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2015-03-23 23:03:45

New "edutainment" series aims to reach 1.2 million listeners Washington DC and Burbank, Calif.

2015-03-20 12:23:44

SHANGHAI, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 17(th) Hortiflorexpo IPM Shanghai (HIS), Asian largest floricultural, horticultural and garden trade show, will be held from April 22 to 24, 2015 in Shanghai

2015-03-17 08:26:36

BEIJING, Mar. 17, 2015 /PR Newswire/ -- Jingang Tian, spokesman for artist Nan Haiyan gave a speech at the cinema club on the grounds of the Beijing Asian Games Village on March 16, 2015.

2015-03-16 23:09:03

Draganfly Innovations Inc. releases an advanced precision agriculture solution that redefines the way agricultural data is collected and viewed.

2015-03-16 23:05:10

Proprietary, Patent-Pending 3D Method Enables Viewers to ‘Lean Into a Scene’ Morgan Hill, Calif.

2015-03-16 23:01:03

Worldwide Celebration of French Cuisine, March 19, 2015 at Jade Mountain, Saint Lucia Soufriere, Saint Lucia (PRWEB) March 16, 2015 Jade Mountain Club

2015-03-11 23:20:46

Tipton Communications today announced the opening of its satellite office in Portland, Maine, to serve its fast-growing client base in greater New England.

2015-03-09 23:05:49

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has contracted with Woolpert for the first 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) project awarded in conjunction with the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), released

2015-03-06 23:03:59

Executives from Magellan Rx Management will discuss key findings of their 2014 Medical Pharmacy Trend Report in a complimentary March 19 webinar, managed and moderated by Atlantic Information


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Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Dusky Pademelon, Thylogale brunii
2013-05-01 15:23:20

The dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii), also known as the dusky wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found on the Kai and Aru islands, Papua New Guinea, and in the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands ecoregion in Papua Province in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat in both arid and tropical savannahs, forests, shrublands, lowlands, and grasslands. This species was named after its discoverer, Cornelis de Bruijn, and was once commonly known as philander, or “friend of man,” and the Aru Island...

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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