Water Gardens

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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