Spring Lawn and Garden 2008

15 Stories • Available February 2008
The Green Way

The Green Way

y landscaping practices come naturally By Lesley Sauls Copley News Service With summer on its way, the heat is on to get your yard looking its best. With Mother Nature in mind, many homeowners are cr

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The Replacements

The Replacements

s to lawns if you want to cut the grass By Frank Wagner Copley News Service In desert communities of the parched Southwest, grass is the exception, not the rule. "Most people don't put in lawns," sta

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Get To Work

Get To Work

e both your lawn and mower a cut above By Lori Harlan Copley News Service The snow has melted, the ground is warming, and soon your lawn will be full of life. It's time to dust off the lawn mower. Th

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Growing Power

Growing Power

help give gardens necessary nutrients By Tim Torres Copley News Service How green does your garden grow? That depends on your fertilizer. Fertilizer is any material that supplies nutrients to plants

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Landscape's Style Should Match Style Of The House

Landscape's Style Should Match Style Of The House

Landscape's style should match style of the house By Ann Londrigan Copley News Service Phones are ringing at nurseries as green thumbs feel the itch to start on lawn and garden projects. Despite the

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Sweet Smell Of Success From Garden-variety Garlic

Sweet Smell Of Success From Garden-variety Garlic

Sweet smell of success from garden-variety garlic By Jim Hillibish Copley News Service In many parts of the country, March is an exciting time as winter weather systems from the northwest collide wi

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Houseplant How-to

Houseplant How-to

growing conditions in perfect balance By Jim Hillibish Copley News Service Houseplants go dormant for the winter, a hibernation where they take a break from growth, having babies and blooming. Now th

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Backyard Zen

Backyard Zen

in love with their home water gardens By Vicky Katz Whitaker Copley News Service There's nothing quite as soothing as the sound of a backyard waterfall splashing onto a small pond, its spray sending

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Bountiful Landscape

Bountiful Landscape

k a bouquet is a banquet in the making? By Paul Nasri Copley News Service You tend to your lawn religiously, your hedges are flawless and your flower beds impeccable. A certain joy washes over you wh

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Juicy Harvest

Juicy Harvest

slice it, homegrown tomato's a winner By Amy Winter Copley News Service Homegrown tomatoes add flavor to your summer meals and save you money at the grocery store. Choose your favorite varieties and

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Many Homeowners Discover Hardscaping Really Rocks

Many Homeowners Discover Hardscaping Really Rocks

ny homeowners discover hardscaping really rocks By Amy Denney Copley News Service Hardscaping is perhaps one of the hottest things going in the landscaping industry these days. In case you've been li

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Decorative Borders

Decorative Borders

or gardeners to get the edge they need By Maggie Reed Copley News Service Take a walk or a drive around your neighborhood and you will find almost as many different ways to edge a garden or walkway a

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More Than One Approach To The Garden-variety Path

More Than One Approach To The Garden-variety Path

More than one approach to the garden-variety path By Tom Roebuck Copley News Service Maintaining a home garden requires countless hours of hands-on work, and for many that is exactly the appeal. It'

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Choose Your Design

Choose Your Design

find best defense is a good yard fence By Vicky Katz Whitaker Copley News Service Choosing the type of fence you want around your house isn't as easy as it sounds. But if you do your homework, you sh

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Concrete Methods To Deal With The Fungus Among Us

Concrete Methods To Deal With The Fungus Among Us

Concrete methods to deal with the fungus among us By Ven Griva Copley News Service For years now interlocking brick retaining walls and raised flower beds have been all the vogue. If you have install

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Garden Facts - Turn Of The Worm

Garden Facts - Turn Of The Worm

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Garden Facts - Hay Fever Nothing To Sneeze At

Garden Facts - Hay Fever Nothing To Sneeze At

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Garden Facts - Preparing The Yard For Summer

Garden Facts - Preparing The Yard For Summer

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