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Flower Gardening

Patricia Ann (Cook) Whitney, 87

Lakenewsonline.comLakenewsonline.com - Oct 19, 2017
When she wasn't sewing, Pat was flower gardening, camping, entertaining family and friends, boating and spending time on the water with her sweetie and her family. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed by those who ...  

Herb Gardening

The Sweet Cafe Hidden Inside a North Dallas Garden Shop

Dallas Observer (blog)Dallas Observer (blog) - Oct 16, 2017
At a classroom at the back of the garden center, you can take classes in everything from herb gardening to succulent arrangements to watercolor paintings of decorative gourds. It even hosts food events like craft beer and sausage tastings. There's an ...  

Water Gardening

Fall is here, but you can keep planting!

Fredericksburg.comFredericksburg.com - Oct 12, 2017
Forest Pansy redbud (Cersis candensis); blueberries (white flowers in the spring, edible berries and red fall color); and creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia)—“so versatile, great for container gardening, groundcover and excellent for water gardening.”.  

Container Gardening

Small container gardening to be discussed at Jo Kennon Library

Suwannee DemocratSuwannee Democrat - Oct 1, 2017
DOWLING PARK — How to create a home garden using small containers will be the focus Thursday of the Gardening Workshop at the Jo Kennon Public Library in Dowling Park. Master Gardener Rhonda Lepper will be presenting the workshop at 10 a.m. in ...  

Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable gardening popular, therapeutic

Victoria AdvocateVictoria Advocate - Sep 29, 2017
During the past several years vegetable gardening has become a very trendy hobby for thousands of Americans. Not only is gardening therapeutic, it also provides your family with the freshest and most nutritional produce possible. Homegrown tastes so ...  


Lots of interest in hemp farming in South Carolina as applications to grow close

The CannabistThe Cannabist - Oct 23, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The production of industrial hemp — a cousin of marijuana but distinctly different from the illicit drug — is a step closer in South Carolina as more than 120 farmers signed up to grow the crop here. That's great news for Janel ...  

Garden Design

Local garden design firm creates urban retreat

BerkeleysideBerkeleyside - Sep 28, 2017
There is a new garden in North Berkeley its residents have lovingly named their “sanctuary garden.” Despite being adjacent to a fairly trafficked street, Justine Ganzenmuller and Christian Humann can step outside their home and – thanks to many layers ...  


Legacy labyrinth at Morning Star Lutheran Chapel in Matthews adds landscaping

Charlotte ObserverCharlotte Observer - Oct 13, 2017
Church member Marlene Perrotta, who spearheaded the garden project at 12900 Idlewild Road, Matthews, hopes the new landscaping will add another dimension to the legacy labyrinth built in honor and memory of her daughter, Shannon Christine Kennedy ...  


Hays highlights water conservation efforts
The Garden City Telegram - Oct 15, 2017

Dr. Donald Tillman of the dermatology clinic has received recognition for his xeriscaping, which includes a variety of grasses and native, drought-resistant plants. The garden also is watered using recovered rain water and has two underground cisterns.  

Square Foot Gardening

You Can Grow It: Viewers' garden pictures

KTVBKTVB - Sep 29, 2017
Square foot gardening may be just the thing for you if you have a small yard. Glenda Nelson likes to start her own plants from seed in her greenhouse in the spring. And as you can see, she gets a little help from Toby the cat. Sometimes small space ...  


Oakland events: Festivals, Third Thursday, bonsai show, FixIt Clinic, bike ride

East Bay TimesEast Bay Times - Oct 12, 2017
East Bay Bonsai Society will have its 56th annual show this weekend at the Lakeside Garden Center. The show will include more than 50 tree varieties, a plant sale and raffle. Bonsai artist Peter Tea will do a free styling demonstration from 1 to 3:30 p ...  

Flower Arranging

The ancient art of Japanese flower arranging

KING5.comKING5.com - Oct 14, 2017
The ancient art of Japanese flower arranging. Error loading player: No playable sources found. The ancient art of arranging flowers in Japan, called Ikebana, allows each arranger to put their own personality in each of their unique arrangements. Diane ...  


Ikebana flower arranging at Tuesday meeting
RanchoMurieta.com - Oct 22, 2017

So, you enjoy flowers in your house? Would you like to learn how to breathe life and style into arrangements the Ikebana way? Ikebana include not only blooms, they also emphasize other parts of the plant such as stems and leaves, and draw emphasis ...  

Greenhouse Gardening

GGP Greenhouse Gardening workshop welcomes all
Pagosa Springs Sun - Sep 22, 2017

GGP Greenhouse Gardening workshop welcomes all. By Kelle Bruno Special to The PREVIEW The Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership (GGP) welcomes all gardeners and greenhouse growers to join local experts at the GGP Amphitheater on Saturday, ...  

