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  • Get a lush lawn by watering the proper way: Say goodbye to those brown patches
    Get a lush lawn by watering the proper way: Say goodbye to those brown patches
    Having a green lush lawn is what every homeowner wishes for when the weather gets warm. Spring and summer months the grass needs to be manicured more than another other time of the year depending upon the area you reside in.Knowing how to water...
  • Lawns are unnatural and unhealthy
    Lawns are unnatural and unhealthy
    The United States National Wildlife Federation says of lawns:30 percent of water used on the East Coast goes to watering lawns; 60 percent on the West Coast.18 percent of municipal solid waste is yard waste.The average suburban lawn gets 10 times...
  • What your lawn style says about you
    What your lawn style says about you
    There are many different approaches one can take in lawn care. No matter which you choose, it will tell about you.Let’s examine seven distinctive lawns and what they say about the home occupant:
  • Spring brings new growth: Safety tips when mowing the lawn
    Spring brings new growth: Safety tips when mowing the lawn
    Spring has sprung and with the seasonal changes grass in many warmer areas has already begun to sprout. Now neighborhoods will be hearing that familiar hum of lawn mowers starting up and the smell of fresh cut grass.Although you may have been...
  • weeds growing on lawn
    4 More common lawn weeds
    We told you about some common spring lawn weeds that spring up in our lawn grass in our articles 5 Common lawn weeds and 5 more common lawn weeds from our friends at lovetoknow.com. Here’s the final 3 from their list plus one more that&rsquo...
  • Mountain cedar is coming
    Pollen
    Itchy eyes? Sneezing? Blame the dreaded mountain cedarOh yes, it’s that time of year again. The time when spring tree, grass, and bluebonnets bloom pollen counts rise so high they begin to cause misery with the many allergy sufferers in the...
  • Mud Meme 1
    Why does my dog dig and what can I do about it?
    Certain breeds of dog dig all the time while others - like mine - get the itch toscratch in the yardin early spring, just as the grass is greening up. Aside from the risk to ankles upon falling in these holes, there is also the muddy messthat...
  • Grass with weeds
    5 Common lawn weeds
    With spring comes a gardeners’ dreams of a beautiful lush green lawn. However, several common weeds that sprout up can shatter this vision. Garden.Lovetoknow.com has some good information on this topic. 5 common lawn weeds from their info...
  • earthing
    Earthing and electrons: a new-age way of getting your antioxidants
    Looking for another source of antioxidants? Think.. electrons.Electrons…the new-age antioxidants.The early hominids were very partial to this trend, more partial to it than the bra-burning, tree hugging gurus of the 70s. In fact, for our...
  • Maintaining the perfect lawn for the garden enthusiast
    Maintaining the perfect lawn for the garden enthusiast
    Gardeners know that being in the garden is not always about keeping the flowers and plants beautiful. It’s also about maintaining the lawn that surrounds those colorful flowers and plants. Because the lawn is an extension of the garden, it...
  • Lawn damaged by pet urine? Here's a solution
    Lawn damaged by pet urine? Here's a solution
    Frustrated by pet urine stains on your lawn? Tired of re-planting, digging up, buying sod or constantly hosing down your yard after your dog does its business in the wrong spot? This is a common problem for many dog-loving grass-loving folks....
  • Healthy lawn
    Grow a weed-free lawn
    So no matter what you try you keep getting those ugly weeds all summer long…. And your neighbors are complaining about your ugly lawn with all those weeds. What to do now? Steve Bender writing for The Dailysouth has a simple solution for...
  • miscanthus grass
    The element of motion can be achieved with miscanthus grass.
    Even as the flower spikes and perennial foliage start to deteriorate over winter, Miscanthus sinensis provides distinctive texture and the element of motion if there happens to be a breeze. Mature specimens can be about six feet tall and broad....
  • Happy Keep Off the Grass Day:  Fun and fascinating grass facts
    Keep Off the Grass Day: Fun and fascinating grass facts
    Have you heard the latest "buzz?" April 21 isKeep Off the Grass Day, an annual event created by Jace Shoemaker-Galloway, a freelance writer who has spent almost a decade covering all sorts of traditional, unusual and downright wacky...
  • Life is like your lawn
    Life is like your lawn
    So you would like life to be beautiful and just right for you, in other words perfect, and you become disappointed and downrightiratewhen it's not. You find all kinds of negative adjectives to describe life and what you think life may have...