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General Lawn Care, Water

Best Lawn-Watering Times

Always water early in the morning That’s the first piece of advice that comes to mind from Lorence R. Oki, who earned a doctoral degree in ecology through the University of California, Davis. He also holds degrees in plant sciences and ornamental horticulture. His specialty is water management — namely, […]

College Choices
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College Choices

While a college education was seen as a luxury for Americans just decades ago, it has become more or less a standard to spend at least a couple of semesters at a university today. As you can imagine, this means that students graduating from high school have some pretty life-altering […]

Natural Lawn Pesticides That Work (Hint: They’re Not Homemade Recipes)
Environment, Gardening, General Lawn Care, Home and Garden, Landscaping

Natural Lawn Pesticides That Work (Hint: They’re Not Homemade Recipes)

A beautiful lawn that could be certified organic, and is pest-free. Is it possible? Anyone calling their lawn “organic” will need organic means to repel lawn pests. That means synthetic chemical pesticides are out, due to their negative effects on wildlife and water quality. Folklore Pesticide Recipes: Organic, but Unproven If mainstream […]