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“A Night at the Garden” Is the Most Terrifying Movie You Can Watch This Halloween – The Intercept

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

The obscure 2008 movie “Synecdoche, New York,” written and directed by Charlie Kaufman, originated when Sony Pictures Classics approached Kaufman about creating a horror film. Kaufman, best known for deeply wacky scripts like “Being John Malkovich,” agreed. But he wasn’t interested in making the kind of paint-by-numbers movie for teenagers that appears to take place in another dimension. Instead, he later said, he wanted to make a horror film for…

Foster + Partners’ First Public Garden Design to Feature in Norton … – ArchDaily

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

© Foster + Partners The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida has announced plans for the first-ever public garden designed by Foster + Partners as part of their $100 million expansion project. To feature a variety of native sub-tropical plantings and gathering spaces, the garden is envisioned as “a new social space for the community.” “From the beginning, we have conceived of the Norton expansion as an…

Don’t Forget to Bathe Your Plants – Lifehacker

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo: Visualhunt Among the many benefits they bring to your home, plants help clean the air. Are you returning the favor? Yes, you should be cleaning your plants. You think to dust your bookshelves and tchotckes (I hope), and your plants are sitting there collecting all the same dust. They’re alive, but that doesn’t make them self-cleaning. Plants not only need to take in sunlight through their leaves, but that’s…

IN THE GARDEN: Easy houseplants – Stillwater News Press

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Waiting for frost to arrive in the midst of this beautiful fall, I find myself steadily preparing for winter. I also take the opportunity to select house plants that can thrive on minimal care when holiday busyness descends. These four plants will do just that! Sanseveria, more commonly known as Snake plant or Mother-in-law’s tongue grows tall and narrow. The leaves are thick, sometimes bordered in…

UGA’s ‘secret garden’ chooses 2017 Classic City Award winning flowers – Red and Black

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

As University of Georgia students are grabbing more layers in the morning and as campus becomes littered with autumn leaves, a colorful haven behind Snelling Dining Commons will be cleared away in anticipation of the winter. This space, filled with hundreds of different plants, is the Trial Gardens at UGA, a part of the Horticulture Department in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, which tests…

Take note of garden successes, failures as season turns cold – Tribune-Review

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Updated 15 hours ago As the growing season comes to a close, it’s important for a gardener to assess the performance of the garden, making careful notes of what to grow again and what varieties to avoid in the future. While some failures and successes in the garden can certainly be attributed to whatever growing conditions nature provided,…

UGA’s ‘secret garden’ chooses 2017 Classic City Award winning flowers – Red and Black

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

As University of Georgia students are grabbing more layers in the morning and as campus becomes littered with autumn leaves, a colorful haven behind Snelling Dining Commons will be cleared away in anticipation of the winter. This space, filled with hundreds of different plants, is the Trial Gardens at UGA, a part of the Horticulture Department in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, which tests…

Life in the Garden by Penelope Lively review – green fingers, silver trowels – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

When a really good book comes along, one of the things it does is to draw attention to the absence of such a book on your shelves before it arrived. I hadn’t really thought much about the state of the once venerable art of garden writing until I read Life in the Garden. It brought home to me how few recent gardening books come anywhere close to its style, intelligence and…

WWL-TV volunteered with Miss Gloria’s Garden on Make a Difference Day – WWL

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Saturday is Make A Difference Day, with volunteer groups pitching in across town and across the country to improve their communities. WWL-TV joined the effort by helping out a small garden right off of Claiborne Avenue known as Miss Gloria’s Garden. “I’ve been gardening all my life,” Gloria Ward, who runs the garden, said. “I’m 69, I don’t take any medicine, and I grow everything I eat,” she said. However,…

UGA’s ‘secret garden’ chooses 2017 Classic City Award winning flowers – Red and Black

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

As University of Georgia students are grabbing more layers in the morning and as campus becomes littered with autumn leaves, a colorful haven behind Snelling Dining Commons will be cleared away in anticipation of the winter. This space, filled with hundreds of different plants, is the Trial Gardens at UGA, a part of the Horticulture Department in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, which tests…

