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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....

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...

2011-04-22 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Husqvarna Global Garden Report 2011, 40 percent of consumers around the world say they don't have enough time to take care of their homes and gardens. Therefore robotic mowers have been a welcome aid for stressed homeowners. Now it gets even easier with the new iPhone app for Husqvarna Automower®, available for free at App Store. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110307/CL59750LOGO ) With the new...

2011-04-22 00:00:31

Mowers Direct Revamps Accessories Department. Online Retailer Launches One-Stop Shop For Lawn Mower Accessories. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com launched its redesigned online lawn mower accessory department. "With our new lay-out and store design, it is easier for shoppers to find whatever they're looking for," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct. "From baggers and blades, to comfort items like seat covers and sun shades, we've got any...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

Mowers Direct Announces Best Semi-Pro Lawn Tractors. Recommendations Based on Field Tests and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for the best semi-pro lawn tractors. "On a semi-pro tractor, you'll be riding in comfort while mowing your lawn with precision," said Todd Gwaltney, product expert at Mowers Direct. "The combination of comfort and performance features makes these the pinnacle of homeowner lawn...

2011-04-14 16:39:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Alion(TM) herbicide from Bayer CropScience LP is now registered by the Environmental Protection Agency for use in tree nuts and vines, citrus, stone and pome fruits. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090422/CG03422LOGO) "The longer-lasting control of Alion is something leading competitive products cannot offer," said Michael Deall, vice president, marketing and portfolio management. "Alion herbicide features a...

2011-04-13 06:00:00

MILWAUKEE, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring homeowners hungry for yard care knowledge can turn to the Yard Smarts Hotline. From April 15 - May 15, anyone can ask their yard care or equipment questions and get expert help. Just visit www.yardsmarts.com and click on the hotline icon to submit a question or call toll free at 1-866-YARD-TIPS (1-866-927-3847). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/CG82272) Staffed by lawn, garden and equipment experts, the hotline...

2011-04-11 00:00:39

Mowers Direct Announces Best Gas-Powered String Trimmers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 08, 2011 Today MowersDirect.com announced its recommendations for best 2-cycle gas, 4-cycle gas and walk-behind wheeled string trimmers. "Gas string trimmers have powerful engines with enough torque to rip through stubborn grass and weeds on your property," said Todd Gwaltney, resident product expert at Mowers Direct, one of the fastest...

2011-04-08 10:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 12, at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI), will address Agriculture 2.0 conference attendees as part of an industry panel debating the topic of 'Feeding a Growing Global Population'. The discussion will explore technologies with the potential to curb environmental impact while producing enough food to feed a projected world population of 9 billion people by 2050....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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