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News stories tagged with "lawns"

Whose lawn is lusher?

Lots of people love a full, lush lawn. Personal green space for the kids, a tidy, open vista around the house, but it isn't easy, keeping a monoculture like grass. Lawns DO like a rainy summer like this one. And fertilizers and herbicides might help. But there's concern about water pollution from lawn chemicals. Julie Grant reports that some experts say you can use them, just don't over-use them.  Go to full article

Catching up with ?shoulder? season chores

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about late season lawn and garden chores.  Go to full article

Now is the time for lawn care

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about lawns. Amy says September is the most important month to consider lawn care.  Go to full article

More Early Spring Chores: Raking and Lawn Care

It was a beautiful weekend for yard work, but too early to start planting the garden. Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy spent the weekend raking their lawns.  Go to full article

Spring Lawn Care: Keeping it Green and Growing

Horticulturist Amy Ivy has tips on preparing your lawn for the summer.  Go to full article

Commentary: The Green Standard

Many Americans try to grow the perfect lawn, lush green, manicured expanse without weeds. But, according to commentator Elle Garrell Berger, what we have come to think of as the best kind of lawn may be the worst lawn for us and our environment.  Go to full article

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