Lawns, Turf & Grass

My Easy Strategy to Phase out a Struggling Lawn

My Easy Strategy to Phase out a Struggling Lawn

It's not my style to obsess about a perfect carpet of lawn but I do have standards for health that are just not being met ...
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How to use Frost in Garden Design

How to Plan for Beautiful Frost in Your Garden Design

Have you ever heard that bit about there being lots of Eskimo words for snow?  Where Eskimos, because they deal with snow so much, supposedly have ...
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From Nightmare Lawn to Happy Meadow in 5 Easy Steps

Have you noticed that lawns are becoming increasingly controversial subjects? For generations, they have been the prize of middle class success. They are an outward ...
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proven winners creeping thyme for grass replacement - by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com

Giving Up On That Grass

We've had two straight weeks of rain and constant drizzle and I still can't get that grass to take root. Stick a fork in it ...
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reducing mulch and replacing with ground cover by joanne neale www.pithandvigor.com

Mulch-less Gardening With Beautiful Ground Covers

Let’s face it, anywhere you put mulch, you can dig a hole and plant ground cover. Indeed, ground cover plants are simply living mulches that ...
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everything you ever wanted (and didn't want) to know about moss

Everything You Ever Wanted (and didn’t want) to Know About Moss

I'm always up for being sent off on a research tangent.  Not knowing where it will end up, what I will learn and what will ...
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