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2012-07-02 22:20:37

NEW YORK, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Membership Group is proud to announce the release of its iPad app Gardening How-To. A free app, Gardening How-To provides avid gardeners with a wealth of information to appease any specific need or question, packaged with vibrant images, and insightful videos and graphics. The app is a digital version of the Gardening How-To magazine published by the National Home Gardening Club and has been mentioned in the New York Times as a trusty...

2012-06-25 14:22:42

SEATTLE, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ActiveBuilding introduces a social media component to web-based community portals as part of the company's innovative resident retention and communication product suite for apartment communities. Unlike traditional community websites that market towards prospective renters and simply offer online rent payment and service requests for current residents, ActiveBuilding community portals are completely resident-focused and exclusive to the community...

2012-06-20 06:22:53

At one year anniversary, Philanthropy's Promise continues to gain momentum with 61 new foundations signing on to prioritize marginalized communities WASHINGTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some 125 leading U.S. foundations that represent a total of more than $3.37 billion in annual giving pledged to prioritize the needs and promote the democratic participation of underserved communities such as the poor, the elderly and LGBTQ citizens through Philanthropy's Promise, the...

2012-06-20 02:21:51

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A local school's gravel garden teaches children about the science of growing food without soil or fertilizer while inspiring lessons about nutrition and sustainability. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/PH27666-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/PH27666-b ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/MM65492LOGO-a ) In just four short months, pre-primary students at Lowell School in Washington,...

2012-06-18 06:27:14

SEATTLE, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KIRO 7, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today announced the finalists for Western Washington's fourth annual Cox Conserves Heroes program. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local environmental nonprofits on behalf of the finalists. By being a finalist, each individual has secured a $2,500 donation for his or her nonprofit of choice. The finalists are now competing for an additional $7,500 - bringing the total donation...

2012-05-28 23:00:50

A lot of the programs at Back2Basics alcohol and drug treatment center live up to the company name — but maybe none quite as profoundly as the ever-growing culinary program. Flagstaff, Arizona (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 Back2Basics culinary director, Kathy DuPrez, is taken culinary class to the ground level by building the treatment center's first-ever, made-from-scratch garden. She intends to teach sober living residents the importance of cultivating something that is good for the body and...

2012-05-23 10:23:05

CHESAPEAKE, Va., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today announced Anne Little as Virginia's Cox Conserves Hero. As her nonprofit of choice, Tree Fredericksburg will receive $10,000. Little was nominated for her work with Tree Fredericksburg, an organization she launched with the goal of planting and sustaining an urban forest in our city. She now has legions of volunteers dedicated to the cause- including many youth....

2012-05-22 22:20:50

San Francisco, Sacramento, Boston, and New York Earn Top Spots SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A ground-breaking park rating system developed by The Trust for Public Land ranks San Francisco, Sacramento, Boston and New York as the nation's top city park systems. Mesa (Arizona), Louisville, Charlotte and Fresno received the lowest ParkScores among the 40 largest U.S. cities. ParkScore is the most comprehensive park rating system ever developed and was designed to...

2012-05-08 02:26:31

LODI, Calif., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on three successful years of supporting local communities through gardening programs, this summer, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi kicks off the growing season with its fourth edition of Giving through Growing (GTG) - a collaboration with the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) dedicated to developing and enriching communities through the gardening of fresh foods. This year's program, supported by a pledge of $55,000, will create...

2012-05-03 10:25:31

New dollars reward community generosity following $7.4 million giving campaign SEATTLE, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the stunning results of GiveBIG, The Seattle Foundation, local businesses and philanthropists have added $300,000 more to the "stretch pool" that will leverage the $7.4 million in gifts made yesterday through the online giving campaign. During this 24-hour online event held on May 2, people made nearly 38,000 donations to more than 1,200 local...


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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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