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40 min ago | Andover Advertiser

Colden Common residents celebrate poppy growth marking WW1 centenary

Volunteers from around the village came together to sow poppies seeds in time to commemorate the war at the sensory garden Volunteers from around the village came together to sow poppies seeds in time to commemorate the war at the sensory garden - an area specifically designed to mark the occasion.

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4 hrs ago | Basildon Recorder

Peter leaves his thoughts for posterity

Peter Skingle, from Basildon , is one of 130 NSPCC staff, volunteers and campaigners across the country who have been asked to write a thoughtprovoking message to mark the 130th anniversary of the charity.

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8 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Garden set to yield 25,000 pounds for needy

She and the other volunteers at the St. Patrick's soup kitchen in Terre Haute depend on the many pounds of fresh vegetables donated each week by the Wabash Valley Master Gardeners Association from their Giving Garden at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Home, Terre Haute, IN, Life, Food, Vegetables, Potatoes, Agriculture, Science

8 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

Garden tribute to class teacher

Buy this photo Pupils Jo Jo Clark, Frances Watt, Catalina Barrio Martilotti, Sidra Malik and Oliver Fox with the mosaic CHILDREN, teachers and family members commemorated an Oxford primary school teacher who died aged 39 by opening a peace garden.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Canada.com

Pepper-spray training part of the job for RCMP auxiliary recruits

Screaming for more water, RCMP Auxiliary Constable recruit Brad Wahl spread his red eyes wide open as an assistant sprayed them with a garden hose.

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Related Topix: Home, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Olympian

Soundings: Philanthropy comes in all shapes and sizes

Since 2007, a group of a dozen or so professional women - most retired, but some still working - have gathered monthly to sip some wine, socialize, dine on homemade soup and share dessert, then, most importantly, write checks of $50 to $100 each directed to a South Sound charitable group that can use a helping hand.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Recipes, Saint Martin's University, Home, Olympia, WA

Blackburn Citizen

CRIMINALS are to take over the maintenance of an overgrown public garden in Accrington.

Offenders doing community payback will be brought in to work on the plants at the 'garden of hope' in Livingstone Road.

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Related Topix: Home, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom,

Examiner.com

Lunatic gardening, you can grow your vegetables in the snow

While you are still in the growing mood. If you are like me you want to continue your garden into the winter time.

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Bromsgrove Advertiser

Gardening goes self-sufficient at Webbs

WEBB's Garden Centre in Wychbold has transformed an area of its Riverside Gardens into a showcase of self-sufficient gardening.

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Related Topix: Home, Life, Fruits

The Marion Star

Science?In the summer?

Summer: It's the perfect time for a science lesson. But we're not talking about sitting the kids down with a stack of text books "Kids like hands-on science," Gabe Costa, a teacher at Mansfield City Schools' Spanish Immersion School, said.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Ohio, Johnstown, OH, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching, Home, Libraries

Berkhamsted Today

Clubs and Community: A summer show that's sweeter than ever and a garden full of memories

On a perfect summer's day of sunshine and the bluest of skies, the fragrance and wonderful colours of sweet peas and roses greeted the many visitors to Chipperfield Horticultural Summer Show, held in The Village Hall.

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Related Topix: Home, Life, Vegetables, Photography, Arts, Hertfordshire County, England,

Sat Jul 12, 2014

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Sowing seeds of joy

Gardens coordinator Jaleta Grissom, at left, visits with Frances Prater as she cores and chops a tomato for a recipe being prepared in the Riverview Terrace kitchen.

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Related Topix: Home, Warren County, TN, Life, Food, Vegetables, Family, Kids

Burnaby Now

Gardening solutions for sloping yards

Imaginative gardeners don't see tough terrain quite the way other people do. To a husband-and-wife gardening team in Chilliwack, the raw subdivision moonscape around them was a source of rough soil they could use to terrace the steep dropoff behind their newly constructed home.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Garden Detective: Mystery tree brings up shady possibilities

Reader Matt Toland saw this tree with long chains of flowers in Washington, D.C. He wonders if it would be good to grow in Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Home, Sacramento, CA, US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Lowell Sun

Outdoor garden area, hideaway offer unique touch to Lowell Colonial

From an updated furnace and hot-water heater, to a screened-in porch and detached garage at the rear, and a front-lawn hideaway affectionately labeled "Pebble Beach," 445 Stevens St. has plenty of assets that make one forget its place at the busy corner with Parker Street in Lowell's Upper Highlands neighborhood.

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This is Wiltshire

Children grow to love plants

YOUNGSTERS at St Mary's Primary School in Purton spent an afternoon showing off their green-fingered skills to parents in a cross-curricula event about gardens.

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Evesham Journal

Dismay as garden centre piece stolen

HEARTLESS thieves have stolen the centre piece for an open day showcasing work by Mickleton's young gardeners group less than 24 hours after it was installed.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

News Times

Nursery helps gardeners create

At the Green Spot, landscaping is more than just plants, it's about a holistic approach to your natural surroundings.

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Inside Bay Area

Berkeley school garden grows biz model to stay afloat

Four hundred and 50 pounds of tomatoes, 300 pounds of tomatillos, 20 pounds of lettuce a week and 950 pizzas.

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Related Topix: Home, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Education Etc., Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

Hampshire Chronicle

Interactive play area officially opened at Alresford nursery

On Friday children and parents of Patchwork Day Nursery & Pre-School, based at Perins School , celebrated the launch of the new garden at a farmyard garden party, including a surprise visit from Peppa Pig.

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