Tag: gardening zones

How to create a wine-growing space in your backyard

The world’s most prolific wine growing region is set to become a new hub for the wine industry.The Southwestern United States has been experiencing a wine boom since the 1970s.With a population of about 20 million people, the region produces more than 90% of the world’s grapes.The region is...

Gardening zones for beginners and advanced gardeners

Longwood Gardens, in a community that boasts of its diverse gardens, is hosting a workshop on the topic of growing your own plants.The workshop will be held Tuesday, May 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Longwood Garden and Botanical Gardens.The workshops are geared toward novice and advanced...

NJ governor signs bill to expand NJ agriculture program

NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Gov.Chris Christie signed legislation Tuesday that will allow local governments to establish garden zones, gardens, or other landscaping resources in agricultural districts that can’t afford to build their own.The Garden Zones Act, which was co-sponsored by Assemblyman Tom MacArthur and Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, expands...