Tag: Gardening

Jesse H. Jones Park to hold flower, vegetable gardening classes

News from Houston Chronicle: Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center in Humble is offering gardening classes in February. An antique roses class will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. According to a press release from the park, “Roses are often thought finicky and difficult to grow, but antique roses are hardy plant [...]

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Man fires flower seeded shotgun shells for guerilla gardening (Video)

News from Treehugger: Done under cover and out of plain sight, guerilla gardening aims to green abandoned land with seed bombs, moss graffiti and clay grenades. Now you will also be able to shoot a 12-gauge shotgun to plant your garden too — thanks to Swedish marketing and advertising agency Studio Total, which has successfully [...]

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Great Gardening: Gardens are more than flowers and trees

News from Buffalo News: When we think of gardens, we think of flowers and trees. The plants are our stars and the reasons we love our gardens. The plants, however, are only part of what makes an exceptional garden or landscape, and they may have less impact than you think. Consider a painting without a [...]

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Nursery School, lessons in gardening at the i wireless Center

News from Quad-Cities Online: Press release submitted by University of Illinois Extension Nursery School 2013- Lessons in Gardening, Top of FormSaturday, February 16, 2013 from 8 A.M. – 4 P.M. i wireless Center, Moline, IL Now in its 17th year, Nursery School is recognized as one of the Quad Cities’ premiere gardening symposiums! University of [...]

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Nursery School, lessons in gardening at the i wireless Center

News from Quad-Cities Online: Press release submitted by University of Illinois Extension Nursery School 2013- Lessons in Gardening, Top of FormSaturday, February 16, 2013 from 8 A.M. – 4 P.M. i wireless Center, Moline, IL Now in its 17th year, Nursery School is recognized as one of the Quad Cities’ premiere gardening symposiums! University of [...]

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Diggin’ In: Gardening gifts they’ll love : Mom Click

News from Daily Herald: 2012-12-14T07:41:00Z Diggin’ In: Gardening gifts they’ll loveBy Kathy Van Mullekom Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) (MCT) Daily Herald You’re making your gift list and checking it twice, and discover there’s a gardener that Santa needs to remember. Fret not. Gardeners are, by far, the easiest people to please because there are [...]

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Gardening & More: Making mini flower creations

News from Metrowny.com: LITTLE GEMS — A bullet casing is the container for the miniature floral design pictured. SPRINGVILLE — If you hunt, or know someone who does, you can utilize old bullet casings as containers for miniature flower arrangements. That is just one of many ideas that I picked up, this spring, at an [...]

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Gardening & More: Make your garden interesting in both the fall and the winter

News from Metrowny.com: A BIT OF COLOR — Flowers are one way to add autumn interest to your garden. Montauk daisies usually bloom at the end of September, but they bloomed even later this year. SPRINGVILE — Many of us assume that, once summer is over, our gardens have to be boring. But, if you [...]

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Plateau Gardening: Pruning and fertilizing impact flower production

News from Crossville Chronicle: CROSSVILLE — When and how you prune and/or fertilize flowering perennials impacts blooms. The concepts apply to most flowering landscape plants, but since a clematis vine question triggered this article, that plant family will be used in examples. Experts say don’t prune young, recently transplanted clematis. Wait about three years. Suits [...]

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‘Gardening Relieves Stress’

News from AllAfrica.com: Springtime is here and that is the time when people take a look around their surroundings while taking stock of their achievements. Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!” ‘The season makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not [...]

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