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2014-03-18 23:31:12

‘Like’ Longfield Gardens on Facebook for a chance to win a terrarium and begonia garden kit. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The trend of indoor gardening terrariums is going strong with no signs of slowing anytime soon. Terrariums are used in home décor, as centerpieces and gifts, but they can also be used to jump start a spring garden. Beginning March 17, bulb-lovers across the country may enter Longfield Garden’s Facebook contest, Terrarium Kit Giveaway, for a chance to...

2014-03-18 12:22:41

MUMBAI, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents Steam Generators for Nuclear Power -Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025. In this report covers the market size, key drivers and restraints, and competitive landscape for of steam generators for nuclear power for the period between 2006 and 2025. The in depth market size information is provided at three levels - global, regional and key countries. The key countries covered...

2014-03-18 08:24:45

--The national landscape industry association celebrates National Lawn Care Month by pointing out common lawn care myths that can lead to poor results or unnecessary expense-- HERNDON, Va., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National Lawn Care Month, and the time of year when homeowners turn to the care and upkeep of their lawns with the goal of seeing their yard and landscape flourish. It's also the time of year when landscape professionals must address some common misperceptions about...

2014-02-28 23:29:39

Plant Fair & Sale Features Items Unique to the South; Gardening School and Workshop; Spring Beauty Pine Mountain, GA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Head to Callaway Gardens for new gardening knowledge, inspiration and ideas for your garden. Be sure to bring a plant list and a vehicle large enough to take home all of the great finds from the Callaway Gardens Annual Plant Fair and Sale, March 27-30, 2014. Annual Plant Fair and Sale “We will have an incredible array of herbs, flowering...

2014-02-03 12:27:56

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - IndiaCountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - IndiaSummaryGlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, has released its new report, "CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - India". The report is an essential source of information and analysis on India's healthcare,...

2014-01-30 23:26:29

Stealth grow box systems manufacturer, SuperCloset, just released new LED hydroponic grow boxes into their suite of hydroponics systems and grow cabinet product line. SuperCloset is now featuring these LED grow systems as part of their evolution of innovative indoor sustainable growing solutions for the home hobby gardener as well as for the commercial and master grower. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The Super LED grow boxes utilize a proprietary spectrum to flower large...

2014-01-21 08:23:23

BEIJING, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced the appointment of Ms. Min Lin by the Company's Board of Directors as a non-executive director, effective as of January 15, 2014. Ms. Lin's appointment fills in the vacancy in the Company's Board of Directors from the...

2014-01-20 12:21:31

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage), 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020 Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage), 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Investment Analysis to 2020 Summary "Hydropower (Large Hydro, Small Hydro and Pumped Storage),...

2014-01-19 23:02:05

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will announce nearly $5 million in federal financial support for Philadelphia’s nationally-renowned Green City, Clean Waters plan to improve water quality and enhance the city’s neighborhoods and economy at 12:45 p.m on Tuesday, January 21. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will announce nearly $5 million in federal financial support for Philadelphia’s nationally-renowned Green City,...

2014-01-06 23:03:02

Garden Tower Project, LLC released the latest version of the innovative composting Garden Tower, a space-saving patio farm that allows gardeners to grow up to 50 plants vertically and compactly inside a footprint of only four square feet. The patented Garden Tower is unique in containing a central composting core which digests ordinary kitchen scraps and returns organic nutrients to the system offering an easy organic gardening solution to urban and suburban residents throughout the USA...


Latest Landscape Reference Libraries

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...

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...

Cottage garden
2013-08-21 07:55:58

Cottage gardens, developed in England as functional gardens attached to cottages of the working class were simplistic in style and left to grow at will. These gardens contained vegetables and herbs, fruit trees, beehives and some livestock, such as pigs and chickens. Flowers were used as fillers for the empty spaces but soon gardens were designed just for the flowers. Cottage gardens were closed in with arbors or fencing made from hedges keeping the garden private. Gardeners will dress up...

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...

Naturescaping
2013-04-02 09:12:32

Naturescaping is a term that is in reference to a method of landscape design and landscaping that allows people, as well as nature, to exist. By including certain plants, particularly the native ones, into ones yard, one can attract beneficial insects, birds, and other creatures, and aid in keeping our rivers and streams in a healthy state. Widespread urban growth and urban sprawl over the last century has had an important impact on habitat that birds and other wildlife once called home....

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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