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January NYC Style Events – Times Square Chronicles

You can still ice skate in Central Park, Rockefeller Center, or Bryant Park. Catch the Knicks, Nets, Rangers or Islanders. You can still see the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree until 1/10), the New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show runs until 1/23, and the Big Apple Circus until 1/30. Meet …

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Master Gardeners: Falling Leaves: Rake or not? – Chef Orange

By John Green Orange County Master Gardener Hello garden friends and Merry Christmas! Today I stand in front of the kitchen sink and next to me is a steaming cup of coffee, as I gaze out the window, mesmerized, once again witnessing another dreary and wet day. . See, I’m …

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Students prepare indoor vegetable grow kits for home use

In the darkest days of winter, Julie Rappaport wants to grow some greenery. Rappaport is the founder of Seeds Feeds, a small but growing nonprofit that fights hunger. The group distributes fresh, healthy food to families in need and cultivates the growing skills of its customers in 10 gardens in …

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In the Garden: Dreaming of a white Christmas | Gardening

“I’m dreaming of a white christmas Just like those I knew Where the treetops shine, And the children listen Hear the sleigh bells in the snow. Bing Crosby grew up in Spokane, and when he sang about White Christmases he knew what he was talking about. But according to data …

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After another green season, the Hull community garden is covered for the winter

A year ago, a gardener covered his plot with cardboard, she noted. Even this helps to provide thermal protection against the cold. A layer of organic matter creates an environment that is good for the soil and beneficial for beneficial insects. “Your garden should have bugs,” Dorner said. “People panic …

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From the Heart of the Home: The Flea Street Team Shares Their Favorite Winter Garden Recipes | Foodist of the peninsula | The foodist of the peninsula

By Sara Hayden and Karla Kane Dip into mashed potatoes with fresh garden chives and Swiss chard ricotta cannelloni. Arugula from the garden. Photo courtesy of Jesse Cool. Winter might not be the first season that comes to mind when you think of fresh garden produce, but there are plenty …

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Children’s pool safety: what you need to know

A safe summer means a fun summer for everyone. Provided 1. Keep your eyes open The MagnaLatch® Pool Safety Report found that 36% of Australians had someone in their family who had a negative water experience involving a swimming pool. So when it comes to toddlers and water, constant monitoring …

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Letters: Diablo Lighthouse | Water cuts

Send your letter to the editor using this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. Shine beacon plusoften to honor the heroes For only the second time since it was rebuilt, we stood in the middle of our courtyard on December 7 to see and appreciate the honor and sacrifice …

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Wood-fired ovens on wheels create pizza pop-ups in the Charleston area | Food

Water, flour, yeast. It sounds simple enough, until you add fire, wood, wheels, and the weather that’s all set to ruin a perfectly planned pop-up pizza. It’s chaotic, but the pairs in charge of three small businesses serving pies from mobile wood-fired ovens have their systems in place. “We call …

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Steel sculpture by a Spanish artist installed in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – A 16-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa has been installed in downtown Grand Rapids. Commissioned by the DeVos family, the sculpture titled “The Four Elements” is located at the northeast corner of Monroe Avenue and Lyon Street NW, reports The Grand Rapids …

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What Makes a Plant Worth Transmitting – Picayune Item

By Felder Rushing THElive and learn, and in the process find fresh new plants that have been lurking right under our noses for generations. Last week I did a landscape / garden consultation around an 1840s log cabin in rural north central Mississippi. I have an eye for this kind …

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Natick to lift water ban and provide update on PFAS

Too late for your gardens, but get ready to fill those rinks, Natick. Public Works Director Jeremy Marsette told the Select Board on Wednesday that the city just needed to finish a bit of paperwork before lifting the ban on non-essential water use, which went into effect in May. No …

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Six tea gardens to reopen soon, says Becharam Manna

The state labor minister, who was in Madarihat in Alipurduar district, held a meeting with officials from different departments at the local tourist lodge. Our correspondent | Alipurduar | Posted 01.12.21, 01:25 AM Six tea estates closed for months will reopen soon, state Labor Minister Becharam Manna said on Tuesday. …

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Stowmarket paint company transforms school gardens

