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Earth's First Land Plants May Have Sprouted 80 Million Years Earlier Than Previously Thought
Earth's First Land Plants May Have Sprouted 80 Million Years Earlier Than Previously ThoughtEarly life on land looked similar to this lava field in Iceland, consisting of cyanobacteria, mosses, and lichens. (Image: Paul Kenrick) For hundreds of millions of years, life on Earth was a purely aquatic phenomenon. The jump from the oceans to the ...read more
Source: io9
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:55:00 GMT
After removing dead tree from garden, can that wood be used in fireplace?
After removing dead tree from garden, can that wood be used in fireplace?I have a couple of large trees (oak and white ash) to remove in my garden this year and was wondering if I can use the wood for an indoor fireplace. When is a good time to do this removal work? — Josh Nichols, Morton Grove Winter is a good time to remove ...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:15:00 GMT
This garden in southern New Hampshire was designed to shine, even in winter
This garden in southern New Hampshire was designed to shine, even in winterIn 1999, Joseph Valentine and his wife, Paula Hunter, bought Juniper Hill Farm, a 30-acre property in New Hampshire’s Monadnock Region. Their goal was to renovate its 1789 saltbox-style house for weekend getaways. “This project was the right size for ...read more
Source: Boston.com
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:13:00 GMT
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Announces Its First 10-Year Franchise Renewal
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Announces Its First 10-Year Franchise RenewalBetter Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC has announced its first 10-year franchise renewal from Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Florida 1st. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Florida 1st, part of the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Founder’s ...read more
Source: RISMedia
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:42:00 GMT
Plants colonized the earth 100 million years earlier than previously thought
Plants colonized the earth 100 million years earlier than previously thoughtFor the first four billion years of Earth’s history, our planet’s continents would have been devoid of all life except microbes. All of this changed with the origin of land plants from their pond scum relatives, greening the continents and creating ...read more
Source: Astrobio
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:28:00 GMT
Drink Outside at These Bars and Beer Gardens, Open for Warm Weather
Drink Outside at These Bars and Beer Gardens, Open for Warm WeatherWith a February forecast of 70s and sunny, these outdoor bars and beer gardens are open for business (at least until the weather turns cold again). The 14th Street beer and barbecue garden reopens at 5 PM on Tuesday due to the warm weather, and plans to ...read more
Source: Washingtonian
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:39:00 GMT
Learn about orchids with Pottawatomie Garden Club
Learn about orchids with Pottawatomie Garden ClubThe Pottawatomie Garden Club, now celebrating its 90th year, will begin 2018 with a presentation on orchids. Don White will speak about how to raise and care for orchids and teach people to become successful orchid growers. After the program, he will have ...read more
Source: Daily Herald
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:55:00 GMT
City imposes death sentence ... on veggie garden
City imposes death sentence ... on veggie gardenAll Hermine Ricketts and husband Tom Carroll want to do is raise a few vegetables for their dinner table, just as they’ve done for nearly two decades. But their city – and now the courts in Florida – have said no, so they will have to await the ...read more
Source: WorldNetDaily
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:23:00 GMT
Miami County Home And Garden Show
Miami County Home And Garden ShowIt”s that time of year where many of you are counting down the days to spring and planning your big projects around the house. The Miami County Home and Garden Show is the place to help you get started on all your home improvement projects! The ...read more
Source: WDTN
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:29:00 GMT
Paine Art Center and Garden's Rooms of Blooms returns March 1
Paine Art Center and Garden's Rooms of Blooms returns March 1Experience the vibrant colors and delightful aromas of more than 100 fresh, floral creations that fill the Paine Art Center and Gardens during Rooms of Blooms. The popular floral show returns March 1 through 4 and 8 through 11. A biennial celebration of ...read more
Source: Northwestern Media
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:11:00 GMT