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Woman Feeds Hundreds Of Poor Elderly With Backyard Garden – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Debbra Arndt doesn’t have much of a yard to mow around her modest ranch-style home in America’s heartland. That’s because most of it is covered by more than 500 plants—some more than 30 years old. The 56-year-old retired geriatric nurse has had bigger yards with much larger gardens than the one she now tends in O’Fallon, Missouri. For more than three decades, Arndt has been growing vegetables to ensure that…

Autumn is coming, and gardeners couldn’t be more happy – News & Observer

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Autumn seems so close I would try to reach out and grab it – if the humidity weren’t too thick to get my hand through it. But the Piedmont is likely to have just a few more weeks of real summer, and then we can move on to the long and delightful season of fall. In the meantime, the wise gardener will take time to contemplate the work he or…

Gardening events starting Sept. 2 – The Daily Progress

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

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Gardening: These rock stars shoulder the burden of greening up stony ground – The Daily Progress

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Many plants are well suited to rock gardens. Here, juniper, ajuga, sedum, pratia, lychnis and larkspur create an interesting tapestry in the spaces around this rock. Photo by Mary Stickley-Godinez. #nosale

Autumn is coming, and gardeners couldn’t be more happy – News & Observer

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Autumn seems so close I would try to reach out and grab it – if the humidity weren’t too thick to get my hand through it. But the Piedmont is likely to have just a few more weeks of real summer, and then we can move on to the long and delightful season of fall. In the meantime, the wise gardener will take time to contemplate the work he or…

Plants under heat stress must act surprisingly quickly to survive – Phys.Org

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

In new results reported in The Plant Cell, molecular biologist Elizabeth Vierling at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and colleagues in India and China report finding a crucial mechanism that plants need to recover from heat stress. She points out that high temperature damage to crops is increasing with climate change, and uncovering mechanisms of heat tolerance are important not only as basic knowledge, but for possible future attempts to…

Kasich not backing bailout for Ohio nuclear plants – Fremont News Messenger

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Buy Photo Ohio Gov. John Kasich said he can’t see supporting a proposed financial rescue of Ohio’s two nuclear plants that Akron-based FirstEnergy says is needed to keep the aging plants alive.(Photo: Molly Corfman/The News-Messenger)Buy Photo   OREGON, Ohio – Gov. John Kasich said Monday that he can’t see supporting a proposed financial rescue that FirstEnergy Corp. maintains is needed to keep alive the state’s two aging nuclear plants. He…

NBA AM: The Garden’s Mystique – Basketball Insiders

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Current NBA players refer to Madison Square Garden as the Mecca of Basketball, in part because it is the oldest standing NBA arena still in use and in part because it’s the home of New York City’s oldest professional basketball team. Still, Madison Square Garden is as much an idea as it is a building. It certainly is not only a place where basketball happens, and in a…

It’s Garden Thyme! with Bea & Craig Wright, of Elkton – Cecil Whig

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

This week I had the pleasure of visiting the home garden of Bea and Craig Wright of Elkton. Both have been gardening since childhood — Bea with her mom in their prairie garden, and Craig with his grandparents on their 2,000-acre corn farm. Today this nature-loving couple work side-by-side tending to their 5-acre Bay-Wise certified farmette, known as Morning Mist Farm. They grow a variety of…

World’s Stinkiest Flower Blooms at US Botanic Garden – Voice of America

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

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Gardening by community – The Dickinson Press

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

“Our mission was to provide the people of Dickinson with healthy access to home grown foods,” Anna said. “We envisioned 30 plots and tilled up more than 30 — a lot of people have more than one spot, which is great.” Gardener Kathy Koppinger watered her garden plot and harvested cucumbers on Tuesday. Never having a garden before, she said,“I think it’s a wonderful thing, I can’t say one thing…

For Kingsley, gardening is not ‘rocket science’ – Wadena Pioneer Journal

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Kingsley’s place is the Wadena Garden Club’s choice for Yard of the Month. As friendly and cheerful as the person it belongs to, the yard sports a wide variety of perennials. “I have all kinds of seasonal flowers,” Kingsley said. “My yard also has micro-gardening horse troughs.” Kingsley has 80-85 perennial plants in her yard and likes to see them blooming at different times throughout the year. “When I find…

Fall/Winter Gardening Class and Seed Sale at Community Garden – Brownwood News

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Press Release – With summer winding down, now is the time to start planning and planting a fall/winter garden.  The Brownwood Area Community Garden invites the public to a Fall/Winter Gardening Class and Seed Sale this Saturday August 26th, at 11 a.m. in the Shade Arbor at the Garden.  The class is free to Garden lease holders, and $5 for the General Public.   “Our growing seasons don’t exactly correspond…

Bringing back bees – Bryan-College Station Eagle

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Agricultural scientists agree that at least 30 percent of our food production results from the actions of pollinating insects and birds. But populations of these very necessary bugs are declining rapidly. For the first time in 2017, a bumblebee has been added to the Endangered Species list. The rusty patched bumblebee, once abundant in 28 states across the northeast, midwest and southeastern Canada according to the…

Here’s all you need to know about bag gardening – Times of India

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

The balcony in your apartment can be easily turned into a mini garden if you set it up smartly. Almost any spot in the house -be it windowsills, entrances or corridors -can be made to bloom with choicest plants and right planters. For those who have busy schedules, bag gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables or flowers. “It is comparatively a new trend in garden ing. In Kolkata,…

NBA AM: The Garden’s Mystique – Basketball Insiders

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Current NBA players refer to Madison Square Garden as the Mecca of Basketball, in part because it is the oldest standing NBA arena still in use and in part because it’s the home of New York City’s oldest professional basketball team. Still, Madison Square Garden is as much an idea as it is a building. It certainly is not only a place where basketball happens, and in a…

For Kingsley, gardening is not ‘rocket science’ – Wadena Pioneer Journal

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Kingsley’s place is the Wadena Garden Club’s choice for Yard of the Month. As friendly and cheerful as the person it belongs to, the yard sports a wide variety of perennials. “I have all kinds of seasonal flowers,” Kingsley said. “My yard also has micro-gardening horse troughs.” Kingsley has 80-85 perennial plants in her yard and likes to see them blooming at different times throughout the year. “When I find…

Here’s all you need to know about bag gardening – Times of India

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

The balcony in your apartment can be easily turned into a mini garden if you set it up smartly. Almost any spot in the house -be it windowsills, entrances or corridors -can be made to bloom with choicest plants and right planters. For those who have busy schedules, bag gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables or flowers. “It is comparatively a new trend in garden ing. In Kolkata,…

Musical eclipse to mimic solar eclipse at the Chicago Botanic Garden – Chicago Sun-Times

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

A solar-eclipse event in suburban Chicago won’t just offer a spectacle for attendees’ eyes. It’ll simultaneously offer something for their ears. A work entitled “Eclipse,” by composer Mischa Zupko, will be performed Monday at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe as the moon crosses between the earth and the sun. Zupko says a cello and a violin play separate, distinctive lines at the start of the four-minute piece. But they…

For Kingsley, gardening is not ‘rocket science’ – Wadena Pioneer Journal

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Kingsley’s place is the Wadena Garden Club’s choice for Yard of the Month. As friendly and cheerful as the person it belongs to, the yard sports a wide variety of perennials. “I have all kinds of seasonal flowers,” Kingsley said. “My yard also has micro-gardening horse troughs.” Kingsley has 80-85 perennial plants in her yard and likes to see them blooming at different times throughout the year. “When I find…

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