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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...

2013-09-18 23:21:20

A New Jersey-based pest control company has implemented discounts in honor of back to school. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Officials with Alliance Commercial Pest Control announced today that all new customers will receive 15 percent off any new pest control services. “With buying all the necessary back to school supplies, Alliance will save you 15 percent off any new pest control service,” said R. Brett Madden, Esq., spokesman for Alliance Commercial Pest Control, a leading provider of...

2013-09-12 23:27:01

Will Serve as a Resource for Crop Research and a State-of-the-Art Classroom Durham, NH (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Those attending the Summer Twilight Meeting at UNH’s Woodman Horticultural Farm enjoyed a firsthand look at the recently-donated Rolling Thunder greenhouse, complements of Rimol Greenhouse Systems. Local growers took part in informational tours and learned about sustainable food practices. Giving back to the industry that supports Rimol is something the greenhouse...

2013-09-11 23:25:56

Intelligent Design introduces Naturally Green™ Soil Amendment Gel, seeking partners on IndieGoGo to build a production facility. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Naturally Green™ Soil Amendment Gel is seeking partners on IndieGoGo to build a production facility. The campaign will kick-off September 13, 2013 and run through October 15, 2013. This scientifically proven product has been in development for over a decade. The Naturally Green™ micronutrient supplement and soil...

2013-09-11 23:01:56

The new website includes informative product information as well as articles to help customers understand what the site and products are about. Lake View Terrace, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Organic and Environmental Products has recently launched their brand new website, https://organic-environmental-products.com , which provides customers with natural solutions to help them improve their immune system and supply them with vital minerals along with organic sulfur (MSM). The new...

2013-09-10 23:30:45

The Dutch Agricultural Counselor’s office in Washington, DC has debuted a new portal, hollandhorticulture.com, designed to help the U.S. and Dutch Greenhouse sectors to make connections in the world of high-tech horticulture and floriculture. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The Dutch Agricultural Counselor’s office in Washington, DC has debuted a new portal, HollandHorticulture.com designed to help the U.S. and Dutch greenhouse sectors make connections in the world of...

Michigan State University Lands Its First Drone
2013-09-10 13:51:00

Michigan State University Farmers can now get a birds-eye view ­of their fields – in full HD – thanks to Michigan State University landing its first drone. MSU researchers are using its first unmanned aerial vehicle to help farmers maximize yields by improving nitrogen and water management and reducing environmental impact such as nitrate leaching or nitrous oxide emissions. For this initiative, MSU’s UAV measures how crops react to stress, such as drought, nutrients...


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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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