Expert advice on whether your plants need water

AN expert shared his top tips on caring for a plant – from how to tell if your plants need water to an “old age” test to help them during the cold winter months. Houseplant expert Silver Spence revealed that she learned the old trick from loved ones and was …

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Bonnie Beth Williams of Freeburg, formerly of Many

Bonnie Beth Williams, 78, of Freeburg, passed away on Sunday November 14, 2021. She was born on January 6, 1943 in Many, Illinois, to Samuel and Elizabeth (Meyer) Wetzel. Bonnie married Gary Williams on April 25, 1964. She worked at Siemens Manufacturing for 27 years. Bonnie was a very active …

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Melinda Myers: Give away spring flowers for the holidays

Give spring this winter to gardeners and non-gardeners. A pot of spring-flowering tulips, daffodils, or other bulbs is sure to brighten up a dreary winter day and uplift the recipient’s mood. Spring flowering bulbs need 12 to 15 weeks of temperatures between 35 and 45 degrees to initiate flowering. This …

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Tepco discovers melting ice wall at Fukushima Daiichi factory in Japan

An employee of Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) looks at a tank reserved for the storage of treated water in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, paralyzed by the tsunami, in the city of Okuma, in the prefecture of Fukushima, in Japan, March 1, 2021. REUTERS / Sakura Murakami TOKYO, …

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Maine’s new ‘right to food’ could lead to legal challenges

November 27, 2021 THEIKE EVERY Farmer Courtney Hammond, who grows blueberries and cranberries in Washington County, Maine, has a lot of worries. He worries about the weather, invasive species, crop failures and global prices. To comply with federal food safety laws, he had to undergo training, keep meticulous records, have …

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Vermiculite vs perlite: which is better for your potted plants?

istockphoto.com When it comes to vermiculite versus perlite, the names may hurt you in favor of the second candidate. Perlite, after all, comes from French for “pearl”, while vermiculite comes from Latin for considerably less attractive “breeding worms”. However, perlite doesn’t really look like pearls, nor does vermiculite look like …

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Spring Flower Gifts for the Holidays | News, Sports, Jobs

Submitted Photo Give pre-planted bulbs as gifts to brighten up the recipient’s home during the winter months or year round. Photo by Gardener’s Supply Company. Give spring this winter to gardeners and non-gardeners. A pot of spring-flowering tulips, daffodils, or other bulbs is sure to brighten up a dreary winter …

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Lucent BioSciences Receives $ 4.2 Million Investment to Commercialize Carbon Neutral Fertilizers

VANCOUVER, BC, 23 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – Closure of Lucent BioSciences, Inc. (Lucent) $ 4.2 million in the investments of Emmertech, Amathaon, SVG Ventures, WUTIF Capital, Vantec / eFund and Vancouverangel investors based. Lucent is motivated by accelerating the transition from agriculture to sustainability. Lucent Bio has developed …

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Opening of several renewable energy plants in Astoria

A section of the Astoria energy complex, located at the end of Steinway Street near Luyster Creek, will be transformed into a zero emission converter station (GMaps) November 22, 2021 Ta’Leah Van Sixtine Part of the Astoria power complex – which once produced electricity from fossil fuels – will be …

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Best Small Outdoor Patio Ideas – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Whether you’re looking to host your friends and family outdoors or want to create a quiet retreat for yourself, with a few smart design tips, you can …

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