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Beauty without stress

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Garden Chronicles

Jill says that this year's garden has been the most productive ever. Judging from the volume of produce that has all of a sudden materialized I am inclined to believe her.


Related Topix: Home, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables

Southern Living

Coming Soon! The Greatest Southern Gardening Book of All Time

Incredibly wise gardeners who bought the last Southern Living Garden Book published in 2004 are always asking me: "When are you going to revise it? A lot has changed in 10 years."


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The Press On-Line

Tree-garden plan in flood fight

IMPROVING WATER QUALITY: Dean West of Evergreen Landcare plants a rain garden, or swale, beside the Christchurch Coastal Pathway, on the Causeway.


Related Topix: Home, Natural Disasters, Flood

The Detroit News

Rain barrels fill many needs for home, garden

Gardens are typically blessed with spring rains that bring summer flowers -- and then the hot, dry months of July and August take their toll.


Related Topix: Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Williamsburg, VA

Easley Progress

S.C. Botanical Gardens on road to recovery

Following a torrential storm in July 2013 there was vast damage to the South Carolina Botanical Gardens on the campus of Clemson University but with the help of students and the community, the damage is close to being repaired a year later.


Related Topix: Clemson University, Clemson, SC, Home

Commercial Dispatch

Southern Gardening: Elephant ears can add to garden color, texture

Diamond Head, named after the volcanic cone on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu, has jet-black leaves with a texture resembling corrugation.


Related Topix: Home, Weather

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CBS Local

Gardening Tips: Caring for Summer Annuals

Lush and colorful in hanging baskets or container gardens- long blooming annual plants are providing the show in our summer gardens.


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Bellingham Herald

Ask a Master Gardener: Can I use dog poop as manure for garden?

Question: With all the dog owners who are gardeners, would it be a good idea to use it as manure in the garden? Answer: As a dog owner and gardener, all I can say is "eek ... ugh."


Related Topix: Home, Agriculture, Science

Renton Reporter

Time to check on those hanging baskets and container gardens | the Compleat Home Gardener

Near the end of July you may notice your hanging baskets and container gardens fading a bit.


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KISU-TV Pocatello

P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table

In his new series, acclaimed lifestyle expert and garden designer P. Allen Smith offers exciting ways to combine the gardening and dining experience.


Related Topix: Home, P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table, Entertainment, Television, P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

The Willits News

In your garden with Jenny Watts: Crazy about Coneflowers

With their bright petals and striking dark centers, coneflowers are an eye-catching addition to a perennial bed or border.


Related Topix: Home, Supplement, Echinacea, Life, Food, Chocolate

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Madison Press

Fresh veggies from the garden is a highlight

Editors Note: Lovina Eicher has decided to no longer write The Amish Cook column.


Related Topix: Home, Life, Recipes, Opinion

South Wales Argus

Caldicot care home in running for garden award

Cherry Tree Care Home in Caldicot, part of the Hallmark Care Homes group, was judged along with dozens of other care homes in the same group, as part of a long-running competition to promote the therapeutic benefits of gardening among older people.


Related Topix: Home, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales

The Capital-Journal

Fire marshal investigator rules Montara house fire as arson

Firefighters put water on hot spots at a house fire in the Montara neighborhood.


Related Topix: Fire, Kansas, Home

York Press

A home in Fulford with brilliant views and stunning secret gardens

On arriving at Pasture Farm Close in Fulford you find what at first glance appears to be a fairly standard dormer bungalow.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Leyland Today

Simon's teenage gardening dreams have blossomed

Simon Hewitt is making quite a name for himself as a garden designer in London - an aspiration which grew from a project he undertook as a teenager in Chorley.


Related Topix: Home, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

KHOU-TV Houston

Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.


Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks, University of Florida, Home

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Watford Observer

Farm Terrace Allotments: 'David versus Goliath' fight to be taken to High Court

Allotment-holders would not have fought plans to concrete over the Farm Terrace site if they genuinely believed it would used for new hospital facilities, according to its lead campaigner.


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The Daily Democrat

Brave new gardening for brave new climates

This 2014 photo provided by Ann Savageau shows homeowner Savageau in her sustainable drought-tolerant garden in front of her house in Davis.


Related Topix: Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA