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  • Nutritional values of 10 common garden vegetables
    Nutritional values of 10 common garden vegetables
    Vegetable gardeners are twice blessed. They get the joy of growing plants and working the soil and they get an easy to access supply of fresh vegetables. Additionally, vegetable gardeners know exactly what chemicals have been used or not used on...
  • Sheet mulching
    What is sheet mulching and why should gardeners use it?
    Sheet mulching is a technique used in gardening and permaculture design to reduce weed populations and to improve the soil. It is similar to lasagna gardening in the sense that it utilizes layers of organic material and a weed barrier.Sheet...
  • TheDCH workers install community garden
    Arbor Day Foundation Honors Community with National Innovation Award
    Across the Nation, communities implement programs and opportunities which spotlight a connection between people and their surrounding environmental community. The Delaware Center for Horticulture (TheDCH)is proud to be the creator of one of...
  • "Powerhouse Plants: 510 Top Performers for Multi-Season Beauty" by Graham Rice
    Are some plants overachievers?
    "Powerhouse Plants." It's a phrase that attracts attention, and it's also the title of a recent book by Graham Rice (2013; Timber Press; 284 pp.; $24.95). It attracts attention because it seems important but leaves the potential...
  • Turning passion and vision into a green business
    Turning passion and vision into a green business
    Since 2001, Geri Miller’s Greater Los Angeles based business, HOME GROWN EDIBLE LANDSCAPES, reaches out to like minded people with a love for creating gardens and for using landscaping in a more environmentally sound and productive way.The...
  • Ready for spring at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens
    Ready for spring at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens
    Nestled on over 64 acres of countryside in Crestwood, KY exist beautiful Yew Dell Botanical Gardens. In addition to the arboretum and surrounding gardens, Yew Dell offers nature trails, educational programs, ongoing research for gardening, and...
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
    Busch Gardens Williamsburg announces landscaping giveaway
    The world's "Most Beautiful Theme Park" announced today (March 1, 2013) that they have plans to make someone's yard the most beautiful in the neighborhood. Starting today (March 1), Facebook fans of Busch Gardens Williamsburg can...
  • Borer damage on a Newport plum
    Symbiosis in sustainable landscapes
    What does "sustainable" really mean in the landscape environment? Theoretically, any landscape is sustainable if its health can be sustained over time, even if that means constant inputs of harsh fertilizers and pesticides. However, when...
  • Harry Dodson, Master Gardener
    Forgotten skills, techniques discovered as Victorian kitchen garden re-emerges
    Long-forgotten gardening skills, creative land use, and an vast array of practical customs and techniques are hidden in the past, behind the towering walls of abandoned Victorian kitchen gardens.Large plots of land and their sustaining structures...
  • Children's Garden Party brings children face-to-face with the world of plants
    Children's Garden Party brings children face-to-face with the world of plants
    Children and parents got up close and personal with plants at a Children's Garden Party hosted by the Illinois State University Horticulture Center on the evening of June 26, 2012. A scavenger hunt, an obstacle course and creative craft...
  • Bee collects pollen
    Illinois State University Horticulture Center to host Children's Gardening Party
    The Illinois State University Horticulture Center is presenting a Children's Gardening Party on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Kids will have hands-on experiences with the dark and creepy side of gardening.Kids will work together...
  • San Diego Master Gardeners plant sale in Balboa Park
    Balboa Park holds San Diego Master Gardeners plant sale
    Spring is coming to an end and summer is just about here. It's the perfect time to get those gardens and patios ready for family gatherings, barbeque parties with friends, graduation parties, Father's Day celebrations, or just about any...
  • Rose
    Central Kentucky gardening outlook for the weekend beginning 04/13/12
    The recent cold snap took many Central Kentucky by surprise. But don’t fret, warmer weather is on the way and garden centers are stocking up.Weather. The Weather Channel is predicting a return to warm temperatures for Central Kentucky this...
  • Cheekwood in bloom
    Cheekwood is blooming in Nashville
    Blooming tulips are blanketing the grounds at the botanical garden at Cheekwood in Nashville, TN. It is a perfect time of year to enjoy its fifty-five acres of spectacular gardens and natural landscape while visiting the Museum of Art. Cheekwood,...
  • Technology brings a wave of change
    Technology brings a wave of change to the Philadelphia Flower Show
    Flower Show apps, special effects, motion graphics, light shows, live streaming video, a cell tour, a nearly 100-inch projection screen, the latest in digital surround sound, high definition projection artistry, and real-time interactive voting is...