Growing Local Collaborative Increases Food Deliveries and Resources in NOLA Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Today, the various organizations that make up the Growing Local Collaborative – Recirculating Farms Coalition, Top Box Foods Louisiana, SPROUT NOLA, New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee, and Liberty’s Kitchen – in partnership with Market Umbrella and the Crescent City Farmers Market, are ramping up efforts to keep New Orleans residents fed and healthy by organizing food distribution from farms to families and mapping important resources.

Giroud Tree and Lawn explains how to identify the difference between mole and vole damage on lawns, trees and shrubs

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. — Mole and vole damage to lawns, trees and shrubs is common in Pennsylvania, but identifying the difference between the two can be confusing. Each of these two pests can cause mild to serious damage on a homeowners property, and late winter is when the effects are often seen.

Landscape Design Book Follows Cookbook Format with DIY Garden Recipes

ATLANTA, Ga. — “Garden Design Recipes: Design Without the Designer” (ISBN: 978-1734260007) by April Harden is a DIY-garden design book that provides easy-to-follow instructions. Set up in a recipe-style format, there are garden design recipes for how to create 75 different gardens in multiple zones across the country.

Tree Crashes on to Glenside Home because of Hidden Danger Inside Trunk

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. — It’s late on Friday afternoon, and a Glenside homeowner is out running errands when her cell phone starts dinging with text messages. She checks her phone to find alerts from her neighbors: a tall Hemlock Tree has crashed down onto her house in the 60 mph wind gusts! Thankfully Giroud Tree and Lawn’s ISA Certified Arborist, Mike Chenail was able to assess the tree ASAP.

Now is the Time to Set Up a Spring Lawn Care Program

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. — It’s 7 am on a chilly Wednesday morning in February. Giroud Lawn Care Technician, Bill Krowchena, climbs into his lawn service truck with a large Dunkin Donuts coffee. He takes a sip before he starts paging through his clipboard and notes. “We have a lot of stops today, so I need my coffee!”

Casa Romantica Shares the Beauty of Place in New Exhibit at John Wayne Airport

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, an award-winning southern California 501(c)(3) nonprofit, celebrated the opening of its new exhibit on display at John Wayne Airport on Saturday, February 8.

Homeowners Beware of Dead Tree Branches

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. — A dead tree branch is often a signal of a hidden health issue, and if a tree has a lot of deadwood it could be a big problem! Insect invasions, disease, and poor root systems are just a few reasons why a tree might be in distress, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. Here are a few tips to help homeowners spot problems and take action.

EPIC Launches National Farm and Ranch Practice

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today they are expanding their insurance offering in the Farm & Ranch Insurance market with the practice being led by Chris Moore (President, EPIC Farm & Ranch).

How to Revive Your Property This New Year

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. — The start of a new year is the perfect time to schedule a full property evaluation with an ISA Certified Arborist and Lawn Care Expert. After a compete inspection, they can develop a step-by-step plan to revive the property this year. From Pruning trees to starting a lawn care program, homeowners can breathe new life into the yard and garden.

Katie Otto Joins California Farmland Trust Team

ELK GROVE, Calif. — The California Farmland Trust (CFT) is pleased to announce Katie Otto as their new Development and Operations Director. She joins the CFT team after 12 years with the California FFA Foundation (Foundation) and brings her deep roots and experience with agriculture, fundraising and finance management to the organization.