Landscape Gardening

1935: The seeds are planted for Longue Vue House and Gardens
NOLA.com - Oct 18, 2017

NOW: Longue Vue's lush, meticulously planned and scrupulously maintained spread remains a model of landscape gardening. It and the house are open to the public. In addition to being on the National Register of Historic Places, the site has been ...  

Indoor Gardening

Your new indoor garden could be a tree -- a Living Farming Tree, that is

TreehuggerTreehugger - Oct 3, 2017
This aeroponic indoor gardening system from the Italian startup Hexagro is modular, scalable, and automated. In a bid to help make growing some of your own food at home as easy as possible, without needing prior experience or a green thumb, the latest ...  

Organic Gardening

Gardening center Golden Road Organics focuses on creating healthy green thumbs

Alton TelegraphAlton Telegraph - Oct 20, 2017
Duel, who described his shop as selling “everything for true living, organic gardening,” spends much of his time helping customers figure out the best approach to growing plants organically. “I do a lot of trouble-shooting, and have a lot of questions ...  

Japanese Gardening

Close to Home for Sept. 30-Oct. 1
Atlanta Journal Constitution - Sep 29, 2017

American Girl Club: Japanese Gardening with Rebecca. 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. $10. Heritage Sandy Springs Museum, 6075 Sandy Springs Circle, Sandy Springs. Learn about Rebecca's passion for gardening through her experience one summer at a ...  

Tropical Garden

Fairchild's Tropical Garden Column: Irma wreck your yard? It's time for renewal

Sun SentinelSun Sentinel - Oct 13, 2017
Hurricanes present opportunities to start gardens and landscapes anew. While the losses of our greenery hurt, the brighter side is the chance to do things a better way. Ecologically, perhaps these horrible storms do serve a purpose. Maybe they come ...  


Transplant hydrangeas in the fall
Youngstown Vindicator - Oct 5, 2017

Make sure the soil in the hole is not wet. Do not dig up the plant first, as the roots will dry out and cause long-term damage. You then need to amend the soil, as hydrangeas prefer more organic matter than is available in most soils here in the ...  


Lilacs are well worth the extra effort they require
Tribune-Review - Sep 24, 2017

Lilacs (Syringa vulgaris) are among the garden's most treasured shrubs. Their heady fragrance, beautiful blooms and vase-shaped growth habit make them a favorite of many gardeners. But, lilacs can also be a challenge to grow. Some varieties are prone ...  


Orchids to eye center, Rinne and burger bash

Mesabi Daily NewsMesabi Daily News - Oct 14, 2017
Orchids: Orchids, orchids, orchids to Sundell Eye Associates and Northwoods Surgery Center. They are so caring. Any qualms a person has about eye procedures are immediately taken care of. I was very apprehensive about my recent cataract surgery, but ...  

Wildlife Garden

Waste ground to be transformed into community wildlife garden ...

Bude & Stratton PostBude & Stratton Post - Oct 12, 2017
WILDLIFE and gardening enthusiasts in Launceston should keep November 18 free on the calendar, with a project hoping to create a new outdoor space and ...  

Zen Garden

Why Is 'Affordable' Housing So Expensive to Build?
CityLab - Oct 19, 2017

While the complex provides many amenities for its residents (proximity to the BART station, a Zen garden, and sky deck), its inconceivable that we have enough resources in the public sector to build many such units. Policymakers are beginning to ...  

Flower Gardener

Fay A. Higgins
Milton Daily Standard - Sep 14, 2017

She was an avid flower gardener and loved antiquing and attending yard sales. Surviving are her husband, Dale Higgins; a son, Curtis Higgins at home; two daughters, Leslie R. Cromley and her husband Aaron Scott of Watsontown and Jamie C. Spencer ...  

Herb Gardener

Outstanding students start year off right
Union Democrat - Oct 17, 2017

He is a bonsai and herb gardener and has a passion for studying world religion, philosophy, botany, and literature. He also has command of three foreign languages, loves to write and play soccer. In addition to these interests, Ian is a compassionate ...  

Garden Designer

How to be a good client: a garden designer explains

Financial TimesFinancial Times - Oct 20, 2017
Frustratingly, too little remains of Lindsay's designs and planting plans — although Allyson Hayward's superb biography, Norah Lindsay: The Life and Art of a Garden Designer, helps to fill many gaps. Perhaps, due to her amateur background, much of it ...  

Indoor Gardener

Blundering Gardener: Plants go out, plants come in along with the changing seasons

TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - Oct 14, 2017
That way we can have indoor greenery all winter and save money next spring. We won't have to buy so many new plants. If you're a good indoor gardener, you'll have bigger plants every year, too. I consider myself lucky if mine make it through without dying.  

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