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2014-08-06 23:02:40

SuperCloset Hydroponics just harvested a monster basil grow in the Big Buddha Box vertical indoor gardening system which produced leaves over 20 sq. in. One of the largest basil leaves on record is 18 sq inches held by Susan Sauter from 1996 in West Virginia. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 SuperCloset Hydroponics just harvested a monster basil grow in the Big Buddha Box vertical indoor gardening system which produced leaves over 20 sq. in. One of the largest basil leaves on record...

2014-07-31 23:20:07

Dress up the backyard with simple summer containers filled with annuals that shine all summer long. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Outdoor celebrations are in full swing. From weddings to a simple family barbeque, the nation’s backyards and outdoor spaces will be places of sparkling sophistication and leisurely fun. To dress up the great outdoors for any special occasion, party throwers can decorate patios, decks and balconies with The Suntory Collection by creating summer...

2014-07-24 12:25:41

The garden of the villa is among the most spectacular and scenic examples of the Italian baroque FLORENCE, Italy, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Carlo Collodi spent his childhood at Villa Garzoni and its wonderful gardens, which are located in Collodi, Tuscany. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/697778-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/697778-b ) It is in these magical surroundings that Pinocchio, the world's...

2014-07-23 23:29:00

Garden Media hosting Flower Crown Workshop July 24 to celebrate BlogHer’s 10th anniversary. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 As interest in outdoor living and decorating continues to grow, especially in the blogosphere, Garden Media Group once again will introduce new content, plants and garden products to thousands of key bloggers at the 10th annual BlogHer Conference in San Jose, California. Some 4,000 social media experts in food, parenting, health and wellness, entertainment,...

2014-07-13 23:00:08

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital will host its 38th Annual Art & Antiques Show, featuring nationallly know speakers, to continue their ongoing commitment to raising funds for the advancement of world-class medical care for the region’s children. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Save the Date for the 2014 Art & Antiques Show benefiting Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL BOXWOODS & BowTies “A Modern Twist on Southern...

2014-07-09 23:13:39

B&D Rockeries, a landscaping company specializing in rockeries and rock retaining walls, has released an article showcasing a variety of hearty flowers and shrubs that can enliven a dull rockery landscape. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Gardeners that have struggled with knowing how to dress up their rockeries and rock retaining walls can look to B&D Rockeries for quick inspiration. In their recently released article, B&D Rockeries addresses the common problem that...

2014-06-03 23:02:36

To prevent lawns and plants from fading in the summer heat, The Grounds Guys offer summer watering techniques to help keep your lawns and plants green, plush, and blooming all summer long. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Summer is here and this means lawns and plants are back in full bloom. To prevent lawns and plants from fading in the summer heat, The Grounds Guys offer summer watering techniques to help keep your lawns and plants green, plush, and blooming all summer long. Watering...

2014-06-03 12:28:52

CASE provides use of skid steer, sponsorship to help sustainable food mission. RACINE, Wis., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Victory Garden Initiative is taking on food sustainability - one garden at a time. The 6th Annual Victory Garden Blitz, held May 10-24, provided 500 raised-bed gardens to people in the Greater Milwaukee area. Upon completion of this year's event, the Victory Garden Initiative will have installed more than 2,000 gardens for communities throughout Milwaukee....

2014-05-19 23:02:50

The Grounds Guys created a list of four “Ws” that can ruin a summer garden. Waco, TX (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 It is garden season and everyone can use tips and tricks to make their garden flourish. To help make gardens grow this season The Grounds Guys created a list of four “Ws” that can ruin a summer garden. Wildlife Wildlife like deer, raccoons and rabbits can cause havoc to your summer garden. Put up proper fencing to keep unwanted wildlife out of your garden. High fences work...

2014-05-09 12:27:58

Create Lasting Memories ATLANTA, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is something about digging in the dirt that brings us back to childhood. It is a reminder of the simpler days when spending time in the sunshine was all that was on our minds. Involving children in the garden has several benefits beyond making the outdoors a more beautiful space. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140508/86007 Foster creativity Make children part of the adventure in gardening by...


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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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