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54 min ago | South Wales Argus

Caldicot care home in running for garden award

Cherry Tree Care Home in Caldicot, part of the Hallmark Care Homes group, was judged along with dozens of other care homes in the same group, as part of a long-running competition to promote the therapeutic benefits of gardening among older people.

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Related Topix: Home, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales

5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Fire marshal investigator rules Montara house fire as arson

Firefighters put water on hot spots at a house fire in the Montara neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Fire, Kansas, Home

9 hrs ago | York Press

A home in Fulford with brilliant views and stunning secret gardens

On arriving at Pasture Farm Close in Fulford you find what at first glance appears to be a fairly standard dormer bungalow.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

13 hrs ago | Leyland Today

Simon's teenage gardening dreams have blossomed

Simon Hewitt is making quite a name for himself as a garden designer in London - an aspiration which grew from a project he undertook as a teenager in Chorley.

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Related Topix: Home, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

17 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.

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Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks, University of Florida, Home

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Watford Observer

Farm Terrace Allotments: 'David versus Goliath' fight to be taken to High Court

Allotment-holders would not have fought plans to concrete over the Farm Terrace site if they genuinely believed it would used for new hospital facilities, according to its lead campaigner.

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Related Topix: Home, Social Software

The Daily Democrat

Brave new gardening for brave new climates

This 2014 photo provided by Ann Savageau shows homeowner Savageau in her sustainable drought-tolerant garden in front of her house in Davis.

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Related Topix: Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Some lovely blossoming trees struggle in our climate

This may sound like the obvious thing to do, but you might be surprised to learn that many gardeners, despite having gone to great trouble preparing soil for planting, somehow forget about their edibles once they begin to grow.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Home

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Something old, something new

A renovation, in many ways, is like a wedding. As the reno process unfolds, I am feeling equal measures of anticipation and angst.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Home

Ledger-Enquirer.com

On Gardening: Stunning blue bog sage lures birds and bees

A great purple hairstreak, one of the most beautiful butterflies in the United States, created quite a stir as he feasted on the nectar-rich sky-blue flowers of the bog sage.

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Oxford Mail

Final day of judging for floral contest

This week has seen the final days of judging for the floral contest, where gardens, flower boxes, schools and roundabouts have come under scrutiny.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Willits News

Master Gardener: Setting water priorities during drought

A laundry to landscape graywater system directs wash water to selected plants and fruit trees in this eco-friendly Marin garden.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Home, Agriculture, Science

The Island Packet

Reg Henry: Mother Goose and chicks visit home nest

When you write a newspaper column, it is advisable to read as much as you can. This week my reading included "Mother Goose."

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Daily Journal

Clemson students rebuild SC Botanical Gardens

After a nearly unprecedented flood destroyed the site, the South Carolina Botanical Garden is almost as good as new - because of the work of more than a dozen Clemson University architecture students.

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Related Topix: Home, Natural Disasters, Flood, South Carolina, Clemson University, Weather

Myrtle Beach Online

Couple makes a dangerous journey in dystopian 'California'

The dystopian future envisioned so darkly in Edan Lepucki's chilling first novel doesn't involve nuclear Armageddon or zombies .

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Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Home, Entertainment

Thewestmorland Gazette

Scouts get stuck in to build first community garden

Judy Pickthall , a former Ulverston Mayor and chair of Ulverston in Bloom is seen with Xenolith Explorer Scout Unit leader Bryan Caine and some of the volunteers and wellwishers at the opening of the community garden GREEN-fingered Ulverston Scouts have transformed a patch of waste land into a flourishing community garden of flowers, fruit and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

Steuben Courier

What's a Tangelo? 5 Fruit Hybrids You Should Try

Tangelo, Ugli, Rangpur Fruit, Pluot, and Yuzu. All are hybrid fruits and most are fruits that American consumers have rarely seen.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Bangladesh, Home, Vegetables

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Langley Advance

Langley Gardening: August time to relax and enjoy flowers and vegetables

Anne Marrison suggests taking it easy in August - but some basics still need to be handled to keep the garden thriving.

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Related Topix: Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

Alabama Live

Kohlrabi: How to turn this funky-looking veggie into a crisp, summery salad

At farmers markets and, occasionally, in a grocer's produce aisle, zero in on this extra-terrestrial looking vegetable: Kohlrabi.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Home

Bellingham Herald

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.

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