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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...

2014-05-01 08:39:25

Advancing Eco Agriculture is pleased to announce being featured on cleveland.com, www.roadtripsforgardeners.com, and www.backyardbrevard.com. Advancing Eco Agriculture is dedicated to advancing the collaboration of shared goals between individuals, communities, and different sectors of commerce and business. MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Advancing Eco Agriculture is pleased to announce being featured on cleveland.com, www.roadtripsforgardeners.com, and...

2014-04-30 12:24:18

SCRANTON, Penn., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the Keep America Beautiful (KAB) organization was founded 51 years ago, it's spearheaded initiatives from litter prevention to highway beautification to recycling - and, most recently, community gardens and container gardens (http://earthbox.com/earthbox-systems.html). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/82026) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130411/NY92249LOGO-b) Each spring, Keep America Beautiful...

2014-04-29 20:28:55

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Gardening and Outdoor Living Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/agriculture/agricultural_products/global_gardening_outdoor_living_market_2014_2018.html About Gardening and Outdoor LivingGardening and outdoor living is a leisure activity that involves the practice of growing plants at home. In general, gardening is viewed as a relaxing activity by many...

2014-04-26 08:20:22

Gardeners can help the environment even more with a "Green" plan for their flower and vegetable gardening with a few helpful habits PHILADELPHIA, April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What can be more natural and beneficial to the earth and the environment than Green Gardening? When gardeners use eco-friendly gardening techniques, they can get better results and save their gardens from damage done by chemicals. A few simple gardening habits are all it takes to get started on the journey to...

2014-04-25 23:10:12

Developed by Jonathan White, “Food4Wealth” is a brand new program that teaches people how to grow vegetables and fruits easily and quickly on their own. A full Food4Wealth review on the site food4wealth.com reveals if following its methods is worthwhile or not. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 “Food4Wealth” is a brand new program that teaches people how to grow vegetables and fruits easily and quickly. As to its author, Jonathan White has done research for more than 15 years so as to find...

2014-04-22 08:26:55

Leading natural fertilizer and plant food brand provides consumers with chemical-free alternatives for their lawn care and gardening needs. PORTSMOUTH, N.H., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a harsh winter in most of the country, homeowners are preparing their outdoor spaces for a much-anticipated spring and summer season. With environmental responsibility at the top of consumers' minds, homeowners are increasingly seeking out eco-friendly lawn and plant care products that enable...

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 23:03:08

There are many things homeowners can do during spring clean up of lawns and gardens that can prevent pests inside. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Finally! The weather is beautiful in the St. Louis area and homeowners can get the gardening gloves on and head outside to tackle the lawn and garden work. Some property owners don’t know that the outside of a home can be greatly impacted by what may be lurking in the front or back yard. Ensuring that yards, gardens, and decks/patios...

2014-04-10 23:28:27

PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix is Scientifically Proven to Be the Winning Recipe for Maximum Harvest With Minimal Effort (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 If organic gardeners could name an MVP in the garden, good soil would win year after year. Home gardeners that grow bountiful, healthy and organic vegetables and herbs know the secret to success is in the soil, and this year, maintaining soil success just got a little easier. PRO-MIX® Organic Vegetable and Herb Mix offers home...


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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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