WWL-TV volunteered with Miss Gloria’s Garden on Make a Difference Day – WWL

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Saturday is Make A Difference Day, with volunteer groups pitching in across town and across the country to improve their communities. WWL-TV joined the effort by helping out a small garden right off of Claiborne Avenue known as Miss Gloria’s Garden. “I’ve been gardening all my life,” Gloria Ward, who runs the garden, said. “I’m 69, I don’t take any medicine, and I grow everything I eat,” she said. However,…

UGA’s ‘secret garden’ chooses 2017 Classic City Award winning flowers – Red and Black

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

As University of Georgia students are grabbing more layers in the morning and as campus becomes littered with autumn leaves, a colorful haven behind Snelling Dining Commons will be cleared away in anticipation of the winter. This space, filled with hundreds of different plants, is the Trial Gardens at UGA, a part of the Horticulture Department in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, which tests…

WWL-TV volunteered with Miss Gloria’s Garden on Make a Difference Day – WWL

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Saturday is Make A Difference Day, with volunteer groups pitching in across town and across the country to improve their communities. WWL-TV joined the effort by helping out a small garden right off of Claiborne Avenue known as Miss Gloria’s Garden. “I’ve been gardening all my life,” Gloria Ward, who runs the garden, said. “I’m 69, I don’t take any medicine, and I grow everything I eat,” she said. However,…

UGA’s ‘secret garden’ chooses 2017 Classic City Award winning flowers – Red and Black

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

As University of Georgia students are grabbing more layers in the morning and as campus becomes littered with autumn leaves, a colorful haven behind Snelling Dining Commons will be cleared away in anticipation of the winter. This space, filled with hundreds of different plants, is the Trial Gardens at UGA, a part of the Horticulture Department in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, which tests…

UGA’s ‘secret garden’ chooses 2017 Classic City Award winning flowers – Red and Black

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

As University of Georgia students are grabbing more layers in the morning and as campus becomes littered with autumn leaves, a colorful haven behind Snelling Dining Commons will be cleared away in anticipation of the winter. This space, filled with hundreds of different plants, is the Trial Gardens at UGA, a part of the Horticulture Department in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, which tests…

Cut your phone dependence with an app that plants trees as a reward – Quartz

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

You can’t help it. You check your phone constantly, forever sneaking a peak, seeking distraction, and the more you do it, the more distracted you become. Don’t feel bad—it’s a common problem that can be solved with the help of technology. Use your your phone to cultivate the focus it erodes by downloading an app designed to curb tech dependence and reward the environment for your presence. Published by Shaokan…

Foster + Partners’ First Public Garden Design to Feature in Norton … – ArchDaily

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

© Foster + Partners The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida has announced plans for the first-ever public garden designed by Foster + Partners as part of their $100 million expansion project. To feature a variety of native sub-tropical plantings and gathering spaces, the garden is envisioned as “a new social space for the community.” “From the beginning, we have conceived of the Norton expansion as an…

Foster + Partners’ First Public Garden Design to Feature in Norton … – ArchDaily

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

© Foster + Partners The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida has announced plans for the first-ever public garden designed by Foster + Partners as part of their $100 million expansion project. To feature a variety of native sub-tropical plantings and gathering spaces, the garden is envisioned as “a new social space for the community.” “From the beginning, we have conceived of the Norton expansion as an…

Edison Elementary School debuts student-run vegetable garden – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Thomas Edison Elementary School unveiled its student-run vegetable and herb garden Tuesday, which provides a hands-on experience for students, while learning about healthy eating and nutrition. The garden was planted last month as part of a program by the Adventist Health Glendale Foundation to bring students closer to their food through gardening. Along with tending the garden, students learned about healthier eating habits that can combat childhood obesity as well…

Groundwork Bridgeport continues work on garden – CT Post

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Caption Close BRIDGEPORT — There are two more volunteer days left this season to be a part of creating a mini-botanic garden in the city. Groundwork Bridgeport, a non-profit organization working to revitalize the city, is behind the project. Executive Director Christina Smith said the volunteer days are essential to completing the garden on Seaview Avenue and surrounding smaller projects on the site. The volunteer dates left are Oct. 28…

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