Garden Design

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,…

Big plants can make a big statement in your landscape – whnt.com

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017

We already know that plants can come in all shapes and sizes.  Let’s take a look at two large plants that can make a big impact in your flowering landscape. First is angel trumpet, or Brugmansia.  Angel trumpet is a tropical, woody plant that can bloom in white, pink, purple, or yellow.  It thrives in warm temperatures and usually doesn’t start blooming until mid to late summer.  It’s a beautiful…

Buzz About You: Girl Scout creates memory garden – Elmira Star-Gazette

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017

Girl Scout Rachael Davis recently completed a memory garden for the residents at The Courtyards Assisted Living at Bethany Village in Horseheads for her Gold Award Project.(Photo: PROVIDED PHOTO) Boy Scouts have their Eagle badge, and the Girl Scout equivalent is the Gold Award. Longtime Girl Scout Rachael Davis recently created a “memory garden” for the residents at The Courtyards Assisted Living at Bethany Village in Horseheads for her Gold Award…

Volunteers create Healing Garden just days after Las Vegas shooting – AZCentral.com

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE LAS VEGAS STRIP SHOOTING, AT LEAST 50 DEAD First responders describe Vegas massacre chaos | 2:07 First responders detailed Thursday the chaos that followed the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night. Clark County Fire Chief Greg Cassell credits emergency response crews with being on scene within five seconds of the attack. (Oct. 5) AP x Embed x Share CLOSE LAS VEGAS STRIP SHOOTING, AT…

Keeping the garden green: Vatican uses essential oils on outdoor art – Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017

ROME — Roughly half of the Vatican’s 110 acres is devoted to gardens, and a major project is underway to keep them as “green” as possible. It’s not about watering the plants, although that was a big concern this year with a drought in Italy. The Vatican Museums and the Vatican City governor’s office — which includes the gardeners — are involved in a five-year project to develop ecologically friendly…

New Jersey Stories: Music Executives Remember Their Formative Years in the Garden State – Variety

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017

All this talk about Bruce Springsteen got us thinking of the people and the places that shaped the music scene in New Jersey — and those who graduated from the Garden State to hold important positions in the industry. Three such influencers — UMPG’s Jody Gerson, whose dad owned a popular South Jersey club; SiriusXM’s Steve Leeds, who took on MTV with a local cable access channel; and Matt Pinfield,…

Las Vegas businesses, volunteers build memorial garden for shooting victims — VIDEO – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017

It’s 8:30 on Thursday morning, and three UNLV students are gathered on the corner of Casino Center and Charleston boulevards, plunging shovels and mattocks into the ground. Two students fill the holes with fresh daffodils. Another pushes soil into the gaps. At the north end of the garden, 15-year-old Bethany Oliver and her friend do the same. At this time on Wednesday, the land in the Arts District was a…

Japan transport ministry finds flawed procedures at five Nissan plants – Reuters

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s transport ministry on Friday said inspections at five of six plants making Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) cars found stamps of certified technicians on documents signing off checks by non-certified technicians on vehicles for the domestic market. The comment comes as Japan’s second-biggest automaker the same day recalled all 1.2 million passenger cars sold domestically over the past three years due to the issue. Vehicles destined…

White House Announces 2017 Fall Garden Tours – Whitehouse.gov (press release)

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017

This fall, the White House will be opening its gardens and grounds to visitors. The grounds will be open on Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, and Sunday, October 22 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM. During this event, visitors can discover the beauty of the South Lawn of the White House. The Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, Rose Garden and the White House Kitchen Garden will also be…

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