Here are a few June gardening tasks and projects you can do to keep your lawn and garden looking its best for the rest of this season.General maintenance• Check all containers daily, watering when necessary; they can dry out quickly. Protect hanging containers from high winds.• Mulch 2 to 3 inches to retain moisture and reduce weeds.• Eradicate weeds before they get out of hand.Flowers• Nasturtium, marigold, zinnia, sunflowers, hyacinth bean vine, morning glory and cardinal flower vine seeds can be sown directly in the soil.• Plant gladiola corms weekly to extend bloom period.• Stake leggy plants such as delphinium, liatris and foxglove. Many species of penstemon also benefit from staking.• As lupine blooms fade, check the plant for aphids. An infestation of these tiny white creatures can occur overnight and kill the plant. Spraying plants thoroughly with an insecticidal soap should get rid of them.• Pinch back aster and mums for bushier … [Read more...] about Year-round gardening: June garden calendar
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By Jeffrey Sparshott WSJ Wed., May 15, 2019 This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning. Jeff Sparshott here to take you through key developments in the global economy. Today we'll focus on falling U.S. birthrates, the escalating trade fight with China, Germany's rebound and Japan's dalliance with Modern Monetary Theory. Send us your questions, comments and suggestions by replying to this email. The Baby Bust Well after the U.S.-China trade fight is history, America's economy will still be living with the consequences of a fertility slump. Many demographers believed that births would rebound as the economy recovered from the last recession, but that hasn’t materialized. Why? Teenagers and unmarried women are having fewer babies, Hispanic fertility rates are lower and more women are obtaining college degrees, Anthony DeBarros and Janet Adamy report. Article Continued … [Read more...] about Real Time Economics: Why Aren’t Americans Having More Babies?
Hyung-jin Kim, Associated Press Updated 7:14 pm PDT, Thursday, April 11, 2019 In this April 9, 2019, photo, Lee Dong Kil's daughter Lee Yoon Seol sits to celebrate her the 100th day of the birth at Lee's house in Daejeon, South Korea. Just two hours after Lee’s daughter was born on New Year’s Eve, the clock struck midnight, 2019 was ushered in, and the infant became 2-years-old. She wasn’t alone, though it happened for her quicker than most: Every baby born in South Korea last year became 2 on Jan. 1. less In this April 9, 2019, photo, Lee Dong Kil's daughter Lee Yoon Seol sits to celebrate her the 100th day of the birth at Lee's house in Daejeon, South Korea. Just two hours after Lee’s daughter was born on New ... more Photo: Ahn Young-joon, AP Photo: Ahn Young-joon, AP … [Read more...] about S. Korean babies born Dec. 31 become 2-year-olds next day
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An Aylesbury man is running five marathons in four weeks in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital in April and May 2019. Mark Grieves is undertaking the challenge to raise funds for the London based children's hospital which helped care for his brother's daughter after she was born for a rare condition.Mark's challenge begins running the Brighton marathon on April 14, before a local marathon around the track at Stoke Mandeville Stadium on his own on Saturday April 20.Eight days later, Mark will take on the world-famous London Marathon course, before tackling the Isle of Wight challenge over the May Bank Holiday weekend, where he will run 67.2 miles in two days.Mark took up the story of his motivation to run for Great Ormond Street.He said: "Last year, my brother and his partner had a beautiful baby girl named Summer."After a pretty traumatic labour Summer was not breathing when she was born and was immediately taken to an intensive care unit."After being stabilised, doctors and the … [Read more...] about Bierton man running five marathons in four weeks for Great Ormond Street Hospital