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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...

2013-04-20 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...

2013-04-15 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...


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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.