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Archive for July 2014

July 3, 2014

 

disney horticulture

Disney Horticulture

Roughly 80% of the Walt Disney World resort flowers are irrigated using reclaimed water.

July 10, 2014

 

Disney Topiary

In the 1960s, at Walt Disney’s request, Bill Evans and the Disney horticultural team began to experiment with topiary.

July 17, 2014

 

WAFA flower arrangement

World Association Of Flower Arrangers

Ireland concluded its tenure as the WAFA host country after the June 2014 flower show, and Barbados has begun its three year term.

July 24, 2014

 

bee dance

Bad For Bees

Some of the plants we buy for our gardens are pretreated with neonicotinoid pesticides that are harmful to bees.

July 31, 2014

 

turtlehead

Snappy Little Turtleheads

An interesting native wildflower that grows naturally in wet meadows is chelone lyonii.

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