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2012-03-15 07:00:00

Lawn care professionals at NaturaLawn of America offer safer, effective organic-based lawn care treatments to minimize crabgrass and grow beautifully green, healthy lawns. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Milwaukee area lawn treatment experts at NaturaLawn of America are excited to introduce a more efficient, environmentally friendly way to minimize crabgrass this spring. But timing is crucial. “It´s so important that people fertilize their lawn now, before the soil...

2012-03-01 15:25:00

Pure Rain oxygen-infusing garden products provide chemical-free way to increase plant growth by up to 30 percent. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 When people think of water pollution, they often imagine large oil spills or waste from industrial plants as the primary culprits. But according to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, nonpoint source pollution--or pollution from smaller, scattered sources, including residential lawn and garden chemicals--is the leading source of water...

Image 1 - Savannas And Forests In A Battle Of The Biomes: Princeton
2011-11-01 08:09:10

Climate change, land use and other human-driven factors could pit savannas and forests against each other by altering the elements found by Princeton University researchers to stabilize the two. Without this harmony, the habitats, or biomes, could increasingly encroach on one other to the detriment of the people and animals that rely on them. The Princeton researchers reported this month in the journal Science that savanna wildfires, combined with climate conditions, maintain the distinct...

2011-09-30 18:00:00

Company better services customers with new tools, creates jobs Plainfield, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2011 In challenging economic times, driving innovation is a necessity to grow small businesses. Spring-Green Lawn Care has challenged a 40+ year old industry using new technology and innovation to better service customers, building a more loyal following. Customers can now order service when it is most convenient for them. Proprietary tools incorporating satellite imagery to collect lawn...

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2011-08-04 13:22:04

Scientists report they have found that savannas prevailed most of East African sites where human ancestors and their ape relatives evolved for the past 6 million years. The University of Utah scientists used chemical isotopes in ancient soil to measure prehistoric tree cover in order to make this discovery. "We've been able to quantify how much shade was available in the geological past," geochemist Thure Cerling, senior author of a study of the new method in the Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011...

2011-07-28 14:40:00

DALLAS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manicured yards are highly desirable but a number of factors can prevent gardeners from achieving preferred results. The root of the problem may lie within the soil in which plants are being grown rather than the maintenance that struggling gardeners are applying to their plants. Fortunately, Bio S.I. Technology (www.biositechnology.com) has the "dirt" on how to grow and maintain a successful lawn and garden. Bio S.I. Technology's Lawn & Garden...

2011-04-22 11:51:00

The Big Business of Getting Your Yard Care Dollar WASHINGTON, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lawn care season kicks off this month, and 20-year lawn care expert Richard Tighe is coming forward to let Americans know: you may actually be making your yard less healthy, and causing more problems like weeds and grubs, when you apply the very fertilizer product you trust to green-up your yard. And you may be falling into a perpetual spending trap at the same time - throwing money at...

2011-04-12 00:00:28

Making the environment safer one lawn at a time is the mission of Natural Technologies Inc., a New Hampshire based company specializing in natural lawn and garden solutions. NTI acquired Fire Belly Inc. in February of 2011 and is now comprised of three divisions which promote environment friendly land and water care. Auburn, NH (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 Natural Technologies Inc. has announced an initiative to increase awareness of the hazards of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. With the...


Latest Grasslands Reference Libraries

Great Basin Shrub Steppe
2013-04-19 20:40:07

The Great Basin shrub steppe ecoregion, located within the Deserts and xeric shrublands Biome, incorporates a variety of xeric shrub-steppe sub-ecoregions in the area of the Great Basin in the Western United States. It’s within the North American Desert area, and includes a great deal of Nevada, northeastern and eastern California east of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Range rain shadows, and some parts of Utah and Idaho. The Great Basin Desert and semi-arid non-desert xeric shrubland...

Semi-arid Pampas
2013-04-18 23:08:40

The Semi-arid Pampas, alternatively known as the Dry Pampas, is a temperate grassland ecoregion located in central Argentina. The Semi-arid Pampas cover an area of 126,000 square miles, including western Buenos Aires Province, southern Cordoba and San Luis Provinces and most of La Pampa Province. The area is, in all, a home to no more than a million people, who normally enjoy some of the nation’s lowest poverty rates. Not dissimilar to the more humid pampas to the east, the area is...

Kazakh Uplands
2013-04-18 23:02:25

The Kazakh Uplands, known also as the Kazakh Hummocks, is a large peneplain formation that stretches throughout the central and eastern regions of Kazakhstan. It’s made up of low mountain oases and elevated plains, and contains large deposits of coal within the north and copper within the south. Rare species, such as the Asiatic Cheetah, may still reside in this region. Several notable cities, including the country’s capital, Astana, are located there. A portion of the Kazakh Uplands...

Mongolian-Manchurian Grassland
2013-04-18 22:58:55

The Mongolian-Manchurian grassland ecoregion, known also as the Mongolian-Manchurian Steppe, located in the temperate grassland Biome, is found in Mongolia, the Chinese Autonomous region of Inner Mongolia and northeastern China. The grassland covers an area of 342,600 square miles. This Palearctic temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands ecoregion of the Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands Biome, creates a large crescent around the Gobi Desert, stretching across central...

Overgrazing
2013-04-01 12:31:24

Overgrazing occurs when plants are unprotected to intensive grazing for extended periods of time, or without enough recovery periods. It can be a result of either livestock in poorly managed agricultural applications, or by overpopulations of native or non-native wild animals. Overgrazing reduces the usefulness, biodiversity, and productivity of the land and is one cause of desertification and erosion. It’s also considered to be a cause of the spread of invasive species of non-native...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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