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  James City County: Oldest in Our Nation
James City County also realized that industrial and technology based businesses were emerging as strong elements of the local economy during this last decade of the Twentieth Century.
Enjoy touring the foundations of old "James Cittie," the ruins of the ancient church tower, the Robert Hunt Shrine, the Memorial Cross, the foundations of one of the colony's early statehouses, and the ongoing archaeological excavations.
James City County's surviving nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century homes, farm buildings, and businesses are concentrated on or near Richmond Road in the upper County towns of Lightfoot, Norge and Toano, and scattered through the older areas along the Chickahominy River.
www.james-city.va.us /visitors/history.html   (2004 words)

 James Oliver, Inventor of the Oliver Chilled Plow
When James Oliver (pictured) was born to his parents, George Oliver, a shepherd, and his wife, Elizabeth Irving, August 28, 1823, in the tiny village of Newcastleton, Scotland, it may have been hard to imagine that this child of humble beginnings would become one of America’s most influential inventors and industrialists.
Because James was ignorant of American farm life, he did could not hitch a horse to a wagon, mistakenly pulled up corn by the roots looking for the ears, and had never seen a cook stove and had no idea how to use one.
James’ wife, Susan, had been in poor health with a heart condition, and her death on September 13, 1902, was a severe blow to him.
www.centerforhistory.org /james_oliver.html   (3182 words)

 European Cup - Florence
This left james feeling very unwell the week of the race but he hoped that when he competed that he would be ok. His time of 3:47 was disappointing and his 8th place not good enough to get through to the final.
In only his second 3km in four years james controlled the race, and was never out of the top two pasinng 1km in 2:47 and 2km in 5:33, the pace picked up but james waited till 300m left before blasting away and then crusing the final 50m.
With little sleep and rest james was back in his racing spikes and controlled the race to kick away to a 2 second victory (and 4th title) in a controlled 4:03.37- not bad after a 2:05+ first half.
members.tripod.com /jamesthie/id29.html   (930 words)

 Saint James Cathedral - Gardens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The gardens at St. James are green oases in the dense concrete landscape of the Cathedral District neighborhood.
The gardens are maintained by volunteers from the Cathedral.
James Gardens Ministry is looking for a few volunteers to help us look after the gardens surrounding the cathedral.
www.saintjamescathedral.org /gardens.asp   (271 words)

 James C. Rose - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James C. Rose (1913-1991) was a prominent landscape architect and author of the twentieth century.
James C. Rose was one of the pioneers of modernism in landscape architecture.
James C. Rose's greatest impact on landscape architecture was as a catalyst for the modernism movement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/James_C._Rose   (877 words)

 © ASLA.org
The publication is directed at garden historians, preservationists, landscape architects, plants enthusiasts, gardeners, and individuals interested in the history of the South who wish to experience the glorious gardens that flourished in the region from 1820 through 1860.
A variety of fences were employed during the antebellum period in gardens and landscapes.
Gardens of the antebellum South were generally formal in nature, featuring a variety of geometric patterns.
www.asla.org /awards/2004/04winners/entry319.html   (355 words)

 James Garden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
James Garden is a major formal garden park under the Metro Parks system.
The garden area is traversed by a small watercourse and includes designed small pond areas and waterfalls.
The outflow from the gardens is a small, slow moving brook with a narrow band of surrounding wetland.
www.interlog.com /~archnow/Sampling_maps/James_garden.html   (83 words)

 Gardening : Weeds : Natural Beauty : Home & Garden Television
In one spot in his landscape, James has a bed that was planted with white azaleas years ago, but it's been neglected and now overgrown with vines, tree seedlings, weeds and grass.
James prunes the azaleas lightly to improve their overall appearance.
What was once a wild, overgrown area is now more tame and attractive, and James wants to plant some of his favorite woodland plants such as hostas and ferns.
hgtv.com /hgtv/gl_plants_weeds/article/0,1785,HGTV_3617_1397150,00.html   (644 words)

