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Flower Gardening

Evelyn Nereson -- Rochester

Post-BulletinPost-Bulletin - Mar 10, 2018
She enjoyed ballroom dancing, flower gardening, birdwatching, cribbage, 500, baking and time with her Ladies Birthday Club. Evie's endless kindness, generosity and wonder of the world nourished her family and everyone lucky enough to know her. She is ...  

Herb Gardening

Tropical Gardening: Kiwis do herb and spice gardening for flavor

Hawaii Tribune-HeraldHawaii Tribune-Herald - Feb 18, 2018
Sunset's “Herb Gardening” will help you with many of these growing secrets. The book is available at garden and bookstores. Some rules to follow in developing your own secrets include using a light hand with herbs. You want just enough flavor to ...  

Water Gardening

House plants, seed exchange, cocktails by design and garden workshops

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 2, 2018
Visitors may pick from five informative sessions ranging from “Growing a Pollinator Buffet” and “Sustainable Lawn and Turf” to “Water Gardening 101.” The day of classes will help gardeners get inspired and gain knowledge on a wide variety of subjects ...  

Container Gardening

'Container Gardening Inside And Out' With Town & Country, Bugbee
The Newtown Bee - Mar 11, 2018

On Wednesday, March 14, The Town and Country Garden Club of Newtown will welcome the coming springtime with a program — and demonstration — about “Container Gardening — Inside and Out.” Greg Bugbee of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station ...  

Vegetable Gardening

'Successful Year-Round Vegetable Gardening' presentation
Islands' Sounder - Mar 8, 2018

The Orcas Garden Club will welcome Dr. Carol Miles, known as a “Vegetable Specialist” as well as an associate professor at Washington State University on March 21 at 10 a.m.. Miles will provide recommendations for how to successfully grow a diversity ...  


In Kenya, the circular economy modernizes small-scale farming

GreenBizGreenBiz - Mar 12, 2018
"I'm using everything now," said Samuel Gachau Kimani, showing off the biogas digester on his farm in Kirura, Kenya, north of Nairobi. Kimani bought the system about a year ago from Sistema Biobolsa, a start-up committed to creating value from waste ...  

Garden Design

Pine Bluff's connection to Japan has seen better days

Pine Bluff CommercialPine Bluff Commercial - Mar 18, 2018
At the time, Landscape Architect Matthew Pate and Pine Bluff Clean and Beautiful Coordinator Dianne Warriner met with an expert in Japanese Garden Design and Management from the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. “We discussed a number of issues ...  


ACT Presents: A Garden For Wildlife; Natural Landscaping For A Better Backyard
Caledonian Record - Mar 17, 2018

BETHLEHEM – Join Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust (ACT) at the Bethlehem Public Library on Friday, March 23 at 6 p.m. to find out how you can attract more wildlife to your backyard. Whether you have rural acreage or an in-town backyard, you can help ...  


Longmont residents can order Gardens In A Box in March to start xeriscaping in May
Colorado Hometown Weekly - Mar 10, 2018

Longmont residents can order Gardens In A Box in March to start xeriscaping in May. By Karen Antonacci Staff Writer. POSTED: Friday, March 9, 2018 - 4:58 p.m.. A homeowner in Boulder models a mature Garden In A Box in the front yard. ( Resource Central ...  

Square Foot Gardening

Junior League of Summit Supports Arboretum's 'Square Foot Gardening' Initiative Via $6000 Grant

TAPinto.netTAPinto.net - Mar 5, 2018
SUMMIT, NJ - The Junior League of Summit has awarded a $6,000 grant to Reeves-Reed Arboretum (RRA) in support of the Arboretum's 'Square Foot Gardening' initiative. The funds will help facilitate RRA's ability to build on the program and implement ...  


ACUSON Bonsai, a Powerful Cardio Ultrasound in a Small, Portable Package

Medgadget (blog)Medgadget (blog) - Mar 14, 2018
At the just concluded American College of Cardiology's 67th Annual Scientific Session and Expo, Siemens Healthineers introduced its new ACUSON Bonsai portable cardiovascular ultrasound. The company touts the system's powerful cardio imaging and ...  

Flower Arranging

The Art of Ikebana Flower Arranging

WISH-TVWISH-TV - Mar 12, 2018
Prepare to “ooh” and “aah” at this year's Indiana Flower and Patio Show, especially when you learn about the Japanese art of flower arrangement! Today on Indy Style, Lisa Belisle, AIFD owner and instructor Flora Elements Education and Design, Chicago ...  


Ikebana workshop is on Friday

The Newark AdvocateThe Newark Advocate - Mar 14, 2018
Ikebana International Columbus Chapter 84 will hold a workshop on Friday, March 16, from 9:30 until noon at the Veridian Room of the Franklin Park Conservatory, located at 1777 E. Broad St., Columbus. The workshop will feature the Sogetsu School of ...  

Greenhouse Gardening

Greenhouse gardening on the rise in Palomas, Mexico

Deming HeadlightDeming Headlight - Feb 23, 2018
A key element in this effort is greenhouse gardening, and Palomas residents, Juana Lozoya and Juana Flores are leading a program that provides greenhouses for the community. MORE: Luna County brings gardening into focus. Lozoya and Flores are ...  

Landscape Gardening

'Like a vast superyacht, weaponised by someone with a penchant for Japanese landscape gardening'

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Mar 12, 2018
... I relish the area in a different way – behind the polite graffiti and hen parties, there's decent dining and shopping. There's also the Nobu Hotel, which I first heard about as a Ron Arad-designed project back in 2011. It's a shame that we will ...  

Indoor Gardening

Live 54218: Greater Green Bay schools spur expansion of indoor growing operations

Green Bay Press GazetteGreen Bay Press Gazette - Mar 9, 2018
It's inside these same places that keep us warm that we have successful indoor gardening efforts taking place throughout Greater Green Bay, especially in our schools. A fifth-grade class at West De Pere Middle School used Farm to School funds to ...  

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening Books to Help Your Garden Grow

Earth911.comEarth911.com - Mar 8, 2018
At the core of homesteading, the ultimate self-sufficient lifestyle, is growing your own food. Today, even those living in inner-city apartments can rent their own garden plot or participate in community garden programs. Gardening for personal ...  

Japanese Gardening

Mid-Michigan entertainment weekend of Mach 9-11 and beyond
The Oakland Press - Mar 7, 2018

Intro to Japanese Gardening: 5-7 p.m. March 14 at Meijer Gardens, 1000 E. Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, meijergardens.org. Artist Benjamin Duke and John Dempsey: See works of contemporary painters 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through March 15 at The Flora Kirsch ...  

Tropical Garden

Modern house hides glorious tropical garden

CurbedCurbed - Feb 6, 2018
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 glorious tropical garden. tweet share Reddit Pocket ...  


Stephen Anderton: Choose the right time to trim hydrangeas

The TimesThe Times - Mar 10, 2018
Climbing hydrangeas (H. petiolaris and evergreen H. seemannii) are different and should be pruned in the summer. Next year's buds are stored in last year's growth, but pruning them now or at the end of last season, after the new growth has been made ...  


Cherry blossoms, tulips and lilacs: It's flower festival time

Chron.comChron.com - Mar 16, 2018
We're coming up on cherry blossom festivals, tulip time and lilac season. Here's a look at some of the places that celebrate spring flowers with festivals and other events. TULIP TIME. You could go to the Netherlands to see the Keukenhof gardens in ...  


Orchids and Onions; Monday, March 12, 2018
Today's News-Herald - Mar 12, 2018

Orchids to the nice older woman at CVS when I was newly pregnant. She congratulated me and even gave me a large stuffy duck for the baby. Was meant for her own grandkid as well. Thank you so much. Orchids to my great-grandma who I love more than ...  

Wildlife Garden

Care home to create wildlife garden for residents

Diss MercuryDiss Mercury - Mar 13, 2018
Maxine Smith and Tim Page by the pond at Depperhaugh Care home. Picture: Kingsley Health Care. Archant. A care home has unveiled plans to turn part of its garden into a conservation area for both residents and their visitors to enjoy. The gardens of ...  

Zen Garden

13 Mystical Locales for Rainy Bay Area Days

7x77x7 - Mar 9, 2018
The tranquil setting exudes a sense of cleansing when all wet, and the elements shine—a glistening arched drum bridge, pagodas, stone lanterns, stone paths, koi ponds, and zen garden. Also, in March and April, the cherry blossom trees begin to bloom ...  

Flower Gardener

Ruth Light Vegh

WV NewsWV News - Feb 23, 2018
She was an avid vegetable and flower gardener. She was a long-time member of Ravenswood Women's Club where she served as president for several years. She led water aerobics in Ravenswood for nearly 30 years, and she loved to crochet and make crafts ...  

Herb Gardener

Fortune in growing herbs and flowers

Daily Monitor (press release) (blog)Daily Monitor (press release) (blog) - Feb 24, 2018
Even as rentals continue to sprout around his one acre-farm in the urbanized Makindye-Kirombe suburb, Julius Musoke Luswata's dreams of becoming a billionaire herb gardener in the next five years is not deterred by an inch. Ten years ago, Luswata ...  

Garden Designer

John Brookes dies aged 84

Horticulture WeekHorticulture Week - Mar 16, 2018
Brookes started designing gardens and landscapes in the late 1950s and is seen as the most influential landscape and garden designer of the past 50 years. He designed thousands of gardens, and taught and lectured about horticulture, landscape and ...  

Indoor Gardener

The real dirt: Houseplants for the winter months
Chico Enterprise-Record - Feb 16, 2018

ZZ plant, also known as the aroid palm (Zamioculcas zamiifolia): Hailing from Eastern and South Africa, the ZZ plant makes an excellent houseplant that is well-suited for the beginning indoor gardener. It has naturally glossy leaves in a rich emerald ...  

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