Seeds: Green Acres catches spring fever with new Rocklin nursery
Nothing motivates Sacramento gardeners like a warm day in late winter.
With recent temperatures in the 70s, we’re in a planting mood. That same spring fever prompted the owners of Green Acres Nursery & Supply to go into overdrive and open their newest Rocklin location three weeks early.
With little fanfare, the Sacramento-based, family-owned chain welcomed eager customers to its fifth nursery within minutes of passing its final inspections on Feb. 24, said spokeswoman Tami Kint.
Source: Sacbee Website

Dulles Capital Remodel and Garden Show Attracts Thousands
The Capital Remodel and Garden Show at the Dulles Expo Center last weekend enticed and entertained thousands of homeowners with hundreds of products and services related to the inside and outside of their homes.
A big draw this year was the guest appearance of four DIY television personalities: HGTV’s “Property Brothers” Drew and Jonathan Scott, and "Old Home Love" stars Andy and Candis Meredith.
Source: Fairfaxtimes Website

Home & Garden Show Expects Strong Numbers
Home & Garden Show Expects Strong Numbers After More New Special Housing Areas Confirmed
Organiser of the North Shore Home & Garden Show, Daniel Joll, has released a statement confirming that he expects visitor numbers at the Show to continue to be strong in coming years after the recent announcement by Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith and Auckland Mayor Len Brown detailing more Special Housing Areas in Auckland.
Source: Scoop Website

9 brilliant storage hacks to organise your home and garden
As spring approaches, many people are considering a spring clean to de-clutter their homes and gardens.
But without plenty of storage, your big clean-up could mean all you do is move stuff from one room to the corner of another.
The best advice is always to throw something out or give it to charity every time you bring something new into the house.
Source: Home.bt Website

Kellie gets the springtime blues
Following in the tradition of Thomas Erskine, the 6th Earl of Kellie, the National Trust for Scotland’s Kellie Castle, near Pittenweem, is hosting an evening of music this Friday.
Acclaimed blues guitarist and singer Sir Peter Erskine will perform live in the place that so inspired his ancestor.
Kellie and Cambo Estate in nearby Kingsbarns have been linked for centuries, through the Erskine family connection.

Source: Fifetoday Website