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20 min ago | Lowell Sun
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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4 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire
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.
At the Green Spot, landscaping is more than just plants, it's about a holistic approach to your natural surroundings.
Four hundred and 50 pounds of tomatoes, 300 pounds of tomatillos, 20 pounds of lettuce a week and 950 pizzas.
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.
Agapanthus expert Michael Dedman will be opening up his garden and showing off his pride and joy flowers to visitors this weekend.
WHEN looking at the newly restored rose garden at Cliveden the idea is the colours go from sunrise to sunset.
Growing backyard fruits and vegetables used to mean clearing out a patch of land, preparing the soil, spending hours digging, planting, fertilizing, watering and then tending a garden for several months before reaping the reward of a crop.
Just the other day, I walked into Gelson's supermarket in Sherman Oaks and saw an orchid I had never seen before.
Q: My 14-year-old male cat keeps pulling up threads on new carpet on my previously wood stairs.
Mulch makeover: Fresh mulch will liven up your flowerbeds and areas around trees.
The first gardener to grow native spiderwort, Tradescantia virginiana, in cultivation was John Tradescant, gardener to Charles the First of England and a subscriber to the Virginia Company, which is the origin of the plant's name, according to Hamilton.
Hummingbird fanatics, you must add the shrimp plant to your garden's floral menu.
The Hampton Court Flower Show always strikes me as a giant conjuring trick. Only magic, you would think, could transform 34 flat grassy acres almost overnight into an English woodland, an Ethiopian valley, the Australian outback and the First World War trenches.
The Wilton Historical Society http://wiltonhistorical.org located on 224 Danbury Road is celebrating the completion of a three year garden project on July 17 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. All are welcome to tour this authentic colonial herb garden that is accurate to the year 1740 at the historic Betts House.
After two years of planning, Brighton has a community garden. The idea for a community garden was initiated after Brighton was identified as a Horizon community in 2008, said Nancy Adrian, administrative assistant at the Washington County Extension office.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 08:30 am
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