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Tree topples into river, causes flooding in Garden City – KTVB

Posted: Sunday, May 07, 2017

A large tree is making its way down the Boise River and diverting water over the banks. (Photo: KTVB) GARDEN CITY — Streets are flooding in Garden City after a tree along the bank of the Boise River fell into the river, causing water to divert over the banks. The flooding is happening on 46th Street past Adams Street at the Riverview Business Park, an  area mostly filled with warehouses and…

Downed tree continues to cause major flooding in Garden City – KTVB

Posted: Sunday, May 07, 2017

Water up to the base of mobile homes on 48th Street in Garden City (Photo: Mary Kienzle\KTVB) GARDEN CITY — Flood water continued to run onto more streets along the Boise River in Garden City on Saturday. With the river already running above flood stage, an uprooted tree went toppling into the water on Friday, April 28. Since then, it has moved several blocks downstream, causing major flooding from E….

Officers justified in deadly Garden City shooting, prosecutor finds – KTVB

Posted: Sunday, May 07, 2017

NOPD investigates a fatal shooting on Canal street. Officers who shot and killed a man outside the Garden City Police Department building in September of last year did not act illegally, the prosecutor reviewing the investigation of the incident said this week. Two Boise Police and two Garden City Police officers fired several shots at Anthony Bauer the morning of September 26, 2016, after, they say, Bauer raised a handgun…

Amazon’s Expansive Biodomes Get Their First of 40000 Plants – WIRED

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

Ron Gagliardo just might have the most unusual job at Amazon. He spends most of his time tending to the thousands of plants destined for the Spheres, the 90-foot bulbous glass dome in the middle of Amazon’s sprawling campus in downtown Seattle. Last week, Gagliardo watched as workers pulled an Australian tree fern off of an Amazon Prime truck, carried it through a particularly wide door in one of the spheres,…

Master Gardener: Website can help you pick your plants – The Livingston County News

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

<!– var articlecredit = []; var articlecaption = []; var articleimage = []; –> Now that May has arrived and the soil is (hopefully) dry enough to work, you may be considering what plants to add (or remove!) from your garden this year. Many of us go off to the garden center and fill our carts…

9 plants allergy sufferers should avoid and what to grow instead – Fox News

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

Do you love your garden but find yourself inside looking out at it, rather than spending time in it, thanks to allergies or asthma? The secret to enjoying being in your garden is to find plants that give you the look you want and that are also far less likely to cause problems for you. Not everyone is allergic to the same thing, and allergic reactions can range from…

Court gives San Mateo campus garden a reprieve – SFGate – SFGate

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

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How to transform your small garden into a wonderful wildlife haven – Fox News

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

There are a number of quick and cheap ways to invite birds, butterflies and small animals into your garden, whatever its size. Try a few of these ideas for creating a wildlife haven in a little garden and then just wait for your guests to arrive! Build an insect hotel. Possibly the simplest way to encourage mini beasts into your garden and increase its biodiversity is to build (or…

Community garden to hold plant sale | Local | democratherald.com – Albany Democrat Herald

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

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Look beyond the Chelsea flower show for gardening inspiration – The Guardian

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

You could be forgiven for thinking the Chelsea flower show is the only horticultural happening this spring, what with nightly primetime BBC TV coverage, rose-sniffing celebrity visitors splashed across the front pages and bookies taking bets on which designer will bag best in show. But has some of the shine come off what the RHS calls “the world’s most prestigious flower show”? The tricky economic climate has seen the number…

Gardening: The new millennial pastime – Newsday

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

Jessica Damiano Jessica Damiano is a master gardener and journalist with more than 25 years experience in radio, television, print and online media. She has worked on Newsday’s interactive endeavors since 1994, and currently is Deputy Editor overseeing Newsday.com’s Lifestyle and Entertainment coverage. Jessica enjoys toiling in her garden — a never-finished work in progress — and helping local gardeners solve their horticultural problems in her Garden Detective…

Gardening Day about to get underway – Madison.com

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

Gardeners are already digging in the dirt, and UW-Madison’s Family Gardening Day is designed to help new gardeners get started and energize longtime gardeners. Also, there will be gardening swag. The 12th annual event is free and takes place Saturday at three venues that are within two blocks of each other on Babcock Drive: D.C. Smith Greenhouse, Allen Centennial Gardens and Steenbock Memorial Library. “A lot…

Court gives San Mateo campus garden a reprieve – SFGate

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

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Miranda Hart to make TV return fronting new gardening show with her mum – The Sun

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

COMIC Miranda Hart and her mum are to front a gardening show. Down The Garden Path With Dee Hart Dyke will see the pair help people perfect their patches, and visit celebrity homes. Partnership… Miranda with mum Dee Miranda, 44, will try to spruce up her own garden, and narrate while Dee travels the UK. Call the Midwife star Miranda said: “I may not know a thing about how to…

Open Days 2017 garden tours – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Posted: Saturday, May 06, 2017

Buy Photo Innisfree Garden in Millbrook, NY, is one of the best places to go for a walk in the Hudson Valley. Photographed Sept. 8, 2013.(Photo: Carrie Yale/The Journal News)Buy Photo CLOSE x Embed x Share Henriette Suhr’s talks about her 13-acre garden in Chappaqua. (Video by Peter Carr/The Journal News) Stopping to smell the roses is even easier during the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program. During the tours, a…

About that Rose Garden health care photo with all the white guys…. – CNN

Posted: Friday, May 05, 2017

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Possible Tornado Hits Garden City, Georgia; Twister Confirmed Near Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport – The Weather Channel

Posted: Friday, May 05, 2017

Story Highlights A reported tornado left damage and injuries in the town of Garden City, Georgia, Thursday night. An EF0 tornado and minor damage was spotted near Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Storm damage was also reported in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, as well as parts of North Carolina. Powerful storms swept through the South Thursday night and Friday morning, and major damage was reported in at least one southeastern Georgia town….

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden Was Targeted by Ruthless Locavore Ramp Bandits – Grub Street

Posted: Friday, May 05, 2017

This spring, the wild onions are as coveted and controversial as ever. Photo: Georgia Kral It’s hard to grow ramps. It’s actually sort of impossible, the thinking goes. Ramp haters — of which there seem to be more each year — will say that ramps are little more than glorified scallions, but the main difference, and the reason so many chefs celebrate ramps’ springtime arrival and their very short growing…

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