Garden Design

Palermo Community Center drills well to provide water for garden – Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

PALERMO — For the people who run the local community center, all’s well that ends well. And it turns out, that end is an actual well. In order to water their community gardens, the Palermo Community Center recently dug its own well. Pine State Drilling struck water 400 feet down two weeks ago. Said Connie Bellet, president of the center, “After five months of hauling jugs of water, this is…

Work up a sweat seeing beautiful flowers and plants at San Francisco’s Conservatory of Flowers – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

Its life has been no bed of roses. At least one explosion, a fire and a windstorm have damaged it, sometimes closing it for long stretches, although oddly enough, it survived the 1906 earthquake unscathed. Still, in the 1990s, it landed on the World Monuments Fund‘s list of endangered sites. But it was saved, once again, by a fundraising effort. Today the conservatory is thought to be the largest such…

Blundering Gardener: Drenching rains, dry spells stress plants … – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

OK, so monarchs DON’T fly round trip to Mexico and back. That is, a single monarch doesn’t. What’s special about them is the length of the journey they make, but like other migrating butterflies, the journey involves more than a single generation. Thanks to Jeanette Nelson for the link that finally set me straight. Here’s the whole story, according to Monarch Butterfly Biology: Bonnie Blodgett “During the summer breeding season,…

In Las Vegas, an empty lot transforms into a community healing garden – Mashable

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

A lot in Los Vegas, completely empty just days ago, has now been transformed into a healing garden — a place to take respite from trauma after Sunday’s deadly mass shooting. The garden was originally conceived by landscape designer Jay Pleggenkuhle. Per DTLV, Pleggenkuhle contacted the city of Las Vegas early this week to see if there was a space available. The city offered a piece of land originally intended…

Iowa State Plants the Flag in Third-Ranked Oklahoma – The Ringer (blog)

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

Two things can happen with truly phenomenal smack talk. Either you’ll remember it for the rest of your life or nobody will ever let you forget it. For Baker Mayfield and Oklahoma, the latter will happen. Just as Mayfield planted Oklahoma’s flag in Ohio State’s field Week 2, an Iowa State Cyclone planted their state flag in Mayfield’s field after Iowa State beat the third-ranked Sooners 38-31 Saturday. Mics also…

Man arrested in theft of pot plants, pointing gun at grower’s head – Redding Record Searchlight

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

Marijuana legal issues(Photo: eskymaks, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Three people are under arrest after the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office said one of them robbed a Shasta Lake resident of pot plants by pointing a handgun at her head and the other two refused to cooperate with deputies Friday evening. Deputies said they received a report about 5:30 p.m. Friday from Julia Thompson, who said two men stole her three large backyard marijuana plants from…

Driver extricated after vehicle crash in Garden Grove – Orange … – OCRegister

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

A male driver had to be extricated out of a badly crashed vehicle early Saturday in Garden Grove. Garden Grove Police and firefighters were dispatched at 3 a.m. to a solo vehicle traffic collision on Valley View Street and Lampson Avenue. Law enforcement officials found a white truck that collided into a tree and the driver stuck in the wreckage, said Sgt. Michael Viscomi in a statement. Viscomi said the male…

Dedicated volunteers transform empty Las Vegas lot into healing garden – Mashable

Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017

A lot in Los Vegas, completely empty just days ago, has now been transformed into a healing garden — a place to take respite from trauma after Sunday’s deadly mass shooting. The garden was originally conceived by landscape designer Jay Pleggenkuhle. Per DTLV, Pleggenkuhle contacted the city of Las Vegas early this week to see if there was a space available. The city offered a piece of land originally intended…

Blundering Gardener: Drenching rains, dry spells stress plants – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017

OK, so monarchs DON’T fly round trip to Mexico and back. That is, a single monarch doesn’t. What’s special about them is the length of the journey they make, but like other migrating butterflies, the journey involves more than a single generation. Thanks to Jeanette Nelson for the link that finally set me straight. Here’s the whole story, according to Monarch Butterfly Biology: Bonnie Blodgett “During the summer breeding season,…

Atrium garden in Minneapolis offers a window on the four seasons – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017

See more of the story When they want to enjoy fall color, Michael Olafson and Gary Bennett don’t have to hit the road — or even step outside. It’s on glorious display right in their living room, thanks to the atrium garden in the middle of their house. In fall, they can watch the foliage on their Japanese maples turn brilliant shades of red and orange. “It’s stunning,” said Bennett….

