experience pangs of guilt as you pinch empty aluminum cans or toss
yesterday's newspapers into the trash? Perhaps you want to do the
right thing to preserve our planet but just don't know where to take
recyclables or who takes what. Help is now at hand by means of your
water bans mean gardeners need to be smart about watering
water bans in effect in several states last year and another dry year
being predicted, gardeners need to be smart about watering. When it
comes to watering, how you do it can be more important than if you
do it. In fact, improper watering can do more harm than good, and
there are many things gardeners can do to avoid having to water at
all. Here are five tips from Kathy LaLiBerte, a gardening expert from
Gardener's Supply of Burlington, Vt., that will allow gardeners to
have an abundant harvest, beautiful flowers and green lawn even if
rain is scarce.
gardening or storm watching
the sun rises higher in the sky and the earth begins to warm, it's
not only animals that come out of hibernation. When warm spring weather
finally arrives, it's all about being outdoors.
gutter in spring prevents summertime problems
maintenance is something homeowner's tend to think about only after
a problem occurs. They may soon discover that poorly functioning rain
gutters can cause many problems, including foundation erosion, basement
leaks and rotten fascia boards.
made simple with new annuals
in time for spring, Ball Horticultural is introducing nationwide the
most beautiful, consumer-friendly line of flowering plants ever offered
in garden centers
up any room with glass block windows
can cheer up a room and add visual appeal more than the shine and
sparkle of natural sunlight streaming through a glass block window.
In fact, according to Pittsburgh Corning, windows have become the
most popular application of glass block today.
wood innovation ideal for gardens
is a natural in garden construction, but what type of wood is best
for your garden?
contest awards $100,000 to all-American lawn
it's a path to relaxation. For others it's a form of exercise. For many
it's part of the weekly "to-do" list. For one lucky household,
it will mean $10,000. The activity: lawn care.
101: Quick tips to keep your plumbing in top shape
you may not feel qualified to take on major plumbing installations
or repairs around the house, there are many small things that you
can easily do to repair, clean or maintain your plumbing.
and disease problems of trees
and diseases can threaten tree health. With careful examination of
the problem, identifying the specific symptoms of damage and understanding
their causes, you may be able to diagnose the problem and select an
you a hazardous waste case?
Day is your annual reminder to think globally and act locally right
in your own home. Not many of us think of ourselves as polluters.
But did you know that some household products are hazardous to the
from last year's lawn care mistakes
thought you did everything right last year. You fertilized, you watered,
and you mowed. So why didn't your lawn turn out the way you had hoped?
10 lawns offer fertile travel opportunities
stroll through America's top 10 lawns will take you to Spanish orchards,
opulent estates, tropical streams and Japanese gardens. Whether you
are looking for sites to see during a cross-country road trip or planning
a one-day adventure not too far from your backyard, these lush lawns
are must-see destinations across the United States.
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