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Garden tour at 6 homes to benefit Friends of Pemberville Library – Sentinel-Tribune

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Photo by Daniel Melograna/Sentinel-Tribune Cindy Lohrbach’s garden Gerber Daisies are just one of the type of flowers in Cindy Lohrbach’s garden Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at her home in Pemberville. Photo by Daniel Melograna/Sentinel-Tribune Teri Long Teri Long sits in the waterfall boat Monday, June 12, 2017 in her water garden at her home in Pemberville. Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:29 am Garden tour at 6 homes to benefit…

Housing Authority’s residents plant community garden – Times-Enterprise

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Housing Authority of the City of Cairo (HACC) has a community garden this growing season. In March, residents Willie Joe Garland and Jimmy Willis, along with Roy Boles, spent a morning bringing the site back to life and began planting the vegetables that will sprout this year.  The garden is to help alleviate food insecurity among families in the housing authority by providing gardening opportunities…

Students Work, Learn in School Garden – wnep.com

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

DALLAS TOWNSHIP — Elementary school students in Luzerne County were getting their hands dirty to get a better appreciation of how farmers grow their crops. Students at Wycallis Elementary School are learning that if you want to grow some fresh food, you’re going to have to dig deep. “I didn’t think there would be as many rocks in the ground and that we would have to come out here and…

100 years of gardening – Lawn & Landscape

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Louis Palazzi Sr. helped his father grow his gardening business, expanding into heavy landscaping in 1958. Photo courtesy of Palazzi Landscape Gardening Palazzi Landscape Gardening is celebrating 100 years of business, from the time Augusto Palazzi started his own gardening company in New London, Connecticut, in 1917 to today’s niche operation focused on landscape renovation. Following is a timeline of key events in the company’s history. 1917: Augusto Palazzi begins…

Housing Authority’s residents plant community garden – Times-Enterprise

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Housing Authority of the City of Cairo (HACC) has a community garden this growing season. In March, residents Willie Joe Garland and Jimmy Willis, along with Roy Boles, spent a morning bringing the site back to life and began planting the vegetables that will sprout this year.  The garden is to help alleviate food insecurity among families in the housing authority by providing gardening opportunities…

National Arboretum revives an innovative garden that ran out of steam – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The renovated Friendship Garden reflects advances in perennials since the early 1990s, when the first garden was planted. Giant coneflowers and wild quinine bloom in front of the Garden House shed. (Adrian Higgins/The Washington Post) Time is the fourth dimension of gardening, and sets landscape design apart from other art forms. In a new garden, the plants go in young and reach an optimum state of scale and ornament after…

NY Botanical Garden shares its beds with Chihuly’s joyful art – CT Post

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Caption Close To judge from the traffic it attracted this past Mother’s Day, the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx has achieved another Dale Chihuly glass works blockbuster. Within minutes of the garden’s 10 a.m. opening, its pathway was already becoming clogged with family groups posing for photographs. Especially busy backdrops were two of Chihuly’s larger pieces: “Red Reeds on Logs” at the main tram stop and “Sol de…

"It is a drug:" The impact of gardening on the mind – Toledo Blade

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

You’ve heard it all before: Gardening is great exercise. It encourages you to eat healthy and use your back, biceps, shoulders, thighs, glutes, and hamstrings. Whether you’re digging dirt, planting seeds, or moving a loaded wheelbarrow around the yard, you do a lot of squats and lifting — and your muscles get a slow workout burn that rivals what a lot of…

NY Botanical Garden shares its beds with Chihuly’s joyful art – CT Post

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Caption Close To judge from the traffic it attracted this past Mother’s Day, the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx has achieved another Dale Chihuly glass works blockbuster. Within minutes of the garden’s 10 a.m. opening, its pathway was already becoming clogged with family groups posing for photographs. Especially busy backdrops were two of Chihuly’s larger pieces: “Red Reeds on Logs” at the main tram stop and “Sol de…

Community Garden is coming up Melrose(s) – Wicked Local Melrose

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Conor Powers-Smith csmith@wickedlocal.com @csmithRegister An effort years in the making came to fruition just in time for summer this year, with the grand opening of the Melrose Community Garden on Saturday, June 17. The garden’s 19 beds already feature young flowers, herbs, and a bevy of vegetables, and the excitement doesn’t stop at those lucky enough to get places in the first season. “The wait list…

