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2013-04-23 14:54:08

More carbon dioxide is released from residential lawns than corn fields according to a new study. And much of the difference can likely be attributed to soil temperature. The data, from researchers at Elizabethtown College, suggest that urban heat islands may be working at smaller scales than previously thought. These findings provide a better understanding of the changes that occur when agricultural lands undergo development and urbanization to support growing urban populations. David...

2013-04-23 08:44:15

Robomow launches Robomap, the first and only online Google Maps based tool to determine the size of your lawn with just a few clicks. PARDESIYA, Israel, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "How big is my lawn?" This is a frequently asked question and a real issue for house owners. While many house owners know the size of their property, the size of their lawn is often not clear. Knowing their lawn's size is necessary in order to purchase the right amounts of lawn treatment products...

2013-04-20 23:03:32

Ecoscape Environmental Design, a landscaping company from Boulder, CO, will host an educational workshop on xeriscaping on Sunday, April 21st in Broomfield in celebration of Earth Day. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 20, 2013 Ecoscape Environmental Design, a landscaping company from Boulder, CO, will host an educational workshop on xeriscaping on Sunday, April 21st in Broomfield in celebration of Earth Day. The workshop, which will take place at 3pm this Sunday at 16151 Lowell Blvd, Broomfield,...

2013-04-19 23:21:16

Green Side Up Landscaping was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence in Landscape Richmond VA by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 Green Side Up Landscaping was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. in the category of Landscape Richmond VA. This award signifies the continued commitment and dedication of the areas best in lawn and outdoor renovations. Green Side Up is a full service...

2013-04-17 23:02:02

Gardening expert Melinda Myers shares simple steps for invigorating weather worn lawns. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 The extreme heat and drought of 2012 was hard on lawns and gardens. “Many gardeners are facing a blank slate of bare soil, masses of dead patches that were once lawn or a bit of grass interspersed in a sea of weeds,” says gardening expert Melinda Myers. Myers recommends following these steps to improve lawns this season. Start this spring to renovate or...

2013-04-16 12:25:47

LONDON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We've had our first glimpse of warmer weather, so it won't be long before we're dining alfresco, holding family BBQs and having outdoor parties. If you're planning on entertaining in your garden this year, now's the time to get your gardening gloves on and start making your outdoor space the perfect spot for relaxing with friends. Online garden centre Plant Me Now has put together their top 10 tips to get your garden summer-ready:...

2013-04-15 23:00:57

Just in time for the first mow of the Spring, Honeydo announced today that its On-Demand mowing and yard services are available in parts of DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Honeydo is the first On-Demand Mowing Service that is available for ad-hoc use as well as recurring service throughout the season. Honeydo was founded on the premise that getting help for basic lawn care chores should be easy to obtain and available when and how customers want them....

2013-04-10 23:01:41

This summer, Breakthroughs with Martin Sheen will show audiences how natural fertilizers and other lawn chemicals are proving to be a safe and effective alternative to their man-made cousins. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 The producers of Breakthroughs with Martin Sheen are pleased to announce an upcoming report showcasing the effectiveness of natural farming and lawn chemicals. Breakthroughs Martin Sheen is an independently produced television series airing in markets around the...

2013-04-09 16:24:57

SOUTHPORT, England, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grass has always been a tough customer. Few other forms of plant life show such astonishing adaptability and resilience in the face of challenging conditions but the team at Turfland [http://www.turfland.co.uk ] are keen to point out that grass responds a little better when it receives a helping hand. After a long, cold winter that has stretched long into the spring time, grass is now facing a very new challenge. As this...

2013-04-09 16:24:56

THETFORD, England, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The spring represents the perfect time of year to start laying turf and the team at Q Lawns [http://www.qlawns.co.uk ] is keen to make sure that gardeners and groundskeepers go about it the right way. The company has introduced a fantastic range of lawn accessories for growers who want to see excellent results from new turf. Laying new turf is fantastic way of reviving the appearance and health of a garden or lawn area....


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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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