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Major regeneration project unearths historic canal

A canal that was paved over 70 years ago has been rediscovered as part of regeneration work in Cardiff city centre. Seventy meters of the Dock Feeder Canal on Churchill Way, which was built in the late 19th century to provide a constant supply of water to the docks in …

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Is there anything in the water? Hot Springs is a destination as wacky as it is luxurious | Entertainment/Life

Colored lights pulsate to the rhythm of the slow, haunting swing of a Billie Holiday tune, their hues reflecting off a chorus line of intricately sculpted marionettes. The silver-haired bartender — at his post under a movie marquee — is as likely to ask for your zodiac sign as your …

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A manifesto to save the world’s coral gardens (commentary)

Coral reefs cover less than 3% of the ocean but contain a quarter of all marine life. After tropical rainforests, they are the most biodiverse ecosystems on Earth. Fifty of the world’s top scientists recently set out a roadmap to save the world’s coral reefs. With urgent climate action and …

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President Biden announces key appointments to boards and commissions

WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden announced his intention to nominate the following people to fill key positions: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, Board Member, Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission Margaret Jane Kravchuk, Alternate Board Member, Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission Donald G. Soctomah, Alternate Board Member, Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission Anne …

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Blackstone River still suffers from pollution 50 years after massive cleanup

On September 9, 1972, around 10,000 people descended on the banks of the Blackstone River. Flowing about 48 miles south through central Massachusetts and Rhode Island, the Blackstone was at the time considered one of the most polluted rivers in the country – smelly and toxic from raw sewage, industrial …

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From farm to fork, thanks to… AI and robots?

Much of the western United States has faced scorching temperatures over the past week, with parts of California hitting over 110 degrees Fahrenheit. This state is suffering from a years-long drought and some residents are only allowed to water their gardens and lawns one day a week. Texas, Nevada and …

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News in brief

City and county offices closed for the holidays All City and Garland County offices and departments, except Public Safety and the Airport, will be closed today for the Labor Day holiday. Residential sewers in the city will be one day behind schedule, while commercial sewers will operate as scheduled. Door-to-door …

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Glenmore Floating Gardens Purify Lake Okanagan Water – Lake Country Calendar

Floating gardens will help improve water quality in Kelowna. Six “bio-islands” were installed on September 2 at Redlich Pond, located in Old Glenmore. The pond was originally a wetland on an orchard property, before becoming part of the neighborhood’s stormwater infrastructure. “The floating bio-islands contain plants designed to provide additional …

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Hurricane Ida victims receive sandbags for hurricane season

William Swepson swears he’ll be ready for the next storm as bad as last year’s Hurricane Ida, or worse. The deluge dumped more than three inches of rain in less than an hour on parts of the city and took him by surprise. The 63-year-old writing tutor had lived in …

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How ‘Heat Agents’ Plan to Help Cities Survive Ever Hotter Summers

Comment this story Comment The world will remember the northern hemisphere summer of 2022 as a season of brutal heat that saw rivers dry up, wildfires rage and farmers struggle to save their crops. Temperatures broke records in Britain, Spain and Portugal, as well as in East Asia. Thousands of …

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Yard and garden: fall-flowering perennials

AMES, Iowa — Large gardens are colorful throughout the growing season. Many perennials can be grown in Iowa to provide blooms and interest year after year in late summer and fall. In this article, horticulturists at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on selecting and planting tall, late-blooming …

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Gardening news roundup for August 25, 2022

GEAUGA COUNTY Rain barrels. The Geauga Soil Conservation District is rolling out the barrels from its 2022 Rain Barrel Yard Art Campaign. Through this community initiative, local artists are turning 55-gallon recycled plastic barrels into rain barrels. By capturing runoff from rooftops to water landscapes, lawns, and flower gardens, these …

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Up to 1 in 6 tree species in the U.S. are at risk of extinction, study finds

Comment this story Comment The most endangered tree in the contiguous United States is quite possibly an old battered oak tree hidden deep in a Texas mountain range. Its trunk is marked by a forest fire. His limbs are weakened by a fungal infection. Its habitat is threatened by climate …

