Tag: Gardens

Flower & Garden Show: Everything from show gardens to cakes

News from Windy City Times: The Chicago Flower & Garden Show Presented by Mariano’s took place March 14-22 at Navy Pier. This year’s theme was “Do Green. Do Good.” As usual, there were the show gardens—an impressive 21 this year. They included “The Gardens of Mackinac”; “Tulip Splendor”; “”811 N. Greenline Parkway—Natural Gas Safety Garden” [...]

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Affordable Housing May Replace Dozens of Community Gardens

News from Curbed NY: Friday, January 16, 2015, by Jessica Dailey [This garden on Willoughby Avenue could be razed for affordable housing. Screenshot via Google Streetview.] The local gardener versus big developer is a common David-and-Goliath situation in New York City, and now, for more than a dozen community gardens, the city is Goliath, in [...]

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Yanbu flower and gardens festival fascinates visitors

News from Yahoo! Maktoob News:  The 9th Yanbu flowers and gardens festival is attracting thousands of visitors. It will run for a few more days. The festival is organized by the Royal Commission for Yanbu at the Events Garden in Yanbu Industrial City and was inaugurated by Alaa bin Abdullah Nassif, CEO of the Royal [...]

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Garden book bites: Companion planting and shrub gardens from Chelsea …

News from OregonLive.com: DIY gardener and landscaper Sally Peterson pores over garden-related books with a Pacific Northwest perspective. Here are her mini reviews:  by Josie Jeffery ($ 17.99, Ten Speed Press): Horticulture and garden design expert Josie Jeffery runs SeedFreedom, which promotes seed diversity. In this new book, she studies the ancient, all-natural method of placing the right [...]

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Munster garden walk offers beautiful flower gardens

News from nwitimes.com: Ten of the area’s top gardens will be featured in Munster’s 8th Annual Garden Walk June 27 and June 28. Each of the gardens is unique and features a wide range of flowers, said Annette Baynard, president of the Munster Garden Club. For the first time, attendees have the option of ordering [...]

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Year of the horse, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ vegetable and flower gardens … – The Oregonian

News from Year of the horse, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ vegetable and flower gardens … – The Oregonian: Year of the Horse Celebration: Join the students from the Chinese American International School of Lake Oswego as they celebrate the Year of the Horse with dance, songs, poetry and native costumes. Performance includes a fun question-and-answer session, [...]

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Display gardens highlight Chicago flower show

News from Indianapolis Star: Ashley Petry, Star correspondent 12:13 a.m. EDT March 16, 2014 Backyard landscapes of all varieties are featured at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show.(Photo: Photos provided by Chicago Flower and Garden Show) SHARE 7 CONNECT >>> Read the full article ============================== Related News:

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‘Priceless’ African water lily stolen from London’s Kew Gardens

News from CNN: The tiny water lily, Nymphaea thermarum, next to the larger Nymphaea, ‘Kew’s electric blue,’ at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. The plant is one of the rarest in the world. The Nymphaea thermarum next to an example of the largest waterlily in the world in Kew’s waterlily house. The……………. continues on [...]

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Flower research shows gardens can be a feast for the eyes – and the bees

News from The Almagest: 30Dec Are our favourite garden flowers attractive to hungry visitors such as bees and butterflies to feed on? Researchers at the Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects (LASI) at the University of Sussex have completed one of the first scientific studies to put the business of recommending pollinator-friendly garden flowers on [...]

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DIY Dish Gardens from the Northwest Flower and Garden Show

News from KING5.com: by New Day Producers KING5.com Posted on February 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM Updated today at 11:51 AM Spring is just around the corner and it was so nice to get a little taste of sun this weekend. Another sign of a new season is the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, which [...]

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