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Gardening: Careful watering helps during grueling heat, Pat Munts says – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

How quickly we went from being drenched in record rains and cool weather to roasting in 90-degree temperatures. At last check, there wasn’t any relief in sight so we are just going to have to wait it out like we did last winter’s snow. Hot days with low humidity and a moderate wind can desiccate plants faster than you can get water on them, so here are some tips…

Share Your Love of Gardening with the Union County Community – TAPinto.net

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Have you ever wanted to take your gardening hobby to the next level? Here is your chance. The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County will train and certify you as part of their Master Gardener Program. Refine your gardening skills and channel your inner green thumb by applying for this program by Aug. 31. “If you are looking for expert guidance on community, school, and home gardening, I encourage…

Tucson gardening, rummage and knitting. Aug. 13-19 – Arizona Daily Star

Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Vegetable Container Gardening — Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. Discuss strategies for successful container gardening in desert climate including container selection and how to make soil-less potting mixes for a variety of plants. Noon-1 p.m. Aug. 15. 791-4010.

Gardening apps are getting better all the time – ABC News

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Gardening apps are getting better all the time, supplanting manuals and textbooks as the way people dig for information. Many university Extension services are developing the digital aids to extend outreach to clients. “Extension apps provide reliable, research-based information,” said Christopher Enroth, an Extension educator with the University of Illinois, who evaluates gardening apps for their relevancy, customization and ease of use. “I’ve examined a few apps developed by various…

Gardening apps are getting better all the time – WTOP

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Gardening apps are getting better all the time, supplanting manuals and textbooks as the way people dig for information. Many university Extension services are developing the digital aids to extend outreach to clients. “Extension apps provide reliable, research-based information,” said Christopher Enroth, an Extension educator with the University of Illinois, who evaluates gardening apps for their relevancy, customization and ease of use. “I’ve examined a few apps developed by various…

Indoor grow gardens bring your gardening inside – The Daily Progress

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

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 in your house, set a few timers, and in about 10 days you’ll…

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…

Master gardening: Easy, breezy ferns – York Daily Record/Sunday News

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Ferns can be found with varying heights, color and textures.(Photo: LiuSol, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Welcome summer. As the daylight hours of summer are more abundant and the days sunny and hot, allow yourself to drift into a tropical setting in a green and peaceful spot in the yard with a planting of native ferns. The tranquil movement of these species bring a cool vibe to a shady spot in the landscape….

Ten good reasons to get children involved in gardening this summer – The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

With the summer holidays in full swing garden projects are a wonderful way for adults and children to get outside in the fresh air, and positively direct pent-up energy into something meaningful and constructive. Children are naturally inquisitive and with the power of their imagination, everything they will see, hear, smell and feel in a garden will open a whole new world of learning to their young minds. They can…

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…

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…

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…

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