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Easter eggs? Here are two in Garden Warfare — including the Slender Man – Polygon

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014

Easter eggs? Here are two in Garden Warfare — including the Slender ManPolygonIn the spirit of today’s holiday, here are a couple of Easter eggs in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, including a cameo by that loathsome ghoul Slender Man. There also is an Easter egg, building on an earlier one discovered, that references Outset …     

Spring cleaning and free compost: Your guide to Saturday, April 26, clean-up … – Bay City Times

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014

Spring cleaning and free compost: Your guide to Saturday, April 26, clean-up …Bay City TimesResidents who ordered trees or shrubs through ReLeaf Michigan also can pick up their plants during the event at the Bay City Electric location. Proceeds go toward ReLeaf … The Bay City Parks and Recreation Department is supplying the garbage bags and …     

Orchid people: Couple enjoys spreading their love of plants – Times-Standard

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014

Orchid people: Couple enjoys spreading their love of plantsTimes-StandardOwner of Antich Automotive in Eureka Michael Connerley said he’s the kind of person who can kill anything that grows and that having Orchids for the People provide plants through a business leasing program for his customers’ enjoyment has been a … and more     

Quick tasks for yard, garden – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014

Quick tasks for yard, gardenFort Wayne Journal GazetteSticks can savage mower blades, he says, and leaves can “shade out turf, and encourage mold to grow underneath them.” Don’t worry about … While you’re at it, pull weeds and any spent plants from the vegetable garden. Dump some of those leaves on it …     

New buzz around ‘bee-safe’ plants – La Crosse Tribune

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014

New buzz around ‘bee-safe’ plantsLa Crosse TribuneGardeners shopping for plants this spring at Bachman’s nurseries in Minnesota will find some new signs in the soil: The company will begin telling customers which of its plants are safe for bees. Bachman’s is now … It’s a hot issue for nurseries and …     

Jesus booed at TD Garden, on Easter Sunday, by the worst people alive (Video) – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Yahoo Sports (blog)If you’ve read the New Testament, you probably know by now that Jesus is a big fan of gardens. The last place he went before his arrest was the Garden of Gethsemane. And most recently, he was spotted at the TD Garden, where the Bruins and Red Wings … and more    

Despite cold, drought, Botanic Garden nears bloom – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Despite cold, drought, Botanic Garden nears bloomFort Worth Star TelegramFORT WORTH — Tuesday, a crisp and brilliant spring day, brought the first evidence that drought, disease and an unusually cold and gloomy winter will not have the final word at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. A few weeks late but just in time for …     

Easter morning fire in Garden City kills woman, sends 5 to hospitals – The State

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

The StateCrews from the Murrells Inlet/Garden City Beach and Horry County fire departments responded to a three-story raised beach house on Calhoun Drive in Garden City around 3:50 a.m. for a reported fire. The woman was pronounced dead on the scene, said …One dead, five hospitalized in early Easter morning Garden City fireWBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC1 dead, 5 taken to hospital after house fire in Garden CityWECT-TV61…

Pee in reservoir; reverse 9-1-1 issues; Japanese Garden growth; Common Core … – The Oregonian

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Pee in reservoir; reverse 9-1-1 issues; Japanese Garden growth; Common Core …The OregonianThe shooting also wounded Officer Jeffrey Dorn. Read full coverage. Northwest. Japanese Garden growth. A significant expansion announced by the Portland Japanese Garden is drawing concerns among neighbors over parking and traffic. Downtown.     

Paul Flowers to be quizzed over cover-up of child sex at Cyril Smith school – Daily Mail

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Daily MailFormer Co-op chairman Paul Flowers will be formally questioned about his role in an alleged ‘cover-up’ of appalling sex abuse at a school founded by paedophile MP Cyril Smith. The Mail on Sunday can reveal the ex-Methodist minister faces an official … and more    

Not yet! Still too early to plant your garden – Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Not yet! Still too early to plant your gardenRick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNewsPlants likely damaged by light frost include beans, cucumbers, eggplants, muskmelon, spinach, okra, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, and winter squash. Plants that can withstand light … (Check the zone map here …     

Ancient Soil Found Under Greenland Ice Sheet Dates Back 2.7 Million Years – Huffington Post

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Huffington PostIf the soil under Summit has been buried for 2.7 million years, then the discovery implies the ice sheet has never fully melted, even when the Earth went through an incredible natural warming swing 130,000 years ago — one as warm as this century’s …2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland’s IceNBCNews.com all 83 news articles    

Allow all garden centre to open on Easter Sunday, says Horticultural Trades … – The Independent

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

The IndependentGarden centres play a key role in facilitating us to do so and give us the opportunity to explore the vast variety of plants and flowers Mother Nature has to offer.” The HTA added that the industry was not attempting “to undermine the arguments for …All garden centres ‘should be open on Easter Sunday’BBC News all 2 news articles    

Not yet! Still to early/chilly to plant your garden – Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Not yet! Still to early/chilly to plant your gardenRick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNewsAfter a long winter, it’s no wonder so many Minnesotans are dying to enjoy outdoor activities. If you’re gunning to get your garden going, take a deep breath and be patient a bit longer. Otherwise, your labor – and the expense of the plants and …     

Need to garden? 17 things you can plant now in Michigan – The Flint Journal

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Need to garden? 17 things you can plant now in MichiganThe Flint JournalWith the winter we just had, you might think we will never be able to plant a garden this year. That is not true. … Fertilization recommedations for your soil will be given to you based on what you want to grow in the sampled soil. The cost of the …     

Fundraiser will help bring back Garden City’s Gardenville – Hometownlife.com

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Fundraiser will help bring back Garden City’s GardenvilleHometownlife.comA special Euchre Night fundraiser to raise money to purchase plants for Gardenville, a community garden in Garden City, is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, at Good Hope Lutheran Church, 28680 Cherry Hill. Registration is at 6:15 p.m. and the games …     

Native plants from native soils – Roanoke Times

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Native plants from native soilsRoanoke Times… in biological sciences. The family is involved with establishing a native species vegetable garden with fellow Virginia Tech students, faculty and community members. burgs gardenproject2 042014 … Professor Sam Cook planted the seed during a …     

Blooming Easter: Pope Francis Celebrates in Full Floral Style – NBCNews.com

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Blooming Easter: Pope Francis Celebrates in Full Floral StyleNBCNews.comFlowers from the Netherlands decorate St. Peter’s Square as Pope Francis arrives to celebrate an Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the the Vatican, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Francis is celebrating Christianity’s most joyous day, Easter Sunday, under … and more     

In the Garden: And the winners for plants of the year are … – Concord Monitor

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

In the Garden: And the winners for plants of the year are …Concord Monitor“Serenita Pink” angelonia, a plant that has spikes of deep pink flowers with dark centers. Plants grow 10 to 12 inches tall and 8 to 10 inches wide, are drought resistant and are not attractive to deer or rabbits. Called summer snapdragon, it is easy …     

IN THE HIGH DESERT GARDEN: Bold and colorful statements in the garden – Sierra Vista Herald

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014

IN THE HIGH DESERT GARDEN: Bold and colorful statements in the gardenSierra Vista HeraldIn my little desert garden, I grow a variety of species, the Gaura and Calylophus are part of this family, but as I have written about these lovely plants before, I will set them aside. My first … This plant can grow up to three feet high, depending …     

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