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  1. White Lion Euthanized At Cincinnati ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Switched

    An aging white lion given to the Cincinnati Zoo by performers Seigfried & Roy had to be euthanized because of age-related health issues. The zoo says Future - one of two male African white lions loaned permanently by Siegfried and Roy in 1998 - was put down Thursday.

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  2. This gift really grows on youRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Prince George Citizen

    Grown in a topiary form, this plant requires a little extra maintenance as it needs to be trimmed periodically to keep its shape, but it is well worth the effort. It is a gorgeous plant that would make the perfect gift for any plant lover.

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  3. A gift for the birds and other holiday garden tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Cheryl in Northwest D.C. writes: "A wren has built its nest in a corner of my porch. I don't mind it being there; I even put something down to catch the droppings.

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  4. New Bedford's Haskell gardens celebrates with tree lightings and a partridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Community members came out for a tree lighting and some hot cider on a chilly Friday evening to celebrate the holidays the way famed horticulturist Allen Haskell did at his historic Shawmut Avenue home. “Traditionally the family would light the pear tree by the house and put a partridge in it,” said Kristin McCullin, from The Trustees of Reservations that organized the event for a second year.

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  5. Try an epiphyte or 'air plant' for easy growingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post and Courier

    Ask any nongardener to name their favorite epiphyte, and they will probably look at you as if you have Spanish moss growing out of your ears. Epiphytes, sometimes referred to as "air plants" because they derive water and nutrients from their environment rather than from the soil, make easy houseplants that even nongardeners can appreciate.

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  6. Sensory garden planted for sheltered accommodationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Eastbourne Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A sheltered and retirement complex in Seaside was brightened up with a new sensory garden thanks to the hard work of a team from A Band of Brothers .

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  7. Sea of flowers awaits visitors to Hualien, TaitungRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, Dec. 20 The annual "sea of flowers" festival has kicked off in eastern Taiwan, with vast fields of flowers in 12 townships in Taitung and Hualien counties providing tourists unique panoramas. The event opened with the launch of a three-hectare landscaped garden in Hualien City, according to the Eastern Region Branch of the Agriculture and Food Agency.

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  8. Live oaks God's Wonder, Shady Eden join national tree registryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Tum Tum, Brother Joseph, God's Wonder, and Shady Eden are among the newest members of a national registry of grand, gnarly live oaks. Tum Tum, in Lafayette and named for a cat, is 16 feet around: a centenarian by Live Oak Society rules.

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  9. a last-minute gift guide for gardeners | the Compleat Home GardenerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    Gardeners are easy to gift, even at the last minute. You don't need to search for a parking space in a crowded mall, log onto Amazon or bother UPS and pay for shipping.

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  10. Poinsettias: Christmas plants can last all yearRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    Staff Photo by Stephanie Turner Every other week for 12 weeks, Cold Creek Nurseries and the Aiken Standard tracked the progress of the poinsettia plant. By early November, the last week we saw them, most of the poinsettias had fully blossomed into their final colors.

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  11. A little Carmel chocolate shop with big plansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

    A little Carmel chocolate shop with big plans Premium chocolates rolled out quietly last spring Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1ARasdQ Chai tea truffles at Chocolate for the Spirit in Carmel. Find Chocolate for the Spirit's second retail location at at 301 E. Carmel Drive, Suite A-700, in Carmel.

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  12. Rellies can drive you crackersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Tomorrow is another day and you don't have to see those people for another year. Merry Christmas.

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  13. Kiss under the mistletoeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fenland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Most people associate mistletoe with kissing, as it is customary for anyone caught standing under a sprig of this plant to receive a kiss.

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  14. From sacred underwear to zombies - here are 20 of the most...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    We find it easy to dismiss the fantastical beliefs of people in other times and places, but those that we've been exposed to since childhood seem not so far out. Virgin birth? Water turning into wine? A fig tree shriveling on the spot? Dead people getting up out of their graves and walking around? All of the following beliefs are found in respected religions today.

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  15. Saturday Morning Garden Blog Vol. 10.43: Christmas WindowsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    This was supposed to be a report on the Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden. But while I now have photos taken with a much better camera, I can't improve the text on All Aboard: The Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden from five years ago.

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  16. Post-holiday trimming means shearing shrubsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    It's that time of year again. Folks are grinding their shears, getting ready to start pruning their shrubs.

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  17. Top chef turkey talk: Making your turkey gobbledy-goodRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    If you love the idea of having a holiday turkey but don't eat meat, consider making a 'tofuturkey'. Fernandes offers his recipe here: Directions: To make the stuffing, heat butter in a large skillet, add all the vegetables, kidney beans and nuts and cook for some time, add in the herbs, bread crumbs and cook for five minutes.

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  18. Gobbling up Snickersnacks is a Stroup family holiday traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    I'm not good at multitasking. Still, the only way I can get through New Orleans Saints games this season is by doing something else while I'm watching, or trying not to watch, them.

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  19. Citysens is a chic hydroponic vertical garden that grows air-cleaning plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TreeHugger

    It's a joy to have green, living plants in one's living space, but if you're not gifted with either a green thumb or a large living space, growing greenery can be a real challenge.

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  20. Examine Growth Before PruningRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Q: Four years after planting a persimmon tree , I was rewarded recently with 31 persimmons, and I have harvested them. Should I prune the branches, if so, when and how? .

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