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2014-05-16 23:00:49

It’s mid-May and some gardeners may be noticing the plants they’ve put so much work into disappearing prime-season – is there anything that can be done to insure gardens from pest damage?

2014-05-15 16:30:19

The World's FIRST portable & modular plant shade device for backyard gardeners MONTCLAIR, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- I'm Mark Khan, the inventor of the PlantBrolly, a recently

2014-05-15 08:35:51

City, civic leaders expand area garden for engagement and community development among all ages with support of ScottsMiracle-Gro MIRAMAR, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the

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.

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.

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

2014-04-29 20:28:55

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

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

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.

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/


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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