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2014-06-03 23:02:36

To prevent lawns and plants from fading in the summer heat, The Grounds Guys offer summer watering techniques to help keep your lawns and plants green, plush, and blooming all summer long. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Summer is here and this means lawns and plants are back in full bloom. To prevent lawns and plants from fading in the summer heat, The Grounds Guys offer summer watering techniques to help keep your lawns and plants green, plush, and blooming all summer long. Watering...

2014-05-23 12:26:23

Garden Safe Brand Launches New Interactive Website ST. LOUIS, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Garden Safe® Brand has always been committed to finding new, responsible ways to help gardeners enjoy all that their gardens have to give. That mission is clearer than ever with the product line's redesigned website, a lifestyle resource for gardeners to get information about natural and organic growing, do-it-yourself projects and the brand's alternative garden product line. "Gardeners...

2014-05-22 23:03:19

The Grounds Guys have a step-by-step process for creating and building a compost pile. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Compost is an earth-friendly natural fertilizer that improves the quality of soil helping lawns and plants grow. The Grounds Guys have a step-by-step process for creating and building a compost pile. Get the right spot Compost piles should be in dry, shady spots near a water source. Avoid putting your compost pile near your home or garden. Compost piles tend to attract...

2014-05-06 23:05:53

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Biofertilizers. Market for Biofertilizers is projected to witness strong growth led by growing demand for organic food and the ensuing focus on organic farming practices. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Biofertilizers represent green manure that offer the same benefits as synthetic fertilizers. These fertilizers are environmentally friendly and are obtained from natural, organic substances or humus...

2014-05-06 23:01:45

Pearl's Premium ultra low maintenance lawn seed announces the latest innovations in organic lawn care. Wayland, MA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Lawns are depleting the groundwater supplies: Some estimates indicate that lawn care uses 50% of the county’s potable water. Lawn irrigation, particularly in-ground watering systems, increase summer water use to levels three to five times higher than winter water use. Use of nitrogen-rich chemical fertilizers and fast-growing shallow-rooted grasses...

2014-04-26 08:20:22

Gardeners can help the environment even more with a "Green" plan for their flower and vegetable gardening with a few helpful habits PHILADELPHIA, April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What can be more natural and beneficial to the earth and the environment than Green Gardening? When gardeners use eco-friendly gardening techniques, they can get better results and save their gardens from damage done by chemicals. A few simple gardening habits are all it takes to get started on the journey to...

2014-04-25 08:22:24

DUBLIN, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4mm6pn/agrochemicals) has announced the addition of the "Agrochemicals Market by Type, Fertilizer Type, Pesticide Type, & Sub-types - Global Market Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4mm6pn/agrochemicals ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Pesticides are chemical or...

2014-04-22 08:26:55

Leading natural fertilizer and plant food brand provides consumers with chemical-free alternatives for their lawn care and gardening needs. PORTSMOUTH, N.H., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a harsh winter in most of the country, homeowners are preparing their outdoor spaces for a much-anticipated spring and summer season. With environmental responsibility at the top of consumers' minds, homeowners are increasingly seeking out eco-friendly lawn and plant care products that enable...

2014-04-16 23:14:10

Future of Microbial Control is Key Focus Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas water treatment chemicals and applications engineering solutions, today announced that Technical Coordinator Marty Calabrese presented to a Voice-of-Market Forum focused on microbial control. Calabrese was one of eight industry experts chosen to address technology advancements for microbial control in commercial, institutional, and...

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...


Latest Organic gardening Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Sheet Mulching
2013-08-05 12:36:35

Sheet mulching, or lasagna gardening, is the process of turning barren ground into a more nourishing garden without digging. It is a layered system that can be used for a yard garden or a topical box garden. Starting at the bottom is a weed proof barrier, like newspaper or cardboard. On top of that is a twelve-inch layer of compost or mulch material such as old clothes, yard clippings, and manure, which provides for nutrient rich soil. Weed-free soil is added prior to planting the desired...

Wildlife Garden
2013-08-05 11:00:54

A wildlife garden (or wild garden) provides a natural habitat for many species of wildlife/animals. Wildlife gardens can be parcels of land allowed to grow naturally or created by individuals with an interest in wildlife habitats. Gardeners will grow a wildlife garden in conjunction with their production/cash crop gardens as a means of attracting various species of wildlife to help control the pest and pollinate the flowers. Creating natural habitats that have otherwise disappeared will...

Redworm, Eisenia fetida
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The redworm (Eisenia fetida), also known as the brandling worm, the tiger worm, the panfish worm, the trout worm, or the California worm, is a species of earth worm that is classified within the Annelida phylum. This species is native only to Europe, but it has been introduced into every country, excluding Antarctica, for vermicomposting purposes. Unlike other species of worm, the redworm does not prefer to reside in soil. It can be found in manure, rotting vegetation, and compost. The...

Three Sisters
2013-05-18 07:30:48

Three Sisters crop is a technique of gardening used primarily by Native Americans, but gardeners of any kind may also use this technique. These crops use three types of plants; in the Tewa tribe, they use four. The traditional seeds used are corn, beans, and squash. There are many benefits from this method, the first being the use of the corn stalks for the beans to grow on. The beans themselves then provide nitrogen for the corn and squash, while giving the corn amino acids, lysine, and...

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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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