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3 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Mini tomatoes are garden gems

They have names like Jolly Elf, Indigo Rose, Orange Fizz, Baby Cakes and Cherry Buzz.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Marine News

Fred. Olsen's 'Poison, Murder & Mystery Cruise'

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to introduce a very unique cruise experience for Summer 2015, aboard its 880-guest ship Boudicca, the like of which guests will never have seen nor heard of before! Fred.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Marti's garden of distortion

Contemporary art loves the uncanny; it cultivates indecipherable objects which are nevertheless almost recognisable, a something or other, a thing that deserves a name yet cannot easily be labelled.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Eco-friendly garden flower arrangement

Summer is peak season for gorgeous fresh flowers. What a pleasure to walk through fragrant, lushly blooming gardens in backyards and parks! And what a temptation it is to bring the outdoors inside with lovely floral arrangements from your garden.

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GPB.org

Where The Birds Are Is Not Where You'd Think

This is a trick question. Where would you expect to find the greatest variety of birds? Downtown, in a city? Or far, far from downtown in the fields, forests, mountains, where people are scarce? Or in the suburbs? In backyards, lawns, parking lots and playing fields? Not the city, right? "Everything I have learned as a conservation biologist tells ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Home

News Observer

In the heat of summer, think of fall

Burnt out on summer? Start thinking fall - vegetables, that is. It seems like summer just started, but it's time to begin work on the fall vegetable garden, too.

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

The Modesto Bee

Gardener: Savoring the day: A chance to play in my own garden

With summer in full swing, I think everyone I know is making the most of their vacation time.

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Andover Advertiser

Abbey house hosts flower festival fundraiser for mayor's charities

The scales of justice recreated at Abbey House with the Mayor of Winchester, Cllr Eileen Berry, and Co-organiser Carol Bailey.

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Merced Sun-Star

Summer refresher: Market-driven cocktail book gets an update

The author, along with Mary Barranco, first published "Market-Fresh Mixology: Cocktails for Every Season" in 2008, which at the time stood out for sourcing drink ingredients from the garden.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Life, Food, Recipes, Home, Fruits

Sheffield Star

Doncaster crime round-up July 28 - Lead thieves target church

Hickleton: Raiders climbed onto the roof of St Wilfred's Church on Doncaster RoadThe raiders, who took lead flashing from the roof, struck betweem 6pm on Friday and 9am on Sunday.

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Journalgazette.net

Beauty without stress

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WauwatosaNOW.com

The Garden Chronicles

Jill says that this year's garden has been the most productive ever. Judging from the volume of produce that has all of a sudden materialized I am inclined to believe her.

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Related Topix: Home, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables

Southern Living

Coming Soon! The Greatest Southern Gardening Book of All Time

Incredibly wise gardeners who bought the last Southern Living Garden Book published in 2004 are always asking me: "When are you going to revise it? A lot has changed in 10 years."

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The Press On-Line

Tree-garden plan in flood fight

IMPROVING WATER QUALITY: Dean West of Evergreen Landcare plants a rain garden, or swale, beside the Christchurch Coastal Pathway, on the Causeway.

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Related Topix: Home, Natural Disasters, Flood

The Detroit News

Rain barrels fill many needs for home, garden

Gardens are typically blessed with spring rains that bring summer flowers -- and then the hot, dry months of July and August take their toll.

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Related Topix: Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Williamsburg, VA

Easley Progress

S.C. Botanical Gardens on road to recovery

Following a torrential storm in July 2013 there was vast damage to the South Carolina Botanical Gardens on the campus of Clemson University but with the help of students and the community, the damage is close to being repaired a year later.

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Commercial Dispatch

Southern Gardening: Elephant ears can add to garden color, texture

Diamond Head, named after the volcanic cone on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu, has jet-black leaves with a texture resembling corrugation.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

CBS Local

Gardening Tips: Caring for Summer Annuals

Lush and colorful in hanging baskets or container gardens- long blooming annual plants are providing the show in our summer gardens.

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Bellingham Herald

Ask a Master Gardener: Can I use dog poop as manure for garden?

Question: With all the dog owners who are gardeners, would it be a good idea to use it as manure in the garden? Answer: As a dog owner and gardener, all I can say is "eek ... ugh."

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Renton Reporter

Time to check on those hanging baskets and container gardens | the Compleat Home Gardener

Near the end of July you may notice your hanging baskets and container gardens fading a bit.

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