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2011-03-10 08:00:00

HOLMDEL, N.J., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As spring nears and green creeps back into the landscape, lawns across the nation will need a little extra help to recover from the harsh winter months and return to lush, healthy life. Lawn Doctor, the nation's largest lawn care franchise with 450 units across the country, wants to help homeowners across the nation see their yards spring back to life. "Spring lawns require extra care following chilly winter temperatures and dormant growth,"...

2011-03-02 00:00:26

It's the springtime dilemma: Let dandelions and other weeds take over your yard and garden, or kill them with harmful chemicals, possibly putting your family and pets at risk. Today there is another option. Safer Brand (a leader in organic gardening solutions) has introduced corn-based Concern Weed Prevention Plus, an all-natural weed control solution that is not only up to 90% effective on dandelions and crabgrass in the very first year, but will not leave harmful residuals in your lawn....

2011-02-28 06:45:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Socially conscious shoppers are latching on to a new gardening trend this spring - and it's not only fashionable flowers or subliminal scents. Cutting-edge chains like Sloat Garden Centers in California, Calloway's and Cornelius Nursery in Texas, and Earl May Seed and Nursery in the Midwest are partnering with the Weed Out Hate Initiative to market Sunflower Peace Seeds. With the public increasingly attuned to violence on our own shores as well...

2011-02-24 00:00:45

Harmful invasive species that cause a multibillion-dollar annual drain on our nation's economy will be the focus of National Invasive Species Awareness Week -- scheduled for February 28-March 4, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 A broad coalition of stakeholders will gather next week to spotlight harmful invasive species that cause a multibillion-dollar annual drain on our nation's economy. They will be participating in activities for National Invasive...

2011-02-15 06:15:00

CAMBRIA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharm Solutions Inc. announced Weed Pharm, EPA Registration No. 81936-1-81935 has received approval for use on organic crops by the EPA. Weed Pharm is a horticultural BIOPESTICIDE for non selective control of herbaceous broadleaf weeds and weed grasses which surround residential, food crops, residential sites and non production agricultural, farmstead, right-of-way and institutional land sites. The active ingredient is food grade 200 grain...

2011-02-14 13:01:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new book Der Himmelsgarten (The Heavenly Garden), Marc Daniels, eldest grandson of Ross Daniels, the inventor of the Ross Root Feeder®, asks President Barack Obama to root feed our ecological, educational and spiritual roots. Now the Chair of the Weed Out Hate Initiative and disseminator of free Peace Seeds, calls on lovers everywhere to take their relationships to the next level. He asks, "Instead of gifting roses...

2011-02-09 00:01:21

Nearly two dozen innovators in the field of weed science were honored during the society's annual meeting, including three who received prestigious Fellow awards. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 This week during its 51st annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, the Weed Science Society of America(WSSA) honored nearly two dozen individuals from academia, government and private industry for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. "These are true innovators who are...

2011-02-05 00:00:41

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture has restored weed management as an important priority within its competitive grants program for plant health and crop production. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 Today the Weed Science Society of America applauded a decision by the USDA to fund vital research involving the management of weeds and invasive plants. USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has budgeted $23 million for competitive grants during 2011 in...

2011-01-17 09:05:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new book Der Himmelsgarten (The Heavenly Garden), Marc Daniels, eldest grandson of Ross Daniels, the inventor of the Ross Root Feeder®, asks President Barack Obama to root feed our ecological, educational and spiritual roots. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110117/CG30862) Daniels, author and Chair of the Weed-Out-Hate Initiative, proposes that the President invite youngsters to the White House for a televised...

2010-12-08 00:00:41

Witchweed is an invasive plant that has crippled key segments of the agricultural industry in countries around the globe. But an aggressive eradication program has reduced infested U.S. acres by more than 99 percent. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) December 7, 2010 For the past 50 years, areas near the border between North and South Carolina have been ground zero for a fierce battle in the war against a devastating weed. Federal and state officials and local farmers have been fighting the only...


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