We must admit we are a bit partial to “Stocking Stuffer”
items, such as today’s, that feature a bee in a starring role.
Scoopy’s relative adorns a travel candle available at a rural
Stanisluas County home and patio shop.
When James Wilhite bought a purple petunia as a young boy, a
seed was planted that led to the formation many years later to his
own landscaping business. He earned a degree in horticulture at
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A sunroom that serves as a home gym and a patio roof that
shelters an outdoor bar and adjoins a screened swimming pool
enclosure reflect the homeowners’ lifestyles, says Chris Noe,
president of Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami. Designers’
imaginations are there to harness customers’ dreams, he says.
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The outdoor patio of the Quay Street Brewing Company on the
Black River in downtown Port Huron. Legislation introduced in
mid-November would modify Michigan's restaurant smoking ban to
allow smoking in outdoor seating areas such as patios.
Combining gardening and yoga, the internship gives South L.A.
high schoolers new skills, business experience and their own
product. The 17-year-old high school senior lives in a neighborhood
south of downtown where crime is still high, police sirens are
ever-present, and fast-food joints line the block. She rarely
leaves the area, never once having been to the beach with her
Understanding all aspects of materials being considered for
2014 projects will ease the design and installation process. (PRWeb
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Tahanto Regional Middle/High School is working on a course
that’s not in the classroom but in the soil. Teachers recently
started an initiative to have students grow their own vegetables,
an outgrowth of the school’s science and health curriculum.
Bringing much relief to citizens, rates of almost all
vegetables have dropped sharply in the retail market for the first
time in almost six months, some by as much as 50% of their rates
until about ten days ago.
Medians on Tahquitz Canyon Way between Sunrise and Indian
Canyon. / Omar Ornelas/ The Desert Sun PALM SPRINGS — Plans to
transform the entire length of the Tahquitz Canyon Way median into
desert landscaping is moving ahead after being shelved for more
than four years.
The hunt is underway for examples of innovation within New
Zealand’s irrigation sector as industry body IrrigationNZ gears up
for its bi-ennial conference in Hawkes Bay. The prestigious award,
which comes with a $2500 prize, celebrates, encourages and promotes
innovation within New Zealand’s irrigation industry. IrrigationNZ
CEO Andrew Curtis says the category is extremely broad and
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) recently
launched a project to rehabilitate national irrigation systems
across the country, for which it is working with the National
Irrigation Administration (NIA) and has earmarked 6.2 billion yen
or P187 million.
A P500-million irrigation project set for construction in
Ilocos Sur has ignited controversy as Rep.Ronald Singson (first
district, Ilocos Sur) urged Agriculture Secretary Prospero Alcala
to restore the power generation component of the project that was
reportedly scrapped when it was bid out. Singson, who raised the
issue in Congress recently, also disclosed that the […]
Consumers have shown a strong willingness to pay more for
eco-labelled vegetables, while also indicating that supermarkets
should favour ‘environmentally-responsible’ suppliers, according to
new research from vegetable industry representative body
Home landscapers and gardeners can benefit from some of the
best expertly developed practices currently being used to transform
New York City’s public urban park spaces into environmentally
friendly green oases.
Coconut Creek homeowners recognized the value in screened
patio covers as a way to expand living space in 2013, said Chris
Noe, president of Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami. Coconut Creek
homeowners who contracted Venetian to expand their homes this year
have chosen patio screens above other methods, he said. (PRWeb
November 27, 2013) Read the full story at
Would you like to learn more about gardening, plants and
insects? Do you like to work with people? Do you want to improve
your gardening skills? Do you like to share your gardening
experiences? Then the Oregon State University Extension Service
Master Gardener program might be right for you.
Everyone knows that vegetables are good for you, but not
everyone knows exactly what vegetables can do for you, and why they
are good for you. We’ve picked the five healthiest vegetables that
you can grab in the grocery store, and listed what their health
Longo's Landscaping knows that innovation is a key aspect for
business success in the challenging Long Island landscape market.
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An Elk Grove senior once again has a patio cover after CBS13
worked with the contractor who agreed to rebuild it. Carol Evans
hired College Works Painting to paint her house and patio cover.
She was horrified when she walked outside to see it reduced to a
pile of debris.
Toro once again demonstrates its innovation leadership with
the EVOLUTION® controller recently being named winner of the
Irrigation Association’s 2013 New Product Contest in the
Turf/Landscape category at the Irrigation Show in Austin,