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2014-02-28 23:29:39

Plant Fair & Sale Features Items Unique to the South; Gardening School and Workshop; Spring Beauty Pine Mountain, GA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Head to Callaway Gardens for new gardening knowledge, inspiration and ideas for your garden. Be sure to bring a plant list and a vehicle large enough to take home all of the great finds from the Callaway Gardens Annual Plant Fair and Sale, March 27-30, 2014. Annual Plant Fair and Sale “We will have an incredible array of herbs, flowering...

2014-02-26 12:21:22

SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schools and community groups are turning roofs, parking lots, playgrounds, and other unlikely spots into fertile patches of green, thanks to the innovative technology behind self-watering garden boxes (www.earthbox.com/earthbox-systems.html ). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/NY72045 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130411/NY92249LOGO-b ) Gardening clubs once consisted almost exclusively of volunteers...

2014-02-21 23:21:04

Grow box and hydroponic systems manufacturer SuperCloset, has begun to carry the best new LED indoor grow glasses the Method Seven LED grow glasses. These glasses not only protect an indoor grower from the harmful rays from the LED lights but also make the plants look more vivid to the indoor gardener. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Method 7 offers the world's ultimate optical tool for indoor growers using LED lights, providing "Perfect Color" with the patent...

2014-02-20 23:31:27

Vegetable gardening company and Seeds of the Month Club retailer, Mike the Gardener Enterprises, LLC, has expanded its club offerings from vegetable, fruit and herb seeds to include many popular variety of flower seeds. Burlington, NJ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Vegetable gardening company and Seeds of the Month Club retailer, Mike the Gardener Enterprises, LLC, has expanded its club offerings from vegetable, fruit and herb seeds to include many popular variety of flower seeds. The move,...

2014-02-12 23:30:55

A leader in garden and home supplies, Plow & Hearth, has announced the addition of two families of garden tools to their yard and garden collection. One line features classic wooden handles and the other has an ergonomic design. Madison, VA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Plow & Hearth, a trusted national catalog, retail, and internet company specializing in unique, enduring home and lifestyle products, recently announced the addition of two new garden tool product lines within their...

Gardening As Exercise For Children
2014-02-01 05:31:35

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A garden can grow food, become a thing of beauty, and it can also be good for one’s health. A recent study published the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that gardening – and other simple activities such as home repair – could reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke and even prolong life by as much as 30 percent among seniors. The study found that these everyday activities could serve as a workout for people of a...

2014-01-24 23:24:23

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 1,102 new articles on vegetable growing. As a comprehensive publisher of horticultural articles, EurekaMag.com extensively covers commercial growing of vegetables for human consumption which usually requires large growing operations and established marketing channels for producing a selected range of crops. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 1,102 references and abstracts...

2014-01-22 23:23:05

Blooming Secrets Removes Garden Growing Challenges with Custom Selections Bristow, VA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Blooming Secrets, a new online personalized service and ecommerce gardening site allows consumers to develop their own personal online profile that suggests products to purchase and grow in their garden based on where they live, their experience level and their own unique interests. The site also includes original content, tips and gardening advice. Featured content will be...

2014-01-19 23:02:39

Food4Wealth is a newly updated program created by Jonathan White that claims to show people how to grow vegetables. A full Food4Wealth review on the site hynguyenblog.com indicates whether this system is helpful or not. (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 "Food4wealth" is the latest system developed by Jonathan White who promises to guide people on how to grow vegetables. Jonathan White is an environmental scientist that has spent more than 15 years learning to grow fresh vegetables. After...

2014-01-06 23:03:02

Garden Tower Project, LLC released the latest version of the innovative composting Garden Tower, a space-saving patio farm that allows gardeners to grow up to 50 plants vertically and compactly inside a footprint of only four square feet. The patented Garden Tower is unique in containing a central composting core which digests ordinary kitchen scraps and returns organic nutrients to the system offering an easy organic gardening solution to urban and suburban residents throughout the USA...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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