None of the Park Ridge Garden Club members had to lift a finger to water the hanging baskets during Saturday’s plant sale. The rain did that for them. Given that the club has a 92-year history of selling plants, rain or shine, however – it was started in 1929 –Read More →

Whether it’s a tailor-made serape robe for lazy Sunday mornings salvaged from a boutique hotel in an Austin hideaway, or a mouth-blown glass decanter picked from a store in detail of a bucolic Tennessee property, the wares in hotel stores these days often represent the forefront of the region’s tastes.Read More →

An Alice topiary sits in the ‘Alice’s Adventures in the Garden’ exhibit at the Memphis Botanic Garden May 10 in Memphis, Tennessee. The exhibition will remain open until October 31. (Christine Tannous/The Commercial Appeal) Published in 1865, Lewis Carroll’s eerie, whimsical and surreal masterpiece “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” has inspiredRead More →

Russia claimed on Friday that its troops had “completely liberated” the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol – the last stronghold of Ukrainian resistance in the otherwise Russian-occupied southern city. CNN cannot independently verify that all Ukrainian troops have left the steel mill. Ukraine has yet to confirm Russia’s claims, which ifRead More →

By JOHN BEIFUSS, The Commercial Appeal MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Published in 1865, Lewis Carroll’s eerie, whimsical and surreal masterpiece, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” has inspired films, plays, drawings, songs and cartoons. At the Memphis Botanical Garden, it inspired foliage. To be more specific, the Queen with her flamingo croquetRead More →

What are the best garden gnomes? Garden gnomes are a great way to add style to your garden, yard, home or office. Still, traditional gnomes may not match your personality. Luckily, there are plenty of goofy gnomes out there. Funny garden gnomes are ideal for those who like to laugh,Read More →

STAUNTON – The Staunton Tractor Supply has completed its renovation, Staunton Parks and Recreation is celebrating 50 years, and Groovin’ on the Greenway is back in Waynesboro – here’s the buzz. Tractor Supply gets upgrades in Staunton The Staunton Tractor Supply recently completed store renovations. The upgrades include a new,Read More →

The mixed-use resort at the Embassy Manyata Business Park, which includes a dual-brand hotel, sets a new benchmark for hospitality in the area. Leading global hotel company Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Embassy Office Parks REIT (Embassy REIT), India’s first publicly traded real estate investment trust, announced the opening of HiltonRead More →

A massive 16-storey tower could have been sandwiched between Middlesbrough Town Hall and the Central Library as part of a £40million scheme, plans have revealed. However, the Wellbeing Towers and Winter Gardens scheme was scrapped, but not before the council had spent £145,000 appointing a development manager, architects, cost consultantsRead More →

Colorado Springs — Motorists will see pre-construction work on Interstate-25 (between Fillmore Street and Garden of the Gods Road). This work will require nightly I-25 lane closures. Work will begin at 9 p.m. with the closure of the two interior lanes from southbound I-25, then transitioning to northbound I-25. TrafficRead More →

When Instagram first launched in 2010, it was probably just a flash on most retailers’ radars, attributed to another social media fad like its predecessors Facebook, Twitter and Myspace. However, Facebook eventually flourished and the user-friendly interface made marketing a breeze for most garden centers. Even now, most garden centersRead More →

Portland, OR – Drake’s 7 Dees Landscaping and Garden Center installs high-end residential gardens and outdoor living spaces informed by their proven, award-winning process. They offer comprehensive services, which is a great advantage for their clients because they don’t have to spend a lot of time coordinating between designers, contractors,Read More →

Garden of Oneness Multicultural Event Saturday May 14 The Beloved’s Unity Garden Celebration, a multicultural event promoting unity, peace, love, and inclusion is from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at the Encinitas Community and Senior Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr. Highlights include a community collaborative art exhibitRead More →

Anna’s Perennials Nursery & Gardens, located in Kawartha Lakes between Lindsay and Bobcaygeon, is one of 10 gardening businesses featured this year on the Peterborough and Area Garden Route. Anna’s Perennials specializes in perennials and invites visitors to stroll through their gardens several times a season because there’s always somethingRead More →

Platform unveiled a new beer garden and menu ahead of summer. Register to our GlasgowWorld Today newsletter Platform’s Lane is a new urban oasis that comfortably seats over 100 people outdoors and is adorned with decorative pergolas, colorful festoon lighting and flowery hanging baskets. Located in a cobbled lane nextRead More →

photo: Alice Gao THE TABLETOP THE AVENUE Houston, TX Expert hostess Lyndsey Zorich brings her talent for setting memorable tables to The Avenue, her Houston boutique and online collection of handcrafted housewares. onlytheavenue.com Clockwise from top: • Napkins The tiny droopy flowers on these D’Ascoli cotton napkins bring a littleRead More →

Pro-Russian troops stand guard next to a bus transporting evacuees near a temporary accommodation center in the village of Bezimenne in Donetsk region, Ukraine, May 1. (Alexander Ermoshenko/Reuters) The self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) says that in the 24 hours to 8 a.m. Wednesday (local time), a total of 517Read More →

