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2014-04-24 08:29:27

TAMPA, FL, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - iMD Companies, Inc. (OTC:ICBU) The Company announced that it has successfully structured expanded sales programs, through the remainder of 2014, with the garden industry distribution giant, Central Garden and Pet. Lumz-N-Blooms, a subsidiary of iMD, has distributed its line of hydroponics and indoor gardening products through Central Garden for several years. This relationship will now expand to include the R-Quest Hydroponics line of products,...

2014-04-23 23:01:26

Increase curb appeal and enhance the look and feel of an entire neighborhood with these simple tips from The Grounds Guys. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 It is getting to be summer time and that means updating the yard. Let the landscaping reflect your personality. Increase curb appeal and enhance the look and feel of an entire neighborhood with these simple tips from The Grounds Guys. Rocks A simple idea to updating your landscape is to create a rock garden. They are easy to...

2014-04-22 16:27:59

RBG is asking the public to share their memories of its historic garden BURLINGTON, ON, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) today, made public its official designs for their soon-to-be rejuvenated Rock Garden - RBG's signature garden that is scheduled to re-open in the spring of 2015. The $20 million dollar project aims to transform the Rock Garden into a year-round tourist destination and corporate facility, resulting in economic growth to the Golden Horseshoe...

2014-04-16 23:16:09

Gardenuity a new social selling company makes gardening accessible and easy for those who are new to edible gardening. If you have little access to a lot of yard space but want to be one of the 42 million households who are growing food at home or in a community garden, then this is the season to get started. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 What is Patio to Table Gardening™? At the heart, Patio to Table Gardening™ means the food on your table came directly from your patio or personal urban...

2014-04-11 00:21:59

GREENWOOD, S.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson and Perkins exclusive annual plant combinations are without a doubt the easiest and most economical way to bring amazing color and texture to your porch, patio, deck, or garden! These exclusive assortments are truly living compositions developed in conjunction with the country's premiere landscape designers to take the guesswork out of patio container growing. You will receive the precise amount of plants for the ideal mix of...

2014-04-09 23:30:32

Hydroponics 101 designed by Agnes Williams is the latest course for people who want to learn how to grow vegetables and herbs in an indoor garden. A full Hydroponics 101 review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Hydroponics is the practice of growing plants that uses mineral nutrient solutions in water without soil. Hydroponics 101 made by Agnes Williams is a new hydroponics course for people who want to learn how to grow and eat...

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...

2014-03-18 23:31:12

‘Like’ Longfield Gardens on Facebook for a chance to win a terrarium and begonia garden kit. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The trend of indoor gardening terrariums is going strong with no signs of slowing anytime soon. Terrariums are used in home décor, as centerpieces and gifts, but they can also be used to jump start a spring garden. Beginning March 17, bulb-lovers across the country may enter Longfield Garden’s Facebook contest, Terrarium Kit Giveaway, for a chance to...

2014-03-14 23:25:01

BC Greenhouse Builders Ltd., in collaboration with Wind Rose Garden and Flourish Design, have won Best in Show at the 2014 BC Home and Garden Show. The Conservatory Garden was the setting of a musical celebration for the start of spring. Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 BC Greenhouse Builders, leading North American custom greenhouse manufacturer of hobby, commercial and estate greenhouses, recently won gold for The Conservatory Garden at the BC Home and Garden Show. A...

2014-03-13 23:27:57

Dealzer.com is now offering a soil option on the popular Cash Crop & Grandma's Secret Garden hydroponics grow boxes. Additionally, the boxes have been altered to double the air flow. Paducah, KY (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Dealzer.com is now offering a soil option on their manufactured hydroponics grow boxes. These boxes include the Cash Crop and Grandma's Secret Garden. These new boxes recently acquired a more powerful fan upgrade and in the last days, Dealzer developers have...


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Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Cottage garden
2013-08-21 07:55:58

Cottage gardens, developed in England as functional gardens attached to cottages of the working class were simplistic in style and left to grow at will. These gardens contained vegetables and herbs, fruit trees, beehives and some livestock, such as pigs and chickens. Flowers were used as fillers for the empty spaces but soon gardens were designed just for the flowers. Cottage gardens were closed in with arbors or fencing made from hedges keeping the garden private. Gardeners will dress up...

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...

Wildlife Garden
2013-08-05 11:00:54

A wildlife garden (or wild garden) provides a natural habitat for many species of wildlife/animals. Wildlife gardens can be parcels of land allowed to grow naturally or created by individuals with an interest in wildlife habitats. Gardeners will grow a wildlife garden in conjunction with their production/cash crop gardens as a means of attracting various species of wildlife to help control the pest and pollinate the flowers. Creating natural habitats that have otherwise disappeared will...

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2009-07-04 14:32:56

Xeriscaping and Xerogardening refers to landscaping and gardening in ways that help reduce or even eliminate the need for irrigation. This practice is promoted in areas that do not have easily accessible fresh water supply. As climate patterns shift, more and more regions are using this method. The term "˜xeri' or "˜xero' comes from the Greek "˜xeros' which means "dry". Plants that require the appropriate amount of irrigation in reference to the local climate are emphasized, and care...

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