Plants and Gardening



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  • Gardening — is the practice of growing plants for their attractive flowers or foliage, and vegetables or fruits for consumption. Gardening is a human activity used to produce edible foods and use plants to beautify their local environmental conditions. Its… …   Wikipedia

  • gardening — /gahrd ning/, n. 1. the act of cultivating or tending a garden. 2. the work or art of a gardener. [1570 80; GARDEN + ING1] * * * Laying out and tending of a garden. Though palatial gardens existed in ancient times, small home gardens became… …   Universalium

  • Gardening journal — A gardening journal helps gardeners improve their efforts over time byproviding a historical record of actions taken, the weather and otherelements and the results. Example data pointsSome data points worth tracking: * planting dates *… …   Wikipedia

  • Plants Plus — is an Australian marketing and buying group operated on behalf of independently owned garden centres. Each member nursery pays an annual fee for membership. In return, they trade under the Plants Plus banner, sell Plants Plus branded garden… …   Wikipedia

  • Gardening for the Million — is a book written by Alfred Pink. It was written for the English gardener. It briefly describes the characteristics of 1252 different plants that may be suitable for English gardens. The book was first published in London by Fisher Unwin in 1904… …   Wikipedia

  • Gardening Australia — Infobox Television show name = Gardening Australia genre = Lifestyle runtime = 30 minutes creator = developer = producer = executive producer = presenter = Jane Edmanson Josh Byrne Jerry Coleby Williams Colin Campbell Meredith Kirton Leonie… …   Wikipedia

  • HortPark - The Gardening Hub — [National Parks Board, Singapore] HortPark is a one stop gardening hub, bringing together gardening related, recreational, educational, research and retial activities under one big canopy in a park setting. The 23 hectare regional park is a… …   Wikipedia

  • guerrilla gardening — (guh.RIL.uh GAR.duh.ning) n. The surreptitious or unauthorized planting of flowers, shrubs, vegetables, and other flora in a public space. n. guerrilla gardener. n. guerrilla garden. Example Citation: Sam Tylicki calls himself a guerrilla… …   New words

  • intentional gardening — pp. Gardening with a specific purpose in mind, such as providing food or improving the environment. Example Citations: As bees and bats disappear from many jurisdictions, the incorporation of trees, shrubs and plants that attract animals and… …   New words

  • extreme gardening — n. Gardening that takes places in hostile or difficult conditions. Example Citation: Gardening has long enjoyed the reputation as the most leisurely of leisure activities, a gentle hobby that produces beauty, serenity and compost. And so it may… …   New words