Gardens

SNL’s Trump undoes Obama’s policies, tears out Michelle’s vegetable garden – The Hill (blog)

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Actor Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Night Live” this week to resume his impersonation of President Trump.  Baldwin’s Trump touted his many accomplishments in the episode’s cold open. The skit hit at the Trump administration’s decision to halt ObamaCare payments known as cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) and the decision not to certify the Iran deal. “Its been a big week, folks,” Baldwin’s Trump says in the skit. “We’re getting rid of…

Canberra gardening-for-renters workshop covers tips and tricks for growing in small spaces – ABC Online

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Updated October 15, 2017 14:26:30 Photo: There are a number of health benefits to growing your own food. (ABC News: Andrew Kennedy) High-density apartment living is on the surge — and downsizers swapping spacious yards for tiny balconies may see no need to pack the garden gloves. But organisers of a Canberra workshop on gardening in small spaces say anyone can be a green thumb, no matter how small…

Fall plant sales just in time for cool-season gardening – LA Times – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Southern California’s botanic gardens and arboretums are more than lovely places to stroll; a few times a year they sell a wide variety of plants you can buy for your own yard. Mid-October is prime planting time, so ready your soil and check out these sales that extend into November. Oct. 21-22 35th Friends of U.C. Riverside Botanic Garden fall plant sale Cactuses, succulents, wildflowers, native plants, trees, house and…

SNL’s Trump undoes Obama’s policies, tears out Michelle’s vegetable garden – The Hill (blog)

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Actor Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Night Live” this week to resume his impersonation of President Trump.  Baldwin’s Trump touted his many accomplishments in the episode’s cold open. The skit hit at the Trump administration’s decision to halt ObamaCare payments known as cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) and the decision not to certify the Iran deal. “Its been a big week, folks,” Baldwin’s Trump says in the skit. “We’re getting rid of…

Fall plant sales just in time for cool-season gardening – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Southern California’s botanic gardens and arboretums are more than lovely places to stroll; a few times a year they sell a wide variety of plants you can buy for your own yard. Mid-October is prime planting time, so ready your soil and check out these sales that extend into November. Oct. 21-22 35th Friends of U.C. Riverside Botanic Garden fall plant sale Cactuses, succulents, wildflowers, native plants, trees, house and…

Gardening Q & A: Fall veggie garden will be a no go; all hope may not be lost for peonies – Virginian-Pilot

Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017

This year’s vegetable garden was one of my least productive ever. I had a bumper crop of fine lettuces and spinach in the spring, but after that it was all downhill. My tomatoes got early blight and struggled. Those darn squirrels ravaged the rest. And then the hot weather. Ditto with the peppers and eggplant. Downright discouraging it was. Those are convenient excuses. For as much…

Sharing the joy of gardening – KTIC

Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017

LINCOLN — A new project is providing and promoting nutritionally dense fresh fruits and vegetables to emergency food access sites across Nebraska. The Cultivating Health Our Way (CHOW) project was piloted in Grand Island during the 2017 growing season. Over 2,450 pounds of produce worth an estimated $3,000 was donated from the Grand Island garden this year. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed), Extension Master Gardeners, Heartland Lutheran High School,…

Master Gardening: Tips for collecting flower seeds – York Daily Record/Sunday News

Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017

CLOSE After an effort of volunteers and businesses this spring, a large courtyard at Goode K-8 school in York became a place for children to experience nature, grow food, and learn about wildlife. Paul Kuehnel   As a gardener, I have grown plants in my garden that I want to reproduce because they have performed well and have attracted many pollinators. While some plants are easier to divide with a…

GUEST COLUMN: Student finds micro gardening relieves stress – Wicked Local Easton

Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017

By Zyra Arif easton@wickedlocal.com Micro gardening is when you plant food or flowers in containers and well-designed, small urban spaces. It is probably the easiest way to garden. It is great way to save space, money and time. People have been micro gardening for long time. And it has been done in very unique and clever places. It can take place from the rooftop of your…

GUEST COLUMN: Student finds micro gardening relieves stress – Wicked Local Norton

Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017

By Zyra Arif easton@wickedlocal.com Micro gardening is when you plant food or flowers in containers and well-designed, small urban spaces. It is probably the easiest way to garden. It is great way to save space, money and time. People have been micro gardening for long time. And it has been done in very unique and clever places. It can take place from the rooftop of your…

Gardening in a changing climate – Lincoln Journal Star

Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017

Mari Lane Gewecke is a Master Gardener volunteer, affiliated with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus program, and a self-employed consultant.

Expanding the footprint of a gardening business – Business Mirror

Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Three years after the closure of the Manila Seedling Bank, Gerald Sioco found himself replanting the roots of a gardening business, which had been a “cash cow” for 13 years. Sioco’s retail gardening business, Green 2000, was among the enterprises told to vacate the 7-hectare Manila Seedling Bank after it was taken over by the local government of Quezon City for good. It happened just a few weeks before the…

Designing for the elderly: How to make gardening still a delight in retirement – Total Landscape Care

Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans 65 and older is projected to double from 46 million today to over 98 million by 2060, and the 65 and older age group’s share of the population will rise from 15 percent to 24 percent. So, what does this aging demographic mean for you and your business? Many baby boomers are fond of their gardening but face a challenge…

As the gardening world embraces native plants, a city plot undergoes its own evolution – Washington Post

Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

With a millstone-like fountain as its focal point, Barbara Downs’s garden is full of native and other plants, and plenty of fall color. (April Greer for The Washington Post) “Holy cow! I think it’s a monarch,” says Barbara Downs, 74, as an orange-and-black butterfly flicks across her mature Georgetown garden. “We have lots of swallowtails, but I think it’s a monarch.” The excitement of this experienced gardener is clear. Little…

Gardening for life – The Sun Chronicle

Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

From the time we are little, nature seems to beckon. We play outside and watch the dandelions blooming and the frogs hopping. We lie on the ground and look up at the puffy cumulus clouds going by and then roll over to inspect the ladybug crawling up a blade of grass. The outdoors is fascinating. It peeks our interest and we can play outside in the…

What you need to know about autumn gardening in Redlands – Redlands Daily Facts

Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Gardeners and their lawns can breathe a little easier with cooler temperatures on their way. Homeowners may soon reduce their water output without losing plants to heat and dehydration. Even better, increased fall and winter rain, coupled with very few frosts means lowland southern California residents don’t have to stop planting through the cooler months. “It’s a great time to plant things that tend to be overwatered during the summer…

Master Gardeners present Adventures in Gardening – The Hendricks County Flyer

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

DANVILLE — Local gardening enthusiasts gathered at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex Saturday for Adventures in Gardening. There were 130 people at the event, which was presented by the Hendricks County Master Gardeners (HCMG). “We’ve been planning this for a year and a half,” event chairwoman Jill Clouser said. “We have some really great people.” While many members of the club have lost…

Gardening calendar is year-long guide to success – Auburn Journal

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

   Every year the Placer County Master Gardener calendar informs, educates and entertains its ever-widening circle of devotees. Recent themes range from Protecting Pollinators (2017) to Savvy Gardening (2016) to Beautiful Gardens with Less Water (2015). For 2018, it’s back to the nuts and bolts.    The 13-month “Unlocking the Secrets to Successful Gardening” features “common strategies essential to success including watering, pruning, improving soil, identifying and dealing with problems…

Firearms forged into art, gardening tools | Local News … – Santa Fe New Mexican

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

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