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Terminally ill Northern Ireland man charged £1,750 for hour’s … – Belfast Telegraph

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

The men carried out minor gardening and maintenance work for approximately an hour, prosecutors claimed. By Alan Erwin June 7 2017 Rogue traders charged a terminally-ill man caring for his dementia-suffering mother £1,750 for an hour’s gardening work, the High Court heard on Wednesday. Prosecutors also claimed those involved in last week’s scam distributed leaflets to other homes in Co Down offering a special rate for old age pensioners. Details…

Terminally ill Northern Ireland man charged £1,750 for hour’s … – Belfast Telegraph

Posted: Thursday, June 08, 2017

The men carried out minor gardening and maintenance work for approximately an hour, prosecutors claimed. By Alan Erwin June 7 2017 Rogue traders charged a terminally-ill man caring for his dementia-suffering mother £1,750 for an hour’s gardening work, the High Court heard on Wednesday. Prosecutors also claimed those involved in last week’s scam distributed leaflets to other homes in Co Down offering a special rate for old age pensioners. Details…

Terminally ill Northern Ireland man charged £1750 for hour’s gardening work, court heard – Belfast Telegraph

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

The men carried out minor gardening and maintenance work for approximately an hour, prosecutors claimed. By Alan Erwin June 7 2017 Rogue traders charged a terminally-ill man caring for his dementia-suffering mother £1,750 for an hour’s gardening work, the High Court heard on Wednesday. Prosecutors also claimed those involved in last week’s scam distributed leaflets to other homes in Co Down offering a special rate for old age pensioners. Details…

As Climate Change Threatens Food Supplies, Seed Saving is an Ancient Act of Resilience – YES! Magazine

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

On Feb. 26, 2008, a $9-million underground seed vault began operating deep in the permafrost on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, just 810 miles from the North Pole. This high-tech Noah’s Ark for the world’s food varieties was intended to assure that, even in a worst-case scenario, our irreplaceable heritage of food seeds would remain safely frozen. Less than 10 years after it opened, the facility flooded. The seeds are…

Free “Organic Gardening” workshop slated June 24 – Fauquier Now

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

A free “Organic Gardening” workshop will take place Saturday, June 24, near Marshall. Sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension and Fauquier County Master Gardeners, the program will start at 1 p.m. at the Schoolhouse 18 Demonstration Gardens on John Marshall Highway east of the village. The workshop will focus on “principles of organic gardening that will fortify your garden against summer’s foes.” Loudoun County Master Gardener Denise Palmer’s presentation will include…

A Beginner’s Guide to Guerrilla Gardening – Seattle Weekly

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Are you tired of seeing vacant lots go to waste? Of passing fallow garden beds on the edge of the sidewalk? In this city of concrete, trash, and residential sprawl, do you yearn to take direct action to create life and beauty where now there is only space and dust? Well, you are in luck, because you hold in your hands a field guide to launching your own…

Terminally ill Northern Ireland man charged £1750 for hour’s gardening work, court heard – Belfast Telegraph

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

The men carried out minor gardening and maintenance work for approximately an hour, prosecutors claimed. By Alan Erwin June 7 2017 Rogue traders charged a terminally-ill man caring for his dementia-suffering mother £1,750 for an hour’s gardening work, the High Court heard on Wednesday. Prosecutors also claimed those involved in last week’s scam distributed leaflets to other homes in Co Down offering a special rate for old age pensioners. Details…

A Beginner’s Guide to Guerrilla Gardening – Seattle Weekly

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Are you tired of seeing vacant lots go to waste? Of passing fallow garden beds on the edge of the sidewalk? In this city of concrete, trash, and residential sprawl, do you yearn to take direct action to create life and beauty where now there is only space and dust? Well, you are in luck, because you hold in your hands a field guide to launching your own…

Gardening with li’l sprouts – Lagniappe

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

By Judy Stout, Ph.D./contributing writer Q: With school out for summer, I not only have my children at home but also many neighborhood children. How can I involve them in gardening and get them outside, away from the digital screen? A: Good question! We received a similar inquiry from a grandmother looking for outdoor activities for her grandchildren. Gardening with children is a great intergenerational activity that can occur at…

Gardening Q&A from the extension office – GoDanRiver.com

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

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Gardening Q&A from the extension office – GoDanRiver.com

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

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Gardening Q&A from the extension office – GoDanRiver.com

Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2017

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Tidewater Physical Therapy promotes gardening safety – CapeGazette.com

Posted: Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Tidewater Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Associates PA announced that June 5-11 is Hand Therapy Week, and the certified hand therapists of Tidewater Physical Therapy are sharing some tips to prevent hand injury during this gardening season. Hand injuries such as repetitive stress injuries, tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome can all occur from gardening. Simple scrapes, blisters and bites can turn into serious problems if not treated appropriately. While gardening is…

Gardening for personal growth: Detroit’s youth gardening programs do much more than build skills – Model D

Posted: Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Jordan Polk has already worked in almost every facet of Detroit’s food system. A 17-year-old high school senior, she spent the past summer working as a youth apprentice with Keep Growing Detroit (KGD) where she helped out at community gardens, built raised beds and water catchment structures, sold produce at Eastern Market, and wholesaled produce to local businesses. She also attended the 2016 Good Food Summit and…

Smart Gardening 101 Part 5: Smart Pollinators – Petoskey News-Review

Posted: Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Smart Gardening is a Michigan State University Extension initiative with the goal of cultivating better gardeners. The initiative aims to provide both novice and experienced gardeners with information and techniques that will save time, money and the environment. The Smart Gardening philosophy covers five specific areas: Smart Lawns, Smart Soil, Smart Plants, Smart Vegetables and Smart Pollinators. Today, we look at our pollinators. Smart Pollinators A…

Lancaster County gardeners still have time to enter PHS Gardening and Greening Contest – LancasterOnline

Posted: Monday, June 05, 2017

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Smithsonian exhibit looks at the country’s rich history of gardening – MyAJC

Posted: Monday, June 05, 2017

Is it possible to pour the entire well of American garden history into 10 glass cases? Probably not, but the Smithsonian has made a valiant effort with a new exhibition at the American History Museum.  Grouped more by theme than chronology, “Cultivating America’s Gardens” is modest in size but not in scope. It gives a sense of how all the threads of gardening — and these include botany, horticulture,…

4-H Offering Vertical Gardening Workshop – Yankton Daily Press

Posted: Monday, June 05, 2017

Courtesy Image 4-H Offering Vertical Gardening Workshop   This graphic offers an explanation of how vertical gardening works. The Yankton County Extension Office offers a workshop on vertical gardening June 13. Posted: Sunday, June 4, 2017 10:08 pm 4-H Offering Vertical Gardening Workshop 0 comments By Erin Olson news@yankton.net   A new Yankton 4-H workshop will allow children to learn to grow their own herbs and other plants in a vertical…

Gardening tips for boomers, millennials – Plattsburgh Press Republican

Posted: Monday, June 05, 2017

PLATTSBURGH — An award-winning garden expert with roots in this region shares tips adaptable for Baby Boomers and Millennials in an upcoming talk. Garden lecturer, designer and author Kerry Ann Mendez will talk about “Stunning Flowering Shrubs and Groundcovers for Right-Size Flower Gardens” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at Clinton Community College’s Stafford Auditorium. The Kent-Delord House Garden Club is sponsoring the talk.   UPSTATE ROOTS Though…

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