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55 min ago | Bellingham Herald
Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.
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3 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette
The pre-school opened the doors on the Cheriton Recreation Ground in April 2013 and the garden soon became the charity's next big project.
4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
U.S. Rep. James McGovern spent part of his time at the Nativity School on Monday morning vegging out.
9 hrs ago | National Public Radio
The canoe was filled with species native to Maryland, providing food and habitat for local birds.
Some people think harvest season is when the work stops for growing fresh fruits and vegetables in the backyard.
I was reminded of one decimating grub last Sunday when a customer brought in her bedraggled clivia - roots and all - to see why these normally hardy plants were suffering.
They came into the garden with a load of steer manure from a dairy. They popped up that first season after I fortified the soil, thriving in the enriched ground amidst my vegetable crops.
Arrive at Chris and Jackie Pinard's home this time of year and you are welcomed by a curve of purple - long lanes of lavender plants flanking the gravel drive.
Gardening is slow going. Drop a seed; harvest a carrot. In between there's watering, weeding, waiting.
Beat the heat - with an early start. Make the most of cool mornings. Do yardwork early in the day.
A KEEN gardener from Wroughton has claimed that a pack of wild flower seeds he won through BBC's Countryfile and proceeded to cultivate in his garden contained a deadly plant until now believed to be extinct.
In this undated photo provided by Green Flash Brewing Co., Alexis Briol of Brasserie St-Feuillien in Belgium, left, and Green Flash brewmaster Chuck Silva, inspect a bag of malted barley before brewing beer.
I knew better but I did it anyway. The swarm of whiteflies was readily apparent on that certain variety of verbena that I was intent on purchasing.
As the threat of thunder loomed overhead, the Bishop's Waltham Gardening Club rallied for the 58th annual show at Jubilee Hall, in Little Shore Lane, on Saturday.
Japan's population has been gradually ageing and shrinking for several years. Remote communities far from the big cities are feeling the changes most - places such as Shiraishi-jima, one of hundreds of small islands which dot the Seto Inland Sea.
The options of produce in the Sioux Empire got a little fresher this weekend. Members of the Somali-Bantu Community began their very own farmer's market.
It's harvesting time! If you grow your own vegetables then you will be reaping the rewards now - early potatoes will be ready but check by lifting one plant.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:02 pm
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