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Beekeepers are breeding a race of superbees at the Seattle airport

Beekeepers are breeding a race of superbees at the Seattle airport | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
As more hives fall to colony collapse disorder, these pioneers are on a mission to create pollinators that are adapted to survive in the Pacific Northwest.
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Greening Tomorrow.com

Greening Tomorrow.com | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Computer recycling and electronics recycling experts at Greening Tomorrow.com recycle surplus and obsolete electronic equipment.
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Revealed: Asian slave labour producing prawns for supermarkets in US, UK

Revealed: Asian slave labour producing prawns for supermarkets in US, UK | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Thai 'ghost ships' that enslave and even kill workers are linked to global prawn supply chain, Guardian investigation discovers
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Dirt on Gardening: 5 Reasons to Let White Clover Grow in Your Lawn - Hobby Farms

Dirt on Gardening: 5 Reasons to Let White Clover Grow in Your Lawn - Hobby Farms | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Up until the 1950s, white clover was included in every lawn seed mixture and having a lush, clover-infused lawn was thing of pride—especially for farmers. These days, with the heavy usage of lawn weed killers, clover is seen as an enemy of turf grass.
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Cowlick Cottage Farm | I Dig Figs

Cowlick Cottage Farm | I Dig Figs | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Fresh Ripe Fig I was really happy this morning to find a generous handful of fresh figs ripe and ready for us to enjoy. Have you ever feasted upon a fresh fig? I must confess that I never had, until I picked the first one one from our own tree.  A ...
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Introducing new Bee Preservers!

Introducing new Bee Preservers! | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Last year Robin Haglund of Garden Mentors wrote a blog post about the bee hives in her garden. Bees rely on safe sources of water to stay hydrated throughout the summer months. Bees can drown if th...
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Podcast Episode #184: Mike talks with Chris McLaughlin Author of the Book Vertical Vegetable Gardening and A Garden to Dye For

Podcast Episode #184: Mike talks with Chris McLaughlin Author of the Book Vertical Vegetable Gardening and A Garden to Dye For | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
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June 2014 Photo Contest | Briscoe's Seeds for Thought

June 2014 Photo Contest | Briscoe's Seeds for Thought | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
The Growers Exchange Photo Contest Gardening time is here! We love to garden, and we know you do too, so... Show us your best: Herb garden
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clay and limestone: Dear Nursery Owners and Nursery Managers, We Need To know....

clay and limestone: Dear Nursery Owners and Nursery Managers, We Need To know.... | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
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Monsanto vs. the monarchs: The fight to save the world’s most stunning butterfly migration

Monsanto vs. the monarchs: The fight to save the world’s most stunning butterfly migration | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
North America is on the verge of losing one of its most spectacular phenomena, Chip Taylor tells Salon
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Welcome to Roses Inc.

Welcome to Roses Inc. | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Our unique rose nursery in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma offers 600+ rose varieties, plus quality gardening tools, amendments, fertilizers and goodies in our Rose Boutique. Come meet the Rose Pros!
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Community gardens: More beneficial than many think

Community gardens: More beneficial than many think | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
People around the U.S. are increasingly bringing the “green” back to their neighborhoods. In addition to initiatives like Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) and environmental education through the schools, residents are starting to focus much of their attention on building long-lasting landmarks such as community gardens.
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OC Gardeners Lose their Voice; Cindy McNatt Retires | Roger's Gardens Blog

OC Gardeners Lose their Voice; Cindy McNatt Retires | Roger's Gardens Blog | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
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USDA hardiness zone map and plant health and vitality

USDA hardiness zone map and plant health and vitality | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Your USDA Hardiness Zone is based on temperature but other factors which determine the health, vitality, and survival of plants in your garden.
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In the Garden: Garden tour puts spotlight on Spokane Valley - The Spokesman-Review

In the Garden: Garden tour puts spotlight on Spokane Valley - The Spokesman-Review | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
If you enjoy peeking into other people’s gardens, you’ll be happy to hear the garden tour season officially kicks off with “Spokane in Bloom” on Saturday. Put on by the Inland Empire Gardeners, it will feature eight stunning Spokane Valley gardens. Since there’s so much to see, visitors should walk particularly slowly through Karol and Todd Startzel’s garden to avoid missing anything.
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The Farmer's Garden - Buy, sell or trade your excess backyard produce, gardening tools or garden space. Free registration to post classifieds.

The Farmer's Garden - Buy, sell or trade your excess backyard produce, gardening tools or garden space. Free registration to post classifieds. | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
The Farmer's Garden is an online place to make in-person connections between gardeners across the US. Gardeners and
want-to-be gardeners can search and post free classified ads to share excess homegrown produce, garden tools, or gardening space with people in their area.
Food banks can post wanted classifieds for surplus food. This will enable more people to have access to home gardens and healthier food.
The Farmer's Garden wants to build community, one tomato at a time.
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Fortune 500 Company Tells Homeschool Grads To Take A Hike

Fortune 500 Company Tells Homeschool Grads To Take A Hike | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Indiana-based energy company NiSource has taken a big step in discriminatory hiring practices. It was reported earlier this year that a man who had been offered a job with the company had that offer rescinded when it was discovered he was a homeschool graduate. Since that story was reported, NiSource has doubled down on their position, telling the Home School Legal Defense Association that their policy is "firm". They will not be considering homeschool education a valid form of education, and will not hire graduates relying on homeschool diplomas.
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Benefits of Companion Planting in the Garden

Benefits of Companion Planting in the Garden | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Discover the many benefits of companion planting in organic gardening. Rodale Institute hosts the topic on #plantchat
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Dad’s Day

Dad’s Day | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Happy Father’s Day to “Big Daddy.” Creator and founding partner of the “Oui Theory.” The “Qui Theory” was discovered on a Sunday afternoon in Texas. Big Daddy was retired and I worked full time. We had over 200 roses, so after working in the garden all of Saturday, I said on Sunday, “Why don’t we…
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Daylily -- The Easiest Perennial

Daylily -- The Easiest Perennial | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
When asked to suggest just one perennial for a beginning gardener to start with, my answer is always the same — daylily. No other perennial is easier to grow and comes in so many different colors, patterns, forms, and sizes. June is prime daylily time. The big reason we have so many daylilies is that no perennial I know of […]
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The Real Dirt: Lady slipper orchids and other wildflowers can beautify garden | Toronto Star

The Real Dirt: Lady slipper orchids and other wildflowers can beautify garden  | Toronto Star | Annie Haven | Haven Brand | Scoop.it
Taming Wildflowers, by Miriam Goldberger, a helpful how-to guide
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