- Purdue Extension concentrating state fair farm programs Updated: Jul-29-15 4:11 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Purdue Extension will concentrate its agriculture exhibits in a single spot during next month's Indiana State Fair.
- Putrid-smelling flower attracts large crowds in California Updated: Jul-27-15 2:45 pm
BERKELEY, California - Officials with UC Berkeley's botanical garden say the garden had its busiest day in more than a decade as people flocked to get a whiff of the "corpse flower," a plant known for its pungent odor.
- Program 'breath of fresh air' for youth at District shelter Updated: Jul-26-15 9:04 am
WASHINGTON - The children at the D.C. General shelter call him "Master Dong." He shows up six days a week bearing fresh fruit and something even rarer and more precious at this overcrowded facility for homeless families: organized, outside fun.
- Craigslist founder gives group $10,000 for composting toilet Updated: Jul-22-15 5:15 pm
MORRISTOWN, New Jersey - The founder of Craigslist has donated $10,000 for a composting toilet that will be named in his honor by a northern New Jersey organization.
- Arizona law stakes claim over unauthorized campaign signs Updated: Jul-19-15 3:55 pm
PHOENIX - With city elections in Phoenix next month and 2016 races around the corner, Arizona regulators are warning people that they might need to pull up stakes on the many campaign signs on lawns and street corners.
- Big Green Monster cukes? Rooftop garden thrives at Fenway Updated: Jul-17-15 3:09 pm
BOSTON - There's more green at Fenway Park than the infield or the monster wall.
- City of Lincoln to build greenhouse to store plants Updated: Jul-14-15 5:34 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Plans call for construction to finish later this year on a nearly $115,000 greenhouse in Lincoln that would store plants during the colder months.
- Smithsonian launching effort to capture diversity of plants Updated: Jul-09-15 4:19 am
WASHINGTON - Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution are launching a new initiative with the U.S. Botanic Garden and National Arboretum to capture the genomic diversity of the world's living plants.
- Moorhead's Heritage Garden vandalized over holiday weekend Updated: Jul-07-15 2:32 pm
MOORHEAD, Minnesota - Moorhead police are looking for whoever vandalized the city's newly planted Heritage Garden over the Fourth of July weekend.
- Junction City declares 'moderate' water emergency Updated: Jul-07-15 12:14 pm
JUNCTION CITY, Oregon - Like many of his neighbors, Junction City resident Tom Endersby found the notice hanging from his doorknob Monday morning, alerting him that the city had ordered homes and businesses to restrict their outdoor water use in order to conserve the capacity of municipal wells.
- Chinese families of Yale students grow a garden, tradition Updated: Jul-07-15 1:47 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A once-vacant city block at the northern edge of Yale University has been transformed into a garden by the extended families of graduate and professional students from China.
- Rapid City community garden working to save monarchs Updated: Jul-03-15 6:34 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A community garden in Rapid City is working with an international nonprofit organization to help preserve the monarch butterfly.
- Los Angeles loses appeal of gardener's discrimination case Updated: Jul-01-15 6:18 am
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles may have to pay a former park groundskeeper more than $4 million after a state appeal court affirmed a verdict for racial and disability discrimination.
- Future of struggling Muncie neighborhood could rest on faith Updated: Jun-30-15 9:23 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - What does it take to save a Muncie neighborhood characterized by a consultant as beyond rehabilitation?