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2009-11-24 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pea in the Pod(®) debuted today its first pieces from the Spring/Summer 2010 collection. Focusing on style and versatility, the line incorporates key looks of the season and emphasizes essential pieces that offer a complete maternity wardrobe for today's expectant mom. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091124/PH16283 ) The strong color story this season starts with denim blues, lavenders and soft pinks and leads into...

2009-11-10 09:55:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Bioplastics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0158674/World-Bioplastics-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Global demand to increase more than fourfold by 2013 Global demand for bioplastics, which include plastic resins that are biodegradable or derived from plant-based sources, will rise more than...

2009-10-14 09:18:15

Map also facilitates genetic improvement of several other legumes Cowpea, a protein-rich legume crop, is immensely important in many parts of the world, particularly drought-prone regions of Africa and Asia, where it plays a central role in the diet and economy of hundreds of millions of people. Cowpea provides food that complements starchy staple crops such as corn, cassava, sorghum and millets to offer a well-rounded diet, much as beans and other grain legumes complement maize- and...

2009-09-28 06:45:00

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Get out your crayons and finger paints! Sweet Pea Gallery, a Tampa-based ceiling fan company that specializes in fans for kids' rooms, is searching for contestants to design artwork for their newest line of ceiling fans which will be sold in stores nationwide. "Our entire collection of Sweet Pea Ceiling Fans caters to children, so we're continuously searching for designs that are new and trendy," says Amy Reams, Sweet Pea Gallery's founder. "This...

2009-08-10 06:50:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- MCL Fresh, Inc. of Los Angeles, in partnership with Pea King Produce of Santa Maria, CA, announces the launch of an exclusive new item for the specialty produce retail and food service markets, Purple Snow Peas. This exclusive offering is the result of experimentation and seed development. While other wholesalers may claim to be the source of the Purple Snow Pea, MCL Fresh is the grower and distributor of the product. Purple Snow Peas are available in 5...

2009-08-06 11:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pea in the Pod(R) released today the first official details of its partnership with Nicole Richie. A Pea in the Pod, the brand moms-to-be consistently rely on for stylish maternity clothes, worked closely with Nicole Richie to create a free-spirited designer line. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/destinationmaternity/39447/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090806/NY57939 ) The 14-piece capsule...

2009-06-24 14:43:00

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Set throughout The New York Botanical Garden's 250-acre landscape, The Edible Garden is a summer-long celebration of growing great food. Multiple exhibitions inspire visitors to grow, prepare, and eat garden-fresh produce and offer opportunities for children and adults to better understand how plants provide the food and drink essential to maintaining life, enhancing wellness, and sustaining the planet. Details can be found online at...

2009-05-27 21:49:00

LOS ANGELES, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrid, the destination for fashion in sizes 12+, unveils The Black Eyed Peas new album, The E.N.D. Torrid stores nationwide will host listening parties where shoppers can preview and preorder the album, and they can also enter to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip for two to see The Black Eyed Peas in concert, accommodations included! What: Black Eyed Peas Listening Party When: Saturday, June 6th, 2009, 3-6 pm Where: All Torrid...

2009-04-23 14:12:00

Tips for Making the Most Out of Your Yard During Lawn and Garden Month CLEARFIELD, Utah, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The warm weather, longer daylight hours, and blooming tree buds can mean only one thing: spring has finally arrived. Now, with winter behind us, it's the perfect time to head outdoors and freshen up the yard. In celebration of Lawn and Garden Month this April, beautify your landscape with these easy tips: Add a "Recession Garden" - An estimated 43 million people are expected to...

2009-04-16 10:00:00

U.S. Airline Partners with World Renowned Chef Luke Mangan to Create New First Class Menus on Select Flights SAN FRANCISCO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning airline, today announced the introduction of new menus that offer guests a selection of healthy and wholesome meal and snack options for the spring travel season. The new menus include an on-demand selection for guests in the Main Cabin and a new seasonal First Class menu designed by world-renowned Chef, Luke...

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Annual Plant
2013-04-27 07:44:51

Annuals are plants that flower and/or set fruit in one growing season. Most vegetables are annuals as well as domesticated grains. Vegetables such as carrot and celery are biennials grown as an annual whereas tomato and bell pepper are perennials and grown as an annual. Annuals grow well mixed in with perennials and biennials. There are also ornamental flowers that are perennials in one region and an annual in another. An annual can produce seeds that continue the life cycle in as little...

2009-04-28 14:34:26

Gastrolobium celsianum,also known as the Swan River Pea, is a member of the Fabaceae family and is indigenous to Southwest Australia. Many species of this family are poisonous, but the toxicity of this tree is unknown. It can grow up to approximately 3 feet tall and nearly 10 feet wide. It features vibrant red tubular flowers and glossy green leaves with silvery undersides. The Swan River Pea grows in sandy or rocky soils along waterways. It is tolerant of a wide range of soils and...

2005-07-12 16:45:02

The Everlasting pea (Lathyrus latifolius) is a flowering plant of the genus Lathyrus in the legume family Fabaceae. It is a perennial plant and growing and blooming every year without new seeds being planted. It is less strongly scented than the related annual sweet pea, Lathyrus odoratus. Everlasting peas are sometimes grown as a garden plant but are pervasive and may be difficult to remove. Because of this, this species is often considered to be a weed despite its attractive appearance.

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'