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Golf’s Day in the Spotlight

Last updated: 05/14/2018

For manty of us inside the business, the best day of the year is that Thursday in April when Jim Nantz says “Hello Friends…” and the old legends hit those ceremonial shots at...

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The new fertilizer fundamentals

Last updated: 05/14/2018

Less Filler LCOs are increasing productivity by changing the way they use fertilizers with enhanced efficiency and hybrid products. There’s always a better way to do...

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The 50-Yard Challenge: Mowing 110 Lawns in One Day to Celebrate 110th Anniversary

Last updated: 05/14/2018

Inspired by Rodney Smith Jr., founder of Raising Men Lawn Care Service (RMLCS), employees at Briggs & Stratton Corporation are looking to mow 110 lawns within the Milwaukee, WI...

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Trimming tips from the UAG Professionals

Last updated: 05/14/2018

Business Owners & Managers The Users Advisory Group (UAG) is made up of landscaping and lawn care professionals. Occasionally the group will offer tips. We recently asked the...

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Farmers reap benefits of cover crops with better soil

Last updated: 05/13/2018

As area farmers Keith Gustafson and Dan Sutton plant their corn and soybean fields this spring, they know work they did last fall will help increase this year's yield, control...

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20 Eco-Friendly Mother's Day Gift Ideas - Earth911.com

Last updated: 05/13/2018

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to celebrate the special women in your life, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could also celebrate Mother Earth in the process too?  This Mother’s...

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Spring Houseplant Care

Last updated: 05/13/2018

Spring is an important time for houseplants, it’s the beginning of their active growing season. Most houseplants go into a dormant state during the winter, where their growth...

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Growing Heirloom Lettuce – Learn About Strawberry Cabbage Lettuce Plants - Gardening Know How's Blog

Last updated: 05/13/2018

Cool weather lettuce is one of the first crops out of the gate, and a welcome sight after months of less than fresh vegetables. Sure, there are the usual suspects to grow like...

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Garden Compost Sifter | How-To Make | joe gardener®

Last updated: 05/13/2018

Just as a kitchen sifter can screen uneven ingredients going into the final recipe, you can make a compost sifter to do the same thing for your garden. When you make compost,...

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Stake Your Plants: Kinds of Garden Stakes and Tomato Cages - Horticulture

Last updated: 05/13/2018

Question: Can you walk me through the different kinds of garden stakes and which stake would be best for what plants? Answer: There are a few different kinds of plant stakes,...

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