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2014-12-14 23:01:04

Following the success of its web and iOS app, Sprout it finally comes to Android.

2014-11-17 08:23:45

Plantui believes that everyone deserves a garden, regardless of their location CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov.

2014-10-14 08:23:16

So Nice and Evergreen collaborate to support the creation of organic food gardens and encourage Canadian schools and families to join the movement TORONTO, Oct.

2014-10-08 08:22:05

- We invite the community to visit our PARK(ing) Space on October 16, 1:00PM - 9:00PM on South Street - MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct.

2014-10-06 08:29:18

Garden makeover initiative launched earlier this year by the makers of the LA VICTORIA® brand LOS ANGELES, Oct.

2014-08-22 23:04:00

Bay Area Startup Celebrates the Launch of its Second Virtual Gardening Platform San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 LocalGrow, a San Francisco-based

2014-08-02 23:02:09

Brad Rose, property manager at Lakewood Park Apartment Homes in Lexington’s Lakeview Estates neighborhood, announced today that Lakewood will be offering community gardening plots to its residents

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

2014-07-31 12:24:10

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year has been a banner year for To Soil Less, who partnered with professors at Tennessee State University and George Washington University

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


Latest Gardening Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Container garden
2013-08-21 10:16:39

A container garden consists of plants that are grown in pots, boxes, or other containers rather than directly in the ground. Containers can be made of terracotta, wood, plastic, ceramic, or other material that will hold soil and water. There are many forms of containers from the old worn out shoe, tea cups, terracotta pots, window boxes, or the more sophisticated methods with automatic-watering systems. Container gardening is good for growers who do not have adequate soil, growing...

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...

Forest Gardening
2013-07-31 15:46:47

Forest gardening is a woodland ecosystem that requires little maintenance. Forest gardening is a form of intercropping that is a seven tier, layering system utilizing the space from the sub-ground up to the canopy in order to provide high yielding food production for human consumption in wooded areas. Layering utilizes the photosynthesis to the maximum benefit for each tier within the forest garden. The canopy level consists of the tallest fruit/nut trees with dwarf trees in the...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.