Water Gardens

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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