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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
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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