Leaf-Raking’s Quick, Noisy Death

Leaf-Raking’s Quick, Noisy Death

When I was a kid, fall weekends were eagerly anticipated and dreaded in equal parts. There was nothing I loved more than adventuring through the woods, planning a Halloween outfit or finding a warm spot in front of the wood stove in which to plant myself with a book....
Composting: Good for Garden, Good for the Planet

Advanced Lawn Care Knowledge

Are you serious about your lawn? If so, this page from Cornell University could be an indispensible reference for all the diseases that can plague your turf. Each link on the page provides an overview of the disease, symptoms, pictures, disease cycle information and...
Composting: Good for Garden, Good for the Planet

Zen Gardening

The official start of spring is only about a week away and, as the warmer weather approaches, gardening guru Jeffrey Restuccio (recently featured in Health News Digest,) has some useful tips. His latest book, Get Fit through Gardening, includes gardening tips that...
EPA Issues Stop Sale on DuPont Imprelis Herbicide

Itching to Get Rid of Poison Ivy?

Who likes poison ivy? Nobody, right? Actually, Umar Mycka, a horticulturalist at the Philadelphia Zoo, has reason to be growing quite fond of the rash-causing weed. He has started a business removing poison ivy for people who are itching to get rid of it. He is...