A RENOWNED gardener and radio star believes today's
youngsters are reluctant to go into apprenticeships after he spent
six months trying to find new recruits without success.BBC Essex's
gardening expert Ken Crowther says the search for new employees for
his garden maintenance company, Crowther Landscapes, has been a
"nightmare"."Apprentices nowadays feel a bit like dogsbodies and
leave. But we ...
British nutritionists threw down the gauntlet to dietary
guidelines in April by declaring seven daily portions of fresh
fruit and vegetables, rather than the recommended five, were the
key to health. Every additional daily serving of fruit and
vegetables reduced the average risk of premature death from all
causes by five percent, the scientists found. "We found a threshold
of around five ...
Conserva Irrigation is commemorating TORO’s 100th anniversary
in the irrigation and lawn business by giving away a free Lawn
Sprinkler Inspection to every homeowner and business in the Twin
Cities area. (PRWeb July 30, 2014) Read the full story at
Canada's leading restaurant furniture supplier helps Wolfe
Island, ON restaurant update its image by supplying it with new
restaurant chairs, bar stools, patio chairs and outdoor tables.
(PRWeb July 30, 2014) Read the full story at
New York, July 30 (IANS) Add a substantial amount of fruits
and vegetables in your diet - at least five portions - and live
your life disease free. According to a new study, higher
consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with a lower
risk of mortality from all causes, particularly from cardiovascular
diseases. "The results support current recommendations to increase
consumption of ...
Russia slapped a ban on the import of all fruit and
vegetables from Poland on Wednesday in the latest of a series of
trade restrictions linked to a deepening showdown with the West
over Ukraine. "We are talking pretty much about all vegetables and
fruit -- apples, pears, quince, cherry, cabbage," Alexei
Alexeyenko, spokesman for the Russian agricultural watchdog
Rosselkhoznadzor, told AFP. He ...
Eating five daily portions of fruit and vegetables is
associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, particularly
from cardiovascular disease, but beyond five portions appears to
have no further effect, finds a study published on the BMJ website
Marisa Almaraz, 23, brushes dust off her hands as she and
another inmate trustee work in the garden Tuesday outside the John
R. Lightfoot Law Enforcement Center in Nacogdoches. Currently in
its second year, the jail gardening program is still in its
experimental phase, but jail administrator Joe Evans is encouraged
by the response from the trustees who work the approximately four
acre vegetable ...
Darling Homes has brought its popular patio home collection
to Sugar Land’s newest community, Imperial. The Houston
homebuilder, known for its thoughtfully designed patio home
collections, is bringing seven of its best floor plans to the
716-acre lakeside community. (PRWeb July 29, 2014) Read the full
A man was under arrest and another on the run Monday as
authorities cleared more than a dozen marijuana fields complete
with a sophisticated irrigation system in Polk County, according to
various reports. The Montgomery County Police Reporter said teams
from several area agencies were pulling up the plants and hauling
them away in trailers. Authorities said they are seeing more and
more cases ...
VANCOUVER, Wash. – A local restaurant and shop is pushing the
legal envelope, by allowing customers to smoke pot in a designated
spot on its patio. The management at Mint Tea said they’ve had a
cannabis-friendly tent set up for a while, and it’s become more
popular now that legal retail marijuana is being sold just a few
blocks away on Main Street. “We’re just offering a safe place for
people to ...
Cars enter and exit a roundabout on Post Boulevard on Sunday.
The town of Avon will start a long awaited landscaping project
along the street next week, as well as replace many burned-out
streetlights along the road.
The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has defended the
release of P450 million from the Disbursement Acceleration Program
(DAP) to fund a controversial P11.2-billion mega dam project in
By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Packed lunches
that children bring from home are often missing the vegetables,
milk and other healthy items recommended by dietary guidelines,
says a new study. “Most of the foods we saw were pre-packaged salty
snack foods and sugary desserts - we saw much less fruits,
vegetables and low-fat dairy,” lead author Kristie Hubbard told
Reuters Health in ...
Norma Gavin loves working with plants. Long active in the
Spokane gardening community, she is looking forward to sharing her
garden during the Associated Garden Clubs’ tour Aug. 3. Now in its
28th year, the tour will feature seven South Hill gardens located
within close proximity. The tour runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
EasyTurf, Inc. today named Normac Irrigation and Landscaping
Supplies an EasyTurf Authorized Reseller. (PRWeb July 27, 2014)
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Just can't get enough outdoor dining in. Who wants to sit
inside on these long summer nights? Or even at brunch? For those
who are connoisseurs of eating outside, here are three more spots
with not only a covetable patio but also covetable food from
notable Los Angeles chefs. You can go...
Hidden Hills Landscaping and Gardening announces that they
are offering specials to New Hidden Hills residents who call (818)
796-3348. (PRWeb July 22, 2014) Read the full story at
The owner of a downtown Windsor cigar store is allowed to
open up a smoking patio. Windsor City Council went against a staff
recommendation and voted in favour of La Casa del Habano of opening
the patio. City staff said the request went against bylaws, which
only allow sidewalk patios for restaurants and bars.
The following related files and links are available. City
staff members say they have produced a user-friendly landscaping
ordinance after making minor tweaks to Starkville's current rules
and cutting down the size of the document by about 20 pages.
Nantucket Distributing Co is recalling about 4,000 patio set
chairs after reports that the back legs could break and people
could fall, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on
Wednesday. The Middleboro, Massachusetts, company has had two
reports of chair legs breaking, with no injuries, the commission
said in a statement. The recall includes Nantucket Distributing's
resin wicker ...
The Seneca Indian Nation is strengthening its roots to the
land with a new commitment to use only indigenous plants and trees
in public landscaping. The western New York tribe is believed to be
the first ...