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2013-08-30 08:25:41

LONDON, August 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Online nursery, Plant Me Now, is proud to announce the launch of its winter bedding range, available now exclusively at http://www.plantmenow.co.uk. The range includes five brand new varieties of popular plants, guaranteed to keep your garden looking fantastic all year round: - Cool Wave Pansies - the best trailing pansies, with exceptional overwintering performance and the first pansy to blossom again in...

2013-08-22 23:27:37

In Peterson’s eBook My Ordinary, Extraordinary Yard, he shares the simple process of how he transformed his residential landscape into an edible garden delight. The eBook is available for free download for a limited time. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Growing food in the city? Really? The Urban Farming revolution is upon us with homeowners across the country turning their urban flowerbeds into mini-farms and converting their flowerpots into edible garden delights. This new breed...

2013-08-14 23:29:06

In a recent New York Times article, a panel of experts recommended The CobraHead® Weeder and Cultivator. Cambridge, WI (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 In a recent New York Times article, a panel of experts recommended The CobraHead® Weeder and Cultivator: Tedeschi, Bob, "Ergonomic tools that prune away gardening pains (July 3, 2013) http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/04/garden/ergonomic-tools-that-prune-away-gardening-pains.html?pagewanted=all print edition (July 4, 2013), "The...

2013-08-13 08:31:15

Guerrilla Garden to become first in city with solar-powered hydroponic, living shade structure NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lower 9(th) Ward community members, farmers, and volunteers from across the city came together at The Backyard Gardener's Network's Guerrilla Garden this weekend for weed pulling, planting, farmer training, and the construction of the first-ever solar-powered living shade structure in the city. Since 2009, The Backyard Gardener's...

2013-08-07 23:21:34

Fun family gardening projects and a gallery of things to do outside have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get outside, play hard, get muddy, and create lots of fond memories for years to come. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Fun family gardening projects together with fun things to do outside have been published on Kids Activities Blog. These projects are perfect for family bonding time outside. Family gardening is a fun way for the whole family to get outside and enjoy a hobby...

2013-08-06 12:25:37

THETFORD, England, August 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wondered where celebrity gardeners go to find the best turf? Well, the answer is Q Lawns [http://www.qlawns.co.uk ], the expert team devoted to producing and supplying turf that is fit for the screen. The camera never lies when it comes to the quality of turf and that's why the producers behind Alan Titchmarsh's show 'Love Your Garden' have chosen Q Lawns to provide them with the turf they need for their forthcoming...

2013-08-05 08:22:25

LARINO, Italy, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SACOM SpA announced today signing a distribution agreement with Tramite S.r.l., to introduce its organic home gardening product line "LATOBIO" in Italian large-scale distribution stores. SACOM is one of the main microbiological fertilizers manufacturing companies in Europe. The new partnership will introduce for the first time in the Italian large-scale market Sacom home gardening products based on an exclusive collection of microorganisms,...

2013-08-02 23:04:51

A variety of equipment will be introduced at a concessional price to augment its current bouquet of offerings (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 The leading garden equipment and material supplying company Gardenia Collection has acquired a wide range of tools to aid gardeners. As an introductory offer, the equipment will be supplied at a concessional rate to all existing as well as new clients. An effort is also being made for creating customized solutions for customers of Gardenia Collection, who...

2013-08-01 23:26:42

Innovative gardening project helps aging clients maintain their optimum physical and mental function. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 For many adults with various cognitive or memory challenges or adults seeking the benefits of social interaction and physical stimulation, a supervised daycare program provides expert care for the client and a welcome respite for their caregiver. The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey provides Friendship House, an adult social day care...

2013-07-24 23:04:34

SF-based Two Degrees Food and DC-based Earth Starter have created a partnership to donate meals to children in need for every Nourishmat garden purchased. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Two Degrees, Inc., the first buy-one give-one food company, and Earth Starter, a food empowerment company that teaches consumers how to grow their own food, have teamed up to provide meals to hungry kids across America. The partnership brings together two food-focused, social startups with a...


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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