 James Gardens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
James Gardens, on the west bank of the Humber River, is known for its flower gardens, stone pathways and mature trees.
In 1908, Fred T. James purchased the land and for the next 40 years he carefully transformed his property into a picturesque garden where public visitors were always welcome.
Before their main home was built in 1927, James lived in the coach-house that still stands next door.
www.toronto.com /community/listing/000-213-439   (146 words)

 Front News Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
James addressed a wide variety of issues, from higher education cuts to K-12 increases, tort reform to welfare reform, partial-birth abortions to the children of Alabama.
James said what keeps Alabama behind is the abundance of fourand two-year colleges and technical schools.
Gullage ruled the terms of former Auburn trustees Bobby Lowder and James Tatum had expired that repeated lawsuits and that attempts to regain their positions on the board were in vain.
www.auburn.edu /student_info/plainsman/archives/97WI/0206/front.html   (3426 words)

 Gardening : Zones : Twilight Zones : Home & Garden Television
Most gardeners are familiar with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Plant Hardiness Zones, which were established several decades ago and revised in the early 1990s.
"There are all kinds of gardeners out there, from the weekend warrior whose primary goal is to have the best-looking lawn on the block to the horticultural hardcores who spend countless hours tending their ever-expanding palette of rare and unusual plants," James says.
I'd encourage casual gardeners to stick with plants that are rated for their specific area, if not their actual zone.
www.hgtv.com /hgtv/gl_seasonal_zones/article/0,1785,HGTV_3631_1399487,00.html   (579 words)

 Royal Horticultural Society - Chelsea Flower Show 2006: Marshall-James Garden Development Show Garden
In addition, a discreet trackway of dinosaur footprints, specially loaned from the quarry where they were found will weave through the garden from front to back as a reminder of our connection with the distant past.
The plants for the garden are sourced from Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Gardens, and with the exception of a few species requiring greenhouse protection, have been proven to over-winter outside in Dorset with occasional drops in temperature to -4C.
Nick set up his own garden design business after moving to West Dorset 11 years ago and counts himself as incredibly fortunate to be doing a job that gives him so much pleasure.
www.rhs.org.uk /chelsea/2006/exhibitors/show_gardens/marshalljames.asp   (644 words)

The gardens were established in 1944 by Sir James Horlick, then owner of the island.
Sir James was a keen gardener and plantsman, with a particular interest in Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Camellias.
At Achamore Gardens, Sir James created a unique environment into which he planted a tapestry of camellias, azaleas and various sub-tropical shrubs as well as many unique species of rhododendron.
www.gigha.org.uk /gardens/AchamoreProject.php   (530 words)

 Nonprofit community organization against gang violence - Brooklyn, NY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The James E. Davis Stop Violence Foundation (JEDSVF) was named after Honorable Councilman James E. Davis who was assassinated inside of New York City Hall on July 23, 2003, while trying to pass legislation ending violence in the workplace.
James E. Davis was a Minister, a New York City Correctional Officer, NYC Transit Officer, NYC Police Officer, and Police Academy Instructor.
The James E. Davis Stop Violence Foundation is managed by Dedicated To The Struggle, Inc. (D.T.T.S., Inc), which is a 501 c 3 IRS tax-exempt organization.
www.jamesedavissvf.com   (394 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Books | News | Romance lives for Erica James
This year's Romantic Novel of the Year award has gone to best-selling novelist Erica James, for her novel set amid the gardens of Lake Como in Italy, Gardens Of Delight.
James, who has been shortlisted for the award four times previously for her novels Airs And Graces, Act Of Faith, Precious Time, and Love And Devotion, beat six other shortlisted authors to the title, including two former winners of the award, Audrey Howard and Jojo Moyes.
James was presented with a £10,000 cheque at the annual awards lunch at the Savoy Hotel in London, today.
books.guardian.co.uk /news/articles/0,,1757850,00.html   (375 words)

