Gardens

They’re teaching their students patience through gardening – Star2.com

Posted: Monday, October 02, 2017

By EATS, SHOOTS & ROOTS Our gardening series Ready, Set, Grow! continues with a look at a campus garden that is teaching valuable life lessons.  As educators of the next generation of pre-school teachers, three lecturers have taken it upon themselves to teach their students about sustainable living practices through gardening, as well as instil in them moral values and a sense of responsibility for nature. Fazida Hj Osman, Mohd Fuzi Osman, and…

Westside Orchard Garden helps kids learn about gardening – KRTV Great Falls News

Posted: Monday, October 02, 2017

The Westside Orchard Garden in Great Falls held a harvest celebration on Sunday commemorating a summer of abundant vegetables and the efforts of kids from various local groups. Over the summer, the Westside Orchard Garden helped engage homeschooled kids as well as kids through the Boys and Girls Club of Cascade County, Salvation Army, and the Great Falls Rescue Mission with gardening. Sunday’s event included a class on dehydrating and preserving…

Fall may be here, but the gardening season hasn’t ended – Press Herald

Posted: Monday, October 02, 2017

Fall is my favorite season. Temperatures are cool enough to make working outdoors comfortable (OK, maybe not this past week), the foliage is lovely and our state is a lot less crowded than it is in summer. While there are chores to be completed, the only deadline is the first snowfall that doesn’t melt away. With global warming (yes, I believe it exists) that is usually mid- to late December…

Fall may be here, but the gardening season hasn’t ended – Press Herald

Posted: Sunday, October 01, 2017

Fall is my favorite season. Temperatures are cool enough to make working outdoors comfortable (OK, maybe not this past week), the foliage is lovely and our state is a lot less crowded than it is in summer. While there are chores to be completed, the only deadline is the first snowfall that doesn’t melt away. With global warming (yes, I believe it exists) that is usually mid- to late December…

Small container gardening to be discussed at Jo Kennon Library – Suwannee Democrat

Posted: Sunday, October 01, 2017

DOWLING PARK — How to create a home garden using small containers will be the focus Thursday of the Gardening Workshop at the Jo Kennon Public Library in Dowling Park. Master Gardener Rhonda Lepper will be presenting the workshop at 10 a.m. in the library’s meeting room. The presentation will teach those in attendance how to use small, every day containers to start a home garden. Pepper…

Fall may be here, but the gardening season hasn’t ended – Press Herald

Posted: Sunday, October 01, 2017

Fall is my favorite season. Temperatures are cool enough to make working outdoors comfortable (OK, maybe not this past week), the foliage is lovely and our state is a lot less crowded than it is in summer. While there are chores to be completed, the only deadline is the first snowfall that doesn’t melt away. With global warming (yes, I believe it exists) that is usually mid- to late December…

Fall may be here, but the gardening season hasn’t ended – Press Herald

Posted: Sunday, October 01, 2017

Fall is my favorite season. Temperatures are cool enough to make working outdoors comfortable (OK, maybe not this past week), the foliage is lovely and our state is a lot less crowded than it is in summer. While there are chores to be completed, the only deadline is the first snowfall that doesn’t melt away. With global warming (yes, I believe it exists) that is usually mid- to late December…

Fall Planting & Gardening Tips – WISN Milwaukee

Posted: Sunday, October 01, 2017

Lisa Grant from Purple Cow Organics shares tips for planting hardy, late season decorative plants and edibles and to provide pointers for keeping lawns and garden beds “nutrient-rich” going into winter.

Fall Planting & Gardening Tips – Wisn TV – WISN Milwaukee

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Lisa Grant from Purple Cow Organics shares tips for planting hardy, late season decorative plants and edibles and to provide pointers for keeping lawns and garden beds “nutrient-rich” going into winter.

