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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...

2009-04-15 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination Maternity, the world's largest maternity store, celebrates Mom-to-be not just one day a year, but everyday. Whether it is the sophisticated and modern styles of A Pea in the Pod or the hot fashion and even hotter prices of Motherhood Maternity, Destination Maternity has what she needs all year round. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090415/PH99015) At Destination Maternity, you'll find the perfect way to let her know how...

2009-02-04 23:01:00

Partnership to Help At-Risk Youth Develop Creative Skills Through Video, Dance, Music and Art SAN JOSE, Calif. and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adobe Foundation, the Black Eyed Peas and the Entertainment Industry Foundation today announced a new partnership to help underserved youth access and learn to use multi-media production tools, including those for video, dance, music and art, to comment on critical issues and spark social change in their communities. The collaboration will...

2009-01-06 12:49:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few things in life a woman loves more than her favorite pair of designer jeans. The expectant woman knows that A Pea in the Pod(R) is the only place for the exclusive maternity styles of coveted designer denim labels like 7 for all Mankind(R), AG (R), True Religion(R) and Joe's Jeans(R). She relies on her favorite pair of jeans like a best friend, so every season A Pea in the Pod delivers the cuts and styles she's looking for from the names she...

2008-12-31 19:58:08

The produce section may be a bit skimpy, but it is still possible to strive for five servings of fruits and vegetables a day, a U.S. expert suggests. Dr. Jo Ann Carson, a professor of clinical nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, says the solution lies in choosing as much fresh seasonal produce as possible and adding frozen and canned fruits and vegetables. Frozen fruits and vegetables often contain nearly as many nutrients as fresh produce because...

2008-09-22 21:00:23

By Stephen J. Hedges WASHINGTON - In a couple of weeks, American shoppers will be able to look at a cut of meat or a pound of hamburger and see something they've never seen before - a label that says where the meat came from. Starting Sept. 30, food manufacturers and grocery stores have to comply with a new federal law that requires "country- of-origin labeling," or COOL, on beef, pork, chicken and lamb. The new labels will tell consumers whether their food came from animals raised in...

2008-08-31 00:00:22

Apricots are so expensive in the shops yet much easier to grow outdoors than fruits such as peaches and nectarines. They don't suffer from leaf-curl disease and thrive in average conditions. Apricots do like warmth, however, so grow them in a sheltered, sunny spot in fertile, well-drained soil. You will only need one tree as they will pollinate without a partner. If you are short of space, plant a compact kind which can be grown in a pot and will grow slowly, reaching only 1.2m (4ft) in...

2008-08-27 18:00:00

MOST of us will have had a moment in recent weeks when we've looked at our till receipt in the supermarket and thought: 'How much?' An average family is now spending pounds 27 a week more on food than they were last August, new figures have shown. So how can you cut down on your weekly shop and still feed the family? We've teamed up with food magazine delicious. to bring you the top tips for thrifty food shopping: Eat the seasons: Know your fruit and vegetables and buy when they're...

2008-08-07 15:00:30

By ELLIS, Erik Erik Ellis relishes vegetables fresh from the garden. Sustainability is the buzzword in business. Even McDonald's is touting its use of coffee grown using sustainable methods. People at home are increasingly recycling their waste and managing their use of natural resources in a more responsible manner. Everyone knows to turn the lights off when leaving a room, how to take shorter showers and still get clean, and considerate use of motor-vehicles saves fuel....

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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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