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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...

2011-04-13 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...

2011-04-12 00:00:28

Making the environment safer one lawn at a time is the mission of Natural Technologies Inc., a New Hampshire based company specializing in natural lawn and garden solutions. NTI acquired Fire Belly Inc. in February of 2011 and is now comprised of three divisions which promote environment friendly land and water care. Auburn, NH (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 Natural Technologies Inc. has announced an initiative to increase awareness of the hazards of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. With the...

2011-04-05 09:50:00

HERNDON, Va., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's lawn, landscape, and interiorscape association, the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), announced that it will hold its annual nationwide PLANET Day of Service on Earth Day, April 22, 2011. The annual PLANET Day of Service is a grassroots event that allows lawn and landscape professionals to organize volunteer projects in their communities to beautify anywhere people enjoy green spaces, such as the grounds of schools, parks,...

2011-03-31 08:20:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TruGreen, the nation's largest professional lawn and landscape care service, is passionate about educating Americans that trees need regular care to maintain their health and beauty. Just in time for nature's spring growth spurt, TruGreen is formally launching its specialized tree and shrub care service along with its TruStories Sweepstakes with a $25,000 MasterCard reward card grand prize. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2011-03-24 00:00:27

There's one in every neighborhood: the home with the lush, thick green lawn. Neighbors often assume the owner meticulously cares for the grass every weekend and convince themselves, they do not have the time or money to care for their lawn in the same way. The reality is, anyone can have that beautiful lawn, inexpensively and naturally, thanks to Ringer Lawn Restore by Safer Brand. Lititz, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Powerful enough for drought conditions or dry climates, Ringer®...

2011-03-22 07:00:00

ATLANTA, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As synthetic turf continues to grow in popularity, so does the level of interest it fosters in the people who buy and use it. After attracting record-breaking attendance during its Spring Membership Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona from March 7 - 9, the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) announced the creation of first-time ever individual memberships and adjusted several dues categories to promote as much inclusion as possible. "We are striving to give...

2011-03-22 03:00:00

ScottsMiracle-Gro's lawn fertilizers in the U.S. to be phosphorus-free by the end of 2012; Company to focus innovation efforts on the use of nitrogen; New multi-year commitment to consumer education and outreach on World Water Day announced MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today launched new initiatives involving product changes and consumer...

2011-03-15 08:00:00

LEBANON, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Lebanon Seaboard Corporation, a leading manufacturer of fertilizers and grass seeds, launches GreenView lawn fertilizers with GreenSmart - an enhanced efficiency fertilizer, in time for spring lawn preparations. The GreenView with GreenSmart line includes phosphorus-free fertilizer products that increase the efficiency of nutrient absorption to promote deeper, stronger roots. The result is a robust, vibrant, drought-resistant lawn at an...

2011-03-15 06:00:00

MILWAUKEE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you struggling with lawn and yard care? Are the weeds growing but the grass isn't? Maybe you're embarrassed by patchy grass and an overgrown landscape. If so, it may be time for a yard care intervention, and a chance to grow your confidence and a better looking lawn and landscape. This spring and summer, the Briggs & Stratton Yard Doctor will roll up his sleeves and help homeowners confront their yard care demons with an on-the-ground...


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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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