Garden Design

Cromwell couple proposes kids garden to teach importance of healthy eating – Middletown Press

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

Caption Close CROMWELL — The couple responsible for establishing the Cromwell Farmers Market is now proposing to establish a children’s community garden. Heather and Jeff Polke came before the Town Council last week to pitch their idea of establishing the children’s garden on a portion of the Hoffman Farm. Doing so, the Polkes said, would encourage a sense of adventure among young people while also helping to instill in them…

UNH gets grant to study economic impact of invasive plants – Foster’s Daily Democrat

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

DURHAM — Researchers with the N.H. Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have received a half a million dollar USDA grant to investigate the economics of managing invasive plants in forests owned by private landowners. The research project will be directed by experiment station researcher Shadi Atallah, assistant professor of environmental and resources economics, in collaboration with experiment station researcher Tom Lee, associated…

Cabbage wine, tomato beer: Say cheers to ‘garden-to-glass’ drinks – CNBC

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

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GE names Trian co-founder Ed Garden to board – CNBC

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

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Cabbage wine, tomato beer: Say cheers to ‘garden-to-glass’ drinks – CNBC

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

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Garden springs past Conquerors – Gadsden Messenger

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

By Cole Frederick/Sports Correspondent The Coosa Christian Conquerors fell to the Spring Garden Panthers, 42-8, in a Class 1A, Region 6 contest on Friday (Oct. 6) in Gadsden. The Panthers (5-1, 4-0) set the tone early on as they marched down the field for a 10-play, 58-yard scoring drive to start the game. Running back Weston Kirk scored darted in for a 22-yard touchdown with 7:14 left in the…

Cabbage wine, tomato beer: Say cheers to ‘garden-to-glass’ drinks – CNBC

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

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Fire destroys garden center in Dunbar Township Sunday – Uniontown Herald Standard

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

A fire claimed a local garden center in a matter of minutes Sunday morning. The building housing the Cellurale Garden Center along Route 119 in Dunbar Township went up in flames around 9:30 a.m., according to Jim Cellurale III, son of the garden center’s owners. The building was rendered a total loss by the fire, Cellurale III said, adding that it’s still unclear how the fire…

Garden Help Desk: Prepping trees for the cold winter – Daily Herald

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

Utah State University Extension provides informal education outreach to residents throughout the state. This question-and-answer column is designed to give you research-based information whether your gardening interest is producing fresh food, creating a landscape area or anything in between. Question: If I have less time than usual to get my yard ready for winter, what are the most important things that I should do this fall?…

Palermo community garden gets its own water well – Press Herald

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

PALERMO — 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. “After five months of hauling jugs of water, this is an immense relief,” said Connie Bellet, president of the center. So too is it a relief for Phil Frizzell, chief financial officer of the nonprofit community center run by the Living…

Gardeners plant the seeds of Spring at the botanic garden’s Bulb Festival – WGN-TV

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

CHICAGO, Ill. — Around 250 types of bulbs were on display at the Chicago Botanic Garden’s 2017 Fall Bulb Festival. The 3-day event attracted more than 16,000. All proceeds benefited the Chicago Botanic Garden. The event began in 1999 and continues today thanks to dedicated organizers like Stephanie Lindemann, the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Manager of Horticultural Events. “We have some bulbs for every type of gardener, whether you’re experienced, whether you’re…

Dahlias dazzle at Garden Education Center – Greenwich Time

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

Caption Close Hundreds of colorful dahlias were on display for the Dazzling Dahlias Show at the Garden Education Center in Cos Cob this weekend. Presented by the Greenwich Dahlia Society, the two-day juried show featured hundreds of beautful dahlias on display followed by a sale of the flowers.

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…

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