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Garden Tip: Boost the sun-protection factor of your gardening hat – LancasterOnline

Posted: Friday, August 04, 2017

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Power through August gardening slump – Tallahassee.com

Posted: Friday, August 04, 2017

David Marshall(Photo: Leon County Extension)     By the time August rolls around you may be so tired of mowing the lawn that you want to forget it. But this is the season you’re most likely to have a problem with your lawn. So don’t neglect the lawn now or you may be sorry next spring. Be on the watch for signs of tropical sod webworm damage. It shows up…

Take Your Roots to New Heights: 9 Vertical Gardening Inspirations – Earth911.com

Posted: Friday, August 04, 2017

It used to be that if you lived in a small space like an apartment or a condo, you could simply wash your hands of eco-friendly shenanigans like “composting” and “keeping plants alive.” But then some genius came along and started teaching people about vermicomposting and how to create entire gardens without taking up any floor space at all, and now there’s no excuse! The last roadblock has been removed,…

Gardening for wellness: Rotary Gardens offers therapeutic horticulture seminar – Gazettextra

Posted: Wednesday, August 02, 2017

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Weed out gardening injuries – The Livingston County News

Posted: Wednesday, August 02, 2017

<!– var articlecredit = []; var articlecaption = []; var articleimage = []; –> Gardening has many health benefits, but you need to ensure that you’re not putting undue strain on your body. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 400,000 people are hurt in their gardens each year by lawn or garden tools, and…

Best Home Vegetable Garden Contest Winners and Fall Garden Planting for 2017 Announced – The Dallas New Era

Posted: Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Best Home Vegetable Garden Contest Winners and Fall Garden Planting Paulding County Farm Bureau, Elrod Garden Center and Paulding County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers (MGEVs) recently sponsored the 2017 “Best Home Vegetable Garden Contest.” The goal of the contest was to identify exceptional gardens and the gardeners who tend them in Paulding County. Pictured left to right are Betty Cosgrove, Jacqueline Frost, Adult Small Garden Winner, Maxwell…

‘Composting is like cooking’ says Surrey gardening guru – Surrey … – Surrey Now-Leader

Posted: Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Alex Wilks, Surrey Now-Leader contributor SURREY — Aspiring gardeners weren’t afraid to get their hands dirty at a free community composting seminar hosted by Kwantlen Polytechnic University. A few residents keen to learn about the importance of compost, the role it plays in gardens and how to make their own compost at home attended the afternoon event in late July at the Westerman Campus Garden of the KPU…

‘Composting is like cooking’ says Surrey gardening guru – Surrey Now-Leader

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Alex Wilks, Surrey Now-Leader contributor SURREY — Aspiring gardeners weren’t afraid to get their hands dirty at a free community composting seminar hosted by Kwantlen Polytechnic University. A few residents keen to learn about the importance of compost, the role it plays in gardens and how to make their own compost at home attended the afternoon event in late July at the Westerman Campus Garden of the KPU…

August is final lap of summer gardening – North County Outlook

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

By Steve Smith  August is final lap of summer gardening   Share   Tweet 0 Comments August 2, 2017 | View PDF File Photo There are still lots of blooms for the roses in your garden This is it folks, the final lap of the summer gardening season when all our hard work should come to a crescendo. August is high summer for us and perennials should be at the height of their glory,…

Water Garden Sigiriya Hotel – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

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Hershey’s Hoop House is a new focus on sustainable, small-space gardening – LancasterOnline

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The entrance to the new garden exhibit at Hershey Gardens, the Hoop House, is a tunnel of foliage.

Woman returns to ‘passion’ of gardening after stroke – Meadville Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

WEST MEAD TOWNSHIP — As she is on most days throughout the spring and summer and into the fall, Gay Foust Swartzfager was working in her garden when she had a stroke in July 2016. Through the three-week hospitalization that followed and months of physical therapy, returning to the garden was never far from her mind. A year later, Swartzfager, 64, is tending to her plants…

Pupils scoop top prize in garden design competition – Herald Series

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

NATURE-loving pupils at Stanford in the Vale Primary School defeated hundreds of youngsters in a competition to design the perfect fruit and vegetable patch. It rounds off a summer of success for the school’s gardening club, which won gold at the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) garden in Wisley, Surrey, and was nominated for RHS Gardening Team of the Year 2017. The youngsters were crowned champions of Wilkinson Sword’s Gardening for…

THE DIRT ON GARDENING: In 4-H, farm-fresh family fun says it all – Goshen News

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Each year is a new adventure when I tour the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds. My wife and I like to make an early-morning trip to enjoy a breakfast of pancakes and sausage and meet old friends at the Exchange Club. I belonged to the club many years ago and flipped many pancakes with other Exchange Club partners when it was just a tent, before the permanent…

Hershey’s Hoop House is a new focus on sustainable, small-space gardening – LancasterOnline

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The entrance to the new garden exhibit at Hershey Gardens, the Hoop House, is a tunnel of foliage.

Woman returns to ‘passion’ of gardening after stroke – Meadville Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

WEST MEAD TOWNSHIP — As she is on most days throughout the spring and summer and into the fall, Gay Foust Swartzfager was working in her garden when she had a stroke in July 2016. Through the three-week hospitalization that followed and months of physical therapy, returning to the garden was never far from her mind. A year later, Swartzfager, 64, is tending to her plants…

Hershey’s Hoop House is a new focus on sustainable, small-space gardening – LancasterOnline

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The entrance to the new garden exhibit at Hershey Gardens, the Hoop House, is a tunnel of foliage.

Woman returns to ‘passion’ of gardening after stroke – Meadville Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

WEST MEAD TOWNSHIP — As she is on most days throughout the spring and summer and into the fall, Gay Foust Swartzfager was working in her garden when she had a stroke in July 2016. Through the three-week hospitalization that followed and months of physical therapy, returning to the garden was never far from her mind. A year later, Swartzfager, 64, is tending to her plants…

Gardening events starting Aug. 5 – The Daily Progress

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

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Hershey’s Hoop House is a new focus on sustainable, small-space gardening – LancasterOnline

Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The entrance to the new garden exhibit at Hershey Gardens, the Hoop House, is a tunnel of foliage.

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