How to involve your children in your quarantine garden

Gardening and gardening are great ways to teach your children about growth, life, and responsibility, and it also gives you the opportunity to spend quality time together. “There are a lot of benefits to including your kids in gardening projects,” said Bailey Carson, an expert at Angi’s House. “First, it’s a great opportunity for them to get their hands dirty …

Rochdale News | News headlines | Springhill Hospice Orchard to Pay Tribute to Judge North West in Bloom

Date published: July 21, 2021 From left to right: Councilor Phillip Massey (Rochdale in Bloom committee member), Robert Clegg (administrator), Nick Dent (chief gardener), Neil Williams (president of the Rotary Club of Rochdale), Sam Wells (CEO ) Rochdale in Bloom and the Rotary Club of Rochdale have partnered to support Springhill Hospice by commemorating the memory of the late and …

Try these fun date ideas in and around Fayetteville NC

Tired of virtual meetings? Prepare to meet that special someone face to face at one of the many perfect hangouts in the Fayetteville area. There are many places in Cumberland County that function as the perfect meeting points. Here are a few. Winter Flower Tea Address: 238 Hay Street Website. Winterbloom Tea offers freshly brewed tea and tea-based cocktails. This …

Great week | July 21-28

Nanny Nikki Music Concert Wednesday, July 28, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Zoom with the River Forest Public Library All ages are welcome for this special musical spectacle aimed at the youngest. Register: riverforestlibrary.librarymarket.com/events/nanny-nikki-music-concert. Must See Before It’s Gone – Botanic Garden The Musical Until Thursday July 22, 7 p.m. Live Outdoors with 16th Street Theater When Kate is desperate …

Two corpse flowers ready to bloom at the Huntington Library – NBC Los Angeles

Two corpse flowers are expected to bloom this week at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. Stinkie grew 2.5 inches on Sunday to 76.5 inches and Green Boy from 1.5 inches to 71.5 inches, according to Susan Turner-Lowe, vice president of communications and marketing for The Huntington. Limited in-person tours with required masks will begin …

Fuck no! Facebook snafu creates problems for gardening group

Moderating a Facebook gardening group in western New York City is not without its challenges. There are complaints of woolly bugs, bad weather, and novice members who insist on using dish detergent on their plants. And then there’s the word “hoe”. Facebook’s algorithms sometimes flag this particular word as “violating community standards,” apparently referring to a different word, a word …

Mendota reporter | Kish Launches Virtual Farming Workshop Series

MALTA – Kishwaukee College’s community education program has launched a new series of agricultural workshops that highlight various aspects of agriculture and food production. All lessons will take place virtually. The new series includes several different courses this summer that will teach participants about self-directed farming practices, which can be turned into entrepreneurial opportunities. Local experts will explore topics such …

West side of Salt Lake County welcomes new and improved parks

Communities on the west side of Salt Lake County are welcoming new parks and improvements to existing ones this summer and fall, as outdoor spaces continue to be popular gathering places during the ongoing pandemic. New features in the parks include playgrounds, play areas and, in Taylorsville, loving volunteer labor to teach residents about gardening. County residents want to see …

Portsmouth couple hold firm in consumer battle with Bosch over lawnmower repair

The retired couple were stunned when their mower was packaged for just two months out of warranty, leaving them at odds with the company after a quote for a failed engine replacement exceeded the original purchase price. Phil told Streetwise that they have been completely satisfied with Bosch devices large and small and have always found them reliable and well …

Trainee horticulturist joins Birmingham Botanic Gardens

Birmingham Botanic Gardens, the heritage attraction and independent educational charity, have welcomed a new intern gardener as they continue their commitment to training the next generation of horticulturalists. He secured funding from the National Gardens Bursary Scheme to allow 32-year-old Liz Jones to do a 12-month internship. She joined Matt Padbury, 25, who began his Finnis Scott Foundation-supported intern program …