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Plants that need a “small amount of water” to grow in your garden – including lavender

With hot summers soon to be the norm in parts of the UK, gardeners may be looking for plants that can withstand the hot weather. Property experts from Stokemont Surveyors recommended lavender, a popular plant that can be ‘left to its own devices’. The experts explained, “A super simple flower …

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Weather: water company shareholders happy to let us spray | Water

The meters are meant to limit water use because people know they will be charged for how much they use, causing some consumers to think twice before washing the car or watering the garden. Where water shortages are greatest in the south and east of England, more than half of …

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How to amend your garden soil for next season

Sara’s vegetable garden with faded squash plants on the right side. Photo by Sara Welch. It’s not quite the end of the growing season, but it’s time to start evaluating your vegetable garden’s performance and it starts with the soil. Over the past two years, part of my vegetable garden …

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Cox Creek dump cleaned up – Hasso Hering

Here’s the “after” photo from August 10: look below to see what the bank of Cox Creek looked like before. Before time goes by, I would like to acknowledge the good job of cleaning up the shoreline of Cox Creek between the train tracks and Salem Avenue in Albany. It …

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Drought in England, fires rage in France as heat wave persists

Firefighters from all over Europe help France with a monster fire Drought officially declared in parts of England Europe hit by successive heat waves SAINT-MAGNE, France, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Firefighters from across Europe came to the rescue of France on Friday to tackle a massive forest fire, while parts …

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Open doors for the PLMG reception shelter

An open house for the new Priest Lake Memory Gardens Welcome Shelter will be held on Sunday, August 14 in the gardens. The five-acre site, located adjacent to Priest Lake Golf Course just off Highway 57, is a special place of serenity and reflection to spend time remembering and honoring …

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The ‘apocalyptic’ fire that destroyed 15 gardens in Essex was started by CHIMINEA

An ‘apocalyptic’ fire that has destroyed 15 gardens in Essex was started by a chimney, it emerged today – as Ocado halted disposable barbecue salts and homeowners called for a nationwide ban. Forty people had to be evacuated from their homes in Greenwood Close, Chelmsford, as seven crews tackled the …

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What is a flash flood? A civil engineer explains

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Flash floods are a specific type of flooding that occurs shortly after a rainfall event – ​​usually less than six hours. It is often caused by heavy or excessive rainfall and occurs in …

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UK weather – Britons will be battered by heavy showers next week

The BRITS are bracing for heavy rain this week – days after the country baked in a 26C scorcher. Met Office forecasters predicted cloudy skies and ‘heavy showers’ across parts of the UK today before a cool night sets in. 5 Britons battled heavy rain on Tynemouth seafront in North …

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Basilica Cistern: After a five-year makeover, the magnificent underground world of ancient water reopens in Istanbul

The huge ancient Basilica Cistern (or Basilica Cisterna) beneath the city of Istanbul has reopened after a five-year makeover. It was built for the capital of his Eastern Roman Empire. The Basilica Cistern is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the popular Turkish city of Istanbul. …

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What to do in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Comment this story Comment Destin offers gorgeous beaches and one of the largest water parks in the state Emerald-green waters, sugar-white beaches, and warm, salty breezes lure sun-seeking travelers to Destin, Florida, on the Gulf Coast. The resort area offers plenty of activities: sandcastle building classes, party boats, dolphin cruises …

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Home & Design | Gardens under glass

The Wall Street Journal, which in 2020 splashed a Prairie-style Minnetonka space by the company through a spread. But perhaps the best testimonial comes from an Atlanta homeowner, who had a magnolia motif incorporated into her sunroom transoms. “She loved her conservatory so much that she put her bed there …

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Mill Pond Garden open to visitors August 1

Midsummer gardens are now shifting gears, from flowers leading the display to foliage plants showing their muscles. It is also the pinnacle of hibiscus, with the garden’s largest blooms of the year, with choices of several species and many amazing cultivars. Mill Pond Garden will open to welcome visitors from …

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Drought conditions persist in the Twin Cities

