Tag Archives: native plants

Must-visit plant stores and nurseries in Portland

Portlanders take their gardening very seriously, and for good reason; our wet winters and bright summers mean this city can give anyone a green thumb. And with winter behind us and the buds of spring all around, now is the perfect time to visit local plant stores …

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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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The Outer Banks Voice – DC Library Master Gardener Series: Using Native Plants to Attract Wildlife

The Dare County Library Master Gardener Series program will provide methods for attracting birds to your garden using native plants for food and cover. This free one-hour virtual class will take place on March 16 at 11 a.m. To register, visit https://www.darenc.com/departments/libraries/enrichment PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF WISCONSIN – CIRCUIT COURT …

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New native plant species discovered in 2021

Botanists in Ohio have had a fantastic year locating rare botanical gems. Through Nikki | to February 17, 2022 Columbus, Ohio- The number of native plant species in Ohio has increased by five in 2021. The Division of Natural Areas and Preserves (DNAP) of the Ohio Department of …

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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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Where to Make Sugar Maple in New Jersey: Howell Living History Farm

New Jersey is in the middle of winter and people are always looking for fun and exciting things to do with their family or loved ones. Sure, there’s ice skating and skiing, or snuggling up indoors by a fireplace with a steamy cup of hot chocolate. But what about doing …

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The future of niche commerce is to build brands around tribes

Research has shown that there is a strong group of one hundred million consumers spending $ 19 billion … [+] every year on gardening as a hobby, “it’s a pocket of enthusiasts hiding in plain sight, growing their own kale.” Getty Images The adulthood of millennials has been defined by …

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Indigenous ethnobotanist dedicated to preserving traditional plant knowledge in Greater Victoria – Victoria News

JB (John-Bradley) Williams is an ethnobotanist of Tsawout and Ahousat ancestry dedicated to maintaining traditional knowledge of native plants. His interest in plants began among the horticulturalists at Camosun College. “One of my biology teachers ran a location-based program where they took students to culturally relevant sites – teaching us …

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Acadiana Native Plant Project hosts seasonal sale of native plants

ARNAUDVILLE, La – Those interested in “native greauxing” had the chance to choose from a variety of native plants to purchase on Sunday afternoon. Project members say these plants not only help improve the local environment, but can also help build the confidence of those who feel they have anything …

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Plant Energy: Volunteers Help Establish Rain Garden in Cayuga County Emerson Park | Local News | Auburn, New York State | Auburnpub.com

OWASCO – As an avid gardener, Kim Mills said he was delighted to see so many native plants being planted in Emerson Park on Saturday. Mills, a board member of the Owasco Watershed Lake Association, was one of many volunteers to dig parts of a spot near the shore of …

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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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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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See nine desert cities in one short trip

Only one of Parker’s bars – Photo courtesy of Greater Palm Springs CVB Palm Springs, California has become famous for being a Hollywood celebrity paradise, with stars from Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe to the Rat Pack run by Sinatra using the Desert City to wander around and recharge. It …

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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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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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Native plant program shows homeowners how to support wildlife

The carefully planted and planned restored prairie at Old City Park in Greenwood hummed and buzzed with activity. Bees, flies and butterflies moved from flower to flower, sucking up nutrients. Stems of goldenrod, prairie clover, swamp milkweed, and purple coneflower provided a buffet of all kinds for all manner of …

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Learn more about preparing the garden for winter at the Master Gardeners Meeting

Gardeners interested in preparing their garden for winter can learn more next month from the Northwestern Michigan Masters Gardeners Association. Brian Zimmerman and Tom Ford will present tips for preparing gardens for winter at the 6:30 p.m. virtual meeting of the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan on October 5. …

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Give plants a head start by planting in the fall

CORVALLIS, Ore. – In the spring, enthusiastic gardeners drive to nurseries, load up their cars, and drive home to plant. It’s the tradition. But the fall planting is also a great time to put the plants in the ground. Nurseries might not be as packed with plants in the fall, …

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The university will offer a series of native plants in 2 parts

The University of Maine’s new Cooperative Extension program aims to help support declining pollinators. Its volunteer master gardeners will organize a two-part presentation, “Why Native Plants? », Online via Zoom. The first part will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 9. Allan Amioka, Wells Preserve Native …

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Gardening news roundup for August 26, 2021

GEAUGA COUNTY Rain barrels. The Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District is rolling out barrels from its 2021 Rain Barrel Yard art campaign. Through this community initiative, local artists are turning 55 gallon recycled plastic barrels into reused rain barrels . By collecting runoff from rooftops to water landscapes, lawns …

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Fight against invasive plants and diseases | Press banner

I have a beautiful improved Meyer lemon tree where I live. Due to the water restrictions imposed by the Big Basin Water Company, there isn’t as much irrigation as I would like, but it still looks pretty good and there are quite a few lemons pouring in. mature. I save …

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to improve Lake Chautauqua, improve its watershed | News, Sports, Jobs

