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2013-09-20 23:24:14

Noel Valdes will present on open raised bed gardening at the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania on Friday, September 20, and Sunday, September 22. Cambridge, WI (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Noel Valdes will present on open raised bed gardening at the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania on Friday, September 20, and Sunday, September 22. Noel, a lifelong vegetable grower, also founded CobraHead Garden Tools. Noel’s methods have been influenced by the...

2013-09-19 23:03:41

Experienced gardeners take advantage of autumn by seizing the moment to gather the abundance of fall leaves, or 'brown' materials to add to their 'green' kitchen scraps for composting. Shredding or chopping kitchen scraps can actually speed up to composting process; the Green Cycler is a new breed of kitchen appliance designed to do just that. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 While many people are finished gardening come fall, experienced gardeners take...

2013-09-18 23:21:25

It seems busy schedules can get in the way when trying to create a beautiful landscape. However, gardening expert Melinda Myers says if gardeners incorporate just a few changes into their fall landscape care routine, it can make a huge difference. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 It seems busy schedules can get in the way when trying to create a beautiful landscape. However, gardening expert Melinda Myers says if gardeners incorporate just a few changes into their fall landscape...

2013-09-16 23:26:59

The new SGSeeds.com offers gardening enthusiasts hundreds of options as dramatically discounted prices. (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 Much like carpenters and craftsmen, a gardener knows they can only be as successful as their tools allow them to be. Often times, finding all the right tools and products leaves them feeling frustrated because they have to travel to so many different spots and locations. Now, a brand new website is offering gardening enthusiasts everything they need all in one...

2013-09-12 23:29:27

After nearly six months of intensive training, Brad Friedman, president of The Friedman Group, LLC received his Certification for Economic Gardening SEO/Social Media Specialist (EGc(SM)) from the National Center for Economic Gardening, NCEG/Edward Lowe Foundation. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 After nearly six months of intensive training, Brad Friedman, president of The Friedman Group, LLC received his Certification for Economic Gardening SEO/Social Media Specialist (EGc(SM))...

2013-09-06 23:01:06

There's still time to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs this fall and winter. Melinda Myers provides strategies to get the most out of late season gardening. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Didn’t get enough gardening in this season? Don’t worry there is still time to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs this fall and winter. Myers suggests the following strategies to get the most out late season gardening. Purchase transplants and seeds that will grow and...

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...


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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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