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2 hrs ago | 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.


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

4 hrs ago |

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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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


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.


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

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.


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.


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.


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

The Washington Post

Elegant Louvre Garden infested with rats

Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp onto the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists visiting the site.


Related Topix: Home, Weather, World News

Your Life summer gardening: Importance of mulching

In this week's Your Life video series we are with horticulturist Ken Brown with a list of garden chores to help your garden weather the heat of summer.


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The Modesto Bee

Mini tomatoes are garden gems

They have names like Jolly Elf, Indigo Rose, Orange Fizz, Baby Cakes and Cherry Buzz.


Related Topix: Home, Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Marine News

Fred. Olsen's 'Poison, Murder & Mystery Cruise'

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to introduce a very unique cruise experience for Summer 2015, aboard its 880-guest ship Boudicca, the like of which guests will never have seen nor heard of before! Fred.


Related Topix: Spain, Home

Sydney Morning Herald

Marti's garden of distortion

Contemporary art loves the uncanny; it cultivates indecipherable objects which are nevertheless almost recognisable, a something or other, a thing that deserves a name yet cannot easily be labelled.


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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Eco-friendly garden flower arrangement

Summer is peak season for gorgeous fresh flowers. What a pleasure to walk through fragrant, lushly blooming gardens in backyards and parks! And what a temptation it is to bring the outdoors inside with lovely floral arrangements from your garden.


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Where The Birds Are Is Not Where You'd Think

This is a trick question. Where would you expect to find the greatest variety of birds? Downtown, in a city? Or far, far from downtown in the fields, forests, mountains, where people are scarce? Or in the suburbs? In backyards, lawns, parking lots and playing fields? Not the city, right? "Everything I have learned as a conservation biologist tells ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Washington, Home

News Observer

In the heat of summer, think of fall

Burnt out on summer? Start thinking fall - vegetables, that is. It seems like summer just started, but it's time to begin work on the fall vegetable garden, too.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Home, Agriculture, Science