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Flower Gardening

Betty J. Bilder

Winona Daily NewsWinona Daily News - Nov 15, 2017
She will be remembered as an excellent baker, her love of flower gardening, and the fun-loving relationship she shared with her sisters. Betty is survived by her children, Jeanne (Steve) Tanamachi, and Bob (Jeanne) Bilder; granddaughters, Robin (Dan ...  

Herb Gardening

Indoor Herb Gardening Class at library
The Dawson Springs Progress - Nov 8, 2017

Join Erika Wood from the UK Extension Office for a Indoor Container Herb Gardening Class. Where you can learn more on creating indoor container gardens using herbs. It is free to the public and will be November, 10, at 11 a.m. in the Katherine Barnett ...  

Water Gardening

San Angelo's International Waterlily Collection Part 2

Concho valley homepageConcho valley homepage - Nov 15, 2017
San Angelo, TX - Plans are already underway for next year's international symposium of the Waterlily and Water Gardening Society. Members will be coming to San Angelo to see one of the largest collections of waterlilies anywhere in the world. Carolyn ...  

Container Gardening

Container gardening: Don't let small spaces stop you | Southlands Sun

Southlands SunSouthlands Sun - Nov 18, 2017
Don't let small spaces or no garden stop you from growing your own vegetables.  

Vegetable Gardening

Inventing your Garden: Vegetable Gardening

The News-PressThe News-Press - Nov 4, 2017
To the pioneers of Florida, growing food was of utmost importance. The first settlers didn't have a grocery store where they could make their purchases. Food was so important that a war might have even been started over it. Some historians believe that ...  


Could indoor farming help address future food shortages? | PBS ...

PBS NewsHourPBS NewsHour - Nov 11, 2017
By 2050, Earth's population is expected to rise to 10 billion, while the resources on the planet continue to shrink. Researchers in the Netherlands are ...  

Garden Design

Foster + Partners' First Public Garden Design to Feature in Norton ...

ArchDailyArchDaily - Oct 27, 2017
The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida has announced plans for the first-ever public garden designed by Foster + Partners as part of their $100 ...  


Conservation a benefit of Earth-Kind landscaping

Huntsville ItemHuntsville Item - Nov 15, 2017
Submitted photoDrip irrigation can apply just the right amount of water to a vegetable garden. Broccoli plants will do especially well with drip irrigation. Earth-Kind gardening of any type focuses on using environmentally friendly management practices ...  


Yahn: Conservation won't make up water gap
Journal Advocate - Nov 15, 2017

It's not a one-to-one return, one for one, so if municipality has xeriscaping, we don't see that runoff down here for agricultural use." That's why increasing storage is vital to closing the water gap by 2030, Yahn said. He told the symposium that $21 ...  

Square Foot Gardening

Thinking INSIDE the box

Valley morning StarValley morning Star - Nov 5, 2017
Mel Bartholomew, a retired efficiency expert who authored Square Foot Gardening suggests physically dividing the box into square feet (what else?) by tacking 1x2's across the length and width, making the overview resemble a piece of graph paper.  


Smith-Gilbert Gardens Celebrates 4th annual Day of Bonsai today in Cobb County
MDJOnline.com - Nov 13, 2017

Garden staff and Bonsai Study Group volunteers will showcase a collection of bonsai that is among the Top 25 in the country. The event will also feature demonstrations by renowned bonsai expert Rodney Clemons and Japanese inspired arts and crafts ...  

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 ...  


The Rise of Modern Ikebana

New York TimesNew York Times - Nov 6, 2017
WHEN YOU THINK about ikebana, if you ever do, you most likely think about how it looks: spare and deliberate in its construction. And maybe you think about how it has lots of seemingly unfathomable rules, which it does — so much easier to just throw ...  

Greenhouse Gardening

Madison County goes bananas with Goodins' tropical greenhouse

Asheville Citizen-TimesAsheville Citizen-Times - Nov 14, 2017
In hopes of, “feeling safer in the changing world ahead with my own food stability,” Mark was motivated to try his hand at greenhouse gardening. “I let go of my pride a long time ago, and it's been smooth sailing ever since,” Mark said. Inspired by a ...  

Landscape Gardening

Gem of the Pacific Northwest: The Portland Japanese Garden

The Daily WorldThe Daily World - Nov 4, 2017
English-speaking audiences were finally introduced to Japanese gardening by Josiah Conder when he published “Landscape Gardening in Japan” in 1893. This brings us to the Portland Japanese Garden, which has its origins in the 1950s. Members of the ...  

Indoor Gardening

Haute house plants: Learn the latest ways to green up indoor spaces

Florida Times-UnionFlorida Times-Union - Nov 16, 2017
Indoor gardening stores produced just under $1 billion of revenue in 2015, and the market has grown 8.2 percent. Much of the green style has been coming out of Europe. You can thank Paris-based botanist Patrick Blanc for the living wall. His stunning ...  

Organic Gardening

Master gardener: Basis of organic gardening is feeding the soil, and compost is key

The Oshkosh NorthwesternThe Oshkosh Northwestern - Nov 3, 2017
I was recently tasked with summarizing the principles of organic gardening on just a half sheet of paper. Given that there have been thousands of books and articles written on the topic, it was a tough assignment. A search of the Winnefox Library ...  

Japanese Gardening

Auxiliary awards $79000 to Lebanon hospital projects
Albany Democrat Herald - Nov 17, 2017

Regarding the pledge for the garden, Foundation Director Betty Koehn said the North American Japanese Gardening Association will visit the garden during the association's 2018 conference next September. Contact Linn County reporter Alex Paul at ...  

Tropical Garden

Fraser Place Setiabudi Jakarta

TTG AsiaTTG Asia - Nov 15, 2017
The tropical garden outside the restaurant is lined with high plants, separating it from the crowded environs while offering a feel of tranquillity and privacy. The jogging track, basketball court and the landscaped swimming pool and kids' pools are ...  


Will lemon trees grown from seed produce fruit, and should hydrangeas be deadheaded?

NewsdayNewsday - Nov 16, 2017
DEAR EDITH: The blooms of some species of hydrangea naturally deepen to burgundy as they age, and the foliage of most oak leaf hydrangeas turn a deep mahogany red in autumn. Gardeners typically revel in these changes, both because they are ...  


Don't prune lilacs, roses now, but always water

Albuquerque JournalAlbuquerque Journal - Nov 4, 2017
Your lilacs need to be trimmed next season; just after they have finished blooming. If you trim them now, you'll effectively remove most or all of the flowers you could have next year. Lilacs set their next year's flowers on this year's growth. Yours ...  


Wildlife Garden

School scoops gold in Surrey wildlife garden awards | News ...

Farnham HeraldFarnham Herald - Nov 8, 2017
BADSHOT Lea Village Infant School has scooped gold in the schools category at the Surrey Wildlife Trust's Wildlife Garden Awards 2017.  

Zen Garden

Zen garden back on again

NewfillmoreNewfillmore - Nov 6, 2017
THE ON-AGAIN, off-again plan to create a memorial Zen garden at the foot of Cottage Row — once a Japanese enclave — is back on again. On October 19, the Recreation & Park Commission approved the garden, a memorial to the founders of Japantown.  

Flower Gardener

Mays will celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Bureau County RepublicanBureau County Republican - Nov 10, 2017
... all his life before moving to Princeton in 2010. He now enjoys taking care of an elaborate vegetable garden and completing puzzles in his spare time. Nancy is an avid flower gardener and homemaker, as well as a member of the Malden Methodist Church.  

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

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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