Posted: 7:30 am November 29, 2021 The students of Haughley and Old Newton are celebrating the transformation of their classrooms and school gardens thanks to a project organized by the painting company PPG, which has a factory in Stowmarket. Described as a ‘beautification’ project outside the learning areas, water stations …

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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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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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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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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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Sustainable Solano helps build food forests in Vacaville construction sites – The Vacaville Reporter

Faced with growing problems like inflation and drought, many are thinking about ways to save money on produce and conserve water. One concept to ameliorate these problems is the growing trend of food forests. Food forests are a low-maintenance form of gardening that relies less on watering and more on …

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Obituary of friday november 19, 2021

Joseph James ‘Joe’ Sugai Joseph James “Joe” Sugai, 73, from Anahola, died on November 6, 2021 at his home, surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Kaua’i on April 19, 1948 and retired as an irrigation supervisor for the Lihu’e Plantation Company. He was predeceased by parents Joseph …

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Marin IJ Readers Forum for November 18, 2021 – Marin Independent Journal

Call the National Guard to help with the supply chain In his recently published California Voice commentary, Danny Wan urges legislation and policy changes to address growing supply chain bottlenecks at our ports and distribution centers (“The Legislature of the United States). ‘State Can Help Fix America’s Broken Supply Chain’, …

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Victoria COVID cases on the rise, NSW COVID cases on the rise, Flood-hit NSW Central West, William Tyrrell’s research resumes, Australia’s vaccination rate exceeds 80%,

Prime Minister Daniel Andrews and the opposition traded pikes during Question Time in the lower house of the Victorian Parliament over the government’s controversial pandemic bill. On Monday evening, the Labor government approved amendments to its 2021 Public Health and Welfare (Pandemic Management) Bill which it hopes can be passed …

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The unique pain of breaking away from a garden

There is no end to the process of creating a garden. You have invested backbreaking amounts of work and inordinate amounts of money. You plan, feed, cuddle, tinker, then tinker again. For many of us, the life of our garden merges with ours. What does that mean, then, when the …

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Sustainability remains a priority despite the pandemic

Market trends driving commitments to sustainability issues such as waste reduction, recycling, local sourcing and clean energy use accelerated when COVID hit in early 2020. So While the pandemic has forced on-site restaurant operators to make significant adjustments in how, where and when they serve food, adherence to sustainability policies …

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City of Guilderland hopes to filter wells

GUILDERLAND – The city is seeking a state grant to install a green sand filtration system in its drinking water wells. The grant is awarded through the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act; $ 400 million will be allocated in 2021-2022. The deadline for submitting applications is November 22 at 5 p.m. …

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Nature can reduce costs, extend the life of infr

A recently published article hopes to spark discussion about adopting designs and construction methods that use nature to reduce costs, extend project lifecycles and improve ecological synergy, according to a scientist from Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Bald cypress trees act as a natural infrastructure to protect the shoreline along the …

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Turn your waste into treasure

One of the most useful characteristics of much of our soil on the coast is the quality of the drains. Most of our substrate is sandy loam which filters moisture out quickly and prevents areas from pooling with too much excess water. However, the problem is that moisture and nutrients …

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Armed with paddle and GoPro, entrepreneur aims to create ‘street view’ of Puget Sound

Standing on the beach in Seattle’s Golden Gardens, Brian Footen points to the GoPro camera that captures 360-degree images every 10 seconds as he surveys Puget Sound. (Photo GeekWire / Lisa Stiffler) We all engaged in a little voyeuristic spying and exploring using Google Maps Street View, scanning homes and …

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Coffee and climate have a complicated relationship

This article is part of a special report on Climate Solutions, which examines efforts around the world to make a difference. Wilston Vilchez, a third-generation coffee farmer in the Nicaraguan mountains, has witnessed drastic climate change on his 25-acre coffee and cocoa farm for years, but when two hurricanes hit …

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Gardeners beware of root-knot nematode

While most of us enjoy a mild winter, they could start to cause problems in area gardens. Mild winters can allow root-knot nematodes to establish themselves in the garden. They are by no means welcome creatures. I remember a few years ago when we had several mild winters, I read …

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Artist Hugh Hayden Explores Thorny Aspects of the American Dream

