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2013-04-26 08:21:17

Gardeners love to hang flower baskets on their porches. Hanging baskets are often lined with coco liners, which tend to disintegrate and don't hold moisture. EcoLiner is a new hanging basket liner that holds moisture longer and retains its color. LITITZ, Pa., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of gardeners are planning their flower gardens this spring and part of their outdoor decor plan will most certainly include a hanging basket for their porch or free-standing hanging basket...

2013-04-25 08:37:36

YORK, England, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gardeners and groundskeepers have had to wait an awful long time for spring temperatures to hit the UK. Now that forecasters are finally predicting a positive change in the climate, the rush is on to prepare gardens and green spaces for the warmer, brighter months ahead. The team at York Timber Products [http://www.yorktimberproducts.co.uk ] has launched its spring sale to make the flurry of gardening activity more affordable....

2013-04-22 12:30:33

Omron electroTHERAPY Solution Enables Pain-Free Gardening, Chance to Win Garden Makeover LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With April's National Garden Month underway, your planting plans may be ready, but your body is likely unprepared for the bending, kneeling, and lifting that go along with it. Savvy gardeners have a secret weapon - Omron's electroTHERAPY Pain Relief unit, which keeps your green thumb from tiring by eliminating gardening aches and pains with...

2013-04-22 12:23:51

SOUTH LYON, Mich., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan-based internet retailer, Tipakl Retailer LLC, today announced that is has opened its online store at www.compostumbling.com, selling a vast array of indoor and at-home gardening supplies. Products available at compostumbling.com include mini-greenhouses, single trays, multi-tray systems, indoor gardening sets, coir bricks, and live red wiggler composting worms. Founder and owner of Tipakl Retailer LLC and its new online store at...

2013-04-22 08:22:10

Earth Day celebration marks community gardening milestones in Columbus, Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Columbus and Franklin County officials will join ScottsMiracle-Gro, community partners, volunteers and local residents at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens on Earth Day (April 22) to celebrate and honor Columbus community gardens. With over 250 community gardens within city limits, Columbus has more community gardens per capita than any...

Community Gardens Produce Health Benefits 041913
2013-04-19 11:16:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Community gardens have long been thought to convey numerous health and social benefits to those who maintain them, but these benefits have never been the subject of scientific study. New research from a team of Utah-based scientists changes that through a study recently published in the“¯American Journal of Public Health. Led by Cathleen Zick, a professor of family and consumer studies at the University of Utah, the research...

2013-04-17 23:02:02

Gardening expert Melinda Myers shares simple steps for invigorating weather worn lawns. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 The extreme heat and drought of 2012 was hard on lawns and gardens. “Many gardeners are facing a blank slate of bare soil, masses of dead patches that were once lawn or a bit of grass interspersed in a sea of weeds,” says gardening expert Melinda Myers. Myers recommends following these steps to improve lawns this season. Start this spring to renovate or...

2013-04-17 20:21:46

Gardens can grow almost anywhere, including apartments WASHINGTON, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's no better time to plant a garden than spring, when the weather is just right for plants and flowers. But you don't have to do it alone. Planting a garden can be a great family activity that also promotes the environment. There are several things you should consider before getting started. Before Planting a GardenFigure out how much space you have and what type of plants...

2013-04-16 12:25:47

LONDON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We've had our first glimpse of warmer weather, so it won't be long before we're dining alfresco, holding family BBQs and having outdoor parties. If you're planning on entertaining in your garden this year, now's the time to get your gardening gloves on and start making your outdoor space the perfect spot for relaxing with friends. Online garden centre Plant Me Now has put together their top 10 tips to get your garden summer-ready:...

2013-04-09 16:25:38

NEW YORK, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to Hometalk, a social network dedicated to home and garden projects, more American homeowners are starting their own vegetable gardens this spring. Since the beginning of this year, there were over 65,000 vegetables related activities (posts, shares, comments) through Hometalk.com, a significant increase from 2012. According to the Garden Writers Association Foundation (GWAF) 2013 Winter Gardening Trends Research Report, "The number of...


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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