Lake Chautauqua is an ancient lake, rich in plant diversity and an abundance of living beings. Riparian waters are home to a well-established diversity of aquatic plants that support multiple natural communities, hold sediments in place, and provide food, oxygen, and critical habitat for countless creatures. They are all woven …

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What is a rain garden? – Picayune object

By Sheri Béthard The master gardeners of Orange County A rain garden is sort of a misnomer for what it really is. A rain garden is a lower area of ​​landscaping where water likes to collect after a rainstorm and where certain types of plants have been planted there. It …

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Specialist warns of dangers of invasive plants at Manistee garden club meeting

Compiled by Jeff Zide, Jeffrey.Zide@pioneergroup.com July 21, 2021Update: July 21, 2021 7:00 a.m. Emily Cook, outreach specialist with the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network, spoke to the Spirt of the Woods Club Garden Club on July 12 in Manistee. MANISTEE— Emily Cook was the guest speaker at the July 12 …

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Jackson Woods Update | The news of the link

Kathy buchan Jackson Woo’s Friendsds Hello everyone, Just a few updates on Jackson Woods. Our Trex bench features a new educational sign telling park visitors that plastic can be recycled and turned into something useful. The butterfly garden is thriving and sitting on the bench is a good way to …

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Identify invasive plants before it’s too late

Just like the callused pear, Japanese stilts, and Japanese straw flower can spread rapidly and have severe ecological effects on natural forests and riparian areas. Here’s how to identify these invasive herbaceous plants and their effects on our native flora. Japanese stilts are warm-season annual grasses that grow rapidly during …

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How invasive plants could benefit from climate change ”Yale Climate Connections

While driving on the freeway, it is common to see stretches of road overgrown with weeds. Once they gain a foothold, invasive species such as purple loosestrife, kudzu, and Japanese barberry can crowd out native plants and gain the upper hand. Daniel Montesinos is with the Australian tropical herbarium at …

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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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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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Greeley Garden Tour 2021 Takeaway Saturday

Gardeners of all skill levels and ages, or those who simply enjoy viewing amazing gardens, will be delighted to hear that the Greeley Garden Tour is back for 2021. The tour will start at 8 a.m. on Saturday and will continue until 2 p.m. The tour will include five residential …

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County’s Native Canopy Program Gives Free Plants to Residents

The Palm Beach County Native Canopy Program is working to get residents to plant more native plants. The Palm Beach County Native Canopy Program, run by the Co-operative Extension Service and the County Environmental Resource Management Department, provides training on how to preserve existing native plants and has stepped up …

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Benson Memorial Library, a place for books, bees and butterflies | New

By Garrett Dvorkin Journalist of the Herald The goal of the Benson Memorial Library is to educate the community, with whatever means necessary. Library executive director Jessica Hilburn said Benson patrons are now used to the library doing new and different activities, so the pollinators and hydroponic gardens set up …

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5 things to do in Houston this weekend, June 11-13

International Gemstone and Jewelry Fair at NRG Park Whether you are looking to add a new piece of bling to your collection, looking for an engagement ring for someone special, or even just dreaming about some great showcases, head to the International Gem and Jewelry Show, which takes place. held …

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There are ways to limit plant and lawn stress as drought conditions worsen in mid Michigan

FLINT, Michigan (WJRT) – (6/10/21) – Drought conditions continue to worsen in central Michigan and the state. You may be wondering what we can do to save our lawns and gardens. With water tariffs through the roof, it can be costly to keep your grass looking beautiful and green. However, …

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Replace All or Part of Your Lawn This Summer to Prepare for Colorado Drought – Greeley Tribune

After a wet spring, it’s easy to forget that three-quarters of Colorado remains in drought. As the spring rains and chilly nights succumb to the summer heat and lightning strikes mountain tinder, we will remember it; Colorado is a semi-arid state. Although we cannot control the weather, we can make …

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Native plants important for the food web, feeding birds and amphibians – AgriNews

ANNA, Ill. – Native plants create or break food webs. “About 90% of insect larvae will only eat plants that they have co-evolved,” said Erin Garrett, University of Illinois energy and environmental stewardship educator in the County of Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski and Union. “Insects are the next level in …

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Column: Responding to a growing love for native plants

There was a time when selling plants native to Southern California was like trying to get homeowners to buy weeds. Today, as hearts and minds listen more to the natural world, Jose Cohen scrambles to meet the wholesale demand for native plants that have often been suppressed by garden enthusiasts …

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JANET B. CARSON: Innovative

JUNE If you’ve been to any local nurseries and garden centers recently, you might think the earlier claims of plant scarcity were wrong, but take a close look. Annual flowers are still coming – luckily growers can produce them much faster than they can from woody shrubs, vines, and perennials. …

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Replacing lawns with native gardens helps pollinators

Through Jon | at May 27, 2021 By Sandy Barbic Replacing part of your lawn with a garden of native plants can help pollinators thrive. Photo: Myriams-Fotos from Pixabay NORTHEAST OHIO – Lawns are the largest irrigated crop in the United States, covering nearly 40 million acres. They require mowing, …

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