No photo submissions this week, so here’s a few snippets I’ve been saving on the general topic.
There’s a Chill Grey Dawn post right above this one, if you’re desperate to discuss Topic A-for-Awful, so let’s keep this one for respite, okay?
We may try for some drive-by leaf-peeping this afternoon. How’s fall foliage coming along in your area?
And, as always: What’s going on in your garden(s), this week?
AP LIFESTYLES: Gardeners can't control the climate, but they can help protect their plants by looking for "microclimates." https://t.co/J1NWvDBMYQ
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 17, 2020
VIDEO: Quarantined in a Botanical Garden.
Alberto Gomez is spending his lockdown tending to his Botanical Garden, which he created over 40 years ago in Colombia, the second most biodiverse country in the world pic.twitter.com/7coqnOpuDe
— AFP news agency (@AFP) July 9, 2020
Building on a new hanging garden trend, a greenhouse atop a Montreal warehouse growing eggplants and tomatoes to meet demand for locally sourced foods has set a record as the largest in the world https://t.co/OgV0qSs55U pic.twitter.com/NrHneXwpjo
— AFP news agency (@AFP) August 26, 2020
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 22, 2020
Green shoots: Rooftop farming takes off in Singapore.
The space-starved city state is seeing a growing number of rooftop farms as part of a drive to produce more food locally and reduce a heavy reliance on importshttps://t.co/oIErFsOZJr pic.twitter.com/XT1VZxYnxw
— AFP news agency (@AFP) September 30, 2020