RICHFIELD, Minnesota (FOX 9) – The scorching days of summer are here, as is the hot, dry weather. The latest map from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows dry conditions continuing to expand, with much of the Twin Cities in the midst of drought. “The water resources we use …

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Grow your own herbs at home and save a lot of money on groceries

This story is part Tips for the houseCNET’s collection of handy tips for getting the most out of your home, inside and out. It makes sense to find ways to save some money these days. After all, inflation is skyrocketing and gas price are high and utility bills are expected …

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The report focuses on protecting basement apartments from flooding

Hurricane Ida brought record – and catastrophic – rainfall to the city last September. Over six inches of rain fell in just a few hours. City infrastructure was flooded: 11 people drowned in basement apartments during the storm. What do you want to know The Regional Plan Association released a …

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Northport Village rain gardens help improve water quality and keep harbor clean, officials say

Along a stretch at the top of Bluff Point Road in Northport Village, three roadside areas now thrive with a variety of native plants and flowers. The shrub and flower vegetation includes purple coneflower and fox sedge and is designed to be a green solution to tackling water pollution, said …

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Maryland Bolsters Chesapeake Bay Restoration Efforts After Falling Behind

Comment this story Comment Time is running out for surrounding Chesapeake Bay jurisdictions to meet a 2025 target set in a federal lawsuit settlement to implement policies and practices to restore the nation’s largest estuary after decades of pollution. Last year, Maryland fell short of federally set targets under the …

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Wildlife garden could add £27,000 to house value – how to achieve it

It’s no secret that a well-thought-out garden can add tremendous value to your home, but according to experts, many overlook the extra value a wildlife-friendly garden could create. A growing trend is a wildlife-focused garden that won first prize at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. Garden wildlife expert and Ark …

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Italy rations water and bans the filling of swimming pools: are your holidays affected?

Italy’s worst drought in 70 years has led the country to declare a state of emergency in five northern regions. Several municipalities have already announced water rationing, including the popular cities of Verona and Pisa. The drought is the result of a severe heat wave wreaking havoc on the country, …

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🌱 New Ten-Lane Highway + Create a drought-tolerant hummingbird garden

Happy 4th of July! I’m here with your Monday edition of the Orange County Daily, filled with all the local news you need to know right now. Here is the truth. First, today’s weather forecast: Fairly sunny today. High: 76 Low: 62. Congratulations to our first local sponsor: Injured in …

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Vegetable gardens in Bengal bring hope to women left jobless in a locked tea garden

A total of 1,200 families live in the Bandapani gram panchayat and each household had at least one or more members employed in the tea garden until the estate was closed eight years ago due to financial irregularities. Barely legible sign of the Bandapani tea estate. Image courtesy of Anurag …

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Unique Hotels in Italy: Stay in Fortresses, Lighthouses and Castles

Imagine watching the sun set over the cliffs of Sardinia from your own private lighthouse or waking up to the cries of seagulls from a medieval pirate fortress. With many people feeling a lingering caution about crowded and cramped places since the pandemic, it’s no wonder ordinary hotels are so …

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Sayen Gardens is a beautiful and easy nature walk in New Jersey

Posted in New Jersey Nature June 28, 2022 by Kim Magaraci Hamilton, New Jersey is a bustling suburb of Trenton, and few realize that one of New Jersey’s most carefully curated estates and gardens is nestled among developments, freeways, and strip malls. Sayen’s house and …

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Mosquito spraying across Camden County on Monday

(Lindenwold, NJ) – Early Monday morning, the Mosquito Control Commission will be in community spraying and monitoring areas in Camden County. The summer weather created an ideal environment for mosquito breeding. With rain forecast for the week, Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison with the Camden County Mosquito Commission, spoke about being …

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Get ready, get ready for the summer weather with these tips from OSU Extension

CORVALLIS, Ore. – As the warm weather returns, it’s a good idea to assess your garden for the coming summer. Take a lesson from the historic 2021 thermal dome and prepare to help plants through hot, dry weather as the season progresses. Here are some expert tips from the Oregon …

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Rock Valley issues ‘water watch’ due to dry conditions and high demand – KIWARadio.com