Las Vegas healing garden helps community grieve after mass … – KABC-TV

Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017

The Las Vegas community was in need of healing and now people have a place to do just that after construction was completed on a healing garden. The garden was unveiled Friday night, after volunteers worked around the clock to create it in less than a week’s time. Everything was donated. “This has become a center of humanity that is setting a standard around the world,” Mayor Carolyn Goodman said….

Wayne Rooney Spotted Painting Garden Centre Benches as He Kicks Off 100 Hours of Community Service – Sports Illustrated

Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017

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Quickly built garden is first step in helping Las Vegas heal – Las … – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017

They carted dirt in wheel barrows, hung mementos from twine and planted 58 trees — one for each victim of the mass shooting at a country music festival on the Strip. Hundreds of Las Vegas volunteers channeled their grief this week into building a community healing garden in downtown Las Vegas. In four days, the group transformed a vacant lot into a small park with walkways, lush grass and a…

Northwest comes up big in fourth quarter, beats Garden City 36-23 … – Wichita Eagle

Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017

What seemed improbable in a sloppy first half came to pass literally for Northwest, as Austin Anderson hit Jalen Smith for the go-ahaed touchdown, and the Grizzlies went on to a 36-23 victory Friday night. Smith’s TD put Northwest ahead 27-23. Jordan Herrman picked off Garret Doll with 1:40 left and returned it 46 yards to seal the victory. Josh Benoit hit a 45-yard field goal as time ran out…

Thousands of marijuana plants seized near Copperopolis | The … – Modesto Bee

Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017

Nearly 3,000 growing marijuana plants and thousands of pounds of drying and processed marijuana was seized from a remote Calaveras County location near Copperopolis this week. The plants were located on several parcels that were under review by the county’s planning department as commercial marijuana cultivation sites, but the number of plants created a canopy size that far exceeded what had been applied for or was allowed under county ordinance,…

Madison Square Garden partners with restaurants to launch suite … – ESPN

Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017

3:40 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A new suite at Madison Square Garden, in partnership with the owners of some Manhattan restaurants, is set to include among the costliest seats in all of sports. MSG, together with the Tao Group — a restaurant and nightlife company — began offering the new Suite Sixteen to fans on Friday morning. Prices aren’t listed on the suite website,…

Milpitas community gathers to renovate school garden – The Mercury News

Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017

Milpitas parents, students, Milpitas Kiwanis Club members and local businesses teamed up on Saturday to transform the Anthony Spangler Elementary School garden into an outdoor classroom for students. Around 70 volunteers pitched in to clean up the garden and then help plant more than $7,000 in plants donated by Orchard Supply Hardware and Capitol Wholesale Nursery, Spangler PTA President Silvia Dias told the Post on Monday. The garden, on campus…

UC Davis Arboretum hosts first fall plant sale – Sacramento Bee

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017

Arboretum plant sale Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis When: Saturday, Oct. 7; 9-11 a.m. (members only); 11 a.m.-1 p.m. public Admission: Free Details: 530-752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu Fall is the perfect time to plant drought-tolerant favorites and the UC Davis Arboretum has hundreds from which to choose including hard-to-find selections from the Garden Gems collection as well as Arboretum All-Stars. New members can join at the door. Additional public…

Suite life: Madison Square Garden partners to offer $400K package – ESPN

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017

3:40 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A new suite at Madison Square Garden, in partnership with the owners of some Manhattan restaurants, is set to include among the costliest seats in all of sports. MSG, together with the Tao Group — a restaurant and nightlife company — began offering the new Suite Sixteen to fans on Friday morning. Prices aren’t listed on the suite website,…

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