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Denver paid thousands to relocate pot plants in bridge project’s footprint – Denver Post

Posted: Sunday, March 23, 2014

The city of Denver has been trying for months to track down the owners of a marijuana dispensary — targets of a federal drug investigation — to give them more than $23,000. The money is what’ s left of the sum Denver agreed to pay VIP Wellness Center to relocate one of its grow locations early last year to make way for a massive construction project. The city has already…

Horn Farm Center in Hellam Twp. offers gardening program for the community – York Dispatch

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Horn Farm Center has a program where veteran gardeners and new planters can grow together. The Community Gardens program will run from April 15 to the end of October at the farm center at 4945 Horn Road in Hellam Township, said Jon Darby, the center’s incubator farms project manager. “The idea for the community garden is that folks from the community can have a place to grow their own…

Gardening classes, shows help in spring preparations – Tulsa World

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

Gardening classes, shows help in spring preparations See thousands of exotic blooming orchids at the Tulsa Orchid Society’s Spring Show and Sale on March 29-30. STEPHEN PINGRY/Tulsa World file Gardening classes, shows help in spring preparations Learn to grow tomatoes during the Getting Ready for Tomatoes class at the OSU Extension Office on April 15. Courtesy Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 7:12 am, Sat Mar 22, 2014. Gardening classes,…

Woman, 64, Dead After Being Struck By Car While Jogging In Garden City – CBS Local

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Police on Long Island say a 64-year-old woman is dead after she was hit by a car while jogging. The accident happened Friday in Garden City. Nassau County police say the woman was jogging on Kensington Road just before noon when she was hit by a 2003 Honda driven by a 43-year-old woman. The driver stayed at the scene and no charges were filed. Newsday reports…

Coal plants challenged by natural gas, tough regulations – Boston Globe

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

Competition from natural gas combined with increasing environmental regulations has made casualties of many of the nation’s aging coal-fired power plants, including Salem Harbor Power Station and Brayton Point in Somerset. By 2020, about 60 gigawatts of coal-fired electric-generating capacity — enough to power an estimated 48.5 million homes — is expected to disappear, at least partly due to the expense of meeting federal rules to cut pollution from power…

Master Gardeners bring gardening, health tips to Agricenter International – Memphis Commercial Appeal

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

Photo by William DeShazer, The Commercial Appeal // Buy this photo Sook Mellen, owner of Artistic Touch Home Accents, hand-paints napkin rings made of tiny flower pots. Photo by…

A foodie’s foray into urban gardening – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

I did what I had to do: I sold the condo and bought a little townhouse in the Northeast D.C. neighborhood of Kingman Park, just outside the H Street corridor. There’s an elevated yard in the front, where it’s sunny, and a deck in the back, where it’s not. Now I’m trying to take the lessons I learned from helping my family grow their own food in beds that totaled…

5 Tips for Spring Gardening Success – Popular Mechanics

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

Warmer days are on their way, finally, which means it’s time to start thinking about cleaning up your yard and getting ready for the coming spring gardening season. If you’re serious about having a great garden and want to top last year’s, getting things ready early in the season will help put you on the right path to having the best garden in the neighborhood. Planning Is Key Before you…

Alan Titchmarsh gardening tips: How to grow currants – Express.co.uk

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

The commonest varieties of Ribes sanguineum (to give it its proper name) are ‘Pulborough Scarlet’ and ‘King Edward VII’. Both are a striking shade of rose pink. Paler is ‘Porky’s Pink’ which does, indeed, have the tone of a fattened pig (but which looks much more delicate) while ‘White Icicle’ and ‘Tydeman’s White’ both fit their descriptions. If I were you, I’d give a home to any of them –…

T&D, Walmart kick off 2nd ‘Mini-Gardening Workshop’ series – The Tand D.com

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Times and Democrat’s longtime garden columnist will present a mini-gardening workshop on making a pallet garden and gardening vertically this Saturday at the Orangeburg Walmart. Minnie Miller will share her wealth of plant knowledge with the community from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Walmart Garden Center. The free public event is sponsored by Walmart. “A lot of gardeners have shown an interest in putting together a pallet garden…

A foodie’s foray into urban gardening – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

I did what I had to do: I sold the condo and bought a little townhouse in the Northeast D.C. neighborhood of Kingman Park, just outside the H Street corridor. There’s an elevated yard in the front, where it’s sunny, and a deck in the back, where it’s not. Now I’m trying to take the lessons I learned from helping my family grow their own food in beds that totaled…

T&D, Walmart kick off 2nd ‘Mini-Gardening Workshop’ series – The Tand D.com

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

The Times and Democrat’s longtime garden columnist will present a mini-gardening workshop on making a pallet garden and gardening vertically this Saturday at the Orangeburg Walmart. Minnie Miller will share her wealth of plant knowledge with the community from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Walmart Garden Center. The free public event is sponsored by Walmart. “A lot of gardeners have shown an interest in putting together a pallet garden…

Nanoparticles boost solar-energy capture by plants – physicsworld.com

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

The first bionic plant basks in the glow Nanoparticles could increase the amount of solar energy captured by plants by as much as 30%. That is the conclusion of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), who have shown that plants with semiconducting carbon nanotubes in their leaves can better convert energy from sunlight into electrical current. The team believes that the discovery could be exploited in a new…

Darden earnings slump amid continued Red Lobster, Olive Garden slide – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

During the third quarter ended Feb. 23, net income at the Orlando, Fla., company tanked to 82 cents a share, or $109.7 million, from $1.02 a share, or $134.4 million a year earlier. The restaurant giant – which owns eatery names including LongHorn Steakhouse, Capital Grille and the recently acquired Irvine chain Yardhouse – said earnings per share took a 13-cent hit due to the effects of severe winter…

A foodie’s foray into urban gardening – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

I did what I had to do: I sold the condo and bought a little townhouse in the Northeast D.C. neighborhood of Kingman Park, just outside the H Street corridor. There’s an elevated yard in the front, where it’s sunny, and a deck in the back, where it’s not. Now I’m trying to take the lessons I learned from helping my family grow their own food in beds that totaled…

T&D, Walmart kick off 2nd ‘Mini-Gardening Workshop’ series – The Tand D.com

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

The Times and Democrat’s longtime garden columnist will present a mini-gardening workshop on making a pallet garden and gardening vertically this Saturday at the Orangeburg Walmart. Minnie Miller will share her wealth of plant knowledge with the community from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Walmart Garden Center. The free public event is sponsored by Walmart. “A lot of gardeners have shown an interest in putting together a pallet garden…

Nun recognised for services to gardening – Marlborough Express

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

Sister Loyola Galvin may be in retirement but she is still gardening. The nun in her early 90s was invested by Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae in a ceremony at Government House today. She was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to gardening. For more than 15 years she tended the gardens at Our Lady’s Home of Compassion in Island Bay on Wellington’s south coast….

Small-space vegetable gardening resources – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare DLC Fix Incoming – IGN

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

Popcap is releasing a patch later tonight to fix issues that have surfaced in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare since the game’s recent DLC pack launched. The studio’s Justin Wiebe announced on Twitter that problems caused by the Garden Variety DLC pack should be resolved on Xbox One this evening, though a fix on Xbox 360 may still be a little way off. Patch tests are good. We will be…

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