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2014-06-17 12:23:00

New Philadelphia location expands Britton's leadership position in the recycling of vegetative waste and concrete, and in the manufacturing and distribution of organic garden products and aggregates. LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serving residential, commercial and public customers for over 24 years with headquarters in Lawrenceville, NJ, and an additional location in Hamilton, NJ, Britton Industries' new Philadelphia, PA location expands its position as the...

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...

2014-05-16 23:01:51

In-demand research study “Market Research of Micro Spray Hose in China” prepared by Guangzhou CCM Information Science & Technology Co. (CCM) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Along with intensifying water shortage problem in China, the domestic water-saving irrigation industry witnessed robust development during the past several decades. The area of the country’s farmland irrigation was around 62.5 million ha at the end of 2012 – just...

2014-03-31 23:37:42

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company suggests the following maintenance tips after the winter the region has seen. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Many in the region are happy to know that this long winter is finally behind us. After the snow has melted, and the temperatures begin to rise, it is a good time to work outside the home. Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company says Spring maintenance is easy again with these simple tips on maintaining...

2014-03-19 23:33:30

Discover the secret to spring gardening success with growing mixes from PRO-MIX. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 All great gardeners share one secret to success: soil. They know the most important step to a beautiful garden is filling beds and containers with the best soil. They understand that high-quality and nutritious soil doesn’t just happen, but like a great recipe, is created by understanding soil type, structure and drainage. They know rich soil is crafted by mixing beneficial...

2014-03-18 16:21:42

HAMILTON, ON, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Water and Energy is the theme for World Water Day on March 22 as designated by the UN. The two are so closely related that conserving water conserves energy and vice versa. 100+ non-profit groups across Canada officially launch rain barrel sales on World Water Day. Along with advancing local causes, all recognize the need for and value of rain barrels in promoting a greener future for our communities. Canadians can do their part to...

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...

Reducing Warming Caused By Urban Expansion
2014-03-12 13:16:04

Cheryl Dybas, National Science Foundation Punxsutawney Phil's Groundhog Day prediction may have called for six more weeks of winter, but the first day of spring is now around the corner. After a long season of snow and ice across the US and around the world, warmer weather will likely be greeted with open arms. In a hotter world, however, the bloom may quickly be off the rose. Cities: The new deserts? When we think about the most sizzling locations on the planet, we often...

Research Reveals Give And Take Of Urban Temperature Mitigating Technologies
2014-02-10 12:14:36

Arizona State University Life in a warming world is going to require human ingenuity to adapt to the new realities of Earth. Greenhouse-gas induced warming and megapolitan expansion are both significant drivers of our warming planet. Researchers are now assessing adaptation technologies that could help us acclimate to these changing realities. But how well these adaptation technologies – such as cool roofs, green roofs and hybrids of the two – perform year round and how this...


Latest Sustainable gardening Reference Libraries

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...

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