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Gardening events starting Sept. 2 – The Daily Progress

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

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Gardening: These rock stars shoulder the burden of greening up stony ground – The Daily Progress

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Many plants are well suited to rock gardens. Here, juniper, ajuga, sedum, pratia, lychnis and larkspur create an interesting tapestry in the spaces around this rock. Photo by Mary Stickley-Godinez. #nosale

Autumn is coming, and gardeners couldn’t be more happy – News & Observer

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Autumn seems so close I would try to reach out and grab it – if the humidity weren’t too thick to get my hand through it. But the Piedmont is likely to have just a few more weeks of real summer, and then we can move on to the long and delightful season of fall. In the meantime, the wise gardener will take time to contemplate the work he or…

Gardening by community – The Dickinson Press

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

“Our mission was to provide the people of Dickinson with healthy access to home grown foods,” Anna said. “We envisioned 30 plots and tilled up more than 30 — a lot of people have more than one spot, which is great.” Gardener Kathy Koppinger watered her garden plot and harvested cucumbers on Tuesday. Never having a garden before, she said,“I think it’s a wonderful thing, I can’t say one thing…

For Kingsley, gardening is not ‘rocket science’ – Wadena Pioneer Journal

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Kingsley’s place is the Wadena Garden Club’s choice for Yard of the Month. As friendly and cheerful as the person it belongs to, the yard sports a wide variety of perennials. “I have all kinds of seasonal flowers,” Kingsley said. “My yard also has micro-gardening horse troughs.” Kingsley has 80-85 perennial plants in her yard and likes to see them blooming at different times throughout the year. “When I find…

Fall/Winter Gardening Class and Seed Sale at Community Garden – Brownwood News

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Press Release – With summer winding down, now is the time to start planning and planting a fall/winter garden.  The Brownwood Area Community Garden invites the public to a Fall/Winter Gardening Class and Seed Sale this Saturday August 26th, at 11 a.m. in the Shade Arbor at the Garden.  The class is free to Garden lease holders, and $5 for the General Public.   “Our growing seasons don’t exactly correspond…

Bringing back bees – Bryan-College Station Eagle

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Agricultural scientists agree that at least 30 percent of our food production results from the actions of pollinating insects and birds. But populations of these very necessary bugs are declining rapidly. For the first time in 2017, a bumblebee has been added to the Endangered Species list. The rusty patched bumblebee, once abundant in 28 states across the northeast, midwest and southeastern Canada according to the…

Here’s all you need to know about bag gardening – Times of India

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

The balcony in your apartment can be easily turned into a mini garden if you set it up smartly. Almost any spot in the house -be it windowsills, entrances or corridors -can be made to bloom with choicest plants and right planters. For those who have busy schedules, bag gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables or flowers. “It is comparatively a new trend in garden ing. In Kolkata,…

For Kingsley, gardening is not ‘rocket science’ – Wadena Pioneer Journal

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Kingsley’s place is the Wadena Garden Club’s choice for Yard of the Month. As friendly and cheerful as the person it belongs to, the yard sports a wide variety of perennials. “I have all kinds of seasonal flowers,” Kingsley said. “My yard also has micro-gardening horse troughs.” Kingsley has 80-85 perennial plants in her yard and likes to see them blooming at different times throughout the year. “When I find…

Here’s all you need to know about bag gardening – Times of India

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

The balcony in your apartment can be easily turned into a mini garden if you set it up smartly. Almost any spot in the house -be it windowsills, entrances or corridors -can be made to bloom with choicest plants and right planters. For those who have busy schedules, bag gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables or flowers. “It is comparatively a new trend in garden ing. In Kolkata,…

For Kingsley, gardening is not ‘rocket science’ – Wadena Pioneer Journal

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Kingsley’s place is the Wadena Garden Club’s choice for Yard of the Month. As friendly and cheerful as the person it belongs to, the yard sports a wide variety of perennials. “I have all kinds of seasonal flowers,” Kingsley said. “My yard also has micro-gardening horse troughs.” Kingsley has 80-85 perennial plants in her yard and likes to see them blooming at different times throughout the year. “When I find…

