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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…

How The Boston Common And Public Garden Are Trying To Address Uptick In Crime – WBUR

Posted: Sunday, October 01, 2017

The Boston Common and Boston Public Garden are dealing with some old challenges that have reached a new level of intensity. Liz Vizza, executive director of the Friends of the Public Garden. (Sharon Brody/WBUR) Crime is a problem in the oldest park and oldest botanical garden in the country, and the search is on for solutions. That effort has become more urgent after two stabbings and a shooting on the…

Mums, roses, strawberries need prep for cold winter temps – Quad City Times

Posted: Sunday, October 01, 2017

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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…

Community garden "watchman" memorialized with mural – The Missoulian

Posted: Sunday, October 01, 2017

Breanna Roy, Janetta Brewer and Hans Zuuring, back to front, paint a mural in the Garden of Eaton community garden in honor of Frank Smith, who died in January. Smith was one of the first to have a plot in the community garden, and his family (including Roy and Brewer, his granddaughter and daughter) decided to commission a mural in his memory on the garden shed.

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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These 7 fire-retardant plants may help save your home – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Consider all the potential solutions to help save your home during a wildfire and landscaping seems an obvious choice. But are the drought-tolerant solutions that many of us have already implemented – turf removal among them – enough to fend off fire? “Many native plants take longer to burn than some of the invasive weeds such as pennisetum and pampas grass,” Aoyagi says. Other non-native invasive plants such as the…

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…

Energy Department proposes change to electricity pricing that could boost coal, nuclear plants – CNBC

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

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360 Video: Watch thousands of Monarch butterflies at Desert Botanical Garden – ABC15 Arizona

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

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With legal pot looming, California counties seize thousands of illegal plants – Sacramento Bee

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Yolo County officials announced the seizure of $6 million worth of marijuana this week, continuing a string of enforcement actions in the Sacramento region. The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office said deputies seized more than 2,000 plants at three locations during raids on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The raids followed seizures by officials in Yuba County, Roseville and Elk Grove this month, which netted more than 7,000 plants, according to the…

Virus prompts Laguna Hills to cancel tonight’s football game vs. Garden Grove – OCRegister

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Laguna Hills canceled its football game Friday night, Sept. 29, against Garden Grove because of a virus that has struck the Hawks team. Laguna Hills coach Mike Maceranka said the virus has been diagnosed as Hand, Foot and Mouth disease, an illness that causes painful sores in or on the mouth and on the hands and feet. The illness usually runs its course within a week. Maceranka said Laguna Hills…

Garden Help: Things to do in your garden in October – Florida Times-Union

Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017

It might be hard to believe but soon the heat will subside into fall and winter. With cooler weather ahead, plants are beginning to get ready and it is time for you to prepare your garden for success. OCTOBER TIMETABLE • Following recent storm events, keep an eye on potential hazards created by the wind and wet conditions. Monitor the health of trees that experienced breakage or flooding, as they…

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