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Flower Gardening

Dot Cessna

Indiana GazetteIndiana Gazette - Jan 18, 2018
She greatly enjoyed flower gardening and created lovely garden landscapes around her home. A wonderful baker and cook, she was famous for her homemade buns and fudge. Dot delighted in spending her winters in Florida with her husband, Norman. She is ...  

Herb Gardening

Master Gardener: Weather winter with library gardening classes
The Livingston County News - Jan 13, 2018

“Vegetable and Herb Gardening” will be our topic on April 9, which usually brings out a nice group. Some vegetables, including peas and leafy greens, can be planted in April, while others need to wait until May. It does take time to plan and carry out ...  

Water Gardening

Gardening: New Year's resolutions for the gardener
Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Dec 29, 2017

A few examples include: Saskatchewan Perennial Society (www.saskperennial.ca), Prairie Water Gardening Society (www.facebook.com/PrairieWaterGardeningSociety/), Saskatoon Horticultural Society (www.saskatoonhortsociety.ca), Canadian Prairie Lily ...  

Container Gardening

Your Guide to Winter Container Gardening

Earth911.comEarth911.com - Jan 8, 2018
If you choose cold-hardy plants that are able to withstand the weather conditions in your area, winter container gardening is possible in many gardening zones. Start by determining which of the USDA hardiness zones you live in. Though zones 7 through ...  

Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable gardening tips for Northwest Georgia

Northwest Georgia NewsNorthwest Georgia News - Jan 14, 2018
You might be able to put me in the category of people that are wishing that spring would come soon. I like all of the seasons, but it has been a lot colder this year, making my normal farm chores more difficult. I do realize that in just a few short ...  


A farming tale

CrosscutCrosscut - Jan 10, 2018
BELLINGHAM — We pulled our car into the icy barnyard off Double Ditch Road in the Nooksack Valley north of here. The farm had been cut off by a recent ice storm that downed power lines and blocked roads. The snow-covered valley looked and felt like ...  

Garden Design

Blundering Gardener: Garden Design magazine — and this columnist — is still kicking

TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Dec 17, 2017
We got through it, and Julie hired me to be Rebecca Kolls' ghostwriter (our local weather lady turned garden guru) when Kolls launched a magazine called Rebecca's Garden to go with her TV show. That gig lasted the usual length of time in this highly ...  


Apple's park takes root: Drone footage reveals the incredible landscaping inside the firm's $5bn HQ complete with ...

Daily MailDaily Mail - Jan 15, 2018
Apple's park takes root: Drone footage reveals the incredible landscaping inside the firm's $5bn HQ complete with 9,000 trees, two miles of running tracks and its own orchard and meadow. Building was the brainchild of Steve Jobs, who came up with the ...  


Slowing the flow

Boulder WeeklyBoulder Weekly - Jan 4, 2018
Designing landscapes that thrive without additional water, known as xeriscaping, has been a primary tactic in outdoor water reduction, all the while maintaining an aesthetic appeal. Antonucci explains, “Xeriscape gardens can use up to 60 percent less ...  

Square Foot Gardening

Master Gardener: Weather winter with library gardening classes
The Livingston County News - Jan 13, 2018

More intensive practices including square foot gardening provide home gardeners with more produce in a small plot, so this will also be covered. I welcome questions at all presentations, but on May 14 I won't be making a presentation, in order to just ...  


Restaurant Review | Bonsai: Japanese-Korean bistro a strong successor to just-closed spot

The Columbus DispatchThe Columbus Dispatch - Jan 11, 2018
Tasteful paintings and decorations — which include bonsai trees — add panache to simple blond wooden tables with black chairs and a matching sushi bar. The menu might seem dishearteningly large, but many of its selections are permutations of basic ...  

Flower Arranging

Let Wynn Las Vegas teach you flower arranging, seafood cooking and more

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Jan 11, 2018
If preparing fresh fish intimidates you, let an executive chef take away the worry during one of this year's Master Classes at Wynn Las Vegas. One or more workshops are planned for each month of the year. (Jeff Green). By Jay Jones. You've bought ...  


The Art Of Ikebana

Jamaica GleanerJamaica Gleaner - Jan 12, 2018
Ikebana is the intricate Japanese art of floral arrangement which focuses on creating a oneness with humanity and nature. This form of floral arrangement stems from the Japanese culture, which has a strong bond with natural surroundings. Instructors ...  

Greenhouse Gardening

Spring Harbor Middle School greenhouse, gardens hosts summer day camp

Madison.comMadison.com - Jul 31, 2017
Ariana Riano, left, Sarah Hershberger and Pamela Voegeli pick raspberries at the Spring Harbor Greenhouse Gardening day camp Thursday. Students learn about gardening and preparing foods from the garden. ANDY MANIS PHOTOS. 20170727SpotGarden3.jpg. Ben ...  

