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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

2015-04-17 00:20:37

BASEL, Switzerland, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Integrated sales up one percent at constant exchange rates -- Reported sales impacted by currency; full year earnings

2015-04-16 23:00:18

The Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association (VNLA) is honoring five state leaders by planting trees in their name as part of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership's Living Legacy

2015-04-16 08:25:03

Executive Conference Call to be Held at 11 a.m.

2015-04-15 08:35:07

HOUSTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Indoor Harvest, Corp (OTCQB:INQD), through its brand name Indoor Harvest(TM), is a design build contractor, developer, marketer and direct-seller of commercial

2015-04-13 08:37:01

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Seeds in US$ Million by the following Product Groups/Segments: Grain Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Oilseeds, Horticulture

2015-04-10 23:06:50

Preval's newly developed PreGro Plant Sprayer gives home and professional horticulturists consistent, precise and uniform spraying capabilities that make it easy to tend to plants and gardens

2015-04-09 16:31:18

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Secretary of Agriculture announced a partnership agreement between the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and the U.S.


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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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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'