Garden Design

Office Blooms: Polly Brown’s PLANTS – New Yorker (blog)

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014

Skip to content Subscribe to The New Yorker Those of us who spend our days in an office can appreciate the pleasures of cultivating a desk plant. Office plants serve the purpose of breaking up a muted grey space and providing a connection, however tenuous, to the “outdoors.” But what does our desk plant say about us? Polly Brown, a London-based photographer, has spent the past year documenting the plants…

17 Times Zach Braff’s ‘Wish I Was Here’ References ‘Garden State’ – Huffington Post

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014

Zach Braff’s “Garden State” was released 10 years ago this summer, and it became an instant cultural touchstone. Written, produced, directed by and starring Braff, “Garden State” was a favorite for its soundtrack, its humble and relatable story and its cast, which featured Natalie Portman, Ian Holm and Peter Sarsgaard. Later, it would become a pariah for many of the same reasons. Having not written or directed any films since…

Office Blooms: Polly Brown’s PLANTS – New Yorker (blog)

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014

Skip to content Subscribe to The New Yorker Those of us who spend our days in an office can appreciate the pleasures of cultivating a desk plant. Office plants serve the purpose of breaking up a muted grey space and providing a connection, however tenuous, to the “outdoors.” But what does our desk plant say about us? Polly Brown, a London-based photographer, has spent the past year documenting the plants…

Rockford Community Garden Could Move Again – WIFR

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014

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Readers share their 2014 summer garden photos – Greensboro News & Record

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014

Again this summer, we’re spotlighting your gardens. We’ll feature photo packages every few weeks in Life and add to this online gallery as we receive more submissions. To share your garden photos, email them as JPG attachments to life@news-record.com. List “gardens” in the subject field. Include a description of your garden and your name and town. Limit three photos per person. Attachments should be at least 2,000 pixels.

17 Times Zach Braff’s ‘Wish I Was Here’ References ‘Garden State’ – Huffington Post

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014

Zach Braff’s “Garden State” was released 10 years ago this summer, and it became an instant cultural touchstone. Written, produced, directed by and starring Braff, “Garden State” was a favorite for its soundtrack, its humble and relatable story and its cast, which featured Natalie Portman, Ian Holm and Peter Sarsgaard. Later, it would become a pariah for many of the same reasons. Having not written or directed any films since…

Office Blooms: Polly Brown’s PLANTS – New Yorker (blog)

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014

Skip to content Subscribe to The New Yorker Those of us who spend our days in an office can appreciate the pleasures of cultivating a desk plant. Office plants serve the purpose of breaking up a muted grey space and providing a connection, however tenuous, to the “outdoors.” But what does our desk plant say about us? Polly Brown, a London-based photographer, has spent the past year documenting the plants…

17 Times Zach Braff’s ‘Wish I Was Here’ References ‘Garden State’ – Huffington Post

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Zach Braff’s “Garden State” was released 10 years ago this summer, and it became an instant cultural touchstone. Written, produced, directed by and starring Braff, “Garden State” was a favorite for its soundtrack, its humble and relatable story and its cast, which featured Natalie Portman, Ian Holm and Peter Sarsgaard. Later, it would become a pariah for many of the same reasons. Having not written or directed any films since…

Marianne Binetti: There’s still time to plant some veggies in your garden – TheNewsTribune.com

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

It’s not too late to plant some vegetables or add some summer color. In fact, it’s a great time for that because you can pick up some bargains on bedding plants and hanging baskets this month. So long as those blooming plants are not too root-bound they will continue to flower for another two months. In the vegetable garden you can still plant seeds of beets, bush beans, carrots and…

Keeping your plants healthy in storms – wwlp.com

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – We already have had more rain fall over the past two weeks than normally falls the entire month of July. Some rain is good, but too much rain, and your grass and plants get waterlogged. All of this extra rain promotes disease and fungus in your garden. Wet plants can lead to the growth of mold, powdery mildew, fungal spores or black spots. You can tell…

Marianne Binetti: There’s still time to plant some veggies in your garden – TheNewsTribune.com

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

It’s not too late to plant some vegetables or add some summer color. In fact, it’s a great time for that because you can pick up some bargains on bedding plants and hanging baskets this month. So long as those blooming plants are not too root-bound they will continue to flower for another two months. In the vegetable garden you can still plant seeds of beets, bush beans, carrots and…

Enfield Garden Club Spreads Word About Invasive Plants – Hartford Courant

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Enfield Garden Club is spreading the word about the dangers of introducing invasive and non-native plants. The club, which has been active for 13 years, is Enfield’s second try at a garden club. The first one disbanded in the 1980s after interest dissipated. The current group was started when Sylvia Foster, who was on the town’s beautification committee, needed to complete a civic project to finish her master gardener’s…

History tapped: Beer garden opens at Independence Mall – Philly.com

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Just across from the Liberty Bell, another homage to America’s roots opened Tuesday afternoon: a beer garden highlighting the country’s own brews. Independence Beer Garden, located on the west side of Independence Mall at the foot of the Dow Chemical building, served its first glass just before 4 p.m. Michael Schulson, a 41-year-old chef who also owns Philadelphia’s Sampan restaurant, always wanted to open a beer…

Winds kick up Tuesday, growing Garden Valley fires – The Idaho Statesman

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Firefighters made progress Tuesday on fires across the Boise National Forest, but three large fires in the Garden Valley area and the 85-acre fire east of Lowman continue to pose challenges as afternoon heat and increased winds develop. Ten smaller fires are either getting closer to containment with preliminary firelines around the flames, or are being called fully contained. Forest Service officials said midday Tuesday that winds were picking up…

Private Donors Keep Community Garden Growing – whotv.com

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Photo Gallery View Gallery (5 images) Inline DES MOINES, Iowa — It was mid-April and things were looking bleak. “They are going to charge $50 rental per month,” said Ralph Chiodo, “plus the cost of our water, and they want a $650 deposit on the box as well.” In 2014, Des Moines Water Works would no longer be giving free water access to the King-Irving Community Garden. “There’s just no…

Cupertino teens cultivate garden at library, donate vegetables to pantry – San Jose Mercury News

Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Creating a thriving garden is now one of the many learning resources for teens at the Cupertino Library. For just over a year, the library courtyard has been home to a garden that is entirely maintained and cared for by teens from local schools. To date, the Green Teen Volunteer Garden program has seen more than 30 teens work together to grow tasty organic vegetables that are delivered to West…

Witness the Sudden Bloom of the House-Swallowing Garden – Curbed National

Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

↑ In Paris’ second arrondissement, living wall pioneer Patrick Blanc outfitted a five-story raw concrete façade in strokes of 7,600 plants. ↑ The vegetation, representing 237 species, was implanted last spring, debuting in full-bloom in time for Paris Design Week in early September. ↑ Described by the architects as “a mini lung,” this Lisbon abode by Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade, and Manuel Cachão Tojal boasts walls…

Va. man plants flag, claims African country, calling it ‘Kingdom of North Sudan’ – Washington Post

Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Jeremiah Heaton and his seven year-old daughter, Princess Emily, show off the flag that their family designed as they try to claim a piece of land in the Eastern African region of Bir Tawil. (David Crigger/AP) Jeremiah Heaton was playing with his daughter in their Abingdon, Va., home last winter when she asked whether she could be a real princess. Heaton, a father of three who works in the mining…

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