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First solar garden built to benefit low-income families – 9NEWS.com

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

First of its kind community solar garden being built in Watkins will benefit low-income housing. (photo: Cory Reppenhagen/Twitter) DENVER – The Denver Housing Authority is getting into the solar gardening business. They are building a field of solar panels, at a remote location, that creates energy for low-income families. The DHA is the first housing authority in the country to do this.  The first seeds were planted Friday. It’s bolts…

Video: 3 Things To Think About When You Bring Your Plants Indoors For The Winter – WBUR

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

This is the time of year you want to bring your houseplants inside in order to save them through the harsh winter. The video above includes three things to think about when you do: bugs, location and timing. Each year I bring my plants either into the house in a bright sunny poolroom, or I put them into the garage. No matter where my plants go after being outside all summer,…

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

Posted: Friday, October 27, 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 Museum Expansion – ArchDaily

Posted: Friday, October 27, 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…

Luke Bryan’s Unlimited Olive Garden Praise – CMT.com

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

by Alison Bonaguro 5h ago It’s hard to say who does what at the Olive Garden when it comes to serving their famous Unlimited Soup, Salad & Breadsticks Combination. But Luke Bryan knows this: one Olive Garden employee has a God-given voice. When Bryan was on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week to talk about his new gig as a judge on American Idol, he used the waiter as an…

Gardening: Prepare now to enjoy garden bounty in winter – The Providence Journal

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

By Henry HomeyerSpecial to The Journal This was a good gardening year. Adequate rain, adequate sun. I know that I will have food from the vegetable garden that will allow me to eat something from it every day all year. Eating something every day from my garden is a bit of an obsession, but not all that hard to do. I am putting my root crops…

Spring bulbs and pruning: More garden care tips for colder days – WTOP

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

WASHINGTON — WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath answers your questions about planting spring bulbs and when (and what) to prune during the cold season. Winter pruning rules: Don’t cut the crape! A crape myrtle plant frames the U.S. Capitol Building Monday, Sept. 8,1997, in Washington. (AP Photo/Joe Marquette) Clemencia in Potomac writes: “Could you clarify why your recommendation to prune in the dead of winter doesn’t apply to crape myrtle…

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

Derek Stepan overwhelmed by emotional response to his Garden return – New York Post

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

It was an emotional night of tributes during the Rangers’ 5-2 win over the Coyotes on Thursday at the Garden. Most impactful was the return of Derek Stepan, who had been an integral Ranger for seven seasons before an offseason trade sent him to the Coyotes. During a first-period television timeout, the scoreboard showed some of his career highlights, and it ended with his overtime goal in Game 7 of…

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

White Forest Tower in Paris Will Fight Climate Change With 2000 Plants – Futurism

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

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On Gardening: Visiting gardens a great resource – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Gardeners should visit public gardens to broaden their knowledge of garden design and plants. Visiting private gardens is also a good practice, especially to learn of the possibilities on a residential parcel, with various levels of time and resources. By contrast, public gardens typically are much larger than private gardens, and have much more gardening support, including staff and volunteers. They can be wonderful resources…

France’s InVivo in alliance talks with Jardiland gardening chain – Reuters

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

PARIS, Oct 26 (Reuters) – French agricultural cooperative InVivo’s retail division is in exclusive talks over a potential alliance with gardening retailer Jardiland, the companies said on Thursday. The alliance would create a major force in the gardening and pet shop sector, in which Jardiland and InVivo’s Gamm vert and Delbard chains would continue to operate independently, they said in a statement. They gave no financial details and spokespeople for…

Gardening Advice: Invasive Insect Attacks Houston Crepe Myrtles – Houston Public Media

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

An example of crepe myrtle bark scale (CMBS), which is the result of an insect. The condition appears as a white or gray felt-like crust on the bark of crepe myrtle trees. A new study says it’s spreading in Houston. Wondering what that weird, gray, felt-like crust is on your crepe myrtle trees? It might be something called crepe myrtle bark scale (CMBS). A new study from the Texas A&M…

Gardening Forever talk at UMaine Extension – Seacoastonline.com

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

SPRINGVALE A free public presentation, “Gardening Forever: Tips and Tools for Lifelong Gardening, will highlight the York County Extension Association annual meeting, 6:30 to 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen St., Springvale. Ellen Gibson, AgrAbility Specialist with Maine AgrAbility, will speak on and demonstrate how to “garden forever.” Topics include arthritis and its causes, and how small changes in our…

Gardening with Allen: Let lifestyle changes inform your fall landscape planning – The Columbian

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Allen Wilson is a Vancouver gardening specialist. Email Allen Wilson at allenw98663@yahoo.com.

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

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