Rock Valley, Iowa – Citizens of Rock Valley are urged to save water. The Town of Rock Valley has adopted water monitoring. City officials tell us that means voluntary consumer limitations for all water customers. Voluntary water restrictions will apply to all properties, including properties that use wells or sandboxes …

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How much water is too much water? | A new shade of green | Sherry Listgarten

Local Blogs By Sherry Listgarten Email Sherry Listgarten About this blog: Climate change, despite its disproportionate impact on the planet, remains an abstract concept for many of us. This must change. I hope readers of this blog will develop a better understanding of how our climate is changing and… (More) …

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Best places to visit in Ghana

With gorgeous beaches, a rich culture and vibrant cities, as well as a stable democracy and tourism-friendly infrastructure, the West African country of Ghana is one of the most interesting and popular destinations. accessible from the continent – it is even called “Africa for beginners”. Located between the Ivory Coast …

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Yards and Gardens of Northern Nevada: Living Plant Walls | Carson City Nevada News

Recently I was reading my Horticulture and Crop Science magazine from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and was fascinated by an article about living walls with vertically growing plant gardens. Alumnus David Brenner has been creating beautiful living walls with his company Habitat Horticulture since 2010. One of his most …

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Lincoln Garden Saturday Tour Features Different Styles | Garden & Landscape

Ray Gebhard spent 14 years working in his garden, making waterfalls and tending to a variety of Asian plants. “It just evolved,” Gebhard said. “I started small with a single landscaping rock before I really put more work into it.” His garden will be featured this year during the annual …

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Sorrel (Caribbean red drink) – The Washington Post

Red Drink or Sorrel is a traditional sour, sweet and ginger drink served on June 16th. It’s made with the hibiscus roselle flower, which is typically grown not for its beauty, but for its tart, cranberry flavor. It is not the same as the large-flowered variety found in many gardens. …

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Private Garden Tours – Butler County Times-Gazette

By Deanna Bonn BCTG Private gardens will be on display for the first time during the El Dorado Main Street Gardens Tour on Sunday, June 12, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to discover four different garden landscapes never before opened to the public. Each …

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Beginner’s Checklist for Gardeners and Houseplant Owners

OFrom looking out to nature and being surrounded by the natural world, “it’s in our DNA to feel better when we’re around plants,” says gardening expert Clive Harris, creator of the DIY Garden sustainability blog, which shares its gardening checklist below. Not only do plants make us happy, but they …

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A glimpse of one of the 6 gardens that will be featured on the Northampton Garden Tour on June 11

Visitors to Betsy Feick’s garden on this year’s Forbes Library Garden Tour in Northampton won’t be surprised to learn that she is an artist. The pretty garden that surrounds her house flows gracefully from area to area, creating a sense of harmonious unity. (Details of the garden tour at the …

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Now Lucknow’s NBRI boasts of the largest water lily in the world

The CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) Lucknow has planted the world’s largest water lily in its garden. NBRI officials expect that the floating leaves of this unique aquatic plant, the giant Amazonian water lily (Victoria amazonica), will soon be available to the public. “We are keeping an eye on the …

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Yards and Gardens in Northern Nevada: So You Want to Be a Beekeeper? | Carson City Nevada News

See full picture Douglas County extension educator Lindsay Chichester in this file photo from a beekeeping workshop earlier this year. See full picture A photo cleome, otherwise known as the Rocky Mountain Bee Plant. Last week I wrote about bees and pollinators to prepare for Pollinator Month in June. Longtime …

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Sports betting initiative could bankrupt California

#REFUSE THE MEASURE: Mayor of Commerce Oralia Rebollo; Compton Mayor Emma Sharif; Alejandra Cortez, Alderman of Bell Gardens; Juan Garza, executive director of the California Cities for Self-Reliance Joint Powers Authority; Brenda Villa, four-time Olympian and gold medalist in water polo; Hawaiian Garden Council member Jesse Alvarado and others at …

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Building water-efficient pollinator gardens