Local students benefit from gardening program – Times Herald-Record

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Leonard Sparks Times Herald-Record @LeonSparks845 NEW WINDSOR – Tomato plants and lettuce, and kale and peas and summer squash sprout in plots outside Temple Hill Academy in New Windsor. While destined for the bellies of students at the Newburgh district elementary school and the food pantry at St. Patrick’s Church in the City of Newburgh, the healthy vegetables are not the only harvest to be reaped…

Grant provides garden for Shelton grief center – Connecticut Post – CT Post

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Caption Close A $2,500 grant from the Valley Community Foundation helped volunteers with Adam’s House construct a front garden on June 14 that encircles the memorial walkway at the nonprofit grief education center at 241 Coram Ave. “We are thrilled that our front garden surrounding our memorial walkway is now a beautiful, welcoming space that will offer peace and healing not only to grieving children and families that enter our…

Thomas Paine Plaza to Become 2,000-Square-Foot Urban Garden … – Philadelphia magazine

Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The plaza’s frequent protesters and skateboarders (and its giant chess pieces) might have to relocate – the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society plans to build a farm next summer. By Claire Sasko  |  June 20, 2017 at 2:33 pm Image via Google Maps Thomas Paine Plaza is getting a major makeover. Next summer, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will transform the plaza into a temporary 2,000-square-foot urban garden, thanks to a $300,000 grant from…

Grant provides garden for Shelton grief center – CT Post

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Caption Close A $2,500 grant from the Valley Community Foundation helped volunteers with Adam’s House construct a front garden on June 14 that encircles the memorial walkway at the nonprofit grief education center at 241 Coram Ave. “We are thrilled that our front garden surrounding our memorial walkway is now a beautiful, welcoming space that will offer peace and healing not only to grieving children and families that enter our…

Local man speaking out after plants stolen – KSNT News

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A local man is speaking out and asking for your help. Randall Hodgkinson said his five banana plants were stolen sometime between last Thursday night and Friday morning. They were planted along-side his house in big pots with some of the plants as tall as 8 or 9 feet. He said some of the plants are fairly new but others are more than 12 years old….

Over the Garden Fence | Special arrangements – Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Kim and Doug Beckley worked together to complete their first artistic floral design at the June meeting of Earth, Wind and Flowers Garden Club.(Photo: Submitted photo) People who are garden club members do grow plants. Once in a while they even practice ways to work with cut flowers.  The June meeting of Earth, Wind and Flowers Garden Club was such a meeting.  This is why some people refer to us…

Thomas Paine Plaza to Become 2000-Square-Foot Urban Garden – Philadelphia magazine

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The plaza’s frequent protesters and skateboarders (and its giant chess pieces) might have to relocate – the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society plans to build a farm next summer. By Claire Sasko  |  June 20, 2017 at 2:33 pm Image via Google Maps Thomas Paine Plaza is getting a major makeover. Next summer, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will transform the plaza into a temporary 2,000-square-foot urban garden, thanks to a $300,000 grant from…

Indianola grad starts community garden in Gambia – DesMoinesRegister.com

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Victoria Smith and Saikou Gibba dig to plant a cassava near the at the Bwiam General Hospital in Gambia.(Photo: Submitted photo) For most of her life, Victoria Smith, a 2014 Indianola graduate, has been interested in traveling to new places to learn about new ways of life. And now, she is living her dream every day. Smith is spending six months as a volunteer nursing assistant at the Bwiam General…

Report challenges economics of 1950s coal plants as Ohio lawmakers seek subsidies – Midwest Energy News

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

As Ohio lawmakers move to advance a bill to subsidize two 62-year-old coal plants, a report released this morning confirms older coal power plants’ ongoing difficulty competing against those fueled by natural gas. The Ohio House Public Utilities Committee’s agenda shows a version of House Bill 239 could get voted out of committee today, setting the stage for possible passage by the House of Representatives. The bill would require all…

Local non-profit builds garden railroads – KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona – KVOA Tucson News

Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Interstate 10 between Wilcox and Lordsburg has been closed due to a crash in New Mexico and  blowing dust, according to ADOT. 

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