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Flower Gardening

Capital City Garden Club celebrates 'Gardening Jubilee' during Festival of Freedom

Tallahassee.comTallahassee.com - May 17, 2018
There will be music and a “Gardening with Anne” presentation about vegetable and flower gardening. The group invites members of the public to come out and enjoy these relaxing and eco-friendly activities. For individuals interested in entering plants ...  

Herb Gardening

Co-op to present talk on herb gardening May 20
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald - May 11, 2018

Rockland — A talk entitled Waking up the Herb Garden is scheduled for Sunday, May 20, at 2 p.m. at Good Tern Natural Foods Cooperative Market, 750 Main St. The class is free. Pre-registration is requested at 594-8822, or sign up at the store. Produce ...  

Water Gardening

'Creative Container Design', May 22 With Dalley & Garden Club
The Newtown Bee - May 18, 2018

She also lectured at Gledhill and wrote two email newsletters for them, one exclusively on water gardening and one on general gardening. She has lectured at Capital Community College, where she offered various one-hour courses on gardening, both at the ...  

Container Gardening

Vegetable and herb container gardening

KARE11.comKARE11.com - May 21, 2018
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Container gardening is easy, and it's not just for flowers anymore. You can grow vegetables and herbs in containers or in raised beds. Become a backyard or patio farmer and keep fresh flavors coming to your table all summer long.  

Vegetable Gardening

Home and Garden Show to feature gardening talks, plant clinics

North Coast NewsNorth Coast News - May 17, 2018
Saturday at 1 p.m., the featured speaker will be Lorene Edwards Forkner, editor of Horticulture Magazine and author of “The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific Northwest.” She will discuss “10 Secrets to a Great PNW Vegetable ...  


Of the Earth: Where farming meets filming

The RecorderThe Recorder - May 22, 2018
Which is a shame, because the 17 hours of films by 13 filmmakers proved to be a reminder of two things: that farming can be just as riveting and moving on film as any other cinematic focus; and that our own farming culture, with its deep roots, remains ...  

Garden Design

Free garden design workshop Wednesday at Patrick Ranch
Chico Enterprise-Record - May 11, 2018

A workshop on garden design basics by UC Butte County Master Gardener Eve Werner, will be offered free to the public from 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pat's Barn at the Patrick Ranch, 10381 Midway, between Chico and Durham. Learn the steps that ...  


DIY or Pay: Landscaping tricks for a beautiful yard

KPRC Click2HoustonKPRC Click2Houston - May 17, 2018
HOUSTON - Colorful landscaping can make a home pop. Everyone wants the look, but maybe you don't have a green thumb or the other kind of green to pay someone to landscape for you. One expert gardener is sharing her secrets to getting your garden to ...  


Xeriscaping reduces the need to water a garden

Times Herald-RecordTimes Herald-Record - May 12, 2018
Q: What is xeriscaping? - Lucy from Chester. A: Do you want to add beautiful garden space to your yard and reduce the amount of lawn mowing you have to do? Have you ever struggled with keeping your garden watered through the dry summer months?  

Square Foot Gardening

From raised beds to seed bombs, what's growing in the gardening world?

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - May 15, 2018
Square foot gardening works well in a small space. Use a special soil mix, one that is a mixture of compost, peat, soil and minerals like vermiculite or pearlite, she said. Divide your space into square foot sections and plant very intensely, such as ...  


Bonsai Fest! for Mother's Day

Seattle TimesSeattle Times - May 14, 2018
Mary Cocivera, of Kelowna, British Columbia, looks at bonsai plants during the first Bonsai Fest! at the Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way on Sunday. The event, which will be scheduled on Mother's Day weekends in the future, also featured vendors, ...  

Flower Arranging

'Flowers with Friends' turns flower arranging into a big ol' New Orleans party

WGNOWGNO - May 17, 2018
NEW ORLEANS -- A mother-daughter duo decided to turn flower arranging and wine into a big ol' New Orleans party. Twist reporter Kayla Lusby sat down with Savannah Taucedo, co-founder of "Flowers with Friends," a mobile service that brings women ...  


Past perfect

The AustralianThe Australian - May 11, 2018
It is the perfect backdrop for acquiring a taste of ikebana, the centuries-old Japanese art of flower arranging that has long seduced with its wild and alluringly abstract asymmetry. My class kicks off with students kneeling opposite our teacher ...  

Greenhouse Gardening

Greenhouse gardening on the rise in Palomas, Mexico

Deming HeadlightDeming Headlight - Feb 24, 2018
PALOMAS, Chih. Mexico – For generations, mothers have encouraged their children to, “Eat your vegetables, they'll make you grow big and strong,” and decades of scientific research has proved that they were right. Fresh fruit and vegetables really are ...  