At the quirky dinners that Hugh Hayden hosts regularly, guests are showered with hospitality and hampered by boring constraints. Much thought and care are devoted to these culinary installations, which he presents in different forms since high school. Using his training as an architect, Hayden, now 37, once designed a …

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Rare Burkholderia pseudomallei infections caused by room spray sold at Walmart

Water and soil are the usual sources of transmission for rare infections with Burkholderia pseudomallei. But in the CDC’s latest health update, the source of four recent infections associated with Burkholderia pseudomallei, also known as melioidosis, was Gardens brand essential oil infused aromatherapy spray with the scent ” Lavender and …

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Soon the first frost

The season of the little summer of Saint Luc The weekend announces the little summer of Saint Luc. This is a period of dry, cool and hot days characterized by the Indian summer, a break from the colder days of the coming month. We can certainly take advantage of a …

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an airport runway transformed into a magnificent park

The 12-foot-long strip of concrete that runs through a new park in Shanghai is a clear remnant of the past and drastically different life of the earth. Originally laid in 1948, this concrete line was once part of a long, flat runway for the city’s Longhua Airport. After its closure …

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How to grow white pancake myrtle

Getty How to grow white pancake myrtle Aspect White crepe myrtle needs a lot of sunlight, look for the sunniest spots in your garden. Weather Most Australian climates are suitable as they are a drought tolerant plant. Ground White pancake myrtle oblige well-drained, rich soil, but will adapt to most …

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State report reveals injuries at major Florida theme parks

ORLANDO, Florida – A 69-year-old man was found unconscious last month at Roa’s Rapids, a water attraction at SeaWorld’s Aquatica Orlando Water Park, according to the state’s latest quarterly report. What would you like to know State releases quarterly report listing theme park injuries and illnesses Major Florida Theme Parks …

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Weaning Californians off gasoline lawn equipment isn’t a wake-up call, it’s about air quality

No, this is not a wacky California. But that’s how more than a few who’ve never entered the San Joaquin Valley before are crafting signed legislation on Saturday that they say makes Gavin Newsom the most awake governor of them all. The target of their scorn – among other new …

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Agencies call on Ohioans to help monarch populations

AKRON, Ohio – Monarch populations are alarmingly declining, forcing conservation officials to ask residents to help golden butterflies gain access to food to survive their long migration each year. Milkweed is the only plant used by monarch butterflies for egg laying and, as caterpillars, on which they depend for food, …

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Toro Company Recognized by EPA with WaterSense® Award of Excellence

EPA recognizes Toro for sixth consecutive year for efforts in promoting water efficiency and conservation WASHINGTON, October 13, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded The Toro Company a 2021 WaterSense Award of Excellence for its commitment to helping consumers and businesses save money. water, …

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Extra-tropical cyclone, Louisiana: coffin and vault still in motion

Lafitte, Louisiana – Hurricane Aida hit Louisiana with a strong wind blowing off the roof of the building and a storm surge strong enough to displace the house. What this brought to their livelihoods also brought to the dead, moving vaults and coffins, and adding another layer of trauma to …

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Staten Island sewer project delayed by 24 years as climate change accelerates

When Rudy Giuliani was elected to a second term as mayor, his administration announced it would install a storm sewer in a flood-prone section of Staten Island. Nearly 24 years later, the planned $ 10.7 million project on a three-block stretch from Willow Avenue to Rosebank is expected to finally …

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Greenpoint: cat time in the garden, then bedtime in the garden

Last week, a near neighbor delivered the remains of his garden to us. It’s a tradition that started when we had oxen. Some garden friends brought us their corn stalks and other wilted plants at the end of the growing season. We’re out of ravenous oxen, but the goats are …

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Ivey launches the first Made in Alabama showcase

By Anneliese Taggart, WVUA Digital Journalist This week, Governor Kay Ivey kicks off her first Made in Alabama showcase, showcasing products made in Alabama in America during Manufacturing Month. The Governor selected 12 top-rated companies for their work in producing exceptional products for the state and invited them to display …

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What were the high priests of law and order trying to convey with white markings on the asphalt?

