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The Salem Public Library is holding a series of gardening classes You can learn about planting, soil preparation, and seed saving - among other topics.

Mid February update It's hard to believe we're already in the middle of February. We've been spending lots of time trying not to irritate each other. We're still a bit skittish about taking our kiddos out too much since the hospital stay, but we did get a few days of pretty weather to run off some energy.

Society cultivates love of gardening The Waterford and District Horticultural Society has been a longstanding part of the community. People who have an interest in gardening and learning more about various aspects of flowers, shrubs and more are encouraged to participate in the society's public meetings.

Potatoes and Football In the game of football, no one ever grows potatoes. Not only is this a true fact, but no one is surprised by this fact. The rules and objectives of football simply do not allow for the planting, watering, weeding, and harvesting of potatoes. Everybody knows this.

Chickens: The Gateway Drug My husband likes to joke that our passion for growing things starts with chickens, or, as he likes to say, chickens - the gateway drug. Why?

Memory Care Learn A New Word A Week Challenge: Bellicose If you live outside the USA, then happy Monday! We had no homeschool lessons today, as it is President's Day, but I did get a ton of stuff done. Gardening, yard work, and cleaning the back porch. Our dogs hang out there a lot, and they are super messy.

Kim Kardashian Fires Back After Reporter Asks If Her Daughter North Has A Boyfriend: 'She's 5!' Kim Kardashian slammed claims her five-year-old daughter North has a boyfriend as she spoke to reporters after Sunday's Hollywood Beauty Awards.

Berks-based gardening e-commerce company expands westward A Leesport-based e-commerce firm that specializes in linking independent growers, garden centers and consumers is expanding its presence in the Western U.S. with the addition of an Oregon independent grower, Oregon Pride Nurseries Inc.

Report: Kim And Khloe Kardashian, Kylie Jenner Trademark Their Kids' Names Ahead Of Possible Business Deals The Kardashian-Jenner empire continues to expand. According to TMZ, Kim, Khloe, and Kylie have all filed documents to trademark the names of their kids so they can include them on a number of clothes, toys and skin-care products. RELATED: Is Kylie Jenner Engaged?

Monday, Fun Day Okay, so weed-eating and mulching isn't exactly fun… But guys!! Guys!!!! It's practically spring! Look!! The daffodils are blooming! Finally! What feels like a forever-long winter is finally breaking into beauty and new life as Spring makes her long-awaited appearance.

Gearing up for the Gardening Year Welcome back to Gardenwise for 2019 and I hope you missed me! I'm looking forward to sharing all things gardening with you this year as we, and our gardens, emerge shivering from another winter.

An Ode to Irises. I know we all have our garden stalwarts. The plants that are just so well suited to your site, you can't help but grow loads of them because they look amazing with almost no effort. For us, that plant is undoubtedly the Iris. Any gardening rookie soon finds out, after the briefest of Google searches, that Irises love the conditions we have.

Gardening and Agriculture Equipment Market Overview by Business Manufactures with Forecast Analysis An outlook of the global gardening and agriculture equipment market with citation to the global industrial automation industry. Players in the industrial automation and equipment industry continue to face an environment that remains hyper-competitive.

Gardening Tools Market - Opportunities & Forecasts 2017 - 2025 Our robust research methodology has helped us create another insightful and comprehensive report titled 'Gardening Tools Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 - 2016 and Forecast 2017 - 2025'. For this report, in order to infer the market size, historical data, primary responses and public domain data has been thoroughly analyzed.

Two Dianes and other witch hazels Curiously, two witch hazels, the red flowered 'Diane' and copper colored 'Jelena', flowered in mid-autumn, with no weather related cause that I could determine.

Global Gardening Equipment Market Comprehensive study explores Huge Growth over Forecast 2019-2025 Gardening equipment is any one of many equipments made for gardens and gardening and overlaps with the range of equipments made for agriculture and horticulture. Garden equipments can also be hand equipments and power equipments.

In a Vase on Monday: Alternative Some of you might remember this slim rectangular vase and the wild plum twigs from last week, but instead of red roses we have a red Hippeastrum.

Joys of being in nature Gardening is a popular pastime, but will you be taking it a step further and go bare in the garden this summer ? Depending on your body confidence levels, naked Gardening may or may not be marked in your diary.

About True Love. When I was a teenager, I used to, like most of us, think a lot about this word and what it truly meant. Was what I was feeling love or lust? How do you fall in love? How do you keep said feeling alive… Among many other questions.

500 of plants and materials up for grabs for East Lancs gardening projects The Royal Horticultural Society is calling on communities across East Lancs to transform an unloved space into a green haven in time for summer.

The Flavor of February: Not Just Birds But Blossoms Birds aren't the only things adding beauty to the backyard this month, Camellia blossoms are out in abundance and the Daffodils are beginning to bloom. Right in the center of our backyard, next to the fountain, we have a colossal Camellia bush that is overflowing with flowers.

Asparagus Optimism… and Reality. When it comes to growing food in the self reliance community, adding plenty of perennials is a common strategy. It makes good sense. Having plants and trees that grow food on their own frees you up to attend to the other tasks of growing and EP.

Top Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants Plants have been used as medicine for thousands of years. While the western medical field is often skeptical about natural healing, holistic medicine continues to thrive in eastern cultures. However it is becoming more widely used in the west thanks to accessible information through the internet!

2019 Lecture Series After the holiday hubbub is over and tranquility returns, the new year presents itself and the gardening season begins again, as it always does, with great expectations. While the roses in our gardens are quietly resting under their winter cover, Angelina and I have been unusually busy planning for the 2019 season.

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