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Getting to the root of grub problems

Getting to the root of grub problems

(ARA) – You water, fertilize and give your lawn all the TLC it needs, yet come late-summer you still find unsightly brown patches scattered across the turf. If the turf in these spots can easily be pulled away from the ground, you most likely have a grub problem. And chances are if you don’t act quickly these voracious... 

Cash For Grass protects water supply

Cash For Grass protects water supply

SIDNEY — The South Platte Natural Resources District is once again sponsoring its Cash For Grass program, which gives landowners in certain areas the opportunity to help protect ground water supplies by choosing buffalograss over traditional cool season lawns. Cash For Grass began as a pilot program in 2005 within the city... 

To Rake or Not to Rake

To Rake or Not to Rake

A Prairie Garden Journal 2006 When fall comes to the garden its cold temperatures and brisk winds litter fastidiously manicured lawns and neatly mulched beds with its untidy debris of leaves. In a society obsessed with imposing its illusion of order on nature’s boisterous and often messy exuberance, cleaning up the recurring... 

The Seeds of a Good Landscape

The Seeds of a Good Landscape

A Prairie Garden Journal 2007 Is your landscape going to seed? If it is, that’s a good thing. Flowers are pretty, but if you remember your sophomore biology class, the flower is just a plant’s way of getting the bees and the butterflies to do all of that x-rated stuff with the stamens and pistils, or whatever the heck... 

Is Your Landscape Neat or Messy?

Is Your Landscape Neat or Messy?

A Prairie Garden Journal 2007 A national organization recently surveyed a broad cross-section of homeowners to find out what homeowners find important in a landscape. Very high on the list of homeowner desires was “neatness”. In fact neatness was second in importance to “easy to maintain”. So its not too surprising... 

Green Landscaping

Green Landscaping

A Prairie Garden Journal 2007 It seems like everything is going green these days. “Greenhouse” used to mean a building in which bedding plants are grown. Now the term “green house” means a home that is designed and built to be environmentally friendly. Passive and active solar heat to reduce energy demands for heating... 

Cutting Your Lawn Down to Size

Cutting Your Lawn Down to Size

A Prairie Garden Journal 2007 There are many good reasons to consider shrinking the size of your lawn. First, the rising cost of water, particularly for lawns watered with city water, makes lawns an increasingly expensive landscape feature. Seasonal water bills for lawn watering in some cases are approaching $1,000. Add... 

Grocery Store & Garbage Dumpster Plants

Grocery Store & Garbage Dumpster Plants

A Prairie Garden Journal 2007 Before you buy your next landscape plants, you may want to find out a little more about their dining preferences. Almost everyone understands that plants vary widely in their ability to tolerate cold winter temperatures. And while maybe only half of all Americans know the USDA Plant Hardiness... 

Landscape Fractions…1/2 + 1/3=OOH LALA

Landscape Fractions…1/2 + 1/3=OOH LALA

A Prairie Garden Journal 2007 Your seventh grade math teacher was right, after all. Fractions are important. I am aware that bringing up the subject of fractions may cause some readers to have a recurrence of painful and now long-suppressed classroom experiences. So if you are one of those people who are still discussing... 

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Don’t plant flowers too early in season

    By ROGER HOLSINGER Star-Herald Assistant Editor  According to the calendar spring has arrived. But in western Nebraska there is always a chance for a spring...

Add value and appeal with four simple home maintenance projects

(ARA) - Regardless of whether you're staying or thinking of selling, you want your home to look its best and be an asset to the neighborhood. Attractive homes accrue in value and...

Steps that make building onto your home simpler and safer

(ARA) - It's the time of year to finish all the projects around the house that you put off all summer to go to the lake. Regardless if it is finishing a new deck, renovating the...

How to make your outdoor living space as cool and comfortable as indoors

How to make your outdoor living space as cool and comfortable as indoors (ARA) - It is easy to enjoy your deck or patio when the weather is warm and pleasant, and memories of...

Waiting for Rain

A Prairie Garden Journal 2003 The worst drought in local memory appears to not yet be over.  The state’s climatologist, when asked at the recent drought conference at the...
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Corporations boost ag research funding

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The gap between federal support for agricultural research at large public universities...

Creating a kid’s garden can be great fun for all

Courtesy photoDuring this past holiday season, an article was released showing the top five toys that...

Preserve your produce

A new generation is finding that canning saves money and the taste can’t be beat By Jane Palmer World-Herald...

Metal leafing can give old furniture new glamour

By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Love the shiny glamour of mirrored or silver-leaf furniture, but...

10 ways to jazz up an outdoor summer dinner party

By AMY LORENTZEN For The Associated Press Keeping guests comfortable and entertained while dining...
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