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2013-04-19 16:21:46

BEIJING, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("the Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") its Annual Report on Form 20-F, which includes its audited financial statements as of and for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012. The 2012 Annual Report on Form 20-F...

2013-04-17 23:02:02

Gardening expert Melinda Myers shares simple steps for invigorating weather worn lawns. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 The extreme heat and drought of 2012 was hard on lawns and gardens. “Many gardeners are facing a blank slate of bare soil, masses of dead patches that were once lawn or a bit of grass interspersed in a sea of weeds,” says gardening expert Melinda Myers. Myers recommends following these steps to improve lawns this season. Start this spring to renovate or...

2013-04-16 12:25:47

LONDON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We've had our first glimpse of warmer weather, so it won't be long before we're dining alfresco, holding family BBQs and having outdoor parties. If you're planning on entertaining in your garden this year, now's the time to get your gardening gloves on and start making your outdoor space the perfect spot for relaxing with friends. Online garden centre Plant Me Now has put together their top 10 tips to get your garden summer-ready:...

2013-04-08 12:29:05

EP Henry Contractors Weigh in on the Year's Top Trends for Outdoor Living Spaces WOODBURY, N.J., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the steadily improving residential real estate market and recent uptick in sales reported by home improvement retailers, many homeowners are investing more in enhancing their outdoor living spaces this year. The timing of tax returns and current low interest rates are among other factors driving consumer spending. These positive economic signs point...

2013-04-03 08:23:39

BEIJING, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 that it will hold its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 financial results conference call at 9:00 am ET on Thursday, April 11, 2013. The Company anticipates releasing its financial results after the market close on...

2013-03-28 12:24:05

2013 National Public Gardens Day features essay contest for 1st-8th graders DALLAS, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Arboretum is planting a seed and asking North Texas youth to spread the message of National Public Gardens Day. Together with Rain Bird®, the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, and the American Public Gardens Association (APGA), the Arboretum is sponsoring an essay contest for local 1st-8th graders aimed at exploring...

2013-03-20 23:03:44

Cheshire Landscapers, Wilmslow Driveway and Patio Design, have implemented ℠greener´ gardening methods whilst working for their clients. Wilmslow, Cheshire (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 “We´ve decided to promote ℠Going Green´ to all our customers. Being environmentally friendly is something we at Wilmslow Driveway and Patio Design believe passionately in,” said Warren, owner of the Cheshire Landscape Designers. After several requests from customers Warren...

2013-03-11 20:21:36

The 2013 SF Flower & Garden Show March 20-24, 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 28(th) Annual San Francisco Flower & Garden Show dramatically ushers in Spring with a spectacular new show featuring unique and beautiful display gardens created by top West Coast garden designers inspired by this year's international "Gardens Make the World Go Round" theme. It's held over five days, Wednesday through Sunday, March 20-24, 2013 at the San Mateo Event Center....

2013-03-04 08:36:46

WARREN, Ind., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based e-commerce retailer of fountains, Tenaj LLC, today announced the opening of its new online store at www.WaterFountainsStore.com. WaterFountainsStore.com offers a wide range of fountains for the home and office including Bird Baths, Garden Fountains, Indoor Fountains, Solar Fountains and Tabletop Fountains. The Company plans to expand its product line throughout 2013 as new items become available. Co-founders and owners of...

2013-02-27 20:21:02

Top Experts Focus Seminars & Workshops on Green Living at Internationally Themed Show SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Flower & Garden Show opens the first day of Spring, Wednesday, March 20(th) to the 24(th), 2013 at the San Mateo Event Center. The third largest flower and garden show in the U.S., this year's show "Gardens Make the World Go Round" features 18 internationally themed gardens, beautifully crafted by top garden creators. Garden...


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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