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2011-11-10 14:00:00

Controlled-release fertilizer technology helps municipalities save money, reduce environmental impact Loveland, CO (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Agrium Advanced Technologies today announced the addition of Spread it & Forget itâ“ž¢ fertilizer blends specifically designed for the municipal market to its portfolio of slow- and controlled-release fertilizers. Building on the productâs tremendous success in both the lawn care and golf sectors, Spread...

2011-10-12 07:00:00

Natural Technologies Inc. with organic lawn care expert Chip Osborne have announced the formation of the Organic Land Care Institute. The institute will provide education and training for natural, organic systems of land care and instruct landscape professionals on how to manage properties to reduce pollution and promote conservation of resources. Auburn, NH (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 Natural Technologies Inc. has announced the formation of the Organic Land Care Institute. The institute will...

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...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

The Bee-Safeâ“ž¢ Sustainable Land Care Dealer Network will allow landscape professionals the opportunity to expand their business by offering sustainable turf bio nutrition solutions to the growing concerns of the environmental damage and health safety issues caused by use of harmful synthetic chemical fertilizers and toxic pesticides. Also, NTI offers systems to help manage properties to reduce pollution and promote conservation of resources. (PRWEB) September...

2011-08-31 07:00:00

Proceeds of silent auction to be donated to Aflac Cancer Center Plainfield, IL (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Spring-Green Lawn Care welcomed more than 225 franchise owners, managers, employees and spouses to its National Training Conference in August at Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Ill. Themed âœBuilding for Profit,â the focus of the event leveraged the collective knowledge of the organization and its strategic vendors as they worked...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

San Jose's Palomares Tree and Gardening Service announces they offer the best tree and garden landscaping services in the Bay Area. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 San Jose lawn maintenance company, Palomares Tree and Gardening Service announces they now offer even more affordable landscaping service in the San Jose area. In this hectic, fast paced world, it can be challenging enough to meet all the demands of your life, let alone find time for mowing the lawn or planting petunias. But...

2011-08-02 07:30:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In reporting that about 17% of children and adolescents are obese, the Centers for Disease Control notes that the lack of safe, appealing places for kids to play or be active is a major problem in many communities. Determined to reverse this trend, a growing number of parks and playgrounds are installing synthetic turf to help youth be active year-round. "Parks and playgrounds featuring synthetic turf create safe, accessible and resilient playing...

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2009-07-04 14:32:56

Xeriscaping and Xerogardening refers to landscaping and gardening in ways that help reduce or even eliminate the need for irrigation. This practice is promoted in areas that do not have easily accessible fresh water supply. As climate patterns shift, more and more regions are using this method. The term "˜xeri' or "˜xero' comes from the Greek "˜xeros' which means "dry". Plants that require the appropriate amount of irrigation in reference to the local climate are emphasized, and care...

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Word of the Day
  • 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.'