Nonna’s Marinara Bed: Bursting with tomatoes, basil, thyme, onions and garlic. The Three Sisters Gtegan: corn in the center, with white beans twisting the corn stalks and squash at the base. These crop composites were among four themed vegetable gardens last year at the Levy Senior Center, organized by theRead More →

Culver’s Garden Center & Greenhouse celebrated 25 seasons in retail and 40 years in the lawn and landscaping industry with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, April 21. Four decades ago, at the age of 12, Todd Culver began his entrepreneurial journey mowing lawns and founding Culver’s Lawn Mowing Company. TwoRead More →

The first Tavern Garden Market of the season is on view at the Greenwich Historical Society’s historic Cos Cob campus at 47 Strickland Road. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. The market will feature homewares including locally sourced organic produce, farm-to-table, farm-fresh eggs, baked goods,Read More →

Pierre’s SD Discovery Center is celebrating the opening of its new treehouse by staying open until 6 p.m. today (an additional hour) in honor of Arbor Day in South Dakota (29 April 2022). As part of Arbor Day activities, some elementary school students in Pierre and Stanley counties received aRead More →

This Small Heath garden designed by TV star Charlie Dimmock has been left to rot after years of ‘neglect’, say local residents. Now the Paradise Moghul garden has been closed for several years, preventing residents from enjoying it. “The Moghul Garden” was a collaborative design by television gardener Charlie DimmockRead More →

Lvov, Ukraine “Outside of the metallurgical industry, few had heard of Mariupol’s Azovstal Steel and Iron Works before it became the site of a desperate last stand against the invading Russian forces. But for weeks the world has been gripped by the battle raging around the steel mills on theRead More →

desert floor DATES: May 6-15TIME: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.PRICE: Included with general admission Awaken your senses and soothe your soul with the healing power of nature. Discover and connect with a variety of cultural and healing traditions from around the world. Relax and restore your energy andRead More →

KITCHEN SUPPLIES STORE Peppercorn 1235 Pearl Street, Boulder, 303-449-5847 Silver: McGuckin Hardware Bronze: On the Table Bolder Weekly readers say nothing beats kitchen utensils Peppercorn. Independently owned and operated on Pearl Street since 1977, Peppercorn offers a welcoming atmosphere filled with style and warmth. From simple to sleek, there’s noRead More →

Restaurant manager, 35, who transformed his flat 18th-floor balcony into a lush oasis during lockdown is selected to showcase ‘small-scale gardening’ at the Chelsea Flower Show Jason Williams, 35, has transformed his garden with a flat balcony on the 18th floor in Manchester He worked as a restaurant manager beforeRead More →

juefraphoto / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on Living on the Cheap. Most of the rain that falls on your property is collected by gutters or runs off driveways and patios onto the street. All of this runoff is diverted into the stormwater drainage system which ultimately dischargesRead More →

Strathcona Garden Goods Vancouver, BC, | Do you love coffee culture as well as ethical brands for home and personal care? Are you a social media whiz with an eye for design? In this fun, multi-faceted role, you’re responsible for assisting the General Manager with the day-to-day activities of ourRead More →

Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s sudden embrace of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant is both bittersweet and long overdue. Whitmer on Wednesday asked U.S. taxpayers for more money to maintain the Lake Michigan nuclear power plant, which is scheduled to close on May 31. “Keeping Palisades open is a top priority,” WhitmerRead More →

The first bird that captured Isaiah Scott’s imagination doesn’t appear in any field guide. “It’s an extinct bird known as the ‘terror bird,’” he says, a prehistoric flightless carnivore more terrifying for its bone-crushing beak and gargantuan size than for its ridiculously small wings. . While his teachers gave lessons,Read More →

Yuliya Nogovitsyna, director of program development at the Tabletochki Children’s Cancer Foundation, speaks with CNN from Poland on Wednesday. (CNN) The director of Ukraine’s largest childhood cancer foundation said a tireless effort by volunteers, doctors and government officials in Ukraine and abroad was needed to put the children on cancerRead More →

The Portland Japanese Garden organization acquired the Salvation Army campus near Forest Park in Northwest Portland to expand educational and cultural programs, including festivals and art exhibits, beyond the Hilltop property from the garden three miles away in Southwest Portland’s Washington Park. After a renovation, the new location at 2640Read More →

Roses are a flower par excellence, synonymous with romance and beauty! Beyond their beauty, many roses are edible and are a mainstay of Middle Eastern, Chinese, and Indian cuisines (via WebMD). Rose flower is extremely aromatic and colorful, which lends itself well to jams and cakes. Roses are incredibly nutritious:Read More →

In the UK, a land of ruined castles, watchtowers and country gardens, there is such a reverence for 18th-century follies – whimsical and sometimes charmingly unnecessary buildings – that an organization called Folly Fellowship was created “to protect, preserve and promote follies, caves and garden buildings. In the southern UnitedRead More →