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2012-04-03 11:30:50

Researchers at Carlos III University of Madrid and the University of Zaragoza theoretically predict, in a scientific study, that contact networks have no influence on cooperation among individuals. For the past twenty years, there has been a great controversy regarding whether the structure of interactions among individuals (that is, if the existence of a certain contact network or social network) helps to foment cooperation among them in situations in which not cooperating brings benefits...

2012-04-02 23:02:41

New and Expert Local Gardeners Can Now Share Farming/Gardening Experience and Techniques San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 To kick off National Garden Month, LocalGrow has launched its flagship platform, WikiGrow, which provides an easy-to-understand outline of information to guide new local gardeners through the process of cultivating a successful harvest. LocalGrow is a San Francisco-based independent organization that is committed to creating an agriculturally-informed local...

2012-03-30 23:02:22

A new, free web site helps gardeners swap plants with other local gardeners. Gloucester, MA (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 GenerousGardeners.com is urging gardeners across the country to go greener, and find local gardeners with whom to swap plants. Susan Kelly, co-founder of GenerousGardeners.com, says, "Gardeners have always generously given away their extra plants, especially when they can find a local gardener. And if it´s a chance for a plant swap, both gardeners get something new for...

2012-03-27 23:00:27

Gardening expert Melinda Myers shares tips on successfully growing edibles while incorporating them throughout the landscape. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 Nothing beats the flavor of a fresh-from-the-garden tomato; warmed by the sun, plucked right from the plant and eaten in the garden. “And the good news is gardeners don´t need much space to grow their own edibles,” explains gardening expert, TV/radio host & author Melinda Myers. “Many gardeners have and...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.