Quantcast
Last updated on April 20, 2014 at 8:28 EDT

Latest Lawn Stories

2010-09-09 07:30:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- TruGreen, the nation's largest professional lawn care service, is helping to educate Americans on the importance of caring for their lawns, trees and shrubs in fall before the end of the growing season. The experts at TruGreen offer five Fall Green Space Tips to homeowners to better prepare their outdoor living rooms for spring's vigorous growth. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, click:...

2010-08-30 18:53:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids across America are learning the benefits of outdoor activities since first lady Michelle Obama has encouraged children to take up healthy outdoor lifestyles with her Let's Move! initiative. Two special companies are ready to introduce America's children to the simple idea of creating outdoors. Amber's Garden (www.ambersgarden.com) pre-seeded vegetable garden mats are an easy way for families and schools to grow healthy veggies right up...

2010-08-20 09:32:00

ALBANY, Minn., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Reum, CEO of Master Mark Plastics, today announced his endorsement and support for the Weed Out Hate Initiative. Established by author and businessman Marc Daniels, the project is busily sowing the seeds of a coalition of business, government and education groups calling for gardening pedagogy and social action in the United States and abroad. Master Mark Plastics has become a premier name in lawn, garden and building supplies as recyclers of...

2010-08-19 09:01:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick Grandy, CEO of Easy Gardener, Inc., today announced his official endorsement of the "Weed Out Hate" initiative. Established by author and businessman Marc Daniels, the project is busily sowing the seeds of a coalition of business, government and education groups calling for gardening pedagogy and social action in the United States and abroad. Easy Gardener, a leader in the lawn and garden industry, markets such popular brands as...

2010-08-03 23:01:00

BALTIMORE, Md., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, August 14, Maryland residents are invited to turn in their old gas-powered lawn mowers and purchase deeply-discounted, select electric lawn mowers at The Great Maryland Lawn Mower Exchange event. Most people identify air pollution problems with industry and power plants, and the emissions from cars and trucks. However, lawn mowers and other outdoor gas-powered equipment account for much of the region's air pollution and impact public...

2010-07-27 05:25:00

IPSWICH, Mass., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Each weekend, over 54 million Americans mow their lawns, using 800 million gallons of gas per year and producing tons of air pollutants. Garden equipment engines emit high levels of carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxides, producing up to 5% of the nation's air pollution. According to the U.S.EPA, traditional gas powered lawn mowers produce as much air pollution as 43 new cars, each driven 12,000 miles. Add to that the...

2010-06-22 12:26:00

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As warmer weather and longer and drier days set in, California American Water and the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District are asking area water users to be particularly mindful of their water consumption - especially outdoors. "Water consumption on the Monterey Peninsula generally reaches its peak in July or August," said California American Water General Manager Craig E. Anthony. "But, this is the time of year it typically...

2010-06-21 06:00:00

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer officially arrived this morning, and with the lawn care season in full swing, The Scotts Company launched the My Scotts Lawn mobile app available for free in the Apple App Store. The My Scotts Lawn app, which will also be available later this month on Google Android-powered devices, was developed in partnership with appssavvy, a direct sales and marketing services team for the social and mobile media space. "We understand lawn enthusiasts...

2010-05-17 17:19:00

LOS ANGELES, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water announced today that is has completed the design and installation of a water conservation garden at the Rosemead Chamber of Commerce located at 3953 Muscatel Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770. The completed demonstration garden includes a number of beautiful low-water-use plants and shrubs that require less irrigation and maintenance compared to a traditional lawn. "This wonderful project will help teach residents about the...

2010-05-17 01:00:00

NORWICH, England, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Mowers Direct, one of East Anglia's biggest retailers of Lawnmowers and Gardening equipment have decided to launch a new website. The Norwich based company who currently operate from a 38,000 square feet warehouse facility in the west of the city have made the move online in order to pass greater savings on to the consumer. According to Mower Direct spokesman David Chisholm "We were actually one of the first in our industry to get our business...


Latest Lawn Reference Libraries

45_b9df9f0dff003e91e99eb468bc441bea
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...

More Articles (1 articles) »