How to properly water plants

Everyone enjoys the sight of the colorful crepe myrtles in bloom as well as the taste of delicious fresh vegetables in the summer. The trick to keeping your lawn, garden, or plants looking their best all summer long is to water regularly and properly. While watering your plants may seem …

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Micro-gardening and container gardening, the best way to fight against global warming

Everyone is talking about global warming. Some are in favor. Some are against it. Some take advantage of the problem to achieve other goals. The discussions get so crazy that we just want to check out and enjoy some Intertops Casino Red Games. But then you look at your red …

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Worker’s son hits £ 1 billion jackpot after founding Victorian Plumbing in garden shed

An entrepreneur who started his own bathroom business from a garden shed saw it grow to be worth £ 1billion after going public. Mark Radcliffe started Victorian Plumbing in his parents’ shed in 2000. It employs more than 500 people at seven sites, including Manchester. Mark, 42, mum and dad …

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Managing the native prairies of Missouri

Submitted by Bill Graham, Missouri Department of Conservation | Chef of the Sun of the Lake Rare remains of Missouri’s once vast native prairies still have viable roots and seeds in the soil of pastures, field corners, and hillsides. Some herbs and wild flowers remain invisible but are present among …

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Marketing, Financial Planning and Latest Farming Practices

Marigold flower In recent years, farmers have moved from traditional agriculture to floriculture. Cut flowers are one of the best cash crops because they are easy to grow, produce quickly, and can provide a good income throughout the growing season and have low investment requirements. Among these, the most cultivated …

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Gardening All Year Round: Choose the Right Plant for the Lighting Conditions Way of life

When selecting perennials for your landscape, most gardeners think about areas of cold hardiness first. While this is an important first consideration, the lighting conditions in your garden are just as important. Plants have evolved to thrive in different lights – plants that thrive under the thick canopy of a …

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New exhibition and book explore couturier Christian Dior’s love for roses

“Dior Rose” has several meanings for the Parisian house. It is a flower and a shadow. It is the color of Christian Dior’s family home, with its “pastel pink plastered walls” and the fragrant flowers of the garden planted by his mother, Madeleine. The connection between Dior and roses was …

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UGA secures grant to help preserve endangered plants – WGAU

The Georgia State Botanical Garden is one of four conservation organizations in Georgia to receive federal funding to save 14 plant species at risk. The nearly $ 780,000 grant, awarded to a partnership led by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will strengthen the plant conservation capacity of the State …

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ACHE, Fort Smith Public Schools Partner in Nutrition Education

Partners in a nutrition program offered to kindergarten students in Fort Smith this fall hope to open up a whole new world of health and education for students. The Integrated Culinary Arts and Nutrition Program will begin in the new school year as a partnership between the Arkansas Colleges of …

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