Delphinium

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Delphinium
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Finally, hollyhock success

After years of trying on and off, I've finally gotten at least this far with one of my bugaboo plants: The hollyhocks are blooming! That might not seem like much to crow about, but given my failed efforts over the years to grow this seemingly effortless ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Astilbe, Delphinium, Insect
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Dahlia: the perfect summer romance

By Tod Palenski Awapuni NurseriesAfter a blossoming romance this summer? Let me introduce you to the delightful dahlia. If you've had enough of those needy, high-maintenance varieties, dahlia might just be the fresh start you're after.After all, this ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Gardening: Criticisms pave the way for a proper patio

“A bit wonky?” I countered. “No, I think the word you’re looking for is ‘rustic’”Now that the greenhouse has gone to pastures new, the space I’d earmarked for it stood barren, neglected and bare.A rootle around the garden soon produced an odd assortment ... [Published Hinckley Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Partnering with Mother Nature is not always easy

Last week I wrote about the fair. This week I feel like writing about the unfair.I was feeling smug because rather than trying to do everything myself, I decided to go into partnership with nature.It would be easy. More than half my entries would come ... [Published Helena Independent - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

A secret garden in Belfast reveals its charm

Fairy lights and a hemp rope pergola; a tunnel of Romano beans and giant zucchini that grow upright; tipsy pots on rebar stakes and an old headboard tucked among a bed of delphinium; these delights (and countless others) await visitors on Friday, .. ... [Published Waldo County Village Soup - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Cheerful flowers rarely feel blue

Blue must be unpopular with the more common of pollinators.After all, colorful flowers are designed to attract some sort of vector to exchange pollen.It seems that most pollinators like yellow. Red and pink (which is actually a tint of red) seem to be ... [Published Santa Maria Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

A piece of paradise in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

10:32 AM ET 6:38Michael and Cora Best's flower garden is exploding with colour - delphiniums, lilies, roses, marigolds, you name it, the garden is just about in full-bloom. As a result, the couple definitely has their fair share of visitors! ... [Published CBC - Aug 11 2014]
Entities: Delphinium
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Truth or fiction? 'Coffee for Roses' blasts garden myths with common sense

It’s hard to resist the stately beauty of “Blue Dawn” or “Centurion Sky Blue” delphiniums. Each spring, they’re near the top of my plant shopping list.Although they’re described as perennials, they don’t return every year in my garden. In fact, they don’t ... [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

What Was She Thinking?

Aug. 7, 20146:45 p.m.A part of my border I consider boring, and I have been fiddling with the area a lot this year.  Last summer I made several changes, including moving the medium height alchemilla (Lady's Mantle) to the back of the border because it ... [Published Milford Daily News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

A good time to look ahead

Published at 07:36, Wednesday, 06 August 2014HIGH summer is here – the buzz of insect life and exquisite butterflies is all around us.Now that your garden is blooming, you can also see clearly see where you would like to plant something extra.An elegant ... [Published Hexham Courant - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Eliminating standing water helps get rid of mosquitoes

A company sprayed my neighbor's yard for mosquitoes, but when I called the company it admitted that its chemical killed all kinds of insects, including pollinators and beneficials. So I don't want to do that, but we are getting eaten alive by mosquitoes ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Secret Garden: Ford Ranch

Nestled in a mountain canyon where Hemingway spent his summers, Queen Elizabeth II popped by to visit friends, and rodeo is still a main event, lies the cultivated oasis of Ford Ranch. Acquired by Joan F. Wallick and Robert L. Wallick Sr. in 1976, the ... [Published NOWNESS - Jul 29 2014]

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"So I would be thrust into classrooms as the new kid" she explains. That made her hyper vigilant about recognizing subtle differences between the rules of each new place...
...quite aa few drive-bys," the 63-year-old Dawson, who is responsible for building the trap, said early Thursday evening while standing in her yard. "Someone said I should put it outside the gate so people could get their pictures taken with it."
Why do you garden: "I love the beauty of it, I do flowering plants and I also enjoy being close to nature. I find it therapeutic; it's a great stress-reducer."

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Finally, hollyhock success [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 26 2014]
Dahlia: the perfect summer romance [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 25 2014]
Green manure crops make rapid growth [Published Otago Daily Times - Aug 21 2014]
There are many ways to distract deer from the g... [Published Cape Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
Top five ways to wipe out slugs in your garden [Published Daily Express - Aug 20 2014]
Gardening: Criticisms pave the way for a proper... [Published Hinckley Times - Aug 20 2014]
SAF Members elect eight to serve on association... [Published FloraCulture - Aug 19 2014]
Partnering with Mother Nature is not always easy [Published Helena Independent - Aug 17 2014]
Lois Lowry Says 'The Giver' Was Inspired By Her... [Published NPR - Aug 16 2014]
Fairbanks couple adds giant moose trap to yard [Published Fort Mills Times - Aug 16 2014]
5 local celebs reveal their favorite space that... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 15 2014]
A secret garden in Belfast reveals its charm [Published Waldo County Village Soup - Aug 15 2014]
Jungle warfare in the garden [Published The Scottish Farmer - Aug 14 2014]
Growing season marked by abundance [Published Homer News - Aug 14 2014]
Five Arrested On Drug Charges [Published Greene Publishing Inc - Aug 12 2014]
4-H tables add to the fun of the Doge Couty Fair [Published Fremont Tribune - Aug 12 2014]
Cheerful flowers rarely feel blue [Published Santa Maria Times - Aug 12 2014]
A piece of paradise in Happy Valley-Goose Bay [Published CBC - Aug 11 2014]
Truth or fiction? 'Coffee for Roses' blasts gar... [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - Aug 11 2014]
Glorious gardens [Published Times Union - Aug 10 2014]
Alys Fowler: blue flowers [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 09 2014]
Cheerful Flowers Rarely Feel Blue [Published Canyon News - Aug 08 2014]
What Was She Thinking? [Published Milford Daily News - Aug 08 2014]
Apartment laundry machines burgled [Columbia Cr... [Published Howard County Times - Aug 07 2014]
Three arrested inside Elkridge Elementary [Howa... [Published Howard County Times - Aug 07 2014]
A good time to look ahead [Published Hexham Courant - Aug 07 2014]
Morinville gardeners dig in for contest [Published St. Albert Gazette - Aug 06 2014]
Unusual Suspects: Fringe comics’ fashion makeover [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 05 2014]
Eliminating standing water helps get rid of mos... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 02 2014]
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