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2014-04-11 23:03:08

There are many things homeowners can do during spring clean up of lawns and gardens that can prevent pests inside. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Finally! The weather is beautiful in the St. Louis area and homeowners can get the gardening gloves on and head outside to tackle the lawn and garden work. Some property owners don’t know that the outside of a home can be greatly impacted by what may be lurking in the front or back yard. Ensuring that yards, gardens, and decks/patios...

2014-04-04 23:42:11

Portage Turf Specialists LLC in Ravenna, Ohio, recently launched a freshly redesigned, mobile-friendly website with an onsite blog and social media integration to more easily connect with future customers. The lawn care company’s new site can be found at http://www.portageturf.com. Ravenna, Ohio (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Executives at Portage Turf overhauled the company website to better promote their lawn care programs online, using search engine marketing tactics to reach consumers who...

2014-03-26 23:03:15

Winner boasts a 13-inch turf-root Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Holganix, a manufacturer of sustainable bio-nutritional turf, flower and tree products, announced that Total Lawn Care (TLC) of Indianapolis was the winner of its Roots for You competition. With a 13-inch turf-root, it was no surprise that Total Lawn Care took home the prize. Holganix set out to discover some of the deepest, strongest and healthiest turf-root systems in America, and in doing so created its Roots...

2014-03-18 08:24:45

--The national landscape industry association celebrates National Lawn Care Month by pointing out common lawn care myths that can lead to poor results or unnecessary expense-- HERNDON, Va., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National Lawn Care Month, and the time of year when homeowners turn to the care and upkeep of their lawns with the goal of seeing their yard and landscape flourish. It's also the time of year when landscape professionals must address some common misperceptions about...

2014-03-17 23:01:56

The Grounds Guys have tips on manicuring lawns and making them the envy of the neighborhood. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Spring is here, and it is time to rejuvenate and clean up the yard from the fall and winter months. The Grounds Guys have tips on manicuring lawns and making them the envy of the neighborhood. Debris removal Besides covering lawns, fallen leaves from the fall months can collect in shrubs and flowerbeds. Rake the ground between the shrubs to remove any leaves that...

2014-03-14 16:21:41

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a message from MOM's Organic Market founder, Scott Nash - Coal. Oil. Bottled Water. Tobacco. Chemical Farming. All industries I'd like to see become non-existent. Add to that list chemical lawn care. When Hurricane Isabel roared through DC in 2003, over a dozen large trees fell in my wooded yard. The lot was already a mess with invasive English ivy smothering everything. I had a minuscule lawn and 2 kids with 1...

Is The US Becoming One Shade Of Green?
2014-03-12 12:36:02

National Science Foundation Study on lawn care in cities across the country finds similarities, differences important to urban sustainability Boston and Baltimore. Miami and Minneapolis. Phoenix and Los Angeles. Fanned across the United States and in locations from coast to prairie to desert, what do these cities have in common? How their human residents manage that icon of America, the urban lawn, or so hypothesized a team of scientists. However, when they conducted a study...

2014-03-06 23:00:52

Benefits include reduced fertilization rates, reduced surge growth, reduced clipping yields, reduced dump fees and labor costs while promoting dramatic root growth and sustainability. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Holganix, a manufacturer of sustainable bionutritional turf, plant and tree products, announced today the enhancement of its turf care product with Steady Grow. Holganix combines a highly evolved, concentrated compost tea with active bionutrients to naturally promote...

2014-03-03 23:25:49

Norway Gardens in Monticello Indiana strives to educate their customers so they can achieve success and pleasure in gardening. The first seminar of the season will be "Let's Get Digging," in which they will share tips for early spring gardening. Monticello IN (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Norway Gardens is holding its first educational seminar of the 2014 season at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 8. Entitled "Let's Get Digging." it will focus on tips for gardening and lawn...

2014-02-10 23:22:03

Water Rationing Could Force Residents in the Southwest to Seek Drought Proof Options for Lawns and Landscapes Dalton, GA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 California residents are being urged to reduce water consumption on a voluntary basis by twenty percent after state officials announced that they were not going to provide additional water services for over half the residents of the state on January 31. This announcement came on the heels of Gov. Jerry Brown’s declaration of a drought...


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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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