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Gardening: Portrayal of America’s first professional botanist promises to be entertaining, illuminating – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

I don’t normally write theater reviews in this column but there’s a first time for everything. If you want to see a mesmerizing portrayal of the life and times of America’s first botanist, John Bartram, don’t miss horticulturist Kirk Brown’s performance of “John Bartram Lives” at the Inland Empire Gardeners monthly meeting this evening at CenterPlace in the Spokane Valley. Brown takes on the persona of Bartram and will…

Gardening for Monarchs and pollinators – Greensburg Daily News

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

On Monday, Nov. 6, the Big Oaks Conservation Society will hold a meeting at the Jefferson County Public Library in Madison, Indiana, starting at 6:30 p.m. Kirsten Carlson will present on the habitat needs of monarch butterflies. She will offer strategies that you can do at home to help bring back the declining population of eastern monarchs. She will also provide gardening tips to help honeybees…

Gardening for the Record: Novelist Eudora Welty’s garden reveals her true passion – Gurdon Times

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

By Lucy Fry “Books don’t just go with you, they take you where you’ve never been.” This anonymous quote was the perfect fit when 50 Arkansas Master Gardeners visited the Mississippi home of the famous 20th century American fiction writer Eudora Welty in October. Some had read “One Writer’s Garden — Eudora Welty’s Home Place” where “they had never been”; others read it afterward. Eudora Welty…

Gardening: Portrayal of America’s first professional botanist promises to be entertaining, illuminating – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

I don’t normally write theater reviews in this column but there’s a first time for everything. If you want to see a mesmerizing portrayal of the life and times of America’s first botanist, John Bartram, don’t miss horticulturist Kirk Brown’s performance of “John Bartram Lives” at the Inland Empire Gardeners monthly meeting this evening at CenterPlace in the Spokane Valley. Brown takes on the persona of Bartram and will…

Kate Jerome column – Kenosha News

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

I have to finally admit that my tomato plants are not going to give me any more tomatoes. The huge sodden masses sitting out in the garden are a sad sight, waiting to be pulled and disposed of. I love this time in the garden, when I get to pull all the old foliage, leave clean, bare soil for the winter, and put the gardening season…

Gardening: 5 of the best leaf blowers – Sunderland Echo

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

We look at 5 of the best leaf blowers Qualcast 2800W Garden Blower and Vacuum, www.homebase.co.uk, £33.00 The Qualcast garden blower vac (pictured right), is ideal for clearing leaves and debris with a mulch action and with wheels for easy control and movement. Titan TTB547BVC 2800W 230-240V Electric Blower and Vacuum, www.screwfix.com, £39.99 Powerful, electric blower vacuum with telescopic tube and variable speed for greater comfort and…

Gardening: Portrayal of America’s first professional botanist promises to be entertaining, illuminating – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

I don’t normally write theater reviews in this column but there’s a first time for everything. If you want to see a mesmerizing portrayal of the life and times of America’s first botanist, John Bartram, don’t miss horticulturist Kirk Brown’s performance of “John Bartram Lives” at the Inland Empire Gardeners monthly meeting this evening at CenterPlace in the Spokane Valley. Brown takes on the persona of Bartram and will…

Gardening: Portrayal of America’s first professional botanist promises to be entertaining, illuminating – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

I don’t normally write theater reviews in this column but there’s a first time for everything. If you want to see a mesmerizing portrayal of the life and times of America’s first botanist, John Bartram, don’t miss horticulturist Kirk Brown’s performance of “John Bartram Lives” at the Inland Empire Gardeners monthly meeting this evening at CenterPlace in the Spokane Valley. Brown takes on the persona of Bartram and will…

Gardening tasks for November – High Plains Journal

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

By Nell Reed Extension Master Gardener Lawn: In the first week, fertilize cool season grasses again. Continue mowing cool-season lawns on a regular basis. Remove leaves from cool-season grasses or mow with a mulching mower. Continue to control broadleaf weeds in well-established warm or cool-season lawns with a post-emergent broadleaf weed killer. More information about lawn care can be found in OSU Fact sheets, HL6420 and…

