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2015-04-24 16:23:06

Customers and landscapers are reminded to call 8-1-1 two days before digging SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With Arbor Day upon us,

2015-04-22 23:10:58

EcoRaider launches new ecommerce website and offers free shipping for customers during the month of April. North Bergen, NJ (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 More

2015-04-22 12:25:12

NEW ORLEANS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What better way to celebrate Earth Day than offering free training in sustainable growing techniques? That's what Recirculating Farms Coalition

2015-04-22 08:25:48

New Prince Ea video offers climate change solution SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This Earth Day, activist and spoken word artist

2015-04-22 08:25:41

Gives growers a field monitoring system that's easier to install, use and afford than today's solutions SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Earth Day 2015, gThrive,

2015-04-21 23:10:55

Denver-based urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas has received a CSLA award in the landscape management category with W Architecture and Landscape Architecture for co-leading the

2015-04-21 23:03:02

Latest Advancements in Local Food Systems, Sustainable Urban Farming and Municipal Planning to be Examined During 3-Day Event Riverside, CA (PRWEB) April 21,

2015-04-21 08:28:25

The National Association Serving Landscape Professionals Launches Renewed Strategic Vision, New Name, to Better Serve Members and Advance the Industry HERNDON, Va., April 21, 2015

2015-04-20 12:25:00

Activist and Artist Prince Ea Releases New Video on Earth Day supporting Stand for Trees campaign SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 45(th) anniversary of Earth

2015-04-20 08:24:52

GUELPH, Ontario, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stockton Group [http://www.stockton-ag.com ], a leader in plant extract-based crop protection innovation, announced


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Integrated farming
2013-09-20 13:33:38

Integrated farming is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock simultaneously. Integrated farming is diversification at its best. One intense example of integrated farming can be found in China where fish farming has been integrated with raising livestock, along with growing agricultural crops, such as vegetables. Other examples of integrated farming include using pigs to clear fields of rocks and roots prior to planting a crop. Poultry is used to clean up rotten fruit and...

Hill farming
2013-09-20 13:07:03

Hill farming involves using is a particular piece of land for grazing sheep and cattle. This form of farming is used particularly by the farmers of the UK in the higher elevations. Farmers generally do not have access to winter fodder for their cattle, therefore, sheep farms are typical for such areas. Due to this restricted access, farmers move the herds to lower elevations for feeding. These specific farms are found in the North and South-Western areas of England, as well as the...

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...

Cultigen
2013-08-21 08:41:06

Cultigen is a plant that is the result of human selection by primarily turning a wild plant into a cultivated plant (anthropogenic plant) with minor changes. Cultigens can either be grown as a cultivated plant or planted in the wild and left to multiply on their own. Specifically selected plants are grafted with other plant material to produce mixed tissue used to create hybrids. The naming of cultigens is derived from the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. The Cultivated Plant...

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...

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