 Cedarthorn Gardens
Cedarthorn Gardens is an AHS Display Garden developed in 1992 by Bobby and Louise James.
We are also a daylily hybridizing garden with multiple seedling beds in various stages of development and grow approximately 3000 seedlings.
Explanations are posted at each garden with complete descriptions and data whether it be the registered data of a particular daylily, the hybridizing cross parents and related data, or the garden itself and how it works in the general scheme that is Cedarthorn Gardens.
daylily.net /gardens/cedarthorn   (513 words)

 Jeremy James   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Equal parts city and country, he combines elements of folk, rock, country, and pop to create a song that is just as likely to incite one to political action as it is to make one mourn a lost love.
James' use of bare guitar rhythms further highlight the artist's lyrical power.
James is an old soul whose new release is more colorful than its name suggests.
www.jeremyjamesmusic.com /about.htm   (608 words)

 Timber Press: James Adams
James: The problem happens when gardeners try to grow herbs in a climate that is not what they prefer.
James: My gardens change as my family changes, but play, food, and ornamentals are always there in fairly equal proportions.
I think gardeners are more aware of the possibilities open to them, and garden centers are certainly trying to educate newer gardeners to the excitement of edible landscape plants.
www.timberpress.com /authors/id.cfm/184   (608 words)

 Virginia Gardens: Virginia Is For Lovers
Virginia's Historic Garden Week now in its 73rd season, is the oldest and largest statewide house and garden tours in the nation, featuring 30 tours of both public and private homes and estates.
For visitors keen on visiting gardens throughout the year, Virginia encompasses a large number of public gardens that are stunning to tour, many open year around.
The garden served as an inspiration for much of her poetry and may be toured by appointment only.
www.virginia.org /site/features.asp?FeatureID=28&Rgn=10000   (1225 words)

 UT Gardens - Meet the Staff
Susan Hamilton is the Director of the University of Tennessee Gardens, directing the UT Gardens toward a bright future in education, research, display, and public relations.
As Associate Professor in the Plant Sciences Department, Dr. Hamilton utilizes the UT Gardens to teach two classes in herbaceous ornamental plants and three classes in Public Horticulture, which prepares students for work in botanical gardens, urban horticulture, and education.
James has been in his current position as UT Gardens Curator since 1999, where he oversees the production of over 700 cultivars of bedding plants, hanging baskets, and container plants that are used for research purposes and evaluated for performance in the gardens.
web.utk.edu /~sconlon/staff.html   (496 words)

 Better Homes and Gardens St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
The small, discreet ad titled "Cash Prizes for Letters about Gardening" also made a simple request of readers: "Why not send fifty cents for a year's subscription to 'Garden, Fruit and Home' at the same time?" In truth no such magazine yet existed; nor would it be published until 1922.
By facilitating the dialogue that has constructed the ideal of housing, Better Homes and Garden helped to define exactly where home and life come together in the American experience.
Obviously, a national institution had been created and the private sector, through Better Homes and Gardens, would be responsible for perpetuating the jump start that the federal government had offered to systematizing and organizing American home design and construction.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100116   (869 words)

 5 Carlton Gardens, St. James's, London SW1
The seclusion of Carlton Gardens ensures peace and tranquillity, a perfect marriage with prestige and excellence, which emanates from this magnificent new development.
Quietly situated at the far end of Carlton Gardens, No. 5 is approached through peaceful, newly landscaped gardens, leading to the exclusive entrance hall, manned by a concierge.
The environs of Carlton Gardens are marked by historical and political importance as much as by their great natural beauty.
www.wetherell.co.uk /brochure9_1.htm   (1314 words)

 Hambleton District Council - St James Green gardens & Todds Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This area behind St James's Green gardens between the Waterside and Todd's Court developments is currently overgrown wasteland and there may be sufficient space for the construction of a flood bank with a maximum height of 2.6m.
If the extent of the bank footprint is unacceptable the more expensive alternative of a floodwall could be used.
Although absolute water-tightness will not be required, it will be necessary to flood proof the walls to ensure the structural integrity of the buildings to withstand the loading from floodwaters.
www.hambleton.gov.uk /hambleton/transport.nsf/pages/todds.html   (213 words)

