THE Vice Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof.
Abdullahi Mustapha, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government
to increase funding of agricultural research and extension services
in the country. Mustapha made the call at the 14th National
Irrigation and Drainage Seminar in Minna, Niger State. The seminar
is tagged, ‘Advancing the Frontiers of Irrigation and...
Trial will help determine feasibility for landscape
irrigation VIDEO: Phase Two Gray Water Trials — Texas A&M
AgriLife center in Uvalde UVALDE – The second phase of a study on
the use of gray water for landscape irrigation will soon be
underway and its results may affect how municipalities view gray
water as an alternative […]
After weeks of push-back on a proposed increase, city council
has agreed to keep patio insurance at a collective $2-million for
restaurant owners in Halifax. At first, council wanted costs bumped
up to $5-million, then they took that number down to $3-million,
but after last night’s public hearing on the matter, patio
insurance is going Read the Rest of the Entry
Guerrilla gardening may be in the media spotlight, but its
secretive, maverick mentality is a self-centered response to urban
problems. We can set our sights much higher, argues Martin Allen
Its always surprised me how quickly guerrilla gardening has become
so readily accepted in the nations newspapers and magazines as an
exciting thing to do. The media love it; growing things without
Just three people showed up for the public hearing on HRM’s
proposed patio bylaw, but they succeeded in getting their top
complaint addressed. The three speakers each started their comments
to council Tuesday evening with a request to eliminate the …
A princess unveiled a gardening charity’s new sustainable
centre in Battersea Park. The charity, which uses gardening to
bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with
disabilities or ill health, works in three areas of the south
THE farming practices of the Daly family are soon to receive
national attention when ABC television’s Gardening Australia runs
the first of four specials that take an in-depth look at the
factors that influence plant growth, including water, climate and
NASA will use its satellites to monitor irrigation water
supplies in Chile's northern Atacama region. As part of an
agreement between NASA and Chile's agriculture ministry, the US
agency will survey accumulated snow in the Andes range, the main
source of irrigation water in Atacama.
Del Norte Gardening runs monthly. Paul Madeira and Julie Jo
Ayer Williams own Ocean Air Farms in Fort Dick. A couple of months
back internationally known reggae singer Pato Banton came to
Crescent City to play a concert. Musicians of this caliber are few
and far between in our community, so there was much excitement
among our crew. We encouraged all our employees to go and have some
fun, kick ...
Villaggio Reserve introduces the next phase of development
with the Pre-Grand Opening of the Patio Villas. (PRWeb October 20,
2014) Read the full story at
Eating 'in season' doesn't only mean getting the freshest
goodness out of foods, given it hasn't had to travel for miles or
stay stored for days. It also means you vary your diet from season
to season, experiencing a big range of flavours and benefitting
from all the different nutrients within each food.
The Elk Grove Community Garden and Learning Center has rooted
themselves in service for the local suburban neighborhood of
Hampton Village and beyond. For over a decade, generous groups of
volunteers have ...
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canned fruits
and vegetables play a role in improving children's overall diet
quality according to new research revealed at two leading nutrition
conferences this week, the American College of Nutrition (ACN) and
the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' 2014 Food & Nutrition
Conference & Expo™ (AND FNCE®). The study found that children
who ate canned ...
A landscaping crew discovered a man's body while on the job
Wednesday morning in Pembroke Pines. Pembroke Pines police said the
discovery was made shortly before 9:30 a.m. in a wooded swale along
Pines Boulevard. Police said the man's identity hasn't been
determined. The body was taken to the medical examiner's office to
determine the cause and manner of death. Anyone with information is
The University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB) has
developed a starter kit on “edible” landscaping to help health
buffs who wish to have a healthy lifestyle through beautiful
gardens planted with nutritious food crops. Believing that no
Filipino should be left hungry, UPLB started the concept of having
an artistic style in growing edible plants through edible
landscaping. In 2009, the team ...
DEAR TIM: I just purchased a home where the landscaping bed
is up against the brick front wall. The home is about 25 years old.
The planting bed extends about 3 feet from the house and is
constructed with timbers that hold the dirt and mulch up against
the brick. Is it bad to do this? What can happen? If you had built
my house, how would it look and what would be done to ensure water
isn’t an ...
Landscaping is another profession where there is more than
meets the eye. While the eye may perceive the finished product,
there is so much more that goes on behind the scenes to make a
beautiful garden space which some may take for granted. But in
these tough times, are Barbadians maintaining their properties? Do
people care enough to keep their surroundings beautiful in the
midst of a ...
As more landscape professionals look to drip irrigation
technology as a solution for beautiful water-efficient landscapes,
Netafim USA has announced the release of its new Landscape &
Turf Catalog and Price List mobile app.