Centuries from now, when archaeologists discover the legendary “Ancient Walled (Sound) City of the Central Valley” believed to be six miles north of the “Water Tower of the Gods of Ripon”, they will encounter peculiar marks on the ground. . The markings using white paint were on an asphalt-like substance …

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Freezing temperatures due to expected snowfall

County Road shows signs of falling Wednesday morning as the weather begins to change. Rain is forecast for Thursday and Friday with a risk of snow early next week.Photo by Kurt Hildebrand. With zero precipitation in October 2020, one of the main concerns for weather watchers in fall 2020 was …

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See nine desert cities in one short trip

Only one of Parker’s bars – Photo courtesy of Greater Palm Springs CVB Palm Springs, California has become famous for being a Hollywood celebrity paradise, with stars from Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe to the Rat Pack run by Sinatra using the Desert City to wander around and recharge. It …

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City of Palo Alto: New Rain Barrel Pilot Program to Help Community Save Money and Water

04 October 2021 The City of Palo Alto has launched a Rain Barrel Pilot Program to encourage residents and businesses in the city to purchase high quality 50 gallon rain barrels that help conserve water and reduce pollution in the home. ‘water. The pilot program, which runs through November 14, …

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13 best beaches to visit while on vacation

The beach is a welcome respite anytime, but it can be even more special during the holiday season. You might be looking for the sun, the warmth and the comfort of the sand between your toes. You don’t have to be a heat worshiper because even though the beach is …

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A botanical wonder | Sapphire, North Carolina

Written by: Marlène Osteen | Problem: 2021/10 – October For Tim Galloway, his vibrant Sapphire Valley garden is a gateway to a peaceful state of mind. 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 Gary Walton and Tim Galloway The garden at and Gary Walton’s house in Sapphire Valley is a most magical place. Or maybe it’s …

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God has promised relief in our seasons of despair

This column is part of our ongoing opinion piece on faith, called Living our faith. Receive weekly project summaries delivered to your inbox by subscribing to Living Our Faith Bulletin. When I was 12, I took on the summer responsibility of managing the homes of neighbors on vacation. It was …

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Slow down with these serene city building games

During these strange and in times of stress, more of us than ever before are playing video games. For some, the high-octane shooter offers liberation, the anxieties of the day dissipating alongside the cacophonous explosion of virtual matter; for others, adrenaline-pumping sports titles do the trick. But for gamers who …

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Learn all about the habitat and gardening of native plants

Discover the world of pollinators Take a guided tour into the world of pollinators, led by members of the Valley of the Moon Garden Club. The group’s face-to-face meeting on October 7 will feature a presentation titled “Pollinators: The Little People Who Run the World”. Members of the gardening club …

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10 great urban projects for nature – from vertical forests to pocket farms | Biodiversity

Mall readers have noticed that wildflowers thrive in urban areas as city councils decide to let the grass grow in the wild. These colorful little spots may seem like a facade in the face of vast decline, but across the world people welcome wildlife in cities, where more than half …

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Vacation Rental Water Use Addressed | Letter

Do vacation rentals use more water than year-round residents? No! Says the Eastsound Water Users Association. Many vacation rental hosts are willing to share how ALL water users could reduce our use, including residents, visitors such as friends and family, vacation rental customers, and vacation rental customers. hotel, campers and …

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6 native ferns to plant around the farm

If there is one group of plants that are difficult to find and underutilized by gardeners, it is the native ferns. While many ferns are easy to grow at home in the shade, they are difficult to propagate commercially. The production of spores is delicate and the division of the …

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Garden Notes: Protect the environment

Last Monday’s spectacular harvest moon and the fall equinox ushered in a new gardening season. Photons decrease daily, nighttime temperatures drop, heavy dew falls most mornings, while days can be surprisingly warm under the infrared-rich sunlight. Earth’s northern hemisphere turns its back on the sun as we traverse the annual …

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How To Grow Chrysanthemums | Better houses and gardens

A flower synonymous with fall and Mother’s Day, chrysanthemums bloom in hues of gold, bronze, white, pink, and red, and come in a variety of flower types. WATCH: Simple spring gardening projects There is something magical about seeing a landscape come to life with new flowers and beautiful colors. If …

