Irrigation officials this week closed a complicated deal with
state agencies to increase the water supply for drought-plagued
farmers. The deal could also help authorities cut the price of
irrigation water in Merced County.
Gardening expert and author Melinda Myers recommends
elevating gardens for easier access and better results. (PRWeb
April 23, 2014) Read the full story at
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$140; Chloe Child's Dress, $98) We’re huge fans of collaborations.
But when companies pull together for a cause, you can definitely
count us in—especially when Shopbop , Vogue, MAC AIDS Fund,
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Creating entertaining space and fixing problems are equally
important to homeowners when it comes to landscaping projects,
according to the Spring Houzz Landscaping Survey of more than 4,500
Houzz users who are in the midst of, or are planning, a landscape
A spate of burglaries in a number of villages in the
Cambridge are has seen thieves smash through patio doors and climb
through windows. There were five burglaries and one attempted
break-in last night in Knapwell and Papworth, with the majority of
offences happening between 8pm and midnight.
MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gardening
is growing as the #1 hobby in America, with 5 million more
households digging in and planting than in 2010, driven by
millennials' interest in edible gardening according to the 2013
National Gardening Survey. Looking to source locally grown food
straight from their backyards, nearly 80 percent of gardeners aged
18-30 purchase vegetables ...
Firms in the landscaping industry have seen more green
lately, according to new data from Sageworks, a financial
information company. Sales growth for landscaping services firms in
2013 kept up a strong pace, and profitability improved by more than
50%, Sageworks’ financial statement analysis of private companies
found. Companies in the landscaping [...]
MOUNDVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Don Chamberlain of Moundville has a
growing network of small farmers with hothouse-produced certified
organic vegetables to sell. Alan Rose of Asheville, N.C., provides
field-grown organic vegetables to a growing number of Southeastern
grocers who want more organic produce than he can provide. The
Patio season has officially begun in Halifax, but for bar
owners like Mike Campbell, the city’s red tape gets in the way of
giving the green light to the sunny sidewalk areas. Campbell, who
owns The Carleton Music Bar and Grill on Argyle Street, said
there’s a bit of a headache that comes with opening Read the Rest
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MANILA, Philippines—Farmers in a small Nueva Vizcaya town
need no longer be at the mercy of seasonal rains anymore.
Some 335 hectares of rain-fed farms in the municipality of Dupax
del Sur are expected to become more productive following the
turnover of three communal irrigation systems, the Department of
Agrarian Reform said Wednesday. In a statement, DAR Regional
Director Marjorie P. Ayson ...
With every new spring comes an opportunity to re-define your
property and this season, JHC Landscaping are offering landscape
design, clean ups, and lawn care in Markham, Thornhill, and
Vaughan. (PRWeb April 22, 2014) Read the full story at
BAKERSFIELD, CA-- The California Highway Patrol says a
landscaping truck and a van collided head-on Saturday morning,
killing four people on Highway 58. Yonadan Inga, 22, of Bakersfield
was driving the landscaping truck with 20-year-old Marino Inga from
Boise, Idaho and 27 year-old William Zapacio also from Boise. Just
after seven Saturday morning a white van driven by 42-year-old
James Luschen ...
Majesco Entertainment Company , publisher of the
award-winning Cooking Mama video game franchise that has sold more
than 13 million copies worldwide, announced today that Gardening
Mama 2: Forest Friends ...
All gardening takes is some soil, an occasional visit from
the watering can, some sun and a whole lot of patience, Sam
Wilcoxson said. The 8-year-old Harris Elementary student said
although planting the tomatoes was exciting, he's ready for the
With farmers' markets in full swing, fresh fruits and
vegetables are readily available. But accessibility doesn't
necessarily mean that shoppers know how to shop for fruits and
vegetables, or which ones to buy for particular nutrients.
B&D Rockeries, a rockery landscaping company, recently
released a new article explaining how landscaping improvements can
boost a home’s value by up to 20%. (PRWeb April 18, 2014) Read the
full story at
BRENTWOOD, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patio
Sites Inc., which has its headquarters at 234 Oak Street in
Brentwood, CA, announced today that it has merged with Pool and
Landscape Development ...
Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables is beneficial for lots
of reasons, and new research suggests more servings of these foods
may help you live longer, too. In a new study published in the
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, eating seven or
more servings of fruits and vegetables each day was linked to a 42
percent lower risk of death from all causes. Researchers at
University College ...
By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a study of
more than 1,000 Chinese women, those who ate the most cruciferous
vegetables had substantially less inflammation than those who ate
the fewest. Cruciferous vegetables include cabbage, broccoli, bok
choy, Brussels sprouts, kale and cauliflower, and eating them is
often encouraged as a way to lower risk for heart disease and