10 Extraordinary Gardens
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As the breadbasket of the country, California is known for its bountiful harvests of everything from avocados to grapes. But the Golden State is also home to …

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La Batalla de Flores de Laredo
August 21, 2017 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on La Batalla de Flores de Laredo
La Batalla de Flores de Laredo

On your way to to Spain, Road Trips Gardener? The “Battle of the Flowers” takes place in Laredo Friday (August 25, 2017).
The streets of the town of Laredo in Cantabria, Spain, are filled with an …

How Does Rock Become Soil? Slowly!
August 20, 2017 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on How Does Rock Become Soil? Slowly!
How Does Rock Become Soil? Slowly!

Nature’s way of forming soil takes a great deal of patience, notes the the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA).
“Rock starts becoming soil the moment it is exposed to the environment,” says soil scientist Barbara-Ann …

Harrowgate Garden and Flower Show in September
August 18, 2017 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Harrowgate Garden and Flower Show in September
Harrowgate Garden and Flower Show in September

The autumn show at Harrowgate takes place September 15 through 17, 2017, in the Regional Agricultural Centre, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England.
The show is open from 9:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. (Sunday, until …

Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois
August 7, 2017 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois
Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois

The line between farms and gardens is sometimes blurred — but not here. The latest in industrial food production will be on display during the 64th annual Farm Progress Show. It’s set for August 29 …

Are Your Plants Waxing Poetic?
August 6, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Are Your Plants Waxing Poetic?
Are Your Plants Waxing Poetic?

Did you know that plants and soil communicate —- even without the advantage of words.
“Plants do ‘talk’ on one level simply by responding to their soil environment,” writes Jake Mowrer of Texas A&M University/AgriLife Extension …

Dahlia Show in Everett, Washington
August 4, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Dahlia Show in Everett, Washington
Dahlia Show in Everett, Washington

A Dahlia Show takes place August 19 and 20, 2017, in Floral Hall at Forest Park, 802 Est Mukilteo Boulevard, Everett, Washington.
Hours are 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. …