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GARDEN MAIDEN: This week, gardening is therapeutic – MyWebTimes.com

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Castañeda PE teacher, gardening advocate recognized as CATCH Champion – Brownsville Herald

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Miguel Roberts 017-10-15_KnowYourNeighbor_LEAD.jpg Physical education teacher at Castañeda Elementary School Julian Salinas stands inside their school gymnasium as Salinas has been named CATCH Champion of 2017 for his efforts to create an active and healthy environment for the children of Texas. Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 10:11 pm Castañeda PE teacher, gardening advocate recognized as CATCH Champion By GARY LONG | Staff Writer Brownsville Herald Julian Salinas regards teaching healthy…

Gardening events starting Oct. 20 – The Daily Progress

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Secrets of Seed Saving – Wanderer

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

One can marvel at the simplicity of the humble act of planting a seed. You cover it with soil, water it, give it sun, and a few months later you have delicious juicy tomatoes. Same, really, when you buy baby tomato plants, sticking with the tomato example, and simply place them in the ground and watch them grow. Leave the complicated stuff to the plant and stand back and watch…

Forget long walks and fresh air, healthy homes now require a yoga studio and vegetable garden – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Not so long ago, if you owned a house in the country, you were lucky if you had a ­tennis court and a small swimming pool in the grounds. Along with long walks and plenty of fresh air, that was all you needed to guarantee a healthy lifestyle. Now, the bar has been set much higher. Gyms and fitness rooms are to be found in many of the rural properties…

SNL’s Trump undoes Obama’s policies, tears out Michelle’s vegetable garden – The Hill (blog)

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Actor Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Night Live” this week to resume his impersonation of President Trump.  Baldwin’s Trump touted his many accomplishments in the episode’s cold open. The skit hit at the Trump administration’s decision to halt ObamaCare payments known as cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) and the decision not to certify the Iran deal. “Its been a big week, folks,” Baldwin’s Trump says in the skit. “We’re getting rid of…

Castañeda PE teacher, gardening advocate recognized as CATCH … – Brownsville Herald

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Miguel Roberts 017-10-15_KnowYourNeighbor_LEAD.jpg Physical education teacher at Castañeda Elementary School Julian Salinas stands inside their school gymnasium as Salinas has been named CATCH Champion of 2017 for his efforts to create an active and healthy environment for the children of Texas. Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 10:11 pm Castañeda PE teacher, gardening advocate recognized as CATCH Champion By GARY LONG | Staff Writer Brownsville Herald Julian Salinas regards teaching healthy…

Gardening: Fall perfect time to prep for spring – The Columbus Dispatch

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

By Diana LockwoodFor The Columbus Dispatch Even gardeners whose knees go weak at the thought of spring (the first crocuses! the migrating songbirds!) admit that fall has its charms. The pace feels less frenzied, the mosquitoes are disappearing and the harvest — whether of apples or lingering flowers — is gratifying. The weather is often ideal for cleaning up the landscape, assessing the health of your…

SNL’s Trump undoes Obama’s policies, tears out Michelle’s vegetable garden – The Hill (blog)

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Actor Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Night Live” this week to resume his impersonation of President Trump.  Baldwin’s Trump touted his many accomplishments in the episode’s cold open. The skit hit at the Trump administration’s decision to halt ObamaCare payments known as cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) and the decision not to certify the Iran deal. “Its been a big week, folks,” Baldwin’s Trump says in the skit. “We’re getting rid of…

Gardening interest grows as food prices rise – NZ Herald – New Zealand Herald

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Rising food prices are compelling more people to rent garden spaces in Tauranga. September’s Food Price Index highlighted an increase in fruit and vegetable prices and a record high for butter, with the cheapest available at $5.55 for a 500g block. Not-for-profit group Good Neighbour’s community garden managers Anne Gourley (Bethlehem) and Andrea Green (Welcome Bay) said they had noticed an increase in interest from people wanting to rent plots…

SNL’s Trump undoes Obama’s policies, tears out Michelle’s vegetable garden – The Hill (blog)

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Actor Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Night Live” this week to resume his impersonation of President Trump.  Baldwin’s Trump touted his many accomplishments in the episode’s cold open. The skit hit at the Trump administration’s decision to halt ObamaCare payments known as cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) and the decision not to certify the Iran deal. “Its been a big week, folks,” Baldwin’s Trump says in the skit. “We’re getting rid of…