The Valley of the Moon Garden Club’s June 2 meeting will include a visual presentation on creating beautiful flower gardens as sources of nectar for pollinators using minimal water, according to a club announcement. “Flower gardens don’t have to be large, expansive places to be beneficial to nature or pleasing …

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Sartell approves golf cart ordinance

SARTELLL – Golf carts will be allowed to drive legally on the streets of the town of Sartell. At Monday’s council meeting, the council approved the new ordinance. Under the ordinance, drivers must be 16 years old, have proof of a valid driver’s license and insurance, and obey all traffic …

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When to Water Succulents: To Keep Them Thriving

Wondering when to water succulents? These plants generally need less watering than other houseplants, so getting it right can seem like a challenge. One of the best houseplants you can grow with a range of shapes, sizes and colors, succulents make a fabulous display in an interior – and, of …

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‘Excellent’ 14p solution for ‘burning off’ stubborn weeds – ‘they should shrivel up and die’

Weeds are every gardener’s worst enemy, weeding their way through perfectly planted gardens and causing all sorts of havoc along the way. So, with summer fast approaching, it’s no wonder gardeners are now trying to make homemade weed killers that get rid of those lingering pests once and for all. …

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Tomato Man on a mission to help others redesign the plant

CHICAGO — For Bob Zeni, a perfectly round, perfectly red store-bought tomato is something to look at, but not to touch. In fact, Zeni hasn’t bought a tomato since 1990. He grows his own heirloom tomatoes to avoid buying what he calls “tasteless parodies” or “red water balloons.” “The gardening …

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‘Forever chemicals’: How toxic are the levels of PFAS found in tap water and breast milk?

“Eternal chemicals”, substances known for their incredible persistence in the environment, are found virtually everywhere – in our clothes, our furniture, our air. But for some 200,000 people living near chemical plants outside the French city of Lyon, potentially toxic levels of the compounds are showing up in vegetable gardens, …

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Wondering how to help pollinators after ‘No Mow May’ ends? This Lawn Care Strategy That Benefits Pollinators and Your Garden | Home & Garden

Dandelion, as a lawn weed, has a lot to offer. PHOTO PROVIDED BY RON KUJAWSKI I suspect most people have heard or read somewhere that it’s No Mow May. The idea of ​​a No Mow May was first promoted in England in 2019 and a year later the concept took …

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Rain barrels offer a way to reduce water costs, prevent runoff

“You’re collecting rainwater instead of letting it run down the street,” said Maria Rose, environmental engineer for the city of Newton. “When it rains, stormwater picks up pollutants along the way.” Rose said pollutants such as trash and oil were on the streets. She said it is best to capture …

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Increase the beauty of the perennial garden | Diary-Mail

Give your perennials a boost this spring with a layer of compost, aged manure or other organic material. It’s a great way to revive tired gardens, improve a garden’s overall health, and keep vibrant perennials healthy and blooming. Research has found that covering your garden with compost every year or …

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GREEN LIVING: Gardening for climate action

The opportunities to garden are endless and the benefits to the Sudbury community are many With April showers come May flowers…and eventually nuts, fruits and vegetables. If you haven’t started your plants indoors, May is the perfect time to start planning your garden. There are many gardening options for all …

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ELL Students to Lead Installation of ‘Seedfolks’ Gardens – Civic Nebraska

On May 11, a new community garden at Lincoln Northeast High School will officially open. Students, teachers and community partners will install and plant a host of new garden beds in a project that arose as English language learners read a beloved short story about the community. , diversity, growth …

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Gardening expenses up slightly for 2022

Reports across the country show that gardening costs are going up quite a bit for things like fertilizer. Mick Gainain, co-owner of Gainan’s Heights Flowers, Garden & Patio, says the ratio of fertilizer to water in his store is the same as at home. Mick Gainan, co-owner of Gainan’s Heights …

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Out and About WRAL.com

By Maggie Brown, WRAL Multiplatform Producer Raleigh, North Carolina — Central North Carolina has a wide variety of gardens open to the public. Whether you’re planning a date, looking to take the kids, or looking for inspiration for your personal garden, there’s something for everyone. 1. Sarah P. Duke Gardens …

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Pataleshwar temple premises face severe water shortage

