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2011-06-08 04:20:00

MILWAUKEE, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has felt the frustration of trying to tame a crazy-bad lawn and yard should listen up: there's still time to win a yard intervention this summer at www.yardsmartsintervention.com. Homeowners can apply for an intervention for themselves or they can call out a neighbor, family member or friend in need of help. (Be sure to secure their permission first.) The winner will receive on-the-ground help from the Briggs & Stratton Yard...

2011-05-31 07:50:00

ATLANTA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The term "celebrity trend" typically conjures up images of $5,000 handbags, private airplanes or dancing on a reality show. But the latest A-Lister must-have is actually coming right out of their backyards. A growing number of celebrities like Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell and David Basche are going green by turning to synthetic turf for their landscape needs. "I chose synthetic grass for Jessica Alba's backyard doggie oasis and use it at clients' homes...

2011-05-24 14:08:00

ERIE, Pa., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Educating homeowners about sustainable lawn care behaviors and the responsible use of fertilizers in preserving water quality was the focus of a water quality forum held today in Erie, Pa. Hosted by Environment Erie, the Alliance for the Great Lakes and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the forum, which was attended by a diverse group of stakeholders representing urban planning, stormwater management, and water quality stakeholders,...

2011-05-23 10:29:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TruGreen recently launched MyBotanicPlanet.com, a free online educator resource to inspire K-5 students' interest in the diverse plant world, to receptive educators attending the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) national conference in San Francisco. TruGreen, the nation's largest professional lawn, tree and shrub care provider, is receiving high marks from educators for the brand's creative resource that enables convenient access to...

2011-04-28 00:00:27

What if there were an organic, easy-to-use, affordable and deadly effective way to rid lawns of pests at the grub stage? Today there is: Safer Brand Grub Killer (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 Available in a convenient, ready-to-spray concentrate that attaches directly to a garden hose for easy application, Safer® Brand Grub Killer is designed to kill cinch bugs, Japanese beetles, Oriental beetles, June bugs, pillbugs, sod webworms and other common pests. Unlike many lawn pest control products...

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 11:23:00

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is proudly lending support to community gardening efforts in its home of Central Ohio, while also reminding homeowners everywhere about the environmental benefits of lawns and gardens. On Saturday, April 23, at Earth Day festivities at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Community Garden Campus on the grounds of the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio, ScottsMiracle-Gro will...

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...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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