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2011-06-02 00:00:30

National Medical Societies' Safety Tips Help Kids Avoid Becoming a Statistic Chicago (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 As the school year draws to a close, thousands of children across the country will take on a familiar chore: mowing the lawn. June is National Home Safety Month and five national medical organizations are warning Americans that the routine task of lawn mowing can be extremely dangerous to children, the operator, and those nearby if proper safety precautions aren't taken. Sadly,...

2011-06-01 12:44:00

DAVIS, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) is pleased to announce the closing of a $25.4 million private round of financing with three new investors and re-investment of existing investors. New investors investing in this Series C preferred financing are Syngenta Ventures, Mitsui Global Investment, and a family investment trust. Existing investors include Stuart Mill Venture Partners, Contrarian Group, Saffron Hill Ventures, One Earth Capital,...

2011-05-27 00:00:30

Mowers Direct Lists Best Self-Propelled Mowers; Recommendations Based on Field Tests and Customer Reviews BOLINGBROOK, IL (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for the best self-propelled lawn mowers. "Self-propelled lawn mowers will do the hard work for you," said Todd Gwaltney, product expert at Mowers Direct. "If you want to expend less energy as you mow or your yard has some inclines or hills, a self-propelled mower will make your job much easier."...

2011-05-20 00:00:30

Mowers Direct Announces Best Reel Mowers. Top Rated Hand Push Reel Mowers Recommended. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for best reel mowers. "Reel mowers are great choices for smaller yards because they're lightweight, require almost no maintenance and are the most quiet mowing option, " said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct. "Plus, if you don't bag your clippings, they will fertilize your lawn as they...

2011-05-18 03:00:00

YEOVIL, England, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the gardening season already in full swing, Screwfix has given a boost to its landscaping and outdoor product range to ensure that customers are up-to-date with the latest equipment and deals available. The perfect lawn: World renowned suppliers of turf and landscape maintenance equipment, Toro, are a new addition to the range with the inclusion of two lawn mowers. The mowers have many labour-saving and eco-friendly features that make...

2011-05-15 00:02:33

Mowers Direct Announces Toro Days Promotion -- Gift Cards with Qualifying TimeCutter Zero Turn Mower Purchase Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Today Mowers Direct announced the start of the Toro Days Promotion. The promotion offers customers a $150 Best Buy gift cards with the purchase of any Toro TimeCutter zero turn lawn mower. "The 2011 Toro TimeCutters offer great new features like Toro's new Smart Speed system and an automatic parking brake," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product...

2011-05-12 00:00:46

Four regional weed science societies are sponsoring an event this July that will give graduate and undergraduate students an opportunity to broaden their applied skills and compete for bragging rights as the best student weed scientists in the country. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 This summer teams of students from universities across the nation will gather in Knoxville, Tenn., for the WeedOlympics "“ an event sponsored by the Northeastern, North Central, Southern and Western...

2011-05-06 00:00:31

Mowers Direct Announces 2011 Lineup of Snapper Mowers and Tractors. Online Retailer Carrying Walk-Behind, Riding and Zero Turn Mowers. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 MowersDirect.com unveiled its 2011 collection of Snapper lawn mowers and tractors. With this expanded Snapper offering, Mowers Direct now offers a broad assortment of walk-behind, rear engine riding and zero turn mowers, as well as lawn tractors and a wide array of Snapper accessories. "We're very happy to carry a...

2011-04-27 04:20:00

LEBANON, Pa., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apply pre-emergent garden weed preventer in early spring. That's the truth and it's also a myth, a myth that allows trillions of unwanted weeds to infest American gardens coast-to-coast. Yes, early spring is the optimal time to ward off weeds with pre-emergents. But it's not the only time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110427/NYWFNS1-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110427/NYWFNS1-b ) Weeds need fighting spring,...

2011-04-26 04:20:00

MILWAUKEE, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A trouble-free lawn care season begins with a lawn mower that's easy to start and keeps on running. The key to making that happen may be as simple as doing a mower tune-up, which only takes about 30 minutes and costs less than $15 for a typical push mower. According to the engine experts at Briggs & Stratton Corporation, doing this easy annual maintenance can help homeowners' pocketbooks as well as reduce their impact on the environment....


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