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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.

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, discussed...

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.

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.

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.

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.

2011-04-22 00:00:31

Mowers Direct Revamps Accessories Department.

2011-04-16 00:00:28

Mowers Direct Announces Best Semi-Pro Lawn Tractors.

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.


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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.