Learn more about preparing the garden for winter at the Master Gardeners Meeting

Gardeners interested in preparing their garden for winter can learn more next month from the Northwestern Michigan Masters Gardeners Association. Brian Zimmerman and Tom Ford will present tips for preparing gardens for winter at the 6:30 p.m. virtual meeting of the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan on October 5. Zimmerman and Ford both have extensive knowledge of gardening and …

Crowd turns out to sell plants at fairground | News, Sports, Jobs

This photo provided by Nisha Gandhi shows Maya Huber participating in the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine study at Rutgers University on June 14, 2021 in New Brunswick, NJ Maya is not sure whether she is receiving the vaccine or the placebo. Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine works for children aged 5 to 11. The vaccine maker said Monday, September 20, that …

Where to work remotely outside in Greenpoint

Ad hoc home offices have been popping up in small apartments since March 2020. And while many of us have found a sufficiently strong WFH WiFi signal in city parks and pop-up street cafes this summer , winter forced the home team work to look at the same four walls, all day every day. With global warming, North Brooklyn offers …

Richard Batterham obituary | Ceramic

Richard Batterham was one of the best exponents of stoneware cast pottery in what has been called the ‘Leach tradition’. His death at the age of 85 closes a chapter of a movement led by an elite group of the inter-war years including Norah braden, Michael Cardew, Bernard Leach, Katharine Pleydell-Bouverie and William Staite Murray, who drew inspiration from the …

See local artists in person on the Edmonds Art Studio Tour 2021 Sunday

The annual meeting in person Visit of the Edmonds art studio was introduced only almost a year ago due to the pandemic and has been sorely missed. This year, the free self-guided event will continue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 19. Its list of 35 artists promises to be as exciting as that of previous years, …

Beijing demolishes digital “walled gardens” – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people around the world. This week, China takes seriously the destruction of the walled gardens that its internet giants have shaped for decades. Two major funding rounds have been announced, from new standalone unicorn Deeproute.ai and fast-growing cross-border …

Garden City in full bloom as Carnival of Flowers takes over Toowoomba

It’s hard to miss Elsa and Damien Hughes’ farm in Queensland’s Lockyer Valley – it’s pretty. Key points: Edible flowers are in full bloom in Queensland’s Garden City Flowers have a visual impact and add aesthetic value to dishes Restaurants and cafes use edible flowers in their dishes in the spirit of Toowoomba’s Flower Carnival When tomatoes didn’t pay the …

13 photos showing the new sculpture park at Leonardslee Gardens

Leonardslee entrepreneur and owner Penny Streeter OBE hosted the presentation, titled The Walk of Life, featuring over 80 figurative works of Anton Smit, including his colossal heads, female forms and warriors. These are arranged around the grounds and gardens of the 240-acre, Grade 1 listed estate, allowing visitors to explore the extraordinary practice of Smit in the open air. Penny …