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Summer jobs: The very mention brings up memories of low pay, long hours and sweaty, clueless teenagers who don't really know what they're doing.
We're in a drought. I just moved. My new house has a terrible, messy mimosa tree as a primary feature.
But within minutes of a blaze starting, the garden Jill Jordan had lovingly tended for 55 years went up in flames.
But after the iconic singer recorded "Do You Know The Way To San Jose?" and the song became a huge hit, the 73-year old singer says with a laugh that she "cried all the way to the bank."
"I have been growing white lilies in a pot at my Walnut Creek home for many years," writes Heide Wang.
They are also grown and harvested for bigger role - helping protect the water quality of the East Coast's Chesapeake Bay More than 300 volunteers actively grow oysters in Virginia to help the Chesapeake Bay Foundation establish sanctuary reefs along nearby waterways, according to Chuck Epes, spokesman for the foundation.
Limelight hydrangea turned the gardening world upside down just a few short years ago as gardeners everywhere became introduced to the panicle hydrangea.
Buy this photo Matilda Hillis, four, with wellies filled with flowers during a free children's welly-planting activity at Bicester Avenue Garden Centre in Bicester.
Ren Entwistle said the plant was the tallest of several from seeds she planted in her garden at Ampleforth earlier this year, and its height might be due to exceptionally good growing conditions this summer.
Driving into Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince's most impoverished slum, population somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000, you pass a canal bed of putrid water, garbage and human waste; scavengers comb the rocky banks for whatever might be useful or worth selling.
Summer travel means you can glean gardening tips from all over the world. This summer, we organized a tour that included a river cruise on the Danube.
Spending time in a garden might help soothe the agitation that commonly strikes people with dementia, a new review suggests.
Four-year-old Lucas Dean has to have three things when he goes to the playground: long pants, Mickey Mouse gardening gloves and lots of energy.
Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists.
At 8 a.m. on a Saturday in mid-July, a time many teenagers prefer to be asleep, Mika'al Broadus, a rising senior at Roxborough High School, was already at work at Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's University City High School garden, harvesting armfuls of kale.
Now's the time when your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 06:21 am
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