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2014-03-27 12:23:06

SCRANTON, Pa., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community gardeners, faced with the obstacles of tending a garden away from home, are discovering a simple solution to their problems: container gardening in self-watering planters (http://earthbox.com/science-behind-the-earthbox). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140327/NY91618 ) While group gardening offers many rewards, watering and weeding often get less attention when gardeners must travel to the garden. Community plots...

2014-03-26 08:23:48

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Park directors and advocates hailed the latest report on city parks released Wednesday by The Trust for Public Land, a leading national non-profit in creating urban parks across the country. The 2014 City Parks Facts report, now available at www.tpl.org/cityparkfacts, is the nation's most complete compilation of data about urban parks in the nation's largest 100 cities. It is created by The Trust for Public Land's Center for City Park...

2014-03-20 08:23:53

Grants to fund community gardens and green spaces across the U.S. MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a long and cold winter for much of the U.S., The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) today marks the arrival of Spring with the announcement of the 2014 GRO1000 Grassroots Grant winners. More than 90 grants were awarded today to deserving non-profit organizations nationwide to begin or maintain public gardens and green spaces within their communities. The...

2014-02-26 12:21:22

SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schools and community groups are turning roofs, parking lots, playgrounds, and other unlikely spots into fertile patches of green, thanks to the innovative technology behind self-watering garden boxes (www.earthbox.com/earthbox-systems.html ). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/NY72045 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130411/NY92249LOGO-b ) Gardening clubs once consisted almost exclusively of volunteers...

2014-01-19 23:02:39

Food4Wealth is a newly updated program created by Jonathan White that claims to show people how to grow vegetables. A full Food4Wealth review on the site hynguyenblog.com indicates whether this system is helpful or not. (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 "Food4wealth" is the latest system developed by Jonathan White who promises to guide people on how to grow vegetables. Jonathan White is an environmental scientist that has spent more than 15 years learning to grow fresh vegetables. After...

2013-10-22 23:29:01

HGH.com, best known for only selling HGH and bodybuilding supplements among other health supplements, is now expanding into an online user community to offer both registered and non-registered users added benefits. Boonton, NJ (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 HGH.com is building an online community. The online eCommerce site, known for selling HGH supplements, bodybuilding supplements, in addition to weight loss, and height and bone supplements, is expanding its offering by adding an online...

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Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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