After the Aga Khan’s Palace faced a water shortage, Pataleshwar, the marvelous cave temple, located on the busy Jungli Maharaj Road, has dried up. The ancient wonder, which is a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), faces severe water shortage and has no water for tourists, nor …

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New water restrictions for 1.4 million East Bay residents

Underscoring a growing trend as California’s severe drought drags into a third summer, 1.4 million East Bay residents will see new crackdowns on water use – the first since 2016 – under rules expected to be approved on Tuesday evening. The board of directors of the East Bay Municipal Utility …

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Moncks Corner is the perfect destination for a day trip to South Carolina

Millions of visitors travel to Charleston, South Carolina each year for day trips, short drives and complete vacations, but few venture just outside the city to another part of metropolitan area: Moncks Corner. Find out why the small, unassuming bedroom community of Moncks Corner is …

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8 Tips for Attracting Wildlife to Your North Florida Backyard

Doug Alderson | Guest columnist In mid-April, an expedition team completing a three-year search for the recently declared extinct ivory-billed woodpecker in Louisiana yielded promising results. The bird may have survived extinction! While it’s unlikely you’ll spot an ivory-billed woodpecker in your yard, chances are you’ve seen a similar-looking cousin, …

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Wolf Administration Announces 2022 Environmental Education Projects in Southwestern Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that a total of $632,897 in environmental grant funds has been awarded to 63 projects, 50 of which engage youth and adults living or working in areas of environmental justice. Grants have been awarded to schools, institutions, conservation …

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Winchester Charity: Local Home-Start Family Support Charity

Family support charity LOCAL Home-Start Winchester held its first Quiz Night at Itchen Abbas since the start of the pandemic, when sixteen highly competitive teams competed for victory in their quiz of fish from april. The charity’s treasurer and chief moderator, Mike Davies, was again in charge and he provided …

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To Plow or Not to Plow | Columnists

A year ago, I participated in the Master Gardener course through the University of Wyoming Extension Program, an online course with 167 participants for 14 weeks. It opened up a whole new world of gardening for me, especially in the no-till, no-dig method of gardening. I was a tiller fan …

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How to tell the difference between pothos and philodendrons and care for them accordingly

RENO, Nevada (KOLO) — Pothos and philodendrons are easy choices for people looking to add greenery to their home. They don’t require a lot of light, water or attention. So if you want to be a lazy plant parent, these vines are for you. Plus, they’re spectacular and will let …

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Spring: Why an ancient water system is brought back to life in Spain | Spain

Hn the Alpujarra, on the slopes of the majestic Sierra Nevada in Andalusia, the silence is broken only by the sound of a stream flowing through the snow. Except it’s not a stream but a acequiapart of a network of thousands of kilometers of irrigation canals created by Muslim peasants …

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Farm, Garden and Outdoor Calendar Released April 9, 2022 – West Central Tribune

Testing pesticide applicators: April 8, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Renville County Soil and Water Conservation District Office in Olivia. Check the Minnesota Department of Agriculture website for testing requirements or call Ethan Dahl at 320-523-1550, ext. 101 or email him at ethan.dahl@mn.nacdnet.net with any questions. The website is www.mda.state.mn.us/pesticide-fertilizer/pesticide-applicator-licensing. Respirator …

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More funding for healthier waterways

Canberrans love the beautiful lakes, rivers and wetlands of our bush capital, and new funding will help keep them healthy. The ACT Healthy Waterways program received additional funding of $14 million, bringing the total value of the program to $20.5 million. The Healthy Waterways program aims to improve the quality …

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Mark your calendar: Petals Pathways returns June 25

Fight your way back to Petals & Pathways. The Clallam County Master Gardener Foundation’s popular 27th annual outdoor event is back on the calendar for 2022, with six Port Angeles-area gardens scheduled for the event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 25. Two are in Port Angeles …

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Hermann Park unveils a revolutionary new park, garden and aquatic area

A long-awaited addition to Houston’s park system has taken an important first step. Hermann Park Conservancy and the Houston Parks and Recreation Department officially opened the the citiesthe new 26-acre multipurpose space at Hermann Park. The Commons is bordered by the Texas Medical Center, the Houston Zoo, Rice University and …

