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2008-07-14 18:00:21

By Masterful Gardening Automatic irrigation systems constitute 50 percent of our water consumption and are probably the worst things for a healthy lawn. They promote shallow roots and invaders, like dollar weed. St. Johns River Water Management District still permits twice- weekly watering before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m., but even that may be too much for a healthy lawn. Water as infrequently as possible and only when 30 percent to 50 percent of the blades show signs of wilt: the blades...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.