Gardens

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…

Vegetable gardening popular, therapeutic – Victoria Advocate

Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017

During the past several years vegetable gardening has become a very trendy hobby for thousands of Americans. Not only is gardening therapeutic, it also provides your family with the freshest and most nutritional produce possible. Homegrown tastes so much better than store-bought, it’s a renewable source of food and once a garden is well-established, it will save you lots of money toward your food budget. Planting from seed is the…

Motor racing-FIA puts F1 technical head on ‘gardening leave’ – Reuters

Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – Motor racing’s world governing body has put the head of its Formula One technical department, Marcin Budkowski, on three months ‘gardening leave’ after he resigned this week. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) did not say why Budkowski, a Polish-born aerodynamicist who has previously worked for Ferrari and McLaren, had resigned or where he was going next. A spokesman said at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Thursday that…

Master Gardeners teach garden ‘winterizing,’ hold plant sale – Coast Weekend

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Submitted photo <!– –> ASTORIA — It’s time to give garden beds, pots, perennials and trees a rest by “winterizing” them. Winterizing helps plants survive winter and promotes a healthier, more productive growing season for all plants the next year. Clatsop County Master Gardeners will show people how to do this through lectures, demonstrations and advice for individual garden problems 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the…

Motor racing-FIA puts F1 technical head on ‘gardening leave’ – Reuters

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – Motor racing’s world governing body has put the head of its Formula One technical department, Marcin Budkowski, on three months ‘gardening leave’ after he resigned this week. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) did not say why Budkowski, a Polish-born aerodynamicist who has previously worked for Ferrari and McLaren, had resigned or where he was going next. A spokesman said at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Thursday that…

On Gardening: Bumper crop of butterflies, pentas – Herald & Review

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017

It seems to be a banner year for butterflies in the south. While the big Monarch migration hasn’t hit, everything else appears to be high. I’m not sure if there is a correlation, but it also seems as if pentas are having the most incredible year ever. What a quandary for the landscape industry. It’s nearly time to start planting cool-season flowers, and pentas and many other warm-season annuals are…

Motor racing-FIA puts F1 technical head on ‘gardening leave’ – Reuters

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – Motor racing’s world governing body has put the head of its Formula One technical department, Marcin Budkowski, on three months ‘gardening leave’ after he resigned this week. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) did not say why Budkowski, a Polish-born aerodynamicist who has previously worked for Ferrari and McLaren, had resigned or where he was going next. A spokesman said at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Thursday that…

Gardening with Allen: Spring bulbs can cheer containers – The Columbian

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Allen Wilson is a Vancouver gardening specialist. Email Allen Wilson at allenw98663@yahoo.com.

On Gardening: Get inspired for next year’s garden – Monterey County Herald

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 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…

New gardening guide offers tips on growing marijuana – Seattle Times

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017

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 Visual Guide to Easy Diagnosis and Organic Remedies” (Ten Speed Press, 2017), by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth, is the fifth in their “What’s Wrong With…’” series, and is one of the first mainstream…

Gardening for homeless – Waupaca County News

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Boy Scout helps Mission of Hope By Scott Bellile Homeless individuals often have little to take ownership of in their lives. But at the future Mission of Hope House shelter, Boy Scout Adam Reimer is helping to change that. When Waupaca County’s homeless families begin moving into the MOHH next year, there will be a backyard garden to tend courtesy of Reimer, a 17-year-old Hortonville High School…

Gardening: Fall blooms bring final splash of color, insect food – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

With the arrival of cooler weather, many plants will begin to wind down and start to go dormant. There are a few that are only beginning their peak bloom and will give the garden one more flush of color before the weather gets too cold for anything. Fall is synonymous with blooming asters. Their daisy-shaped flowers are adding shades of pink, purple blue and white to the garden and…

Tucson Home, Gardening and Craft Fairs Oct. 1-7 – Arizona Daily Star

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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Grow it Green: Extending gardening season – WMUR Manchester

Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Get some tips and tricks on how to extend your gardening season.

Gardening book series looks at marijuana – SFGate

Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Caption Close 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 Visual Guide to Easy Diagnosis and Organic Remedies” (Ten Speed Press, 2017), by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth, is the fifth in their “What’s Wrong With…’” series, and is one of the…

Cool Weather Gardens, Farmers Markets, & More Fall Gardening Ideas And Answers – WVXU

Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

It doesn’t feel like it yet, but it is officially fall. While the weather here can change overnight, there is still time to make the most of your garden. And fall is a great time to spend the day exploring farmers markets or visiting a local pumpkin patch or two. Joining us to discuss cool weather gardens and to answer your gardening questions are Campbell County Extension Office Horticulture Agent…

Dumpsite transformed into vegetable garden – Times LIVE

Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Five residents of France location in Pietermaritzburg have turned a dump site into a vegetable garden‚ selling and donating vegetables to the community. Mduduzi Hlongwane‚ 51‚ Nkosingiphile Chule‚ 22‚ Khethiwe Zulu‚ 29‚ Xolile Chule‚ 23 and Sindisile Stephanis‚ 24‚ are the brains behind the garden‚ which has become a much-needed source of food for elderly residents. Hlongwane said the initiative was prompted by the high rate of unemployment and poverty…

Gardening event slated – Clinton Herald

Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

STERLING, Ill. — After enjoying the gardening season, what comes next? There is something quite therapeutic in putting the garden to bed; a bittersweet opportunity to reflect on the season, make notes of what did well and what did not. Join Whiteside County Master Gardener Cheryl Christianson on Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. at the Sterling Library as she discusses fall clean-up techniques. Fall is an…

Gardening events starting Sept. 30 – The Daily Progress

Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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Gear up for end-of-September, fall gardening | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER – Renton Reporter

Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The end of September is the time to make plans to protect your plants for the winter. This means having a plan for storing tender bulbs such a cannas, dahlias, and glads or covering your vegetables with protection to insure harvest all winter. The end of September is not the time of year to fertilize roses or prune shrubs. Pruning and feeding stimulates growth and you want…

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