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COLUMN: A gardener’s perspective on Decoration Day

The Argus Press 28 May 2023
With an average frost free date of May 30 for Owosso, we’re pretty safe to begin planting all of our flowers and vegetables, and a three-day weekend gives us a little more time to get the projects completed. In the rush to plant gardens, open cottages and generally start the summer, it’s also important to remember the real reason for the holiday.

Ask the Master Gardener: Bring the heat with these hot pepper options for your garden

Brainerd Dispatch 28 May 2023
For the best success, wait until June to plant them in your garden ... Planting a tree? Follow these steps to help it flourish for years ... How many plants should I put in a 10- and 12-inch pot? ... As a general rule, use three to four 4-inch potted plants per 10- to 12-inch container and four to six 4-inch potted plants per 14- to 16-inch container.

Japan’s hot-spring bathers are blocking geothermal energy plants

Economist 28 May 2023
last December the Nakao Geothermal Power Plant began using steam from them to generate electricity ... Though many geologists reckon there is little chance of geothermal plants negatively affecting bathing pools (which are generally filled by much shallower pools than the wells which geothermal prospectors look for), the onsen industry is unconvinced.

Japan’s hot-spring resorts are blocking geothermal energy plants

Economist 28 May 2023
Though many geologists reckon there is little chance of geothermal plants negatively affecting bathing pools (which are generally filled by much shallower aquifers than the hydrothermal reservoirs geothermal prospectors look for), the onsen industry is unconvinced.

Grow Your Own Future

Moosejaw Today 28 May 2023
I have already watered all the new areas that were planted with perennials last season a couple of times. Looking at the winds, the temperatures and listening to what the plants are telling me, I will be hauling out the hoses again today.  ... This encourages deep rooting of your plants which helps them to withstand short periods of drought.

Attendance at new, 334-acre Saginaw park off to fast start, officials say

Michigan Live 28 May 2023
“There’s been really, really great early usage out there.” ... The site also features parking spaces and three miles of developed trails. The property — located on the west side of the Saginaw River, across the water from Wickes Park — since the early 20th century housed General Motors Corp. operations, including the Saginaw Malleable Iron Plant ... ....

Meet Mark Plaster: He helps nonprofits with strategic planning and developing leaders

The Suburbanite 28 May 2023
Mark Plaster graduated from Garfield High School in Akron and then went on to earn a bachelor’s in engineering from the University of Akron ... “All of my clients are not-for-profit organizations with lean budgets and staffs,” he said ... "My current clients have nowhere near the same resources ... Plant lover and general manager of Glass Garden of Canton ... .

NASA didn’t publish study on snake plants providing life-saving oxygen

The Berkshire Eagle 27 May 2023
A NASA study found that six to eight snake plants in a room with no airflow is enough for human survival. The agency therefore recommends 15 to 18 plants for an 1,800-square-foot home ... The claim may be a distortion of a 1989 NASA report focused on whether indoor plants can help clean the air, not sustain human life.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Chatanooga Times Free Press 27 May 2023
Both pages list the products as coming in "general adult sizing" and offer adult XS as the smallest size for sale ... Posts sharing the claims generally include a video first tweeted by a reporter for the Washington Examiner, who said it shows migrants boarding a flight from Brownsville, Texas, to Dallas. .

Not real news: Here's a look at what didn't happen this week

Mooresville Tribune 27 May 2023
Tina Turner, unstoppable superstar whose hits included 'What's Love Got to Do With It,' has died at 83 Woman missing from Mooresville assisted living facility As Toyota nears first major hiring phase for NC plant, it says more people interested in working there than at any of its U.S.

Opinion: The exciting possibilities that open up when you rip up your lawn

CNN 27 May 2023
Now that it’s spring (and summer isn’t far behind) it’s wonderful to find ways to grow plants — whether in a community plot, a yard or even in a balcony pot — and to savor the possibilities of growth and renewal gardens can offer us ... But it’s not Mediterranean, right? In general, native plants have been easier to tend.

Mexico energy regulator gives natural gas 'clean' label, drawing criticism

Reuters 27 May 2023
Mexico's Energy Regulatory Commission, known by CRE for its initials in Spanish, on Friday announced changes to standards for energy efficiency measurements for power plants ... fuel, "will be considered clean electric energy" if the plants meet certain requirements.

Letter: Say, ‘no’ to costly mandates on WNY automobile industry

The Buffalo News 27 May 2023
Western New York has a long history of auto manufacturing presence in the area that have provided good-paying jobs to generations. This is largely because of General Motors and Ford and the billions they spend on local businesses that supply components and services to their plants. Public officials like U.S. Sen. Schumer and Gov ... Ken Pokalsky ... ....

ROSEN, GLOBAL INVESTOR COUNSEL, Encourages Microvast Holdings, Inc. Investors with Losses to Inquire About Securities ...

Victoria Advocate 27 May 2023
NEW YORK, May 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ --. WHY ... (NASDAQ ... The Rosen Law Firm is preparing a class action seeking recovery of investor losses. WHAT TO DO NEXT ... Microvast has been in talks with the DoE over the grant to help build a plant in Tennessee to support its work with General Motors developing specialized electric vehicle batteries ... WHY ROSEN LAW ... ....

OK, What Does 'Intuitive Eating' Actually Mean?

The Marshall News Messenger 27 May 2023
Spend time scrolling through TikTok and Instagram, and you may find yourself getting whiplash ... Intuitive eating, coined in 1995, has more than 2 million ... Related ... When Aunt Meryl reminds you to clean your plate, you tell her you're full and pivot to discussing the weather.You generally eat a plant-based diet because it makes you feel good ... Related.

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