Gardens

Now they’re growing at the Woodford County Jail. – CIproud.com

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

EUREKA – Tomatoes, carrot tops, edible flowers; all things you might find in your own garden. Now they’re growing at the Woodford County Jail. The female inmates are learning skills they can take home with them when their sentence is over; gardening. In fact, this is a completely inmate-run garden, through the teachings of the University of Illinois Extension. “The inmates do all of the work,” said Kelly Allsup, a…

John Oliver celebrates the ‘oh la la’ enthusiasm of Seattle gardening … – The Seattle Times

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Ciscoe Morris is getting some national attention from John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight,” which aired a mashup Sunday of the Seattle gardening guru’s enthusiastic declarations about plants. The show introduced a one-minute Morris segment entitled “You Wish You Loved Anything As Much As Seattle Gardening Expert Ciscoe Morris Loves Everything.” It went on to show a series of brief clips of Morris gyrating, gushing and shouting his signature “oh la…

LARRY WILLIAMS: Crestview class offers vegetable gardening instruction – Crestview News Bulletin

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

By Larry Williams | Okaloosa County Extension Office We are fortunate to be able to grow some sort of vegetables year round in Florida. But not all vegetables will grow year round. Planting time is critical, because cool-season crops tolerate and require lower temperatures. Many of these cool-season vegetables, sometimes called fall or winter crops, can be planted this month through winter. The below planting dates…

Gardening Tips For This Time Of Year – KEYC

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

The funding announced Aug 4 nearly doubles the number of four–year–olds who will be able to receive school–based voluntary pre–K in Minnesota to 6,100 students this fall.

Forty years later gardening still not in the DNA – The Gleaner

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

For 40-plus years I have been a dedicated homemaker. Homemaker as in dedicated member in the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association and as wife and homemaker. My husband and I raised four children to become successful adults with families of their own. I cooked many meals, spent hours keeping the house clean and sewed many outfits as well as school projects for them over the years. I consider myself a successful…

John Oliver celebrates the ‘oh la la’ enthusiasm of Seattle gardening guru Ciscoe Morris – The Seattle Times

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Ciscoe Morris is getting some national attention from John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight,” which aired a mashup Sunday of the Seattle gardening guru’s enthusiastic declarations about plants. The show introduced a one-minute Morris segment entitled “You Wish You Loved Anything As Much As Seattle Gardening Expert Ciscoe Morris Loves Everything.” It went on to show a series of brief clips of Morris gyrating, gushing and shouting his signature “oh la…

Gardening events starting Aug. 19 – The Daily Progress

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

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John Oliver celebrates the ‘oh la la’ enthusiasm of Seattle gardening … – The Seattle Times

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

Ciscoe Morris is getting some national attention from John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight,” which aired a mashup Sunday of the Seattle gardening guru’s enthusiastic declarations about plants. The show introduced a one-minute Morris segment entitled “You Wish You Loved Anything As Much As Seattle Gardening Expert Ciscoe Morris Loves Everything.” It went on to show a series of brief clips of Morris gyrating, gushing and shouting his signature “oh la…

Make your summer landscape glow with hardy ferns – News & Observer

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

The summer slump of this year’s extended heat wave ended with the return of delightful weather last weekend that brought folks out to see what’s going on in the landscape. And among the plants that seem to have made it through without too much trouble are the hardy ferns, those wonderful, ancient plants that are both lovely and tough. Some, such as the maidenhair, are so delicate in appearance that…

Garden Notes: Water Garden Society meeting, Oxley Nature Center volunteer roundup, much more – Tulsa World

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

Scene Writer Jessica Rodrigo Jessica writes about food trends, tips and recipes. There’s nothing she won’t eat, and she feels at home in a commercial kitchen. She also writes about other things, like butterflies and flowers — for the home and garden section. Phone: 918-581-8482 Follow Scene Writer Jessica Rodrigo Whenever Scene Writer Jessica Rodrigo posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with…

John Oliver celebrates the ‘oh la la’ enthusiasm of Seattle gardening … – The Seattle Times

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

Ciscoe Morris is getting some national attention from John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight,” which aired a mashup Sunday of the Seattle gardening guru’s enthusiastic declarations about plants. The show introduced a one-minute Morris segment entitled “You Wish You Loved Anything As Much As Seattle Gardening Expert Ciscoe Morris Loves Everything.” It went on to show a series of brief clips of Morris gyrating, gushing and shouting his signature “oh la…

John Oliver celebrates the ‘oh la la’ enthusiasm of Seattle gardening guru Ciscoe Morris – Seattle Times

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

Ciscoe Morris is getting some national attention from John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight,” which aired a mashup Sunday of the Seattle gardening guru’s enthusiastic declarations about plants. The show introduced a one-minute Morris segment entitled “You Wish You Loved Anything As Much As Seattle Gardening Expert Ciscoe Morris Loves Everything.” It went on to show a series of brief clips of Morris gyrating, gushing and shouting his signature “oh la…

Salt Lake City elementary school employs goats for gardening work – Salt Lake Tribune

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

The district loves to use the goats because it avoids using chemicals around children, and it saves money, said Ricardo Zubiate, assistant director of facility services for the Salt Lake City School District. Using a landscaping crew would cost up to $8,000 to clean out the dry cheat grass on the hillside. The goats, on the other hand, can do it for about $3,000, Zubiate said.

Gardening experts gather in Asheville for weekend of inspirational talks – Mountain Xpress

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

Aug. 11 and 12 will mark the 19th Speaking of Gardening symposium, founded by local horticulturist Hunter Stubbs — well-known for his work with the Richmond Hill Inn (where the conference idea originated) and B.B. Barns. Stubbs passed away in July after a battle with brain cancer, making the 2017 event bittersweet, organizers say. They vow this year, and in the future, to preserve and carry on his legacy. “We’re all…

NACC’s ‘Stages’ offers city kids yoga, gardening, music, field trips and more – Niagara Gazette

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

Nearly 70 city children learned to write songs, play drums, do yoga, sculpt, dance and more this summer while taking part in a summer camp program called “Stages” at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center.  The program, which will conclude with a talent showcase at 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon, also gave participants the chance to see a little more of the region, with field trips to…

Tips to save time and wear (on you) when gardening – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

Onions thrive in a raised bed at the home of Casey Lynn Lawrence. Raised beds offer an added advantage of fewer weeds.(Photo: Courtesy of Casey Lynn Lawrence) Here are some tips on how to make gardening easier at any age. This is also good advice for gardeners who are just looking to save time on maintenance. Sources are horticulturist Zannah Crowe, Master Gardeners volunteer chairwoman Ann Loper and garden blogger Casey…

Gardening – August 6 – Jamaica Observer

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

Community Gardening Summer Challenge teaches healthy living – Sentinel & Enterprise

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

Kenisha Coy stands in front of the Prichard Street Garden on Friday. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / Ashley Green Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. FITCHBURG — Kenisha Coy had three reasons why she wanted to learn how to grow…

Old yard and garden advice still valuable – Daily Globe

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

My grandparents taught me much about gardening. Many years ago, they gave me their favorite gardening book, which is now more than 80 years old, published in 1935 by garden author Roy Biles. The book is full of yard and garden wisdom, and it’s amazing how valuable the advice remains today. Following are a few quotes from the “Complete Book of Garden Magic”: • In locating shrubs in a border,…

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