Friday, September 23, 2011

What type of grass seed should I use for my lawn?

There are many grass seed varieties to choose from, which can become very confusing.
To simplify the process for you, simply ask and answer some questions
about your existing lawn and you own personal preferencees.
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Friday, September 16, 2011


In bear country these lumbering creatures can cause extensive damage to berry patches and gardens and can be a threat to people if crossed. Although they are considered inhabitants of rural, mountainous wilderness areas, bears are being seen more frequently in forested, suburban areas throughout the country.
Click here to learn how to control bears in your neighborhood:


Friday, September 9, 2011

Extending the Gardening Season

Whether you live in New England, where the frost-free vegetable growing season is under 200 days long, or in Southern California, where it's over 300 days long, sometimes the season seems just too short.

Cover early and late season plantings with fabric row covers.  Start and end the gardening season with cold-hardy vegetables that tolerate frost, such as peas, lettuce, cole crops, beets and chard.  Try growing some plants, such as cold-tender herbs and dwarf fruit trees, in containers that you can move-in and outdoors as weather permits.  Click here to read more: