden designer wins silver at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Hunts PostHunts Post - Jul 9, 2018
Stephen Hall, 56, created a Scandinavian-inspired show garden for the show and was awarded a silver medal for the work, on July 3. The Viking Cruises Nordic lifestyle garden was designed by Stephen, who lives in Upper Dean, and was inspired by the ...  

Indoor Gardener

10 Indoor Plants Every Pet Lover Must Have
The Skanner - Jul 11, 2018

The Purple Wandering Jew (Tradescantia zebrine) is a gem for any indoor gardener. Soleil loves sitting next to this plant during dinner. High light produces shimmering green and white leaves on top and purple leaves on the underside, giving the ...  

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