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Grand Opening Tuesday for New Harwood Park in Downtown Dallas – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Creating paradise from a paved parking lot – that’s what happens in downtown Dallas. On Tuesday, the City of Dallas and a local nonprofit, Parks for Downtown Dallas, are opening a brand new park just blocks from the Dallas Farmers Market. The area around what will soon be Harwood Park …

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The Philadelphia Flower Show 2022 will return outdoors in June

Wary of the COVID pandemic that just won’t give up, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society plans to revamp its 194-year-old Philadelphia flower show outdoors in 2022. PHS today announced that next year’s show will once again take place on 15 acres in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in South Philadelphia from Saturday …

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Garden of the week: Dumfries House, Cumnock, Ayrshire

The great estates of Scotland are steeped in history, but nowhere does this come alive as vividly as at Dumfries House, where an ongoing investment program keeps this mansion and the gardens surrounding it relevant to visitors d ‘today. The house is set in a wooded valley along the Lugar …

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China brings water to Matobo

The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, columnistThe GOVERNMENT, through a partnership with China Aid, has drilled 22 boreholes in Matobo District, South Matabeleland, to alleviate the water scarcity affecting the community. This has seen the number of boreholes that have been drilled in Matobo district increase to 490 while another 200 are …

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It’s moms season

Nothing says falling like chrysanthemums in the garden. Moms are truly the most exciting flower in the landscape for display in late summer and fall. A Chinese philosopher once said, “If you want to be happy for a lifetime, grow chrysanthemums. Mum was first cultivated in China as a flowering …

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Lessons from my garden on patient care

Sometimes on a summer Sunday I sit outside on my covered porch and gaze at my shady garden. During this time, I also think about my patients and the lessons my garden has taught me about them. It might seem strange to compare patients to plants, so let me explain. …

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Master Gardeners: September is the time to prepare the garden – Orange Leader

Originally posted by Doug Jimerson Edited by John Green According to our local meteorologists, we will experience cooler weather conditions including low humidity and fall-like day and night temperatures for a week! Which means fall is finally here – alright, alright … maybe I’m hanging on to the straws, but …

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Marvel at the colorful fall foliage of NJ at these spectacular locations

New Jersey can be known as the Garden State for its bounty of fruits, vegetables and greens. However, don’t forget about the fall foliage. It’s about to dazzle Leaf watchers across the state. Admire the foliage the way you want. Look around your garden and you will likely see an …

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Heavy rains fill Auckland dams, but sprinkler ban remains in place

Auckland’s dams are now 83% full, a jump from 61% a month ago. Photo / File There are no plans at this point to lift Auckland’s water restrictions on the use of sprinklers to water the garden, despite heavy rains that filled the city’s dams last month. Watercare chief operating …

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Stench of polluted stream preventing residents from using Crowborough Gardens

Behind a row of houses in Crowborough in Sussex flows a freshwater stream once, but it’s not cool now. The stream is polluted with sewage and kitchen waste from neighboring houses. Some days, local resident Gena McCourt is unable to use her backyard garden. She explained that the leaks had …

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Houstonians enjoy cool temperatures on the first day of fall

Oliver was making the most of the cool, sunny weather in Hermann Park on the first day of fall Wednesday afternoon – sniffing all the scents, seeing ducks and turtles for the first time. “He had a blast,” said Eduardo Bonilla, one of the owners of the 4-month-old beagle. It …

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Pan Pacific Hotels Group Expands Global Presence in 10 Key Gateway Cities in Prime Locations

Singapore – The Pan Pacific Hotels group continues to develop its global pipeline with 13 new properties in 10 key cities by 2024. More than 3,300 rooms will be added to the group’s inventory, bringing its portfolio to 48 hotels, resorts and suites with services in 29 cities. Pan Pacific …

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Learn more about preparing the garden for winter at the Master Gardeners Meeting

Gardeners interested in preparing their garden for winter can learn more next month from the Northwestern Michigan Masters Gardeners Association. Brian Zimmerman and Tom Ford will present tips for preparing gardens for winter at the 6:30 p.m. virtual meeting of the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan on October 5. …

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Oh no! There is a shortage of alcohol in New Jersey

