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2012-10-26 04:00:30

Garden Trends Report Reveals People are Re-evaluating Values and Re-defining “Happiness” through Gardening and Caring for Mother Nature Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Look around. In this day and age of smart phones, apps and texting, people have become dependent upon a “wired” lifestyle for everything from news to socializing and keeping current, but there is an easier way to be happy, according to the 2013 Garden Trends Report. In its 12th annual Garden...

2012-10-25 15:21:00

MONTREAL, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Boralex Inc. (" Boralex ") announces the closing of the acquisition of the 22 MW run of the river hydroelectric project (the "Project") located near Gold Bridge, British Columbia. This acquisition was announced earlier this year on July 25. The construction of the Project, which was owned by Sequoia Energy Inc., began in recent months and is expected to be operational in late 2013. "Now that we have formalized this acquisition, our...

2012-10-19 04:03:39

APLD awards first place to Jones´ winning project, Renier residence, because of its understated elegance and simplistic serenity Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 Understated elegance and simplistic serenity were some of the comments expressed by the expert panel of judges who selected Brandon Jones as the 2012 International Landscape Designer of the Year. A principal designer and director of design at Glen Gate Company, in Wilton, Connecticut, Jones´ award-winning project...

2012-10-18 07:22:26

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2012 /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 the Company has entered into an Share Transfer Agreement to sell its Yuheng hydroelectric power project, a 30 megawatt ("MW") project located in Fujian province, for total consideration of RMB279.0 million...

2012-10-09 07:22:32

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2012 /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 had received notice from the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") on October 8, 2012 that the Company had regained compliance with the NYSE's continued listing standard that requires that the average closing price of the Company's American Deposit Shares...

2012-10-04 02:21:35

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2012 /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 the following with respect to the extraordinary general meeting held on September 28, 2012 (the "EGM") and the previously disclosed settlement agreement (the "Settlement Agreement") relating to the proxy contest, EGM and various related matters:...

2012-09-29 18:20:06

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30: HYDROELECTRIC POWER Profile America -- Sunday, September 30th. On this date in 1882, the world's first hydroelectric power plant began operating on the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin. Inspired by Thomas Edison, a man named H.F. Rogers built the facility, using a water...

2012-09-21 06:22:29

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2012 /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 dismissed the complaint (the "Complaint") it filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against NewQuest Capital Management (Cayman) Limited, NewQuest Asia Fund I (G.P.) Ltd., NewQuest Asia Fund I, L.P., CPI...

2012-08-27 02:22:30

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2012 /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, today announced that on August 22, 2012, "James" Tie Li resigned as President of the Company. The Board has accepted Mr. Li's resignation and was informed that Mr. Li resigned for reasons unrelated to actions recently taken by certain...

2012-08-27 02:22:16

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-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, today announced that on August 21, 2012, the Company's board of directors (the "Board") received a letter from certain shareholders of the Company (the "Shareholder Group"). In the letter, the Shareholder Group requested, among other things,...


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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