Entries in gardening (7)
Join us for interactive ‘backyard’ demos—with local experts—to learn more about container gardening and creating innovative floral arrangements and displays.
It’s a chance to think outside the box and create frogs for arrangements by tying colorful strings and tapes over planters. Discuss which are the best plant selections based on location, lighting, etc. Or, on a ‘low difficulty level’, simply learn the name of different varietals and how to best mix them in vases and planters.
In March of 2009, Patrick Martins and Heritage Foods USA started broadcasting the Heritage Radio Network out of two re-purposed shipping containers.
Located in the back garden of Roberta’s Restaurant in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the station regularly broadcasts over 20 shows focused on food and sustainability.
Featuring in-depth information and conversations from a variety of viewpoints, topics range from gardening to farming, from culinary techniques to financial advice, with a dash of architecture and music.
First, get your hands dirty when The Farm Report hosts talk to farmers across the country; and Greenhorn Radio is ‘by farmers for farmers’ with reports from farming communities painting a picture of the day-to-day life and struggles within the agricultural community.
Next, there’s We Dig Plants—all about gardening and landscape design—and At the Root of It which travels through the world of wine.
There are specials and mini-series for singular topics while A Taste of the Past, gets into the whys and the ways we eat—a look at how food is integral to our culture, our history—and their effects on present food trends.
Take a trip through the foodways of the United States—whether its about southern cooking or food policies—in Hot Grease and experience Brooklyn Eats by taking audio culinary tours throughout NY.
Flash Talks Cash helps explain the financials of opening or running small businesses—as well as managing personal finances—and Burning Down the House is the only weekly show that discusses architecture, design, and the built environment.
And last but not least, The Main Course talks up the food supply chain—from farmer to processor, from distributor to chef—all the way to a plate at home, in a restaurant, or a brown bag at the office. And The Food Seen is a well blended cocktail of food and art—which brings from behind the scenes to the forefront—photographers and artists that make your mouth water with crisp, colorful imagery.
Requiring very little care once planted, maintenance should fit easily into a busy summer schedule of events.
For advice from their volumes of first-class information, check out the Cactus and Succulent Society of America, CSSA. They’re the second oldest society of cactus and succulent enthusiasts in the world founded in 1929.
From angora bunny ears and tiger jaws to cat & kittens and hens & chicks to choose from, the most difficult task might be editing by name!
Usually perennial plants are used since it can take years to complete larger versions—and ivy is a favorite since it grows fast and its vines can be easily wound around forms.
Weather across the country has caused a slow start to the growing season so this weekend could be the perfect time to get one growing.
Simply add a kiss garden sculpture to a properly sized potted plant and help it along. It’ll pop in contrasting red so, for added texture and visual interest, try multiples in landscapes.