Gardening tool used to run off carjacker in downtown Little Rock – Arkansas Online

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A neighbor armed with a gardening tool thwarted the carjacking of a woman outside her downtown Little Rock apartment Monday, police say. The 25-year-old victim said someone approached the driver’s side of her gray 2004 Toyota Camry about 2 p.m. at 1107 Cumberland St. as she was getting out of the vehicle. “I’m sorry but I need your car,” the individual told the woman, according to a Little Rock Police…

Kiwanis Club takes on gardening and murder – Port Townsend Leader

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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Horticultural heroes celebrated at Bicester gardening awards – Oxford Mail

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Bicester Best Back Garden Competition 2017 winners Trish and George Rawlings with town mayor Les Sibley in their winning garden.

Tucson Home and Gardening Nov. 5-11 – Arizona Daily Star

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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RāWiri Community House’s popular vegetable garden restored after crash – Stuff.co.nz

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

RāWiri Community House’s popular vegetable garden restored after crash Rawiri Community House manager Liz Kiriona talks about the south Auckland facility’s new and improved vegetable garden. A community vegetable garden is being brought back to life after an encounter with a runaway vehicle. A popular vege garden at RāWiri Community House in Manurewa was damaged about six months ago when a car went off the road and crashed through it…

Neighbor with gardening tool stops carjacking of Little Rock woman … – Arkansas Online

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A neighbor armed with a gardening tool thwarted the carjacking of a woman outside her downtown Little Rock apartment Monday afternoon, police say. The 25-year-old victim said someone approached the driver’s side of her gray 2004 Toyota Camry around 2 p.m. at 1107 Cumberland St. as she was getting out of the vehicle. “I’m sorry but I need your car,” the individual reportedly told the woman, according to a Little…

Neighbor with gardening tool stops carjacking of Little Rock woman, police say – Arkansas Online

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

A neighbor armed with a gardening tool thwarted the carjacking of a woman outside her downtown Little Rock apartment Monday afternoon, police say. The 25-year-old victim said someone approached the driver’s side of her gray 2004 Toyota Camry around 2 p.m. at 1107 Cumberland St. as she was getting out of the vehicle. “I’m sorry but I need your car,” the individual reportedly told the woman, according to a Little…

Garden calendar for the week of Nov. 5-11 – Orange County Register – OCRegister

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, Nov. 7 Fullerton Garden Club: Discuss gardening and work on fundraisers for the Fullerton Arboretum. 9 a.m.-noon second Tuesday of every month. Field trip related to gardening third Tuesday of the month. Fullerton Arboretum, 1900 Associated Road, Fullerton. 714-526-6713. Wednesday, Nov. 8 Cool Growing Orchid Society: A fun, educational night with refreshments. 7-9 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month. Garden Grove Masonic Lodge, 11270 Acacia Parkway. Free for first-time…

Local farms enrich PUSD school nutrition and gardening education – Plumas County Newspapers

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

PCS student Keyarah Lane discovered the textures of corn kernels and husks when her kindergarten class took a field trip to the Five Foot Farm. Thanks to a creative array of local partnerships with farmers, the Plumas Unified School District has harvested a bounty of success with its dedication to teaching students the importance of good nutrition and knowing where their food comes from — two goals that are highlighted…

Gardening: protecting tulip bulbs – HeraldScotland

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

Predators, though, are probably a worse problem. I came close to abandoning all thoughts of growing one of my favourite spring flowers when a platoon of badgers broke my heart. They nonchalantly trashed my lovingly prepared containers, casting them aside, leaving the compost strewn far and wide, with not a bulb in sight. And not even sprouting bulbs were spared this onslaught. But why should I complain when badgers, rabbits,…

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