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2013-01-18 12:22:59

LONDON, January 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Trust has been restoring gardens and stately homes of the UK for more than 115 years[1]. Preserving heritage and wildlife, the National Trust maintains some of the most beautiful country gardens and parks. Plant Me Now, the UK's plants online specialist [http://www.plantmenow.co.uk ], highlights three gorgeous National Trust gardens demonstrating how to recreate the style with your own outside space. Chartwell - the...

2013-01-15 04:20:17

HOUSTON, Jan. 15,2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fathom Fountains announces special deals on their unique, indoor wall fountains, which are designed to provide a restful retreat in any home or office environment. These specially created fountains strike the perfect balance between form and function. Fathom Fountains are rolling out these new deals to provide style and tranquility to as many consumers as possible. "We stand behind our products 100 percent," says CEO and co-founder of Fathom...

2013-01-10 05:04:13

Arbrux Manufacturing responds to customer feedback to provide an improved lake fountain spray pattern. Barrie, ON (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Arbrux Manufacturing, the leading designer and manufacturer of floating lake fountains, pond aerators and marine dock de-icers, has announced an update to their line of lake fountain spray patterns set to launch January 1, 2013. The improved spray patterns are a result of customer feedback received over the past year. “Every year, we evaluate our...

2013-01-10 05:00:12

The Nourishmat, a product created by Earth Starter, LLC, is a home gardening tool designed to take the guesswork out of food growing. The product is manufactured in Frederick, Maryland and uses proven effective gardening techniques for crop placement, weed and pest control. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Earth Starter is proud to announce the release of its product called Nourishmat, a tool designed to take the guess-work out of gardening. The product was officially launched to...

2013-01-03 20:20:12

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Families from throughout Orange County can expect their kids to come home with dirty hands after a day at one of the Orange County Great Park's Children's Gardening Workshops. The free monthly workshop series at the Great Park's Farm + Food Lab provides hands-on gardening activities for children ages 3-to-11. The year-round series of Children's Gardening Workshops is set to begin Sunday, January 13. Kids can participate in creative workshops,...

2012-12-20 05:00:41

Leading Garden and Horticulture Public Relations Firm, Garden Media Group, Continues to Flourish Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Garden Media Group, named one of the Top 25 PR firms by the Philadelphia Business Journal, continues to grow. Specializing in the lawn and garden industry, the public relations firm recently added three new clients to its roster: Longfield Gardens, Perky Pet, and Sustainable Seed Company. Susan McCoy, president of Garden Media, comments,...

2012-12-13 05:02:17

Garden and Green Living trend spotters at Garden Media forecast upcoming outdoor living trends impacting the gardening industry Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 Garden Media Group, the leading public relations agency and trend spotters in the lawn and garden industry, is back with the third installment of the 2013-2014 garden trends report. The final ℠forces of nature´ range from light forces to inner forces, and the impact these forces have on people´s lives....

2012-12-11 20:20:56

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale online at http://www.sfgardenshow.com for the all new 28(th) Annual San Francisco Flower & Garden Show. This year's theme is "Gardens Make the World Go Round" featuring 18 unique display gardens created by top West Coast garden designers. America's third largest flower and garden show of its kind, it will be held over five days, Wednesday through Sunday, March 20-24, 2013 at the San Mateo Event Center....

2012-11-28 20:20:48

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 28(th) Annual San Francisco Flower & Garden Show ushers in Spring with a spectacular new show featuring 18 display gardens created by top West Coast garden designers inspired by this year's international "Gardens Make the World Go Round" theme. America's third largest flower and garden show of its kind, it's held over five days, March 20-24, 2013 at the San Mateo Event Center. This international show has been created by leading garden...

2012-11-09 08:22:39

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/-- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC) ("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 third quarter 2012 financial results conference call at 9:00 am ET on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. The Company anticipates releasing its financial results after the market close on Monday, November 26, 2012. To...


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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