Spring Lawn and Garden 2010

15 Stories • Available February 2010
Global Influences

Global Influences

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Urban Gardens

Urban Gardens

When most Americans think of urban gardens, they picture littered city lots cleaned up by neighborhood residents in order to have places to grow vegetables and flowers. That image still exists, bu

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Herb Gardens

Herb Gardens

When it comes to growing herbs in a garden, many people who grow vegetables and flowers are intimidated. "People look at books and magazines and see elaborate herb gardens on estates that require

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Get Out Of Here

Get Out Of Here

Whether you are gardening for your table or aesthetics, tilling the soil and enjoying the results of seeds you've planted can be very relaxing -- until you find that your plants are under siege fro

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There's Gnome Place Like Home

There's Gnome Place Like Home

The most delightful gardens have that personal touch to them, a certain ethereal quality that can't be manufactured by a big-box home retail store. It's as though Mother Nature herself shared her s

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Feed Your Plants

Feed Your Plants

Spring is a good time to make sure your lawn and plants contain the proper nutrients to thrive through the hot summer months. LawnCare.net recommends not fertilizing in the early spring. Fertilizin

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The Grass

The Grass

The grass doesn't always have to be greener on the other side of the fence. If you plant the right kind of grass seed at the right time -- and then take care of it -- chances are your lawn will loo

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Superior Shrubs

Superior Shrubs

Make a statement with stellar shrubs, blossoming bushes and stately hedges. They add a lot of curb appeal without a lot of work. "Bushes, shrubs and hedges dress up the exterior of homes, and they

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Plant Placement

Plant Placement

You've been eyeing that empty corner in the backyard all winter for a tree, some shrubs and a sweep of blooms. Choosing what plants to get and when and where to plant them can be a challenge, horti

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Vermicomposting

Vermicomposting

Worms. They've been wiggling on earth for about 120 million years. Cleopatra pronounced them sacred. Charles Darwin studied them for decades. The Chinese have used them in medicines for centuries.

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Ponds

Ponds

Another winter has come and gone, which means it's time for homeowners to venture outside and get the yard in shape. Even folks who live in warm climates see spring as the time to spruce up their o

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Garden Tools

Garden Tools

Buying yard tools sounds simple enough. It isn't. How much you know about what you need, what you should pay for what you get, how to use what you get and how to maintain that new mower, hose, sh

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For The Birds

For The Birds

From canaries to parrots, birds attract our eye with their beauty and bring amusement, joy or annoyance with their songs and squawks. They also bring beauty to a yard, and sometimes their feeders a

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Fence It In

Fence It In

There's nothing better than a fence to give you privacy, keep your children secure, keep your pets on your property and provide an attractive backdrop to your landscaping. There's nothing worse th

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Lighting The Way

Lighting The Way

When the sun sets on a summer's night, your backyard space can transform into a wonderland scene that invites you to enjoy your terrace, gardens and pool areas long after darkness falls. All it tak

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Gardening Facts 1

Gardening Facts 1

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Gardening Facts 2

Gardening Facts 2

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Gardening Facts 3

Gardening Facts 3

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