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1 hr ago | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Jason Mraz's first summer job? Sweaty, hard work

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.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Mechanicsville, VA, Home

5 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado garden to-do list, Aug. 1: Fight early blight on tomatoes

Spots and holes in a Principe Borghese heirloom tomato plant could be one of several tomato diseases that unusually wet weather has plaguing Colorado vegetable gardens.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Home, Food, Heirloom Tomatoes, Weather, Agriculture, Science, Vegetables

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Sow There! Ready for drought, cactus gardens get right to the point

We're in a drought. I just moved. My new house has a terrible, messy mimosa tree as a primary feature.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Chico, CA, Home

Daily Echo

Community devastated by blaze

But within minutes of a blaze starting, the garden Jill Jordan had lovingly tended for 55 years went up in flames.

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Related Topix: Home

The Macon Telegraph

Dionne Warwick knows her way to San Jose

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."

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Home

San Jose Mercury News

Garden as art

"I have been growing white lilies in a pot at my Walnut Creek home for many years," writes Heide Wang.

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News Observer

Diggin' In: Oyster gardeners help save the bay

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.

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Related Topix: Home, Yorktown, VA

Tri-cityherald.com

On Gardening: Hydrangeas wow with beauty, ruggedness

Limelight hydrangea turned the gardening world upside down just a few short years ago as gardeners everywhere became introduced to the panicle hydrangea.

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Related Topix: Home, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA

Oxford Mail

It's a 'bootiful' flower display for Marie Curie Cancer Care at Bicester Avenue Garden Centre

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.

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Related Topix: Home, Oxfordshire County, England, Buckinghamshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Boston.com

Going on vacation? Prepare your garden first

We pamper our gardens all year, but then desert them to go on vacation during what's often the hottest, driest time of the year.

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Related Topix: Home

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Gazetteherald.co.uk

Ren's sunflower grows to 11ft 7ins tall - can you beat that?

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.

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Related Topix: Home, North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Contra Costa Times

Albany students uncover gems in Haiti slum

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.

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Related Topix: Caribbean Travel, Haiti, Travel, World News, Haiti Travel, Central America, Albany, CA, Saint Mary's College, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

The Olympian

Marianne Binetti: Gardening lessons from the Danube

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.

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Related Topix: Home, Entomology, Science

WLBT-TV Jackson

Gardens a center of calm for people with dementia

Spending time in a garden might help soothe the agitation that commonly strikes people with dementia, a new review suggests.

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Related Topix: Home, Mineola, NY, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Parents push for inclusive playgrounds

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.

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Related Topix: Home, Family, Kids

York Press

Winners of York Housing Association's annual York In Bloom contest announced

John Roberts, winner of the Best Garden award in the YHA In Bloom competition, with YHA board member, Ruth Brigham John Roberts, of Lichfield Court, said MiracleGrow, watering twice a day and help from his grandchildren was the secret to him winning the award of Best Garden in the annual York Housing Association In Bloom Competition.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Bold rats romp in broad daylight on grass of elegant Louvre Garden in Paris, scaring tourists

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.

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Related Topix: Home, France, World News, Weather, Travel

Philly.com

In West Philadelphia, a fight to save a neighborhood farm

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.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Family, Teenagers, Home, University of Pennsylvania, Social Software, Drexel University

WECT-TV Wilmington

Bumper crop of cucumbers? Here's what to do

Now's the time when your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Home, Life, Food, Avocado, New England, ND, Recipes, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

WAND-TV Decatur

Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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Related Topix: Home, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

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