Here’s some sobering news: There is a shortage of alcohol in New Jersey (also Pennsylvania). According to an article on NorthJersey.com, the shortage also affects all categories of alcohol; everything from beer to champagne is getting hard to find. You can blame the pandemic, the labor shortage, even the bad …

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Opinion: We Must Protect and Restore California’s ‘Blue Carbon’ Coastal Areas

The Mission Bay wetlands. Photo_by Greg Hoxsie California is famous for its beaches and rugged shores which attract visitors from around the world and fuel local economies. The coastal wetlands, sea grasslands and kelp forests that also dot our shoreline are perhaps less famous but are just as vital to …

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Installing a rain garden will help reduce the flow of water to storm sewers

EcoSuperior, Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay and United Way of Thunder Bay are teaming up to build a rain garden. PRESS RELEASE SUPERIOR ECO ******************* THUNDER BAY – June, July and August all recorded above average temperatures this summer. The months of July and August were also marked by much …

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Fall care keeps plants and pollinators happy

As the weather and gardens shift from summer to fall, it’s time to adjust your maintenance practices to ensure the health, longevity, and beauty of your landscape. Proper fall care will increase winter survival, support pollinators, and reduce your future workload. Continue to water as needed. This is especially important …

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Drought tests centuries-old New Mexico water traditions

ABIQUIU, NM (AP) – At the edge of a sandstone outcrop, Teresa Leger Fernández watches the Rio Chama. The river follows a diverse landscape from the southern edge of the Rocky Mountains through rugged basalt hills, layers of volcanic tuff, and the red and yellow cliffs made famous by painter …

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Give plants a head start by planting in the fall

CORVALLIS, Ore. – In the spring, enthusiastic gardeners drive to nurseries, load up their cars, and drive home to plant. It’s the tradition. But the fall planting is also a great time to put the plants in the ground. Nurseries might not be as packed with plants in the fall, …

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RDCO extends outdoor watering from stage 2

Due to the extreme drought conditions of the Okanagan, the Central Okanagan Regional District is maintaining its water supply systems as part of a Stage 2 outdoor irrigation program. Star Place / Dietrich, Falcon Ridge, Sunset Ranch, Upper Fintry-Shalal Road-Valley of the Sun, and Westshore Estates systems have been in …

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Saudi Arabia bans planting palm trees in gardens to fight pests

Saudi Arabia, a major palm grower, has around 31 million palm trees, according to figures from the National Palm and Date Center. Image Credit: Provided Cairo: Saudi authorities have banned the cultivation of palm trees in gardens and along roadsides to control the spread of the red palm weevil, a …

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Your new neighbor seeks refuge from forest fires | News, Sports, Jobs

One of Mary Hickerson’s favorite parts of her Blue Earth home is her garden, which she couldn’t maintain in California. Here she is enjoying the garden with her mix of Highland Maltese terriers, Leonardo. From the mountain peaks of the California coast to the rolling hills of southern Minnesota, new …

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Jefferson SWCD to hold special election | News, Sports, Jobs

STEUBENVILLE – The vote is underway for a supervisor from the Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District. Five county residents serve as supervisors on the district administration board. Each supervisor has a three-year term and can be re-elected at the end of their term. Supervisory board members guide staff and …

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Governor Murphy reports 2 more Ida-related deaths in New Jersey, bringing total to 27

PISCATAWAY, New Jersey (WABC) – Governor Phil Murphy walked through flood-ravaged Birchview Gardens in Piscataway on Saturday, hoping to restore those whose livelihoods were washed away by the remnants of Hurricane Ida that took flooded the area. The governor’s visit comes as the community mourns the loss of a resident …

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There is a sure-fire way to stop big sewage spills: stop big sewage discharges

VSall that the summer sewage. In July, the Los Angeles Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant, the city’s largest municipal wastewater treatment facility, dumped 17 million gallons of raw sewage into Santa Monica Bay after an unexpected wave of debris overwhelmed the plant, causing beaches to close during the height of beach …

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Obituary: Luanne Cosgrave Wells | VailDaily.com

