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  • Master Gardeners: Uconn Master Gardeners Lend Hand with Planning, Planting and More

    Welcome to this weekly series of articles on plants, gardening and related topics. The columnists, Judith Hsiang and John Cox, are University of Connecticut certified master gardeners. Hsiang is the Master Gardener Program coordinator for New Haven County. The purpose of this series is to address timely topics, offering information and guidance appropriate to Southern Connecticut, with the intent of making your gardening efforts more...

  • Severe Weather Causes Di?Erent Types of Damage to Plants

    ... fine in spite of the drama, but many other plants may be badly damaged in winter without showing obvious symptoms. A Japanese maple has no fleshy leaves with which to "hug" itself, but its bark and roots may be incurring potentially fatal damage. A dwarf conifer is bright green now but may turn brown and drop all its needles next spring. Severe winter weather harms different plants in different ways, at different times and to...

  • Many Factors Determine Plant Survival in the Cold

    Many factors determine survival of landscape plants in severe weather If you have looked at a rhododendron this week, you've seen one species' dramatic response to severely cold weather. Few plants can look quite as pathetic as a rhodie at zero degrees. Seeing those curled, drooping, formerly fleshy leaves, it's tempting to anthropomorphize: The plant is hugging itself, huddling in the snow to keep warm.

  • Cold Causes Concern for Plants

    Earlier this month, Americans added another term to their weather vocabulary: polar vortex. Across much of the U.S., temperatures plunged to record-breaking lows and didn't budge for days. While Yakima escaped the polar vortex, we were slammed with our own bout of record-breaking low temperatures last month.

    ... homeless, stranded travelers, emergency responders and the pets and animals caught in the frigid mess. But when stability returns, I can't help wondering how the plants are doing. I garden in USDA Zone 6b, where a plant's roots will tolerate minimum temperatures of minus 5 to zero degrees. ...

  • New Map: Planting Zones Move Farther North

    Suddenly, ornamental cabbage seems so unnecessary. Who needs a frigid flower wannabe when a balmy winter has so far brought daffodils, camellias, snowdrops and jasmine -- in short, a late-winter blossom party that's making northern gardeners scratch their heads in disbelief.

  • Do Your Homework Before Planting a Tree

    Sally Cunnignham: A friend lost an ancient cherry tree in a prominent location near his house and was going to transplant a wild one from his woods. "No, no!" I said. Yes, doing so sounds both economical and nature- friendly; we love our native trees. Many Prunus (cherries and plums) are in the woods. So, why not?

    ...And, unless you really know the plants, you could be adopting a non-native, invasive plant. Our woods ... as nails (native as far north as West Virginia; hardy to zone 3). * Maackia amurensis (Amur Maackia): Really hardy, tough, ... good street tree; thrives even in Minnesota (or frigid native habitat in Manchuria). Rarely seen. * Metasequoia (Dawn ...

  • Sunrise: Overnight Garage Fire Displaces Family

    An early morning fire in central Colorado Springs temporarily displaced a family of six. The fire started about 2 a.m. Thursday in the garage at 1710 Dixon Drive, according to firefighters. When firefighters arrived, the flames were shooting out of the front door of the garage and the people who lived inside were already out.

    ... old, is sponsored by the Pikes Peak Workforce Center's Youth Zone. Thus far, more than 300 job seekers have registered to attend. ...THURSDAY'S WEATHER. A snowstorm and frigid temperatures originally predicted for Thursday appear to be off ... that are used on ranches, in feedlots and in meat packing plants worldwide. As a person with autism, Grandin also speaks about the ...

  • Stay Frosty Boise

    It's like stepping into your uncle's garage, filled with galactic '80s goodness and retro board games, to boot. One of the only places in town to mix arcade classics, eclectic brews and crazy pizzas like the Mercury Rising: red sauce, pepperoni, jalapeno, pineapple and sriracha. 1221 W. Boise Ave., Boise, 208-258-3871, cosmicpizzaboise.com. With its high ceilings, diversity of taps, wide variety...

