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2013-06-21 23:19:03

Coconut Grove homeowners who shop at their local Home Depot are reacting positively to the retail sales display placed there in December by Venetian Builders, Inc., the president of the Miami-based firm said today. Chris Noe said Coconut Grove sales are double, and the pace of residential sales throughout South Florida is 150 percent above last year’s levels, due in large part to retail sales leads. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 A Venetian Builders, Inc., sales display in the Coconut...

2013-06-20 23:24:16

New survey designed to establish benchmarks for multiple chapter organizations. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 As a follow-up to its Small Membership Insight Survey, membership software company Wild Apricot is conducting a supplemental survey to help identify and share needs that are unique to both the central offices and chapters or affiliates of large organizations. “Through this Multi-Chapter Benchmarking Survey we hope to identify key strengths, pains and bottlenecks...

2013-06-16 23:01:59

Once largely ignored, palm oil waste has been successfully transformed into a number of eco-friendly products including paper, as Palm Republik looks to introduce sustainably produced palm paper into the U.S. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) June 16, 2013 Palm Republik´s recently launched Kickstarter campaign is designed to showcase a new range of eco-friendly stationery products made from sustainably produced palm paper. Derived from the waste generated by the production of palm oil,...

2013-05-24 23:37:03

Gently Exfoliates with Crushed Apricot Shells as It Purifies with Natural Coconut Based Cleansers Leaving Skin Soft and Moisturized New York, New York (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Men´s skin is thicker, oiler and has larger pores making skin prone to breakouts. As a result, guys require products specifically formulated with their unique skin needs in mind. Always responsive to the needs of today´s modern man, eShave introduces its new Face Scrub. This gentle, yet effective, cleansing...

2013-03-28 23:01:08

Apricot Lane, a leading retail franchise specializing in women´s apparel, accessories and gift items announced today its projected growth for the remaining three quarters of the year. Currently with 80 stores operating in 35 states across the country, Apricot Lane already has 22 new franchisees committed to open in 2013 — and it´s still just the first quarter. Vacaville, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 The spring fashion season always helps increase awareness of the Apricot Lane...

2013-03-11 23:01:55

Nerium is excited to announce being the featured company in the new issue of Success from Home magazine. Addison, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Nerium International has been highlighted in an array of publications, including being the youngest company to ever be featured in industry leader Success from Home Magazine; in November of 2012, Nerium was highlighted in the inaugural issue of Beautiful You magazine. This weekend, they announced to thousands of attendees at the company´s Spring...

2013-03-04 23:00:22

Naturally-sourced and great tasting Coconut Water with Pulp is added to Zola´s popular and growing line of products San Francisco, CA. (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 Zola®, maker of the fastest selling Coconut Water and Açaí Juices in the United States¹, has expanded its product line to include an all-natural Coconut Water with Pulp, just in time for Expo West 2013. Zola´s newest addition furthers their commitment to going directly to the source to find Mother...

Polar Bears Will Remain Protected Under Endangered Species Act
2013-03-03 06:38:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US government and the polar bear won an important court ruling on Friday, as an appeals court deemed that the Bush administration had acted reasonably when they decided to list the Arctic mammal as a “threatened” species under the Endangered Species Act due to the effects of climate change. According to Brent Kendall of the Wall Street Journal, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a...

2013-02-20 23:03:50

Nerium sponsors gifting suite at the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards. Talented actors like Wayne Brady, Samuel L Jackson, Beatrice Rosen, and Wyclef Jean now have their bottles of Nerium. Addison, Texas (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Nerium International, a marketer of age-defying Nerium skin care products, was pleased to be invited to be the exclusive skincare of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards´ Gifting Suite. The 44th Annual NAACP Image...


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Montezuma Pine, Pinus montezumae
2014-07-15 13:27:17

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico. This tree has been planted successfully at mid altitudes in South Africa and Queensland, Australia, and at high altitudes in Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia. Trees planted in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia have done well at sea level. The Montezuma pine grows at 6,562-10,500 feet above sea level where...

Macedonian Pine, Pinus peuce
2014-07-15 13:08:24

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland. This pine grows best at altitudes between 3,281feet and 7,218 feet with a few growing as low as 1,969 feet and as high as 7,546 feet. This pine tolerates shade as well as extreme cold, and grows in rocky soils that are acidic and poor in nutrients. This tree grows to heights...

Japanese White Pine, Pinus parviflora
2014-07-15 12:15:14

Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora) is native to Japan and found growing in Kokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikaku; and South Korea, and Utsurio-To. The Japanese call it the Japanese five-needle pine. The Japanese White Pine grows from sea level up to 8,202 feet, but grows best between 3,281 feet and 4,921 feet. Dwarfism sets in when the trees grow above sub-alpine levels. This pine grows on steep, rocky slopes and prefers well-drained soils and full sun although it does not like intense...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

Ocote Pine, Pinus oocarpa
2014-05-16 09:55:29

Ocote pine (Pinus oocarpa) is native to Mexico and Central America. This tree is also known as the Mexican yellow pine, hazelnut pine, pino Amarillo, and pino avellano. This pine is closely related to the pinus greggii and pinus patula. This pine grows at altitudes of 3000-7000 feet above sea level while in El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua it grows at lower altitudes of 2600 feet. In poor soils, the tree will only grow between 32.8 and 49.2 feet tall and up to 39.3 feet in shallow soil...

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