Luanne Cosgrave well November 29, 1933 – July 15, 2021 Luanne Cosgrave Wells, beloved wife of the late Frank Wells and devoted mother of Kevin and Briant, passed away at her Beverly Hills home on July 15, 2021. She was 87 years old. Luanne has always supported the arts, education, …

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Gardening news roundup for August 26, 2021

GEAUGA COUNTY Rain barrels. The Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District is rolling out barrels from its 2021 Rain Barrel Yard art campaign. Through this community initiative, local artists are turning 55 gallon recycled plastic barrels into reused rain barrels . By collecting runoff from rooftops to water landscapes, lawns …

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Thompson Center as a water park? Design competition finalists announced | Chicago News

The James R. Thompson Building, designed by architect Helmut Jahn. (WTTW News) There’s nothing faint or traditional about the Thompson Center, so it’s no surprise that the designs of the finalists in a competition to reinvent the building include a proposal for an indoor water park. Seven finalists were announced …

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Members of UNC environmental organizations discuss how students can live sustainably

Aligned with increased public awareness of the environment, the UNC campus is home to several organizations that facilitate sustainable living. And while some students may not have time to join the network of environmental organizations around campus, there are still ways to live sustainably with a small commitment of time. …

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At least 22 dead, dozens still missing in catastrophic Tennessee flooding

A Tennessee sheriff said on Sunday that 22 people have died in Humphreys County after record rains caused devastating flooding that washed away homes. A Facebook page of Waverly officials listed around 40 people missing. Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis said many of those missing were from neighborhoods hardest hit …

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Watch out for pollinators throughout your gardening season – the Durango Herald

Sometimes all it takes for an article idea is a simple request from a gardener. Usually it starts with the phrase, “What is this (enter survey here)?” “ • What eats all my spinach? Answer: Most likely flea beetles. • What is that annoying bug that all of a sudden …

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Best things to do in beautiful Falmouth

Sandy beaches, panoramic ocean views, beautiful historic homes and lush gardens provide visitors to Falmouth with calm and contemplative spaces where they can soak up the ambiance of a coastal vacation. Spending a long, restful weekend in Falmouth, Massachusetts should be on your vacation bucket list. Falmouth also has its …

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Trends for the first half of 2021 are drier west of Richmond, hurting some crops

RICHMOND, Virginia (WWBT) – The heat of spring and summer can dry us out quickly in central Virginia. If you live west of Richmond, from West Henrico to Powhatan, you know your lawn and gardens need rain. This is especially true for farmers like Robert Buschbell who runs Ma and …

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Filoli Historic House and Garden offers an escape into the past

Filoli House and Gardens offers an escape into the past Claudine Wong from KTVU takes us to Filoli House and Gardens which offers folks from the past and presents a quick escape from the bustling city. WOODSIDE, California – For over a century, the historic Filoli House and Garden have …

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Wealthy and famous looking gardener reflects on student life in Flintshire after TV hit

The flourishing botanical career of a forward-thinking gardener was the subject of a national television broadcast. Martin Duncan, head gardener and landscape designer at medieval Arundel Castle in West Sussex, featured in Channel 5’s latest series Great British Gardens. A former student of Welsh College of Horticulture in Northop – …

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What is a rain garden? – Picayune object

By Sheri Béthard The master gardeners of Orange County A rain garden is sort of a misnomer for what it really is. A rain garden is a lower area of ​​landscaping where water likes to collect after a rainstorm and where certain types of plants have been planted there. It …

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RSPB urges people to leave fresh water in their gardens to help birds stay cool during heatwave

Time to invest in a bird bath? RSPB urges Britons to leave fresh water in their gardens to help birds stay cool during UK heatwave RSPB says garden birds are hiding during summer months This allows them to grow new feathers, which requires a lot of energy. He advises leaving …

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St. Paul Regional Water Services calls on residents to reduce their consumption – Twin Cities

Leave the grass clippings on the grass. Let the blades of grass grow a little higher. Wait for new plantings. Take shorter showers. And don’t run the dishwasher until it’s full. Instead, fill the sink and wash most plates by hand without the faucet. In response to widespread drought conditions, …

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Cape Cod still faces drought as rest of state improves

Map courtesy of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. HYANNIS – The Cape Cod region still faces mild drought conditions despite higher rainfall rates recently, including Tropical Storm Elsa, according to the state’s Executive Office for Energy and Environmental Affairs. All other parts of the Commonwealth have been …

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Dikes, storm barriers and sponge parks: how can cities prevent flooding?

