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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Basingstoke Gazette

Pre-School completes its new garden with help from Alresford Rotary

The pre-school opened the doors on the Cheriton Recreation Ground in April 2013 and the garden soon became the charity's next big project.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Nativity School garden impresses Worcester congressman

U.S. Rep. James McGovern spent part of his time at the Nativity School on Monday morning vegging out.

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National Public Radio

'Our Birds': Migratory Journeys Converge In Baltimore Gardens

The canoe was filled with species native to Maryland, providing food and habitat for local birds.

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Oxford Times

Operation clean-up on estate hit by mini whirlwind

Abraham Clarke, 85, of Ladenham Road, stands amongst branches, which broke away from a tree next to his home during the storm and landed in his front garden During the storm that swept across Oxfordshire on Saturday, a mini whirlwind formed and pulled up trees across Blackbird Leys, damaging people's gardens and blocking roads.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Genesee Country Express

Family Time: Make the most of your garden goodies

Some people think harvest season is when the work stops for growing fresh fruits and vegetables in the backyard.

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