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‘Extreme danger’ as town of Southland runs out of water as Mossburn borehole runs dry

Rachel Kelly / Stuff Southland District Council is asking residents of Mossburn to conserve water immediately as one of the town’s boreholes has run dry. (File photo) Residents of the town of Mossburn in northern Southland are urged to conserve water immediately as there is an extreme risk of the …

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Making the Most of Annual Flowers – Ken Lain

Most of us plant annual flowers because they bloom for months, giving undemanding color all season long. There’s nothing like a container of annuals to brighten up a porch or patio. Although many annuals are grown for their foliage, such as coleus and caladiums, flowering annuals are still the most …

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When the snow hits Yorkshire next week as the sun ends

The weather is set to change quite abruptly next week as we say goodbye to hot sun and hello to snow. Although it feels like spring has arrived, with sunny days and temperatures approaching 20°C, next week will be considerably cooler. Parts of Yorkshire will also be hit with snow …

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Hilton Worldwide: 03.24.22Hilton hotels in Southeast Asia rally around World Water Day 2022

SINGAPORE — In line with World Water Day 2022, Hilton hotels and resorts across Southeast Asia have stepped up in support of the group’s unwavering commitment to raising awareness about reducing water consumption. water and improving people’s access to clean water in local communities through a range of activities. Key …

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Agricultural irrigation seen as the solution to the wastewater problem | Fairfield City Champion

Converting human wastewater into usable irrigation water could be Australia’s pot of gold. Water authorities across the country are turning to “recycled” water to solve problems of excess wastewater as populations grow with the added benefit of increasing agricultural irrigation. Where previous generations turned their noses up at the idea, …

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Plan your vegetable garden now

It’s March Madness! Basketball enthusiasts are living the dream for the next few weeks. How many of you have had your brackets broken? There is another reason for the March Madness. March can be hot like this week and cold like a week ago. The cold, wintry days are probably …

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Dig deep with the garden goddess, Cynthia Brian

Posted on March 16, 2022 Dig deep with the garden goddess, Cynthia Brian Boots on the ground! By Cynthia Brian Cynthia Brian’s new flower gardening boots. Photos Cynthia Brian “I’m sick of old men who dream of wars so that young men die.” ~George S. McGovern “Lose yourself in nature …

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The island plans a pilot program to raise oysters

Ben Gonzalez of Southold Bay Oysters holds a cage of farmed oysters that have formed a natural reef. (Credit: Charity Robey) Could one woman’s passion for improving water quality cause the waters of Shelter Island to become home to oyster reefs? Kate Rossi-Snook hopes so. Ms Rossi-Snook brought representatives from …

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Farm, Garden and Outdoor Calendar Released March 12, 2022 – West Central Tribune

Cattle genetic selection: A The University of Minnesota Extension’s free beef webinar series, “Genetic Selection with a Vision – An Integrated Approach to Creating Profitability and Opportunity for Every Type of Beef Cattle Producer,” will be offered via Zoom from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday evening, February 1. …

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Soil sampling isn’t just for farmers – Lowndes Signal

by Aisling Fields With the arrival of spring, home gardeners are getting ready to plant some of their favorite things. Soil sampling is a quick and easy way to make sure plants are getting the nutrients they need. “Different plants have different fertilizer needs,” said Audrey Gamble, Alabama Cooperative Extension …

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All-new terrifying coaster repeatedly stops when the wind hits

On March 25, Busch Gardens Williamsburg will open Pantheon, its brand new multi-launch beer coaster. Credit: Busch Gardens Busch said the Hall of Fame is one of the most anticipated attractions to open in 2022, bundling it with coasters such as Iron Gwazi at their Tampa Park, Icebreaker at SeaWorld …

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Native Solomon’s Seal ideal for wild and shady gardens

Polygonatum canaliculatum grows at Sunshine Farm and Gardens Wholesale Nursery near Lewisburg, West Virginia. If you’ve read any of my past rants, you know that I favor scientific botanical nomenclature over common names. This has caused many readers to think of me as a snob or a know-it-all. This is …

