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It's Never Too Early To Start Checking Salinity On Greens

Last updated: 05/03/2018

Soil salinity and Poa annua don't go well together. While few courses experience salinity problems during cool spring temperatures, the lack of good flushing rains in many areas...

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The Gold Standard

Last updated: 05/03/2018

Robert Olsen founded Goldenstate Landscapes Inc. in 2008 in Camarillo, California, on the cornerstone of an empowered company culture, and on the principles of superior service...

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Costly Water Plant Overhaul Proved Hasty

Last updated: 05/03/2018

Modesto water customers are paying for an overhaul that improved their water treatment plant’s capacity. But was the upgrade necessary? Ratepayers are shelling out $4.1 million...

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The One-Third Rule is Bunk (and why we should still preach it like gospel) - For Landscape & Lawn Care Pros

Last updated: 05/03/2018

As a brand new lawn care specialist, one of the first things you learned was to tell your customers to follow the one-third rule of mowing.  What if I told you that the...

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Which are the best gardening gloves? - The Middle-Sized Garden

Last updated: 05/02/2018

Posted By: Alexandra Campbell On: April 29th, 2018 In: Shop As a garden blogger, I’m often given free gardening gloves to review. However, I also buy them, because not all...

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Making every drop count

Last updated: 05/02/2018

‘When the well is dry, we know the worth of water” — Benjamin Franklin Cape Town, South Africa, faced a scary scenario last month: The city of 4 million residents was warned by...

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Keep it simple and consistent on your farm

Last updated: 05/02/2018

Typically the farmers in the southern end of my area from McVille, Aneta and Binford, N.D., are the first in the field. So far this spring, the northern area from U.S. Highway 2...

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Farmer shares experiences in cover crop success

Last updated: 05/02/2018

Farmer shares experiences in cover crop success Tom C. Doran AgriNews Publications Apr 27, 2018 Email A pit dug between two different combinations of cover crops allowed field...

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How to attract more wildlife to your garden – Nature Detectives

Last updated: 05/02/2018

Save all your favourite Woodland Trust content in one place. Have fun creating a wildlife-friendly garden. You don’t need a big plot; a few pots or a window box will do. Plant...

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14 Toxic Plants Your Chickens Must Avoid - Hobby Farms

Last updated: 05/02/2018

Your free-range flock loves roaming into the garden and treating the marigolds, squash blossoms and dandelions like an all-you-can-eat salad bar. An abundant supply of fresh...

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