Latest Gardening Stories

2014-01-02 08:21:07

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neighborhood Gardening Services Los Angeles offers extensive gardening and landscaping services to clients throughout the Los Angeles area. Having an attractive lawn can significantly increase curb appeal and property values. The right landscaping and hardscaping features can be used to create an overall look and feel that complements a home or business. Neighborhood Gardening offers extensive gardening services, including artificial turf...

2013-12-31 08:22:23

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When the unspoken thoughts of the quiet gardener are unveiled, a whole lot of emotions and ideas unravel. And that's what author Bob Battersby shares with this newly published book of prose, The Gardener at Sea and Other Tales. It draws the reader, whether they be a gardener or not, into the world of the gardeners and their unique relationship with nature. This new collection of garden-related prose, written over a span of years,...

2013-11-29 23:23:11

The company is giving away 100 of their Doc's Raised Garden Kits that contain Soil3, their organic compost. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Super-Sod is giving back to the communities that support them. They have 5 farms and 11 outlets in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina and so are giving away 100 of their Doc's Raised Garden Kits in those states. They're asking communities to help them give away the 100 Doc's Raised Garden Kits by nominating community...

2013-11-21 23:33:41

LED Grow Lighting USA, a new website dedicated to providing information and commentary about indoor growing products, has officially launched. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Today marks the launch of a new website dedicated to LED grow lights (and indoor growing ventures in general): LEDGrowLights.us. The US-based website offers a wealth of information about LED grow lights and includes shopping guides for people interested in investing in the relatively new LED technology. Potential shoppers...

Prepare For Spring With A Fall Compost: Exclusive
2013-11-19 18:19:06

[ Watch the Video: How To Prepare For Spring This Fall ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online For some, fall and winter are the “off-seasons” for gardening, aside from raking up the leaves and burning them. However, fall can be prime time to ensure your garden looks as healthy as ever once Earth Day comes back around next spring, and redOrbit has a few tips to help you along with this process. Fallen leaves are considered pests by many, and while raked up they...

2013-11-04 23:04:38

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Lawn and Garden Equipment in the U.S. London (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Americans love to care for their lawns and gardens, but the economy and weather conspired to suppress sales of lawn and garden (L&G) equipment over the last five years. The $10 billion retail market, consisting of outdoor power equipment (OPE), tools and implements (T/I), and watering/spraying equipment (W/S), declined by a CAGR of over 1% between 2008...

2013-11-01 23:22:43

Turner Greenhouses helps the backyard greenhouse gardener get ready for winter greenhouse gardening with easy, essential steps. Goldsboro, NC (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 September, October and November. Ahh, fall. Perfect for the outdoors, right? How about inside? That’s right. Inside a greenhouse is an ideal place to be during the fall. The temperatures are pleasant during the day while cooling off at nighttime. It’s most welcome and refreshing after the hot months of summer. When...

2013-10-31 23:28:31

Best cabinet grow box manufacturer, SuperCloset, just sold its 11,000th cabinet grow box. The leading cabinet grow box manufacturer reached this transactional milestone through its commitment to integrity and the most innovative, user-friendly, high-quality component driven indoor gardening products. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 “There have been a lot of companies over the years that have come and gone in our industry,” states CEO Kip Andersen, “but we recognized early on that being...

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
  • 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.