Landscape Gardening

Ahwahnee resident has organic landscape gardening book on Amazon

Sierra StarSierra Star - May 7, 2018
Now Adler has taken her love to a new level with a nearly 200-page book, “Landscape Gardening in the Sierra Nevada and Other High Elevation Climates,” available on Amazon. She said she wrote it to provide landscaping information for those living in the ...  

Indoor Gardening

Oakland's Back to the Roots bets big on indoor gardening

San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle - Apr 23, 2018
“The future of gardening is indoors,” says Back to the Roots co-founder Alejandro Velez. Back to the Roots is an Oakland company that specializes in organic indoor gardening kits, and Velez believes that helping people grow mushrooms and herbs indoors ...  

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening: Growing great asparagus

The Detroit NewsThe Detroit News - May 10, 2018
Driving west on Interstate 94 in midsummer, the trained eye can spot asparagus ferns growing on the freeway embankments from a fast-moving car. It's a distinct shape, tall and willowy, like a puff of green smoke. Asparagus takes advantage of areas like ...  

Japanese Gardening

Stroll the 14 specialty displays of Ed Hume's Educational Garden with the global gardening guru

Seattle TimesSeattle Times - May 17, 2018
Next is the Japanese Garden, filled with elements that tell the story of Japanese gardening traditions. Then there's the Plant a Row for the Hungry Garden, brimming with vegetables that are contributed to the local food bank. The path continues into ...  

Tropical Garden

Garden Guru: Golden Delicious pineapple sage thrills in foliage, fragrance, flowers

Savannah Morning NewsSavannah Morning News - May 19, 2018
In the landscape, the pineapple sage is well-suited to a number of uses, from the herb garden to the tropical garden, cottage garden and backyard wildlife habitat. In addition to the Golden Delicious and the Proven Winners Rockin Golden Delicious, you ...  


What to know if your hydrangeas aren't blooming

Press HeraldPress Herald - May 13, 2018
There are 76 species of hydrangeas, according to Ross, far more than I know about, and every part of the world has some native hydrangeas. The shrubs have existed for a long time. Really long. Hydrangea Alaskana was discovered in the 1920s – it's a ...  


Select the right lilac for planting this spring

Fairbanks Daily News-MinerFairbanks Daily News-Miner - May 20, 2018
The late lilac was also used to develop the Preston, or Canadian hybrid, lilacs. I've noticed quite a few of the pink-flowered James MacFarlane variety, hardy to Zone 3, planted around Fairbanks. Neither the late lilacs or the Canadian hybrids produce ...  


Orchids and Onions: Friday, May 18, 2018
Today's News-Herald - May 18, 2018

Another beautiful day in Havasu... Onions to the bank $3 fee for unauthorized service for “check images.” Complained and was removed. Same bank also did same to my husband. Watch your bank statements! Orchids to Innovative Health and Wellness ...  

Wildlife Garden

RHS say what they want from garden designers

Horticulture WeekHorticulture Week - May 15, 2018
Powell has won a competition to design a world food garden and wildlife garden at Wisley's planned new Hilltop science building. She said wildlife gardens she had seen were "messy" so she had designed her one acre plot on a bee wing template with ...  

Zen Garden

Buddy bench, Zen garden, and coding robotics: WFEE announces over $100000 in grants

Wicked LocalWicked Local - May 23, 2018
The Winchester Foundation for Educational Excellence announced $100,700 in educational and professional development grants for a wide range of projects in the district. Hands-on tools to teach science and math, support for students' social-emotional ...  

Flower Gardener

Obituary: Carol Joan Loux, 79, of Milford

Patch.comPatch.com - May 15, 2018
She was an avid flower gardener and bird watcher. She was a cantor at Christ the Redeemer church and even played the organ. Carol loved to try new things and was very active and adventurous. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 17, ...  

Herb Gardener

What's Up for May 9
News-Press Now - May 9, 2018

St. Joseph Herb Gardener's herb and plant sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Wyatt Park Christian Church, 2623 Mitchell Ave. A variety of plants will be available for sale, including herbs, vegetables and perennials. There also will be demonstrations and information.  

Garden Designer

How to employ a garden designer

The TimesThe Times - May 19, 2018
This week, the great and the good of the horticultural world will gather at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show — a global shop window for garden designers, where the expertly crafted plots grab the headlines. While these high-end patches may have budgets ...  

Indoor Gardener

Inspiration and Ideas for Summer Gardening and Home Improvement

The Southeast SunThe Southeast Sun - May 3, 2018
With information on plant care, propagation, pests and diseases, pruning, and problem-solving, this is a useful guide for any indoor gardener. Growing Food. Whether you're a beginner or seasoned grower, “Grow Something Different to Eat: Weird and ...  

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