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2012-01-20 12:00:00

HindSite Software, developers of the field service software The HindSite Solution, have finished development of new lawn maintenance features — managing crew scheduling, contract status, and handling pre-paid contracts — to better serve full service lawn and landscaping companies. Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 HindSite Software, with 80% of its customers in the Green Industry (irrigation, lawn maintenance, fertilizing, landscaping, etc.), is expanding the features...

2011-12-14 16:00:00

SGWâs âœOperation Instant Grassificationâ gift provides lawns for Army base, fulfills troopsâ wish. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 The troopsâ wish came true. Theyâve got their artificial turf in time for Christmas. The U.S. Armyâs 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, deployed near Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, is enjoying new lawns in recreation and reception areas, headquarters...

2011-12-02 08:00:00

San Joseâs professional landscaper, Palomares Tree and Gardening Service, offers helpful tips on fall planting. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 San Jose professional landscaper Palomares Tree and Gardening Service provides 10 easy tips on how to protect gardens during the fall season. 1.    Do weeding and mulching in the fall, leaving less work to do in the spring. 2.    Start composting. Chop up leaves and make a pile to be used...

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...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'