Garden Design

Life in the Garden by Penelope Lively review – green fingers, silver trowels – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

When a really good book comes along, one of the things it does is to draw attention to the absence of such a book on your shelves before it arrived. I hadn’t really thought much about the state of the once venerable art of garden writing until I read Life in the Garden. It brought home to me how few recent gardening books come anywhere close to its style, intelligence and…

WWL-TV volunteered with Miss Gloria’s Garden on Make a Difference Day – WWL

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Saturday is Make A Difference Day, with volunteer groups pitching in across town and across the country to improve their communities. WWL-TV joined the effort by helping out a small garden right off of Claiborne Avenue known as Miss Gloria’s Garden. “I’ve been gardening all my life,” Gloria Ward, who runs the garden, said. “I’m 69, I don’t take any medicine, and I grow everything I eat,” she said. However,…

UGA’s ‘secret garden’ chooses 2017 Classic City Award winning flowers – Red and Black

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

As University of Georgia students are grabbing more layers in the morning and as campus becomes littered with autumn leaves, a colorful haven behind Snelling Dining Commons will be cleared away in anticipation of the winter. This space, filled with hundreds of different plants, is the Trial Gardens at UGA, a part of the Horticulture Department in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, which tests…

WWL-TV volunteered with Miss Gloria’s Garden on Make a Difference Day – WWL

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Saturday is Make A Difference Day, with volunteer groups pitching in across town and across the country to improve their communities. WWL-TV joined the effort by helping out a small garden right off of Claiborne Avenue known as Miss Gloria’s Garden. “I’ve been gardening all my life,” Gloria Ward, who runs the garden, said. “I’m 69, I don’t take any medicine, and I grow everything I eat,” she said. However,…

UGA’s ‘secret garden’ chooses 2017 Classic City Award winning flowers – Red and Black

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

As University of Georgia students are grabbing more layers in the morning and as campus becomes littered with autumn leaves, a colorful haven behind Snelling Dining Commons will be cleared away in anticipation of the winter. This space, filled with hundreds of different plants, is the Trial Gardens at UGA, a part of the Horticulture Department in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, which tests…

WWL-TV volunteered with Miss Gloria’s Garden on Make a Difference Day – WWL

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Saturday is Make A Difference Day, with volunteer groups pitching in across town and across the country to improve their communities. WWL-TV joined the effort by helping out a small garden right off of Claiborne Avenue known as Miss Gloria’s Garden. “I’ve been gardening all my life,” Gloria Ward, who runs the garden, said. “I’m 69, I don’t take any medicine, and I grow everything I eat,” she said. However,…

UGA’s ‘secret garden’ chooses 2017 Classic City Award winning flowers – Red and Black

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

As University of Georgia students are grabbing more layers in the morning and as campus becomes littered with autumn leaves, a colorful haven behind Snelling Dining Commons will be cleared away in anticipation of the winter. This space, filled with hundreds of different plants, is the Trial Gardens at UGA, a part of the Horticulture Department in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, which tests…

UGA’s ‘secret garden’ chooses 2017 Classic City Award winning flowers – Red and Black

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

As University of Georgia students are grabbing more layers in the morning and as campus becomes littered with autumn leaves, a colorful haven behind Snelling Dining Commons will be cleared away in anticipation of the winter. This space, filled with hundreds of different plants, is the Trial Gardens at UGA, a part of the Horticulture Department in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, which tests…

Cut your phone dependence with an app that plants trees as a reward – Quartz

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

You can’t help it. You check your phone constantly, forever sneaking a peak, seeking distraction, and the more you do it, the more distracted you become. Don’t feel bad—it’s a common problem that can be solved with the help of technology. Use your your phone to cultivate the focus it erodes by downloading an app designed to curb tech dependence and reward the environment for your presence. Published by Shaokan…

Edison Elementary School debuts student-run vegetable garden – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Thomas Edison Elementary School unveiled its student-run vegetable and herb garden Tuesday, which provides a hands-on experience for students, while learning about healthy eating and nutrition. The garden was planted last month as part of a program by the Adventist Health Glendale Foundation to bring students closer to their food through gardening. Along with tending the garden, students learned about healthier eating habits that can combat childhood obesity as well…

Groundwork Bridgeport continues work on garden – CT Post

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Caption Close BRIDGEPORT — There are two more volunteer days left this season to be a part of creating a mini-botanic garden in the city. Groundwork Bridgeport, a non-profit organization working to revitalize the city, is behind the project. Executive Director Christina Smith said the volunteer days are essential to completing the garden on Seaview Avenue and surrounding smaller projects on the site. The volunteer dates left are Oct. 28…

First solar garden built to benefit low-income families – 9NEWS.com

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

First of its kind community solar garden being built in Watkins will benefit low-income housing. (photo: Cory Reppenhagen/Twitter) DENVER – The Denver Housing Authority is getting into the solar gardening business. They are building a field of solar panels, at a remote location, that creates energy for low-income families. The DHA is the first housing authority in the country to do this.  The first seeds were planted Friday. It’s bolts…

Video: 3 Things To Think About When You Bring Your Plants Indoors For The Winter – WBUR

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

This is the time of year you want to bring your houseplants inside in order to save them through the harsh winter. The video above includes three things to think about when you do: bugs, location and timing. Each year I bring my plants either into the house in a bright sunny poolroom, or I put them into the garage. No matter where my plants go after being outside all summer,…

Foster + Partners’ First Public Garden Design to Feature in Norton Museum Expansion – ArchDaily

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

© Foster + Partners 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 million expansion project. To feature a variety of native sub-tropical plantings and gathering spaces, the garden is envisioned as “a new social space for the community.” “From the beginning, we have conceived of the Norton expansion as an…

Foster + Partners’ First Public Garden Design to Feature in Norton Museum Expansion – ArchDaily

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

© Foster + Partners 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 million expansion project. To feature a variety of native sub-tropical plantings and gathering spaces, the garden is envisioned as “a new social space for the community.” “From the beginning, we have conceived of the Norton expansion as an…

Luke Bryan’s Unlimited Olive Garden Praise – CMT.com

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

by Alison Bonaguro 5h ago It’s hard to say who does what at the Olive Garden when it comes to serving their famous Unlimited Soup, Salad & Breadsticks Combination. But Luke Bryan knows this: one Olive Garden employee has a God-given voice. When Bryan was on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week to talk about his new gig as a judge on American Idol, he used the waiter as an…

Spring bulbs and pruning: More garden care tips for colder days – WTOP

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

WASHINGTON — WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath answers your questions about planting spring bulbs and when (and what) to prune during the cold season. Winter pruning rules: Don’t cut the crape! A crape myrtle plant frames the U.S. Capitol Building Monday, Sept. 8,1997, in Washington. (AP Photo/Joe Marquette) Clemencia in Potomac writes: “Could you clarify why your recommendation to prune in the dead of winter doesn’t apply to crape myrtle…

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

Derek Stepan overwhelmed by emotional response to his Garden return – New York Post

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

It was an emotional night of tributes during the Rangers’ 5-2 win over the Coyotes on Thursday at the Garden. Most impactful was the return of Derek Stepan, who had been an integral Ranger for seven seasons before an offseason trade sent him to the Coyotes. During a first-period television timeout, the scoreboard showed some of his career highlights, and it ended with his overtime goal in Game 7 of…

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

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