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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....

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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