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Annual spring fund-raiser blooms despite weather
By CARL RYAN BLADE STAFF WRITER Chilly winds and intermittent sprinkles weren’t enough to dampen the enthusiasm of gardeners Saturday at the Toledo Botanical Garden’s annual spring plant sale. The horticultural enthusiasts turned out by the hundreds, browsing through more than 8,000 plants, as part of the Mother’s Day weekend event that is an important fund-raiser for the organization. The plant …

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Watch: Wolfson Children’s Hospital garden
Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s pediatric patients now have a rooftop herb and vegetable garden to tend, weed and feed, the ultimate goal to raise healthy stuff to be used in the hospital’s cafeteria. The planting began Tuesday morning.

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Garden Calendar
Saturday: Mid-South Hosta Society: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 8765 Plantation Oaks, Cordova. Annual Plant Sale and Garden Tour. Call 753-6473.

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New White Wine Release & Book Signing
Join us in the tasting room at Canelo HIlls Vineyard & Winery for the first day of our new white wines, including the ‘09 Riesling and ‘09 Sauvignon Blanc. Ken Jackson, our cowboy-doctor friend from our days on the White Mountain Apache Reservation, will be here signing copies of his book, Manifest West. And Joel Blumenthal of the Herb Garden will have a delightful assortment of spring treats …

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Herbs add kick to variety of dishes
The Sunshine Center’s Backyard Herb Sale features a wide variety of herbs that can be used to add fresh flavors to many dishes.

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Garden calendar
New Trenton Community Garden Seeks Volunteers: No gardening experience needed. Today-May 19. 3101 West Road, Trenton. 734-675-7300. Metropolitan Rose Society and Grosse Pointe Rose Society Meeting: With Dr. Jim Hering. 7:15 p.m. Fri. American Polish Cultural Center, 2975 E. Maple, Troy. 586-293-3755.

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Vegetables — and lessons — to sprout in school’s garden
Martinsville elementary students on Wednesday planted the seeds for a future filled with green beans, corn and stellar SOL scores. Students at Patrick Henry Elementary School planted vegetables in the school’s first vegetable garden Wednesday morning.

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Rare opportunity to visit gardening personality’s own garden
Gardening Australia presenter Jerry Coleby-Williams is opening his own garden to visitors for one weekend only Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 May 2010 exclusively through Australia’s Open Garden Scheme.

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Arthur Blank’s garden featured on Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour
Arthur and Stephanie Blank’s West Paces Ferry garden is a blend of formal and informal design, but one thing remains a constant in this landscape: This is classic Southern gardening.

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Dill does it all: Delicate plans is Herb of the Year
The tension builds as the announcement nears. Will the 2010 Herb of the Year be mint or another perennial favorite? Has garlic–not really an herb, but a contender nonetheless–sufficiently ramped up its campaign?

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I have never really gardened much at all or potted a plant for that matter but my thumb is “itching” to start somewhere and I want to start an indoor herb garden. Help!


Asheville Herb Festival opens today
ASHEVILLE — More than 50 herb, garden and craft vendors will participate in the Asheville Herb Festival Friday-Sunday at the WNC Farmers Market, Brevard Road.

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Asheville Herb Festival opens today
More than 50 herb, garden and craft vendors will participate in the Asheville Herb Festival today-Sunday at the WNC Farmers Market, Brevard Road, Asheville. The festival features herb plants, perennials, heirloom tomato starts and more, such as medicinal herbs, herbal soaps and crafts.

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Sunset herb fest returns for 14th year
The 14th annual Sunset Herb and Garden Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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Herb garden for children
THE special children of Tasputra Perkim can now undergo outdoor therapy in a whole new environment at the centre’s newly-created herb garden.

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Visiting Jerry’s garden, Bellis
Jerry Coleby-Williams lives on 810 square metres at Wynnum, and – as twenty lucky 612 listeners witnessed – half of that is productive garden.

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I just asked about this and got some great responces about outdoor cilantro, but mines in door. Its in sunlight, and I water the plants regularly. The cilantro looks limp, and I always get my plants to a certain part, then they don’t grow. Has anyone used the Chia Herb Garden? How is the cilantro supposed to look. Any suggestions on care?
It is about 3 weeks old. Just droopy, don’t know if I’m doing it right.


help me with my herb garden?

by admin on February 1, 2010

I have an indoor herb garden consisting of Rosemary, Tyme and Parsley. I planted them a few weeks ago but they don’t seem to be growing, in fact they seem to be dying. They have a good amount of sunshine and water, but they also sit in front of my air conditioner that runs constantly at 70. could this be whats killing them?