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Latest Mary Beth Palmer-Gierlinger Stories

2008-07-20 12:00:35

By Kim North Shine, Detroit Free Press Jul. 20--The flaglike lawn signs are all around, waving warnings to keep children and pets off the just-treated lawns of homes across metro Detroit. It's enough to make one wonder: What's in that stuff anyway? Grosse Pointe Park residents Mary Beth Palmer-Gierlinger and Christoph Heinen decided to find out and to come up with a chemical-free way of treating lawns. It's an approach they believe protects people, animals and the Earth while actually...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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