For Kingsley, gardening is not ‘rocket science’ – Wadena Pioneer Journal

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Kingsley’s place is the Wadena Garden Club’s choice for Yard of the Month. As friendly and cheerful as the person it belongs to, the yard sports a wide variety of perennials. “I have all kinds of seasonal flowers,” Kingsley said. “My yard also has micro-gardening horse troughs.” Kingsley has 80-85 perennial plants in her yard and likes to see them blooming at different times throughout the year. “When I find…

For Kingsley, gardening is not ‘rocket science’ – Wadena Pioneer Journal

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Kingsley’s place is the Wadena Garden Club’s choice for Yard of the Month. As friendly and cheerful as the person it belongs to, the yard sports a wide variety of perennials. “I have all kinds of seasonal flowers,” Kingsley said. “My yard also has micro-gardening horse troughs.” Kingsley has 80-85 perennial plants in her yard and likes to see them blooming at different times throughout the year. “When I find…

How can I avoid crop failures in my vegetable garden? – ALAN TITCHMARSH explains – Express.co.uk

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

GEAR UP TO STAY SAFE THIS SUMMER ALL sorts of little accidents occur in the garden, especially in the summer when the pressure is off and you’re relaxing or pottering outside in the sunshine. You know what it’s like, you spot a job that needs doing and don’t stop to think before getting on with it. Bending over to nip off an errant shoot could result in you poking yourself…

Free gardening talk: Permaculture — A new lens to gardening – Pagosa Springs Sun

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

By Leslie WustrackSpecial to The PREVIEW Free and open to the public, the Pagosa Springs Community Gardeners present ​their ninth free gardening talk in the summer-long series. On Tuesday, Aug. ​22​, at 4:30 p.m., ​John Wesley O’Rourke and Issac Manobia of South Fork ​will be ​discussing “The Permaculture Garden: Mimicking Nature to Live in Abundance.”​​ The presentation will be held at the River Pointe Coffee House, 445…

Gardening is different in Florida – Orlando Sentinel

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Have you ever heard the saying, “Things are different in Florida?” Well they are, like the start of a new gardening year. For sure, now is time to begin nine months of great vegetable gardening. Around the middle of the month is the best time to be starting warm season crops. Yes, we start these during the hot times so they can grow and begin to form their harvests during…

U of I Extension announces free gardening webinars this fall – Kendall County Now (subscription)

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

The webinar “What’s That Butterfly in My Garden?” will help participants learn to distinguish between some of the most commonly seen butterflies in flower gardens and prairies. Learn more about butterflies, Venus flytraps and horticulture therapy – all from the comfort of your own computer and at no cost – with the University of Illinois Extension Four Seasons webinars this fall. Join Extension horticulture educator Kelly Allsup for “What’s That…

Gardening with Allen: Pruning will damage trees if done improperly – The Columbian

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Allen Wilson is a Vancouver gardening specialist. Email Allen Wilson at allenw98663@yahoo.com. My tree has become so large I am afraid it might fall and do damage. How can I tell if should be shortened? Large trees growing near homes and other structures can be dangerous during windy weather, especially if they have wounds, rot or weak branch connections. However, far too many healthy large trees are damaged by incorrect…

As summer ends, bring your gardening inside – Kokomo Tribune

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Time to bring the garden inside? Indoor grow gardens can make it easy. A tasty salad of tender pea shoots. Handfuls of fragrant herbs for the stew. Snack veggies for lunch boxes. Keeping a fresh supply of greens and herbs on hand can be challenging as the growing season winds down, or if you don’t have a garden. But now you can plop a planter anywhere…

Gardening events fill the calendar – Burlington County Times

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Burlington County Gardeners are hosting a discussion, lecture and demonstration, “Preserving the Harvest,” with a lecture and demonstration, on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Burlington County Community Agricultural Center, 500 Centerton Road, Moorestown. The BCGA are a group of gardeners with advanced gardening experience who are dedicated to providing education and providing horticultural activities, lectures and workshops that cultivate enthusiasm for gardening. Future workshops…

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