 St James of Knysna, Hotel, Knysna and surrounds, South Africa
The St. James of Knysna is an exclusive, owner-run, 5-star Country House Hotel uniquely situated directly on the shores of the famous Knysna Lagoon.
St James of Knysna is a Superior Hotel accommodation, in South Africa.
St James of Knysna is situated in the heart of the Garden Route, nestled on the shores of the famous Knysna Lagoon.
www.go2africa.com /south-africa/hotel-lodge.asp?accommodation=St-James-of-Knysna&ServiceNo=485   (424 words)

 St. James: Coral Reef Club - Traveler Reviews - Lovely Gardens, Great Food! - TripAdvisor
The gardens are magnificently stocked and maintained and the various buildings fit neatly into the area without the impression of being cramped.
Things I liked were the service, the bar and restaurant, the room, gardens and the friendliness of the people.
If we passed a member of staff, whether it was housekeeping, maintenance or the gardeners, we were always greeted with a cheery "hello" and usually an enquiry as to how we were enjoying our stay.
tripadvisor.com /ShowUserReviews-g147265-d150698-r5314788-Coral_Reef_Club-St_James...   (3461 words)

 Retail Reflections - Bench Photos
This herb garden uses several elements present in a good display garden: woody plants, hard goods, and perennial and annual herbs.
Benches in the display garden should be practical and inviting.
Shrubs and trees should be planted early in the life of a display garden.
www.ces.ncsu.edu /depts/hort/floriculture/RR/Display/Display_Garden_Photos.htm   (559 words)

 James Madison University - ARBORETUM OFFERS MAY 11 TOUR TO EIGHT GEORGETOWN GARDENS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Georgetown Garden Club is sponsoring the Garden Day, which features visits to eight unusual private gardens in Georgetown.
Gardens featured in the Georgetown Garden Day Tour include a fantasy garden of carnivorous plants, Venus' flytraps and lotus in a carp-filled pond; an L-shaped garden with two ornamental pools complete with fish, water lilies and lotus; and an Old World-style garden with a fountain, wisteria, big daphnes and boxwood.
Other stops on the tour feature a garden of bamboo, lace-leaf maples, weeping beeches and Chinese red garden sheds; and a stylish new garden with overtones of Paris and geometric design, an aerial hedge of lindens and white rose standards.
www.jmu.edu /jmuweb/general/news/general_200242395429.shtml   (345 words)

 Lewes Artisans: Pippa James: Edible Gardens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Imagine a garden that produces an abundance of food, is home to many kinds of wildlife and is a beautiful space to relax and play in.
I design and create gardens using Permaculture principles to work in harmony with nature, meeting the needs of the land and the people who use it.
I can also run a short course in your home for you and your friends and family to learn about Permaculture and create a design for your own garden.
www.lewesartisans.com /page.asp?artisan=james   (100 words)

 St James Park and places to stay nearby
St James Park - This lovely garden was once a swampy meadow before Henry Vlll built a Palace on it.
It was a favourite place for the Merry Monarch to meet Nell Gwynne and it was he who introduced the wildfowl.
Today St James is one of the smaller Royal Parks but perhaps the prettiest with lakes and wildfowl.
www.greatbritishgardens.co.uk /stjamespark.htm   (163 words)

 James Sherman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Since 1986, he has been a Playwright-in-Residence at the Tony Award winning Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago and he is currently a member of the Victory Gardens Playwrights Ensemble.
James has been a teacher of playwrighting and acting on the faculties of The Second City Training Center, Chicago Dramatists Workshop, and Victory Gardens Theater.
James lives in Chicago with his wife, actress Linnea Todd, and their sons, Isaac and Avery.
www.jamessherman.com /bio.html   (336 words)

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