How Philippine Gardening Culture Inspired Efforts To Promote Food… – Honolulu Civil Beat

When Dr . Susan Mercado accompanied her adolescent son from the Philippines to Hawaii in late 2020, she noticed a vacancy for a food systems and resiliency director at the Hawaii Public Health Institute. A former undersecretary of the Philippine health department with decades of experience as a medical doctor and public health expert, she got the job. This April, […]

Rare corpse flower in bloom at Cairns Botanic Gardens attracts thousands of visitors – ABC News

It might smell like a dead cane toad, but the blooming of what’s affectionately known as the “corpse flower”  is so momentous, people are prepared to fly several hours in order to witness it. Key points: The Amorphophallus titanum is also known as the “corpse flower”  because of its signature pungent smell in blossom A specimen in Cairns has bloomed […]

Expensive energy cuts short free visits to Belgium’s ‘Garden of Santa Claus’ – BusinessWorld Online

LA BRUYERE, Belgium — The Belgian “Garden of Santa Claus, ” which every year offers a free visit to Santa’s office, bedroom, train and sleigh, will be open only 23 days this year instead of the usual 34 days because associated with a surge in energy prices, its organizer said. The work of a Belgian aeronautical engineer, Serge Hennebel, 54, […]

Class publishes new home and garden magazine in Oglethorpe Echo – Grady College – Grady College

The full Home Grown magazine team gathered to celebrate the publication’s release on Thursday, Dec. 8. (Photo: Jackson Schroeder) Those who picked up the Dec. 8 edition of The Oglethorpe Echo newspaper found a new publication, Home Developed, slipped between the paper’s pages.   Home Produced, which is also available online , is a product of Journalism lecturer  Lori Johnston […]