Gardening book series looks at marijuana – The News-Herald – News-Herald.com

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

“What’s Wrong With My Marijuana Plant?” by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth. Ten Speed Press via AP They’ve written guides about growing fruit, vegetables, houseplants and more. Now, the authors of a popular gardening series have set their sights on something a little different. “What’s Wrong with My Marijuana Plant? A Cannabis Grower’s…

Gardening Q & A: Fall back to spring ahead with these gardening tasks – Virginian-Pilot

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

In case you managed to miss it, fall officially began last week. And although it may not feel like fall, at least temperaturewise, your plants know it’s here. Just when you think that it is the beginning of the end of your gardening chores, I’ll offer a list (not all-inclusive) of things for you to consider doing now, some of which will help you get out…

This week’s gardening tips: Dig your caladiums and don’t miss the Folsom Fall Garden Festival – NOLA.com

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

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Gardening book series looks at marijuana – News-Herald.com

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

“What’s Wrong With My Marijuana Plant?” by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth. Ten Speed Press via AP They’ve written guides about growing fruit, vegetables, houseplants and more. Now, the authors of a popular gardening series have set their sights on something a little different. “What’s Wrong with My Marijuana Plant? A Cannabis Grower’s…

Gardening in comfort – Napa Valley Register

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Free guided tree walk: On Monday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to noon, join UC Master Gardeners of Napa County on a fun, informational walk through beautiful Fuller Park in downtown Napa. As we meander through the park, we will talk about the park’s history and introduce you to 41 different trees. Wear comfortable shoes. Water and restrooms are available and handicap accessible. “Trees to Know in Napa Valley” will…

4 fall gardening events not to miss: Herb Society sale, garden festival and floral fashion show – NOLA.com

Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017

A line up of gardening experts and horticulturists will speak at the St. Tammany Master Gardeners’ Fall Seminar Oct. 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Church of the King, 22205 Little Creek Road, Mandeville. Speakers include: Rick Darke, a consultant and author on the design and management of living landscapes, will present “Designing and Caring for Living Landscapes” and “Photography as a Gardener’s Tool” John Coykendall, head gardener at…

Gardening calendar – The Ledger – The Ledger

Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017

MAKE & TAKE WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. Sept. 30, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, 1702 U.S. 17-98 S., Bartow. $15 payable online by credit card only or at the door by cash or check only. Pre-registration is required. Sign up at http://polkgardening.eventbrite.com. Participants will make their own hypertufa pots to take home.  ALTERNATIVES TO TURFGRASS: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Winter Haven Public Library, 325 Avenue A NW, Winter…

On Gardening: Get inspired for next year’s garden – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017

We are now one week into the fall season of the year (the autumnal equinox occurred last Friday. Now is the time to plant in preparation for the new season. In the spring, many gardeners become inspired as garden centers display flowers that have been nitrogen-dosed into bloom, but the fall is best for installing new herbaceous perennials, and woody shrubs and trees. This time…

On Gardening: Get inspired for next year’s garden – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017

We are now one week into the fall season of the year (the autumnal equinox occurred last Friday. Now is the time to plant in preparation for the new season. In the spring, many gardeners become inspired as garden centers display flowers that have been nitrogen-dosed into bloom, but the fall is best for installing new herbaceous perennials, and woody shrubs and trees. This time…

Gardening, Walking, Cleaning: What Counts As Exercise? – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Vacuuming a home, raking the lawn or carrying boxes up the stairs can help the heart. That’s according to a new, long-term study on exercise. It finds day-to-day activities can be a benefit when it comes to reducing heart disease. So, what counts as exercise? Good Question. Americans generally have a strict definition of what it means to exercise – swimming, biking, lifting weights, yoga, aerobics, or…

The fall vegetable garden is nature’s second chance – Bryan-College Station Eagle

Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017

One of the greatest pleasures in being granted two gardening seasons each year is the chance to succeed the second time around where we failed the first. Beets didn’t produce in spring? No worries; you can start them again between Sept. 1 and Oct. 20. But fall can be an even better growing season than spring: Produce from a fall vegetable garden tastes better and stores…

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