    ... chips make this a great place to lean back and sip a frigid brew. 482 W. Main St., Kuna, 208-922-5169, elgallogirokuna.com. ... bar and 23 taps is a perfect hot-day hideout, where you can zone out over a frosty brew. 6928 W. State St., Boise, 208-853-0526, ...34.1. GINO'S. With terra cotta archways and plants at every turn, Gino's can feel a little chain-esque, yet it hosts ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Ivesia webberi

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), propose to designate critical habitat for the Ivesia webberi (Webber's ivesia) under the Endangered Species Act (Act). In total, approximately 2,011 acres (814 hectares) in Plumas, Lassen, and Sierra Counties in northeastern California and Washoe and Douglas Counties in northwestern Nevada fall within the boundaries of the proposed critical...

    ...; Xman--a clayey, smectitic, mesic, shallow Xeric Haplargids; Aldi--a clayey, smectitic, frigid Lithic Ultic Argixerolls; and Barshaad--a fine, smectitic, mesic Aridic Palexeroll (USDA NRCS (U.S. ...1; Witham 2000, p. 16). The shrink-swell of the clay zone, which extends into the subsoil, favors perennials with deep taproots or annuals with shallow roots ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Ivesia webberi

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), designate critical habitat for Ivesia webberi (Webber's ivesia) under the Endangered Species Act (Act). In total, approximately 2,170 acres (879 hectares) in Plumas, Lassen, and Sierra Counties in northeastern California, and in Washoe and Douglas Counties in northwestern Nevada, fall within the boundaries of the critical habitat designation. The...

    ...; Xman--a clayey, smectitic, mesic, shallow Xeric Haplargids; Aldi--a clayey, smectitic, frigid Lithic Ultic Argixerolls; and Barshaad--a fine, smectitic, mesic Aridic Palexeroll (USDA NRCS (U.S. ...1; Witham 2000, p. 16). The shrink-swell of the clay zone, which extends into the subsoil, favors perennials with deep taproots or annuals with shallow roots ...

  • Alaska's Uncertain Food Future

    A typical Gambell dinner would be walrus or seal, boiled with sea veggies, says [Dolly Silook]. Dried fish and seal meat are also staples. But last year's unusual weather not only ruined the walrus hunt, it also spoiled the summer drying season, when villagers air-dry fish - salmon, cod and halibut - and meat on outdoor racks. "It was wet and rained, so the fish couldn't dry," Silook...

    On a blindingly bright, frigid April morning, the first whale hunt of the year gets underway in ...The ice also harms the low-growing plants, such as lichen, essential to the Arctic food web, and seals them ... things point to freshwater conditions and to the coastal zone," says Schmidt. Factors affecting habitat include low water, high ...

  • Start Gardening Season Early with Cold Frames, Hotbeds

    ... and hotbeds are great for starting cool-season plants such as lettuce and spinach, says David Trinklein, horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension. They also let you harden off seedlings you started indoors.

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants:

    ...(approximately 300 m) in elevation. The coastal vegetation zone is typically dry, with annual rainfall of less than approximately 20 inches (in) (50.8 centimeters ...Notice of 12-month. 76 FR 44566-44569. Petition To List the. petition finding,. Frigid Ambersnail as. Not warranted. Endangered. 7/27/2011......... Determination of. Final Listing. 76 FR ...

  • Nuclear Winter Awaits Lone Resident Near Crippled Plant

    Naoto Matsumura claims to be the only man still living within a 12-mile radius of the worst nuclear meltdown since Chernobyl. He lit a cigarette in a bitter wind near the edge of the forbidden zone around Fukushima's crippled nuclear reactors.

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants:

    ... Finding on Notice of 12-Month 76 FR 44566-44569 a Petition to List petition finding, the Frigid. Not warranted. Ambersnail as. Endangered. 7/27/2011............ Determination of. Final Listing. ...Unrestricted development within the El Yunque buffer zone needs to be addressed to determine the impact on the migratory behavior of the species. Conversion ...

