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2013-05-31 16:21:07

The New Site Offers Helpful Tips and Advice on How Properly Care for a Garden LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Garden Dad, a website that features helpful gardening guides, garden tool reviews and exclusive deals on garden tools, has just launched its new and user-friendly website. Whether people already have a green thumb or find gardening to be extremely challenging, the website offers useful and in-depth tips and advice on a wide range of garden-related topics....

2013-05-30 23:22:52

Careio has fully unveiled its private social network to allow all users the ability to set up a private Care Site profile without the hurdle of a wait-list. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Today, Careio has officially unveiled its private social network to the world, making registration open to anyone and everyone. The private social network, launched earlier this year, provides an interactive community built around private Care Sites empowering users to communicate in a safe and supportive...

2013-05-02 23:23:36

Plant the seeds of better health. Journeyworks Publishing´s brochure, “Community Gardens: 25 Things Everyone Should Know” can help build support for local garden projects. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 A study recently published in the American Journal of Public Health looked at a community garden in Salt Lake City and found that those who participated in the garden had a lower BMI (Body Mass Index) compared to peers who were not involved in the garden. A lower BMI...

2013-04-29 23:01:46

The new report - The State of Civil Society 2013 - catalogues the experiences of activists and non-governmental organisations across the world. It concludes that the optimism within civil society of 2012 has evaporated. Johannesburg, South Africa (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 International development efforts are being undermined by the rising tide of legal restrictions, funding cuts and violence faced by civil society around the world, according to a new report from CIVICUS, the global civil...

Structural Balance Theory Applied To Animal Groups
2013-04-23 05:13:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Humans follow complex social situations to decide who to befriend or abandon. A new study that seeks to advance our understanding of the structure of animal social networks reveals that animals use the same level of sophistication in judging social configurations. Published this week in Animal Behaviour, this study is the first to apply a long-standing theory of social psychology — called "structural balance," the theory...

2013-04-22 08:22:10

Earth Day celebration marks community gardening milestones in Columbus, Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Columbus and Franklin County officials will join ScottsMiracle-Gro, community partners, volunteers and local residents at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens on Earth Day (April 22) to celebrate and honor Columbus community gardens. With over 250 community gardens within city limits, Columbus has more community gardens per capita than any...

Community Gardens Produce Health Benefits 041913
2013-04-19 11:16:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Community gardens have long been thought to convey numerous health and social benefits to those who maintain them, but these benefits have never been the subject of scientific study. New research from a team of Utah-based scientists changes that through a study recently published in the“¯American Journal of Public Health. Led by Cathleen Zick, a professor of family and consumer studies at the University of Utah, the research...

2013-04-09 16:25:38

NEW YORK, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to Hometalk, a social network dedicated to home and garden projects, more American homeowners are starting their own vegetable gardens this spring. Since the beginning of this year, there were over 65,000 vegetables related activities (posts, shares, comments) through Hometalk.com, a significant increase from 2012. According to the Garden Writers Association Foundation (GWAF) 2013 Winter Gardening Trends Research Report, "The number of...

2013-04-04 08:28:19

Medical Logistics Marketplace Innovates Online Shopping with Unique Social Interface SNELLVILLE, Ga., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MediPx is pleased to announce the launch of its online medical logistics marketplace and social network. In response to the rise of social media shopping, mediPx has expanded its reach to include the new world of social media. In addition, customers and vendors can communicate in a new way, helping them build relationships that reach far beyond sales....

2013-03-22 23:02:31

The American Community Gardening Association launches "Garden Aid" with Americana recording artists Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally. Support ACGA, watch the video & join the community here : http://www.nellrobinsonmusic.com/garden/ Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is thrilled at the response to “Garden Aid ” which was launched on the first day of spring and is happening around the country in urban and community gardens....


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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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