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Flower Gardening

There's a (gardening) app for that

The Herald BulletinThe Herald Bulletin - Jan 28, 2018
Please note, though, that it's not for flower gardening. 2. Perennial Match — Want to know if garden phlox will thrive next to your rose bushes? Perennial Match helps you plan your perennial garden before digging that first shovel full of dirt. iPad ...  

Herb Gardening

In the Garden: An herbal cure for the winter blues

Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteChampaign/Urbana News-Gazette - Feb 3, 2018
Indoor herb gardening is one hobby that not only provides an edible product, but also delivers the human to plant interaction that so many of us need. Recently, I was fortunate enough to tour a unique indoor herb garden on the University of Illinois ...  

Water Gardening

Freezing weather may result in fewer waterweeds
Nooga.com - Jan 26, 2018

—Native water gardening only: Plant only native species around shorelines. Though non-native species like ornamental lilies and water hyacinth are beautiful, they will quickly spread if introduced into the river. —Drain and dry: When visiting ...  

Container Gardening

Container gardening program planned March 1
Wyandotte Daily - Feb 16, 2018

A program on container gardening will be offered at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 1, at the Wyandotte County Extension Office, Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th St., Kansas City, Kansas. To be covered in this program are simple design tips for choosing the ...  

Vegetable Gardening

Seed to supper classes demystify vegetable gardening | Out & About ...

St. Helens ChronicleSt. Helens Chronicle - Feb 14, 2018
Seed to Supper vegetable gardening classes begin March in St. Helens, and April in Scappoose, Rainier, Clatskanie, and Vernonia. The popular classes are two hours long, one day a week,  


EU says Bayer Monsanto must not hurt competition in digital farming ...

ReutersReuters - Feb 10, 2018
Bayer (BAYGn.DE) needs to ensure that a merger with rival Monsanto (MON.N) does not stifle competition in digital farming, the European Union's Competition Commissioner Margrethe Verstager told a German newspaper on Saturday.  

Garden Design

Garden Design program rescheduled for March 7
Morgan Messenger - Feb 14, 2018

Garden Design program rescheduled for March 7. The Potomac Valley Audubon Society has rescheduled a program in Berkeley Springs for Wednesday, March 7, 10 a.m. The program was rescheduled from its original date of February 7 due to weather conditions ...  


Five Star Landscaping customers who haven't received service can file a complaint here

WDIV ClickOnDetroitWDIV ClickOnDetroit - Feb 14, 2018
Five Star Landscaping is allegedly failing to provide services for which it has collected payment, and is refusing refunds to consumers who experience poor or non-existent service, Schuette said. (WDIV). OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. - Attorney General Bill ...  


Water is a priceless resource

Moultrie ObserverMoultrie Observer - Feb 18, 2018
One such strategy is called xeriscaping or water-wise landscaping which can be very effective and help to conserve our water situations. For many years we have applied more and more horticultural and agronomic concepts to our landscapes and allowed the ...  

Square Foot Gardening

Community partnerships build school gardens in Cabarrus County

Independent TribuneIndependent Tribune - Feb 7, 2018
W. M. Irvin Elementary school garden after students were taught a lesson on square foot gardening. Submitted photo. Submitted photo. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. School gardens in Cabarrus County will soon be overflowing with delicious and ...  


Growing tiny trees with the San Antonio Bonsai Society

mySanAntonio.commySanAntonio.com - Jan 26, 2018
San Antonio Bonsai Society president Klaus Collinsworth styles a bonsai tree at a group workshop Wednesday. Photo: René A. Guzman /San Antonio Express-News. Image 2 of 17. The San Antonio Bonsai Society has cultivated the ancient Japanese art of ...  

Flower Arranging

Finding spiritual enlightenment in the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Feb 19, 2018
It was the perfect backdrop for acquiring a taste of ikebana, the centuries-old Japanese art of flower arranging that has long seduced with its wild, natural and alluringly abstract asymmetry – in short, the antithesis of neatly balanced Western ...  


Experience ikebana, flower arrangement art, in Phoenix at Japanese Friendship Garden

AZCentral.comAZCentral.com - Jan 24, 2018
For some of us, flower arranging consists of sticking a few blossoms in a vase, adding some water and calling it a day. For those who study ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arrangement, flowers, leaves, branches and other materials are transformed ...  

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

Vocational degrees are best route to highly skilled jobs, study finds

The GuardianThe Guardian - Feb 9, 2018
Traditionalists may complain about universities offering degrees in landscape gardening or public relations – but new research shows they are subjects with a great record for securing highly skilled jobs for the graduates who study them. The research ...  