  • What's the holdup? How bureaucratic obstacles are undercutting the true potential of American wind power.

    ...Texas . Texas has created the Competitive Renewable Energy Zone (CREZ) system, which allows electricity produced by wind turbines ...For instance, Danish power plants can now recycle their waste to heat their operations, and Denmark ...-about-wind-power/ (declaring wind energy inadequate in frigid temperatures). . (138.) See supra notes 7-12 and accompanying ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants:

    ...Leatherside chub (from 206 species. 12-month petition finding. petition). Frigid ambersnail (from 206 species. 12-month petition finding. petition). Gopher tortoise--eastern ... quality protection measures for new development occurring in the recharge and contributing zones of the Edwards Aquifer. However, Chapter 245 of the. Texas Local Government Code permits ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition to List the San Francisco Bay-Delta Population of the Longfin Smelt as Endangered or Threatened

    ... Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants. Upon publication of this 12-month finding, we will add the Bay-Delta DPS of longfin smelt to o...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants:

    ...comm.). Nonnative species currently occur only within the transition zones and not in the hot thermal habitat of A. rossiae. Additionally, the NPS has an exotic plant ...Leatherside chub (from 206 species. 12-month petition finding. petition). Frigid ambersnail (from 206 species. 12-month petition finding. petition) \3\. Platte River caddisfly ...

  • Waiting to see what winter brings.

    ... the weather phenomena experienced thus far, the impact on plants and gardens has been, at best, mixed. Look at the succession of ...Most gardeners suffer from `zone envy" in that we fool ourselves into believing that we garden in ...Plants may survive farther north than rated for, but a frigid winter can be a reality check. . Woody plants overstimulated with ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants:

    ... patch of previously undocumented Torrey's milkvetch was observed within the construction zone in May 2010 (Forest Service 2010a, p. 2), and is not included as an area for which mitigation is to ...Leatherside chub (from 206 species petition)... 12-month petition finding. Frigid ambersnail (from 206 species petition) \3\. 12-month petition finding. Platte River caddisfly (from ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants:

    ...In some rivers this unstable zone may be extensive. For example, on the Brazos River downstream of Possum Kingdom Reservoir in. Texas ...Notice of 12-month. 76 FR 44566-44569. Petition to List the. petition finding, Not. Frigid Ambersnail as. warranted. Endangered. 7/27/2011.......... Determination of. Final Listing. 76 FR ...

  • Hollies Are Heavenly in the Winter Landscape

    When doing a little Christmas shopping, I was completely mesmerized by the winter landscape of the shopping complex. Not only was it modern with the latest stores and architecture but it also had a nice complement of artistic statuary and water features. The real show, however, came from the planning that went into the landscape that was simply incredible, thanks to the use of hollies. I suspect...

    ... the most durable plant for landscape able to withstand frigid cold and sultry heat. In addition to glossy green leaves found on ...Because hollies are dioecious, meaning male and female plants, this requires you to select female holly varieties if you want ...In zone 6 and warmer try the famous Nellie R Stevens, an English and ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants:

    ...Habitat. The Puerto Rican harlequin butterfly occurs within the subtropical moist forest life zone on limestone-derived soil in the Northern karst. Region (Ewel and Whitmore 1973, p. 25) and in the ...Leatherside chub (from 206 species. 12-month petition finding. petition). Frigid ambersnail (from 206 species. 12-month petition finding. petition) \3\. Platte River caddisfly ...

  • Buy Back Old Cars

    Call it greed! For many, many, many years, the American car industry overcharged the poor, single mothers and the old for cars.

    ... the middle of the hills, rimmed by landscaping of native plants. What little habitat remained would be disrupted and fragmented, ...Titan, a moon of Saturn, is awash with gas and oil. This frigid blob in outer space is tempting to despoil. For many million ... alone, some unknown formed organic life existing in its zone. Now, JPL has uncovered its massive floating field of hydrocarbon ...