The devastating floods that have hit Germany and Belgium are a stark reminder of the dangers the low-lying cities of the world face, as climate change brings more extreme weather conditions. Research has shown that a warmer atmosphere can hold more moisture, paving the way for sudden torrential rains that …

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Jackson Woods Update | The news of the link

Kathy buchan Jackson Woo’s Friendsds Hello everyone, Just a few updates on Jackson Woods. Our Trex bench features a new educational sign telling park visitors that plastic can be recycled and turned into something useful. The butterfly garden is thriving and sitting on the bench is a good way to …

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Mexico City cleans up ‘floating gardens’ dating from the Aztec era

The people of Mexico are working to clean up one of the city’s most popular historic sites, the “Floating Gardens” of Xochimilco, one of the few remaining canals dating back to Aztec times. The UNESCO World Heritage Site still retains much of its pre-Hispanic styles, but is under pressure from …

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Garden plots | News | thechronicleonline.com

Metro Creative Connection Questions about food preservation? OSU Extension Service Has Answers Are you planning to save food from your garden or bought from the farm this summer? If so, call or visit the OSU Extension Service office before starting canning, freezing, or drying. Costly and potentially dangerous mistakes can …

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UOL: launch The Watergardens in Canberra

For immediate release PRESS RELEASE UOL TO LAUNCH CANBERRA WATER GARDENS The preview begins July 17 for private development inspired by nature in the water garden sanctuary Prices from under $ 1,400 psf; and well connected with less than 5 minutes walk to Canberra MRT, which is 10 stops from …

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Explore Pollinators and Gardening at the Nature Center Wednesday – Los Alamos Reporter

Stop by the Los Alamos Nature Center on Wednesday, July 14 at 6 p.m. for a summer family home evening on pollinators and water-friendly gardening! This event is co-organized by the Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities. Thanks to the Del Norte LOV Foundation …

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Fight off Japanese beetles before they damage gardens and field crops

Frank Becker | Wayne County Extension Last week I was asked several questions regarding Japanese beetles. Typically, Japanese beetles emerge around the last week of June. This year, the earlier emergence can be attributed to our warmer-than-average temperatures which are causing growing degree days (HDDs) to accumulate faster than most …

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Maryland Sunflower Maze, Museums – NBC4 Washington

From a Bob Ross-themed maze of sunflowers in Maryland to the Smithsonian Museums that have reopened, there’s plenty to do this weekend in the DC area. Saturday will be beautiful, then Sunday will be wetter with the risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Here are the day-to-day Storm Team4 predictions. …

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Gardening Year Round: Colorado Springs Garden Tour for Tips, History | Way of life

Since its inception in 2011, the Colorado Springs Garden Tour has featured private gardens in neighborhoods such as Patty Jewett, Village Seven, University Park, The Broadmoor and more. Each year, the visit is very popular with participants and garden owners. In conjunction with the city’s 150th anniversary celebration, this year’s …

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Pinedale roundup | The winner of the Beauty Garden announced

Julie Early and Barney Snyder, 40 Hay Meadow Drive, near Pinedale, are the Sage and Snow Garden Club’s second Garden of Beauty Award for 2021. Julie grew up at Swain Ranch on the Green River. Most of her beautiful flowers, shrubs and trees were transplanted from her childhood home and …

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‘James River Relief’ returns to give hospital workers healing on the water

Last summer, as Covid-19 quarantined the country and social gatherings were abruptly disrupted, healthcare workers faced unprecedented challenges, battling a global pandemic and putting their lives at risk on a daily basis. As a small gesture of thanks for the incredible service of our health heroes in Virginia, the James …

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Police to increase patrols to tackle city’s ‘ongoing’ anti-social behavior

Police are stepping up patrols in a town near Yeovil after reports of “ongoing” anti-social behavior. Dorset Police have confirmed Sherborne has been added to a list of priority patrol locations in their police plan for the summer. Police said local response teams have been made aware of the problem …

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