Gardening interest grows as food prices rise – New Zealand Herald

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Rising food prices are compelling more people to rent garden spaces in Tauranga. September’s Food Price Index highlighted an increase in fruit and vegetable prices and a record high for butter, with the cheapest available at $5.55 for a 500g block. Not-for-profit group Good Neighbour’s community garden managers Anne Gourley (Bethlehem) and Andrea Green (Welcome Bay) said they had noticed an increase in interest from people wanting to rent plots…

SNL’s Trump undoes Obama’s policies, tears out Michelle’s vegetable garden – The Hill (blog)

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Actor Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Night Live” this week to resume his impersonation of President Trump.  Baldwin’s Trump touted his many accomplishments in the episode’s cold open. The skit hit at the Trump administration’s decision to halt ObamaCare payments known as cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) and the decision not to certify the Iran deal. “Its been a big week, folks,” Baldwin’s Trump says in the skit. “We’re getting rid of…

SNL’s Trump undoes Obama’s policies, tears out Michelle’s vegetable garden – The Hill (blog)

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Actor Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Night Live” this week to resume his impersonation of President Trump.  Baldwin’s Trump touted his many accomplishments in the episode’s cold open. The skit hit at the Trump administration’s decision to halt ObamaCare payments known as cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) and the decision not to certify the Iran deal. “Its been a big week, folks,” Baldwin’s Trump says in the skit. “We’re getting rid of…

Canberra gardening-for-renters workshop covers tips and tricks for growing in small spaces – ABC Online

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Updated October 15, 2017 14:26:30 Photo: There are a number of health benefits to growing your own food. (ABC News: Andrew Kennedy) High-density apartment living is on the surge — and downsizers swapping spacious yards for tiny balconies may see no need to pack the garden gloves. But organisers of a Canberra workshop on gardening in small spaces say anyone can be a green thumb, no matter how small…

Fall plant sales just in time for cool-season gardening – LA Times – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Southern California’s botanic gardens and arboretums are more than lovely places to stroll; a few times a year they sell a wide variety of plants you can buy for your own yard. Mid-October is prime planting time, so ready your soil and check out these sales that extend into November. Oct. 21-22 35th Friends of U.C. Riverside Botanic Garden fall plant sale Cactuses, succulents, wildflowers, native plants, trees, house and…

SNL’s Trump undoes Obama’s policies, tears out Michelle’s vegetable garden – The Hill (blog)

Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Actor Alec Baldwin returned to “Saturday Night Live” this week to resume his impersonation of President Trump.  Baldwin’s Trump touted his many accomplishments in the episode’s cold open. The skit hit at the Trump administration’s decision to halt ObamaCare payments known as cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) and the decision not to certify the Iran deal. “Its been a big week, folks,” Baldwin’s Trump says in the skit. “We’re getting rid of…

Fall plant sales just in time for cool-season gardening – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Southern California’s botanic gardens and arboretums are more than lovely places to stroll; a few times a year they sell a wide variety of plants you can buy for your own yard. Mid-October is prime planting time, so ready your soil and check out these sales that extend into November. Oct. 21-22 35th Friends of U.C. Riverside Botanic Garden fall plant sale Cactuses, succulents, wildflowers, native plants, trees, house and…

Gardening Q & A: Fall veggie garden will be a no go; all hope may not be lost for peonies – Virginian-Pilot

Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017

This year’s vegetable garden was one of my least productive ever. I had a bumper crop of fine lettuces and spinach in the spring, but after that it was all downhill. My tomatoes got early blight and struggled. Those darn squirrels ravaged the rest. And then the hot weather. Ditto with the peppers and eggplant. Downright discouraging it was. Those are convenient excuses. For as much…

Sharing the joy of gardening – KTIC

Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017

LINCOLN — A new project is providing and promoting nutritionally dense fresh fruits and vegetables to emergency food access sites across Nebraska. The Cultivating Health Our Way (CHOW) project was piloted in Grand Island during the 2017 growing season. Over 2,450 pounds of produce worth an estimated $3,000 was donated from the Grand Island garden this year. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed), Extension Master Gardeners, Heartland Lutheran High School,…

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