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Students participate in the Conservation District’s rain barrel effort | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo Times Observer by Josh Cotton Five county schools add artistic touches to rain barrels as part of a Warren County Conservation District project. Students involved in the project at Warren County Christian School include front, from left, Evan Hughes, Marilyn Emery, Paul Chapman and Michael Gouak …

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Spring is coming too soon

Pepper Trail | Writers on the range Oh, what a beautiful day! The air has that magical quality it sometimes has in spring, a caressing softness on the skin. The buds of the plum trees swell, and the robins have climbed to the tops of the trees, where they sing …

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How to Clean Kitchen Cabinets: An Expert Guide

Knowing how to clean kitchen cabinets like a pro is essential. As the busiest and most popular room in any home, the kitchen takes center stage like no other. So when things get a little dirty, it’s hard to miss. Dark-colored, high-gloss kitchens are particularly prone to stressing dust and …

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Using Celtic science and wisdom to save trees (and souls)

In her forties, Dr. Beresford-Kroeger turned to writing, although it took her a decade to find a publisher for her first manuscript. Since then, she has published eight books, including at least two Canadian bestsellers. One was about holistic gardening, another was about living a clean life. But his main …

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Independence Mall will host the 24th annual TreeFest this weekend

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) — You can grab up to five trees or grasses for free during the 24th annual TreeFest this weekend February 25-26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or while supplies last. Over 7,000 plants will be available at the event in the JC Penny Hallway of the …

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Spring is parked here: Delhi’s gardens are a riot of color! | Latest Delhi News

It’s a riot of color in many of the city’s popular public parks and gardens. February and March are simply heavenly months for nature lovers in Delhi. The people of the city used to attend many flower shows, at this time of the year, in the pre-pandemic era. These events …

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Texas Travel Files – A Palm Beach Winter Getaway

IIf there’s anything more fabulous than eating a fresh lobster roll outside while listening to the crashing ocean waves in January, I’d love to know. To start 2022 off with a bang, I headed to Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa, where seafood, sand, and even a 5-star spa were …

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Annual tours highlight Key West Gardens

Through Florida Weekly Staff | to February 17, 2022 Horticulture enthusiasts can explore seven of Key West’s beautiful private gardens on Friday and Saturday, February 25 and 26, during annual tours presented by the Key West Garden Club. Between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on both days, tour …

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Locations announced for Unexpected Gardens across Scotland as part of Dandelion creative program

Locations announced for Unexpected Gardens across Scotland as part of Dandelion creative program Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of …

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This home plant grower doubles as a compost bin for users to fertilize their kitchen scraps.

Designed to reduce household waste, Paradise is an automated plant grower and compost bin that uses built-in technology to notify users when compost or plants need tending. As our worlds slowly recede into the confines of our homes, our time spent outdoors has gradually diminished. While nothing beats the great …

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Valentine’s Day 2022: cute places for a night out or a date in Suffolk

It’s Valentine’s Day weekend, which means many of us will be planning a romantic date. Luckily for us, Suffolk is full of fun and cool places to take that special someone. From zoos to historic castle ruins, cocktail bars and trendy restaurants, there’s a meeting place for everyone. Read more: …

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The Mughal Gardens will open to the general public from February 12 to March 16

The Mughal Gardens will be open to the general public from Saturday until March 16, according to a statement released Thursday by Rashtrapati Bhavan. Visitors will only be allowed to see the gardens if they book in advance online, he said. Reservation can be made at https://rashtrapatisachivalaya.gov.in or https://rb.nic.in/rbvisit/visit_plan.aspx. …

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Tampa mayor chooses new police chief, critics point to double standard with past felony assaults | Tampa Bay News | Tampa

Click to enlarge Justin Garcia Mary O’Connor speaks at a press conference announcing her new role as Chief of Police alongside Deputy Chief Lee Bercaw and Mayor Castor. Mayor Jane Castor named Mary O’Connor as the new chief of the Tampa Police Department (TPD) today, despite O’Connor’s past arrest on …

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