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Md. Olive Garden rocked by explosion (Photo) – WTOP

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

WASHINGTON — An explosion at a Laurel, Maryland, Olive Garden blew out the back wall of the restaurant and scattered debris across the parking lot and a nearby street around 1 p.m. Wednesday, authorities said. There were no major injuries from the blast, said Mark Brady, Prince George’s County Fire Department spokesman. About 15 employees and 70 customers were inside the restaurant at 14650 Baltimore Ave. when the explosion occurred….

JBS Shutters Seven Packing Plants – AgWeb

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

A court-ordered $230 million asset freeze has forced JBS SA to suspend cattle purchases and slaughter activities at seven facilities in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil. The assets were frozen due to a tax matter organized by legislators in Mato Grosso do Sul. Shares of JBS fell almost 12% in early afternoon trading on Wednesday following news of the plant closures. …

Town’s Community Garden vandalized – The Landmark

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Town and school officials are searching for answers after repeated incidents of vandalism were reported at the Holden Community Garden, according to an update from Chairman of the Holden Board of Selectmen Robert Lavigne on Monday night. Lavigne said plants have been destroyed and rain tanks, which are part of the garden’s rainwater collection system, have been damaged. The first incident happened in late September when Holden Community Garden…

America’s Miners Are Digging for Hotter Coals as Old Plants Shut – Bloomberg

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Early next year, three massive coal-fired power plants in Texas will close for good. And their absence will be felt 1,000 miles away in the coal pits of Wyoming and Montana. There, in the energy-rich Powder River Basin, miners have for decades carved out coal that’s cheap but packs less heat than the tons extracted from other sites in the region — because it’s the kind that plants like the…

Want a low-water garden that’s pretty? Brentwood club has answers – East Bay Times

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

ANTIOCH — How to design a yard around drought-tolerant plants is the topic at a Brentwood gardening club meeting next week. Kelly Marshall, an expert in garden design, will talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday to Delta Informal Gardeners at Brentwood Community Methodist Church, 809 Second St. Visitors are welcome. The Clayton resident has turned her own quarter-acre garden into a certified wildlife habitat, studied garden design through UC Berkeley Extension,…

Beware of evil plants lurking in the garden – Greenville News

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Sputnuk-like seedpods of castor beans hold seeds that produce ricin, one of the most dangerous killers in the world.(Photo: Marian St. Claire) The scariest things in your garden this Halloween, or any time of year, are not necessarily witches and ghosts. Believe it or not, there are countless evil plants among the benign and pretty sunflowers. Some of them grow out of control, displacing important native plants, while others…

Town’s Community Garden vandalized – The Landmark

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Town and school officials are searching for answers after repeated incidents of vandalism were reported at the Holden Community Garden, according to an update from Chairman of the Holden Board of Selectmen Robert Lavigne on Monday night. Lavigne said plants have been destroyed and rain tanks, which are part of the garden’s rainwater collection system, have been damaged. The first incident happened in late September when Holden Community Garden…

America’s Miners Are Digging for Hotter Coals as Old Plants Shut – Bloomberg

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Early next year, three massive coal-fired power plants in Texas will close for good. And their absence will be felt 1,000 miles away in the coal pits of Wyoming and Montana. There, in the energy-rich Powder River Basin, miners have for decades carved out coal that’s cheap but packs less heat than the tons extracted from other sites in the region — because it’s the kind that plants like the…

Garden Q&A: Planting shrubs in the fall – Baltimore Sun

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Is it too late to plant shrubs or trees? I see a lot of good plant sales but not sure I should take advantage of them. Fall is an excellent time to plant most shrubs, tree, grasses and perennials. Early to mid-fall is the best time because plants have three seasons—fall, winter, spring—to get established before they must face the heat and drought stresses of summer. Keep in mind that…

Garden Q&A: Planting shrubs in the fall – Baltimore Sun

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Is it too late to plant shrubs or trees? I see a lot of good plant sales but not sure I should take advantage of them. Fall is an excellent time to plant most shrubs, tree, grasses and perennials. Early to mid-fall is the best time because plants have three seasons—fall, winter, spring—to get established before they must face the heat and drought stresses of summer. Keep in mind that…

Upstate elementary school garden yields largest sweet potato in SC history – FOX Carolina

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Long range forecasting is inherently flawed and is not easy to execute, but that being said, we can see trends and give you an overall idea of what to expect. Here’s what we are looking at toward the fall and winter of 2017-2018. La Nina is expected to develop this winter. La Nina is the opposite of El Nino, as it brings cooler than normal waters to the equatorial Pacific…

An aye for gardening – The Hindu

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

There’s always that doubt whether the food you eat is organic or not. But what if you could do away with the worry and grow your own veggies? Well then, it’s time to get familiar with gardening. What is gardening? Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants and creating green spaces. You could grow all types of plants – from fragrant roses to tangy tomato. What you choose…

Garden Q&A: Planting shrubs in the fall – Baltimore Sun

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Is it too late to plant shrubs or trees? I see a lot of good plant sales but not sure I should take advantage of them. Fall is an excellent time to plant most shrubs, tree, grasses and perennials. Early to mid-fall is the best time because plants have three seasons—fall, winter, spring—to get established before they must face the heat and drought stresses of summer. Keep in mind that…

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…

Las Vegas community creates a garden to mourn and heal – Christian Science Monitor

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 Las Vegas—The day after a gunman opened fire on a country music festival from a high-rise Las Vegas hotel, a local landscaper was at City Hall with an idea for remembering the 58 people killed in the deadliest shooting in modern US history. Jay Pleggenkuhle of Stonerose Landscapes said he thought the people of Las Vegas needed a project to help them work through their grief. His…

Winter-blooming plants help bees overwinter in your yard – SFGate

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Caption Close Winter and early spring are lean times for honeybees as they emerge from their hives, where food supplies are dwindling, to forage. Adding clusters of winter-blooming plants around the yard will give them much needed nourishment. Bees take in carbohydrates from floral nectar and protein from floral pollen. Being aware of bloom times and providing flowers that overlap the seasons are important for beekeepers who want to successfully…

Mipcom: HBO Latin America’s Roberto Ríos on ‘The Bronze Garden,’ Cinematic TV, Montaigne – Variety

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

CANNES — Episode 4 of the eight-part “The Bronze Garden,” the most-watched HBO Latin America’s Original of 2017, begins after its credit crawl with a 13-second shot where the camera swings out past a white-marbled turret of a building high above a teeming, ant-like Buenos Aires below. The next shot, at near street-level, and with a long-focal lens, records a one-minute conversation in sequence shot as it follows protagonist Fabián…

Gardening events starting Oct. 20 – The Daily Progress

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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