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2013-05-15 12:36:28

As the crop nears maturity, there are many successes to talk about this season. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Anthony M. Comorat is pleased to announce that the vegetable garden planted this season with the vital participation of his daughter, Madeline, is near harvest with yields beyond expectations. After a late start due to a rebuilding of the garden's irrigation system and the addition of a large size composter and garden house, Anthony M. Comorat...

2013-05-10 16:22:33

DENVER, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dig It Yourself, a container gardening demo and sale, will be held at the Denver Pavilions on Saturday, June 1, from 11am-4pm in the plaza by Forever 21. Luan Akin and Rob Proctor from popular Denver-area garden center Tagawa Gardens will show area residents how to grow container gardens on small patio and balcony spaces. Edible plants and vegetables will also be available for purchase. Luan Akin, former TV reporter turned Tagawa Gardens Outreach...

2013-05-10 08:26:44

Gardeners love growing tomatoes but find the horizontal growth of the vines is problematic. Often a gardener will try using homemade stakes and plant ties or a metal cage; solutions that rarely work. The Ultomato Tomato Plant Cage is a new solution. LITITZ, Penn., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gardeners love growing tomatoes; so much so that 93% of gardeners say they grow this popular vegetable. (Yes, it's a vegetable, declared so by the United States Supreme Court in 1893. See this...

2013-05-07 23:02:02

Gardening expert Melinda Myers provides six strategies Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Increasing a garden´s productivity even when space, time and energy are limited is easier than you think says gardening expert Melinda Myers. Myers recommends the following planting, maintenance and harvesting techniques for effectively creating a more bountiful harvest this season. Maximize planting space with wider rows. Leave just enough room for plants to reach their maximum size. Make wide...

2013-05-03 23:21:10

The Frederick, MD based company is taking part in the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative's Hult Prize competition, an online event that will award $1 million in startup funding to one social venture that addresses global food security. Earth Starter is the maker of the Nourishmat, a one of a kind, all-in-one roll out garden that empowers people to grow their own food and flowers. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Earth Starter, the Frederick, MD based startup company that is taking the global...

2013-05-02 23:27:39

A spring Master Gardening event, which is open to the public, will be held at PineCrest Healthy Living Community, an affiliate of Methodist Retirement Communities. Lufkin, TX (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 A spring Master Gardening event will be held at the PineCrest Healthy Living Community at 1302 Tom Temple Drive in Lufkin on Tuesday, May 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will feature expert speakers and how-to demonstrations on a variety of gardening topics. The event is open to the...

2013-05-02 23:25:10

Just in time for spring, SpiritDetox.com has launched an article highlighting the importance of organic gardening. The team is using this article to teach their readers about the benefits of gardening organically to avoid toxic foods. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Toxic food is everywhere today, and that's why SpiritDetox.com has launched an article highlighting ways to garden without pesticides and other chemicals. The article, entitled "Maintaining a Pesticide Free Organic...

2013-04-29 23:04:25

Rising costs of landscape and garden care are causing financial distress for homeowners across the United States. Landscape.com offers groundbreaking solutions for homeowners and landscape developers alike, by creating a real time virtual marketplace where both can greatly benefit, keeping gardens and wallets green. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 With economic stresses placed upon homeowners and business owners these days, the last thing they need is a huge bill for garden and...

2013-04-26 08:21:17

Gardeners love to hang flower baskets on their porches. Hanging baskets are often lined with coco liners, which tend to disintegrate and don't hold moisture. EcoLiner is a new hanging basket liner that holds moisture longer and retains its color. LITITZ, Pa., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of gardeners are planning their flower gardens this spring and part of their outdoor decor plan will most certainly include a hanging basket for their porch or free-standing hanging basket...

2013-04-25 08:37:36

YORK, England, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gardeners and groundskeepers have had to wait an awful long time for spring temperatures to hit the UK. Now that forecasters are finally predicting a positive change in the climate, the rush is on to prepare gardens and green spaces for the warmer, brighter months ahead. The team at York Timber Products [http://www.yorktimberproducts.co.uk ] has launched its spring sale to make the flurry of gardening activity more affordable....


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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