Spring Lawn and Garden 2009

15 Stories • Available February 2009

"bye Bye Grass"

iving way to natural landscaping Valerie Lemke Creators News Service If the grass is always greener at your neighbor's house, the weeds beat out the turf in your front yard and you can no longer af

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From Dirt To Delicious

From Dirt To Delicious

wn fruits and veggies for a scrumptious treat Vicky Katz Whitaker Creators News Service When your mother told you to "eat your vegetables," she forgot to add, "and grow them, too." Fortunately, it

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Beneficial Bugs

Beneficial Bugs

y crawlies can provide protection Chandra Orr Creators News Service That beetle sneaking through the strawberry patch or the wasp divebombing your begonias may send you screaming for the hills, bu

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A Greener View

A Greener View

nic mixture or bowls of beer to eliminate slugs Jeff Rugg Creators News Service Q: One of my hosta plants has holes in the leaves. What can I do? A: Hosta leaves are a favorite food of slugs, whic

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Tree Terms

Tree Terms

st arbor for you -- and your neighbors Vicky Katz Whitaker Creators News Service If you're a homeowner looking for a little shade, a bit of privacy or both, planting a tree may be your answer. The

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Fire It Up

Fire It Up

arm up those chilly summer nights Chandra Orr Creators News Service A big blaze on a crisp summer evening is a creature comfort few can deny. You've probably drooled over some of the phenomenal bac

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Everyday Zen

Everyday Zen

es to a Zen garden, simplicity is key. Cindy Cafferty Creators News Service It's a complicated world out there -- one that seems to move at an increasingly rapid, nearly furious pace. Regardless o

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Oh, Organics!

Oh, Organics!

our garden into a wholesome place Cindy Cafferty Creators News Service You are what you eat. Home is where the heart is. Less is more. Everyone's used an adage or two to drive a point home, but did

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Gadgets For Gardeners

Gadgets For Gardeners

evelopments are ripe for the choosing Chandra Orr Creators News Service You're in a meeting when you get the text message: "Water me please." It's the ficus on your front porch, and it needs some

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The Gardener's Way

The Gardener's Way

nspiration by taking a look around you Reina V. Kutner Creators News Service As with any work of art, all you need is a little inspiration to get started in your garden. Often the hardest part of b

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Cash Cultivation

Cash Cultivation

pennies by finding multiple uses for your plants Valerie Lemke Creators News Service Creating and nurturing a garden requires not only an investment of your time and passion. Happily, there are doz

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Simple Beds

Simple Beds

are busy can still have a beautiful garden Diane Schlindwein Creators News Service Whether they have a lot of time on their hands or just a few extra minutes a day, millions of Americans list garde

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Big Small Ideas

Big Small Ideas

offer their tips for a smaller garden Chelle Cordero Creators News Service Living with a postage stamp-sized garden doesn't have to limit you when it comes to gracing your table with beautiful flow

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Falling Water

Falling Water

ountain might be the perfect accent Diane Schlindwein Creators News Service If you want to add character to your outdoor living space, a fountain or pond is a great way to revamp a landscape. Whe

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Looking Up

Looking Up

r rooftop for beautiful greenery Chelle Cordero Creators News Service Gardening is a popular pastime for lots of people, but living in the city doesn't have to inhibit the opportunity to reap the h

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Gardening For Everyone

Gardening For Everyone

disabilities can get involved with planting Vicky Katz Whitaker Creators News Service Being disabled doesn't mean you can't raise tomatoes or fragrant flowers in your backyard, or skip touring a la

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Garden Tips 1

Garden Tips 1

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Garden Tips 2

Garden Tips 2

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