Indoor Gardening

Grow food in your kitchen with these fun indoor gardening kits

TreehuggerTreehugger - Feb 1, 2018
Made by a company called Back to the Roots, you can grow tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, microgreens and more with minimal hassle. The weather is cold outside, but that shouldn't stop you from gardening. An interesting company called Back to the Roots ...  

Organic Gardening

Organic gardening converts enjoy fruits of labor

Victoria AdvocateVictoria Advocate - Feb 16, 2018
Each season, it is so nice to see so many new organic gardening converts - people of all ages, males, females, new gardeners as well as longtime gardeners. Most comment their conversion happens after they finally realize the impact and consequences ...  

Japanese Gardening

Winner of first Professional Gardeners' Trust Best Report Award shows how horticulture training can change lives

Horticulture WeekHorticulture Week - Feb 9, 2018
The runners up are: Kate White, who wrote about attending a Japanese Gardening Conference and David Bull, who wrote about his Great Dixter internship. Scarlett English's report on her ABC Level 4 Diploma in arboriculture was highly commended. Gibbs ...  

Tropical Garden

Modern house hides glorious tropical garden

CurbedCurbed - Feb 6, 2018
Modern house hides glorious tropical garden. Architect David Guerra puts a lush courtyard in the middle of this rectilinear home in Brazil. By Barbara Eldredge@barbaraeldredge Feb 6, 2018, 9:30am EST. Share Tweet Share. Share. Modern house hides ...  


This week's gardening tips: change the color of hydrangeas and control thrips

NOLA.comNOLA.com - Feb 17, 2018
How to change the color of hydrangeas: In areas with alkaline soils, like the south shore, hydrangeas tend to produce flowers that are pink or pinkish-lavender. For blue-flowered hydrangeas, add aluminum sulfate to the soil around your bushes now. In ...  


Forget the groundhog, lilacs help predict start of spring – Las Vegas ...

Las Vegas Review-JournalLas Vegas Review-Journal - Feb 2, 2018
Lilac buds rather than groundhog shadows are helping climate experts at Cornell University predict the onset of spring.  


Orchids and Onions; Monday, February 19, 2018
Today's News-Herald - Feb 19, 2018

Orchids to the two strangers who ran over to see if I was alright when I fell over a speed bump at Bashas. I appreciated the concern and caring. I am okay. Senior Blonde Lady. Join our community! Stay with this story by gaining full access to The Today ...  

Wildlife Garden

Wildlife garden volunteers awarded £250 by Wessex Water | The ...

The Wiltshire Gazette and HeraldThe Wiltshire Gazette and Herald - Feb 17, 2018
A GROUP of community gardeners were awarded £250 from Wessex Water for helping transform a barren patch of rubbish and brambles in Chippenham into…  

Zen Garden

Arts guild holds Mandala Zen Garden Rocks class Feb. 21

Asheboro Courier TribuneAsheboro Courier Tribune - Feb 7, 2018
ASHEBORO — Come chill, relax, breathe deep and renew while you also create in the Randolph Arts Guild's Arts Guild's Mandala Zen Garden Rocks. Rock therapy is not only relaxing, but also satisfying. Participants will learn where this art originated ...  

Flower Gardener

Obituary: Janet Jacobs, 1947-2017

Seven DaysSeven Days - Feb 6, 2018
Janet — intrepid adventuress, tugboat captain, small plane pilot, gourmet caterer, fashion plate, flower gardener, interior decorator, antique collector, art appreciator, horseback rider, Chessie dog trainer, practiced teller of funny, true stories ...  

Herb Gardener

No green thumb needed: 6 drought-tolerant herbs that are almost impossible to kill

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Jul 29, 2017
"Herbs," suggests Fernandez, the herb gardener for the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. "They have so many beautiful flowers, they can definitely soften the landscape, bring in pollinators and make the landscape useful again ...  

Garden Designer

Garden designer from Stevington shortlisted for industry award

Bedford TodayBedford Today - Feb 1, 2018
Susan Young Garden Design has been shortlisted for the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) Awards 2018. Susan Young design. Susan, a Pre-Registered Society of Garden Designers member, won one of the Marshalls Regional Awards 2018 for hard ...  

Indoor Gardener

Success with indoor plants easy to achieve

GoDanRiver.comGoDanRiver.com - Jan 31, 2018
Therefore, the indoor gardener needs to pay attention to their plants and they must learn how much water the plant needs based on both its species and its location in the indoor landscape. New plants need to be checked every day or every other day to ...  

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