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
Last week, I shared five winterish projects all gardeners
could do during the colder "inside" months from late fall through
winter to improve skills, have fun and be productive, too. This
week I conclude this two-part series with five more activities to
keep your hands in the dirt, or at least thinking about it.
Just recently, the Coachella Valley Water District decided to
accelerate its efforts to switch golf courses irrigation from our
precious groundwater to a blend of recycled and Colorado River
water and have taken the first step by approving the conversion of
the Classic Golf Club.
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.
Screen patio rooms are the most popular addition among
Pembroke Pines homeowners who expanded their living space with the
help of Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami in 2013, said Chris Noe,
Venetian president. Noe said patio screens provide nearly
year-round space because of the South Florida climate. (PRWeb
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Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 10 (IANS) The cold deserts of
Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul Valley have been flushing with
vegetables, mainly the high-value exotic broccoli and lettuce, say
agriculture experts. Once known for producing high variety,
disease-free seed potatoes and bitter taste hops, the remote
valley, which has a cultivation season for less than five months
from May, has been turning ...
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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.
(PRWeb December 09, 2013) Read the full story at
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 […]
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.
(PRWeb November 23, 2013) Read the full story at
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,