Quantcast

Latest Landscape Stories

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....

2012-10-26 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...

2012-10-19 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...


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....

More Articles (6 articles) »
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.'
Related