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2 hrs ago |

A final look at some stunning summer garden spaces

These beautiful gardens, some hidden, and some that can be seen right from the street, are places created to rest and rejuvenate or perhaps just to steal a moment away from a busy day.


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7 hrs ago |

Medieval artefacts found in excavation of garden near Dorchester

HUNDREDS of pieces of medieval and Georgian Dorset have been found lying right underneath the feet of one West Dorset resident.


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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Fit for Nothing: These dried up plants are bound for the compost heap

GARDENERS who went on holiday confident that friends and family would water, deadhead and harvest their crops in their absence must be feeling pretty smug.


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Brandon Sun

Bringing the zen of a bubbling fish pond to the patio has gotten easier

When Ann and Glen Gage downsized from their expansive home and garden in Switzerland to a San Francisco town house, one of the things they missed most was the koi pond they'd built and tended for years.


Related Topix: Home, Costa Mesa, CA, Mesa, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Day-tripping in Fairfax

Most people drive through Fairfax on their way to Point Reyes or other coastal attractions, but it's high time this small town at the foot of Mount Tamalpais became a destination of its own.


Related Topix: Fairfax, CA, Life, Food, Dining, Breakfast, Home

Wisbech Standard

The great outdoors is given a boost with a new garden for a Wisbech care home

The garden has a farmyard area with miniature model animals, a wildlife area to encourage different forms of wild life to the garden and various places to sit and watch the birds and squirrels.


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The Argus

UK first for botanic garden with flowering

A world-leading botanic garden is celebrating after recording the first UK outdoor flowering of a hard-to-propagate plant from the other side of the world.


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Daily Mail

Prime suspect in murder of US teen Natalee Holloway moved to remote ...

Breaking Bad goes out on a high! Bryan Cranston scores a gong at Emmy Awards as his costars triumph too Moment Michael Brown was shot dead 'caught on audio recording': FBI handed potentially damning tape of ELEVEN shots being fired - including final volley of 'kill shots' 'Three-parent babies' at the center of health investigation-thirteen years ... (more)


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Dobbies Garden Centre to open on Tesco site in Bar Hill, creating 14 jobs

A new Dobbies Garden Centre will open its doors on the Tesco site, selling a wide range of gardening products, gifts, and homeware.


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

Bugs as natural methods for Colorado garden pest control

Fighting bugs with bugs is a long standing traditional natural method for controlling garden pests.


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Bangor Daily News

Gardening in tune with garlic, carrots and summer squash in August

For the northern New England gardener, August brings the end of some vegetable crops and the start of others.


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

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz workshop teaches water-saving irrigation technique to residents

Ecology Action water outreach conservation specialist Marcus Mendiola walks a group of homeowners through a hands-on laundry-to-landscape irrigation workshop in Santa Cruz on Sunday.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Science, Ecology, Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Aptos, CA

Residents invited to hospice charity garden party

A HOSPICE is inviting people to come and visit for an open gardens event next weekend in a bid to boost funds for the construction of its new, state of the art building.


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

Swindon Advertiser

Gardener turning the grey to green

Steve Thompson, 66, is a trustee of the Hreod Burna Urban Forest, and recently appealed successfully in the Swindon Advertiser for equipment needed to tackle tough undergrowth.


Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Home

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Nuns' garden yields food for northwest Ohio pantry

Somewhere in a Sylvania garden carrots grow in winter, tomatoes plants stand four feet high, and giant cabbage heads spring up from the earth at the start of Ohio's growing season.


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Northwest Herald

Springfield site celebrates new butterfly garden

SPRINGFIELD – A new butterfly garden at a historic site in Springfield will be the setting for a talk by a biologist and gardening expert.


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This is Wiltshire

Young Trowbridge gardener is walking tall

A keen young Trowbridge gardener has grown a sunflower measuring almost 12ft tall, after planting the seeds with his dad at the start of May. Mr Benford said his son started to become interested in gardening last summer and has been looking after the sunflowers ever since planting the seeds, watering the plants every day.


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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Small actions can reduce wildfire risks

This combination of photos shows a house on a hillside near Cle Elum, Wash., surrounded by wildfire flames on Aug. 14, 2012, top, and afterwards on Aug. 15, 2012, bottom.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Cle Elum, WA, Pateros, WA, Okanogan, WA, Home

Californians tear out lawns to cope with drought

Rick Blankenship was tired of an insatiable lawn he couldn't keep green, no matter how he watered it, so he decided to tear it out.


Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Long Beach, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Home

The Daily Beast

How the Dead Invented #IceBucketBy Barry Barnes

Decades before the Internet, the band created viral marketing by giving away their music for free, building a social network, and having fun.


Related Topix: Marketing, The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, Jerry Garcia, Home