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2008-06-16 09:00:34

Homeowners struggling to grow grass under mature shade trees wage a losing battle. Each spring, they scuff up the spots where the lawn is missing or thin, then scatter new topsoil and grass seed. They water. The grass seed germinates. But before long, the bare spots are back.

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2007-11-01 09:10:00

David Milarch has returned to Northern California to realize his dream of preserving and restoring the most ancient of redwood trees using the latest advances in genetic cloning.

2005-11-14 20:03:38

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A federal judge temporarily barred a logging project on Monday that would have included a small section of California's Giant Sequoia National Monument.

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2005-02-09 07:37:13

A giant sequoia considered to be the second biggest tree on earth is fighting for its life after being hit by a succession of fires and storms.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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