Murphy's law prevails, so don't assume last year's drip
system is ready for your spring garden. Devoting just an hour to
checking its components before you plant can ensure this year's
crop is better than ever.
BEIJING – Shopping for groceries is a painful process for Tan
Yinghong, a mother in her mid-30s. Just to buy meat, vegetables and
milk for her 7-year-old son she has to pick her way through a
minefield of possible perils – fake lamb, diseased pork, toxic
ginger, tainted milk and unsafe bottled water. So after years of
scandals and the government's inability to clean up the food supply
As the sun comes out, so do our green thumbs. But gardening
isn’t all soil and sunshine. It can be pretty tough on our
bodies—particularly our knees and backs— thanks to prolonged
kneeling and bending.
Flowers are a better plant choice for a firescape, like this
dianthus. / Provided by Cooperative Extension Unlike roofs and
other building materials, plants are not rated according to their
fire resistance based on standardized laboratory tests.
All Michael DiNino wanted was a patio canopy. But after
learning he may have to pay $2,200 in permitting fees — nearly four
times the $600 construction cost — the Lexington resident says he’s
now on a mission to make Cowlitz County’s Building and Planning
Department more innovative and responsive.
Food: TGIF! Can't get to a patio fast enough. Enjoy the
scenery along Phillips Avenue at Bros Brasserie Americano tonight,
where Happy Hour from 4 to 6 p.m. includes two-fers on all tap beer
and $1 off glasses of wine. For dinner, enjoy fresh soft shell
crabs or fresh catfish on the menu. Event: Take me out to the ball
game! The Canaries open their home baseball season tonight at 7:05
Getting your garden started for the summer? CBC Calgary's
gardening expert Lyndon Penner answered questions and offered tips
and tricks in a live chat that happened over the noon hour. You can
replay it here.
With hamburgers and hotdogs leading the world of grilling,
it's easy to forget that there is life beyond the bun. Yet popular
online grocer FreshDirect's annual Food Seasonality Survey reveals
that 66 ...
India’s biggest lender, State Bank of India , plans to work
with Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. (JI) , the largest
irrigation-equipment maker in Asia, to help farmers reduce water
usage and increase productivity.
So many home cooks are obsessed with making dishes just like
the professionals do. They buy hand-forged Japanese chefs knives,
seek out $50 bottles of olive oil and spend hours preparing
elaborately composed dishes from “The French Laundry Cookbook” or
“Eleven Madison Park.”
WCCO viewers picked what they believed to be the Best Patio
in Minnesota, and Psycho Suzi's in Northeast Minneapolis came out
on top. When sitting on Psycho Suzi's patio, it's easy to feel like
you've left the North Star state.
SEATTLE — Sometimes starting something new can be a challenge
because it can be a bit of a dilemma where to begin — and gardening
is no exception. And the science behind growing plants can be as
complicated or as …
Concord Supervisors voted 4-0, May 7, to grant conditional
use to Meghan’s Restaurant, 1117 Smithbridge Road, to install an
outdoor patio for food and beverage service. The decision followed
an April 30 public hearing.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Colorful vegetables are often
promoted as top nutrient sources, but leading nutrition scientists
have revealed that potatoes and other white vegetables are just as
important to a healthy diet as their colorful cousins in the
Potatoes and other white vegetables are just as important to
a healthy diet as their colorful cousins in the produce aisle,
according to the authors of a scientific supplement published
yesterday in the peer-reviewed journal, Advances in
by AMANDA SCHWARZE The Pioneer Property owners who undertake
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Hon Nathan Guy Minister for Primary Industries 16 May 2013
$80m for irrigation - boost to economy, environment Budget 2013 has
confirmed $80 million in funding for regional irrigation projects,
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says.
Ambius, www.ambius.com, the global interior landscaping
leader, was honored with second place for its innovative design at
the 24th Annual Spring Garden Show held at South Coast Plaza in
Costa Mesa, California in late April.
It's that time of year again and Ahmed Hassan has some great
ways to garden with ease. Whether you're a green thumb with a
flourishing garden or a homeowner with a backyard to tend, chances
are you engage ...
Continuing its ongoing efforts to better serve community
needs and desires, the Sawyer Free Library has begun a major
landscaping project bordering Dale Avenue, accompanied by a new,
paved parking lot for library patrons and staff. The landscaping
will feature a new entry gate, an amphitheater-like setting and
extensive plantings, including trees and shrubs, in the spaces
along both Dale Avenue ...
The Appraisal Institute, the nation's largest professional
association of real estate appraisers, today advised homeowners to
properly maintain their landscaping, which can significantly affect
Yes, there are solutions to the water pollution created by
parking lot runoff that winds its way through drainage systems,
rivers, lakes, canals, and, at some point, into our water glasses.
Water contamination ...
The irrigation industry is rapidly moving away from a ‘No 8
wire mentality’ as next week’s Great Irrigation Challenge in
Ashburton will demonstrate, says IrrigationNZ – but more ‘owner
operator’ irrigators need to rise to the challenge.
Mom's who garden might be the most fun to buy gifts for. This
Mother's Day, give your gardening mom something that she'll love.
There are so many unexpected options when it comes to gardening
gifts. There are also gifts at every price point, and even DIY gift
ideas, to choose from.
DENVER, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dig It Yourself, a
container gardening demo and sale, will be held at the Denver
Pavilions on Saturday, June 1, from 11am-4pm in the plaza by
Forever 21. Luan Akin ...