Landscape Gardening

EastEnders double Scott Mitchell aiming for trebles as he chases more Lakeside glory

Evening StandardEvening Standard - Jan 5, 2018
Like every year, his preparation for the oche has been far from perfect as he performs the usual juggling act of his own landscape gardening business, helping on the farm that one day he will inherit and practising on his board at home. “I never feel ...  

Indoor Gardening

North Little Rock indoor gardening store looks to help medical marijuana growers

THV 11THV 11 - Jan 6, 2018
Meanwhile, other businesses are already planning to be a part of the new medical marijuana industry in Arkansas. From transportation, security, cash handling and testing labs, there are countless businesses that are forming or switching focuses to ...  

Organic Gardening

From the Ground Up: Try organic gardening with bulletproof crops
The Daily News Journal - Jan 12, 2018

For some time now, there has been a growing trend for people to be more aware of their food — where it comes from, what goes into it, and what's on it. That shift has enticed many gardeners to give organic methods a try. Others may hesitate to go that ...  

Japanese Gardening

Lebanon Japanese gardens featured in new book

Albany Democrat HeraldAlbany Democrat Herald - Dec 18, 2017
Kendall H. Brown, a professor at California State University Long Beach and past president of the North American Japanese Gardening Association, wrote the book. He included Samaritan's gardens in a section featuring Hoichi Kurisu, the internationally ...  

Tropical Garden

Tropical garden wonderland in the Bay of Islands

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - Jan 10, 2018
Gillian Burrough's Bay of Islands tropical garden was inspired by her travels to Southeast Asia. Although Gillian Burrough has travelled to many parts of the globe since she was a child, Southeast Asia is the region that has always held the most appeal ...  


Master Gardener: Know when to prune hydrangeas

Tulsa WorldTulsa World - Jan 15, 2018
I am confused as to when to prune hydrangeas. I have heard to prune in the spring, while others say the fall. Which is correct? Diane W., Owasso.  


Hellebores and lilacs need special TLC

Ravalli RepublicRavalli Republic - Dec 27, 2017
Q: We were given a Christmas plant with very pretty light green flowers. I have never seen one before, but the tag calls it a hellebore. It also says to plant the hellebore outdoors in the spring. How do we take care of it in the house, and where do we ...  


Keep Your Orchids Happy

Bay WeeklyBay Weekly - Jan 18, 2018
Orchids are so popular nowadays that they are being offered for sale not only in garden centers but also in drug stores and grocery stores as well as big box stores. As houseplants, they have the advantage of producing flowers over a long period of ...  

Wildlife Garden

Plans to build flats slammed

London News Online (blog)London News Online (blog) - Jan 18, 2018
The letter to London Mayor Sadiq Khan to halt the scheme said: “Old Tidemill School Wildlife Garden is 2,400 sq metres of distinctive and rare wildlife. It truly is a treasure of biodiversity. “We wish to collectively express our deep concerns about ...  

Zen Garden

Zen Garden is perfect example of how good vegetarian food can be | Review

The Courier-JournalThe Courier-Journal - Jan 10, 2018
The atmosphere at Zen Garden lives up to its name; or at least that was the case during a recent visit on a particularly cold winter evening. Seated beside a fireplace, the center aglow with a decorative space heater, I was pleasantly warmed. The ...  

Flower Gardener

Life's Voices: A Lifelong Creator Of Floral Beauty

WUWMWUWM - Jan 1, 2018
His mom was an avid flower gardener. Even before he can remember she took Radler to Boerner Botanical Gardens. “My mother has a picture of me in a buggy. Do you remember buggies?” he adds with a laugh, “Yeah, I'm that old.” Radler would eventually ...  

Herb Gardener

Learning for Life: Healthy and sustainable living gifts
Kenai Peninsula Online - Dec 11, 2017

We have the publication, “Quick and Easy Alaska Seafood RUBS &Marinades”. This booklet has recipes for rubs and marinades. I have made a number of these in large quantities and put them in spice jars as gifts. For the herb gardener on your list we have ...  

Garden Designer

Renowned garden designer sets sights on Belle Isle

The Detroit NewsThe Detroit News - Jan 4, 2018
Just days into his first visit to Detroit this past spring, world-renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf asked his hosts to return to Belle Isle, the site where he'd been asked to work his magic, to look around one more time. Driving around the ...  

Indoor Gardener

Sarah Browning: Gift ideas for gardeners

Lincoln Journal StarLincoln Journal Star - Dec 17, 2017
For the indoor gardener, a new set of grow lights or a new plant stand. Or a new set of ordinary fluorescent tubes, which work just as well for an indoor garden light as grow lights. * Every gardener ends up with dirt under their fingernails. Give them ...  

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