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5 Simple Life Lessons From The Garden

5 Simple Life Lessons From The Garden | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
I can personally attest to the comfort that gardening provides me. And, I will go even further by saying that I have learned, and continue to learn, some valuable life lessons through my garden.
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Gina Stepp's comment, March 30, 2012 1:35 AM
Very resonant! The crabgrass in my rose garden is the most outstanding example in my experience of her lesson that:

"you cannot control everything. No matter how much I learn about gardening, how many classes I take, how many books I have read or consult, so that I do everything “right,” something can, and will, still go wrong. And, that is just like life, things just happen, we cannot control everything no matter how much we might think we can."

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Les événements climatiques extrêmes, nouvelle réalité

Les événements climatiques extrêmes, nouvelle réalité | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

Sécheresses intenses, pluies diluviennes, tempêtes tropicales et autres ouragans dévastateurs : les coups durs du climat se sont multipliés et intensifiés au cours de la dernière décennie. C'est ce que conclut une étude publiée dans Nature climate change lundi.

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Conserving biodiversity hotspots 'could bring world's poor $500bn a year'

Conserving biodiversity hotspots 'could bring world's poor $500bn a year' | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Study puts economic value on the indirect ecosystem services provided by the world's poorest people...
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Une sécheresse exceptionnelle frappe l'Europe (An exceptional drought is hitting Europe)

Une sécheresse exceptionnelle frappe l'Europe (An exceptional drought is hitting Europe) | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Le mois de février a été le plus sec depuis plus d'un demi-siècle dans certaines régions...

 

"The month of February was the driest for more than half a century in certain areas..."

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Look what’s struggling to swim the Thames now… trout

Look what’s struggling to swim the Thames now… trout | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Increasing numbers of rivers in towns and cities in Britain are now so clean that anglers are fly-fishing in them for trout and grayling, which are specialised clean-water species, a new book says.
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Stephen Harrison's curator insight, October 10, 2013 2:48 PM

This is what I like to hear. I'll be all over the river Douglas before long just for old times sake.

The Planetary Archives Digital University | San Francisco California's curator insight, December 21, 2013 4:17 PM

Now let's see this in the US of A....

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Garden starlings in UK decline by 79%

Garden starlings in UK decline by 79% | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

Numbers of starlings spotted in public's gardens has fallen by almost four-fifths since 1979, the RSPB reveals. What can we do to help?

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Home, Sweet Earth

Home, Sweet Earth | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Fifty years have passed since 67 countries participated in the global physical science project known as the International Geophysical Year.
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Drought will cause a 'wildlife tragedy', says Environment Agency

Drought will cause a 'wildlife tragedy', says Environment Agency | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it
Much of Britain's wildlife, from dragonflies to water voles, faces a difficult summer because of the drought, the Environment Agency has warned.
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