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Aug 12, 2020
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Protect Your Lawn in the Heat
All your hard work in creating a beautiful, lush lawn, can quickly go to waste in times of excessive heat and dryness. If you keep just a few simple things in mind, however, you can help ensure your grass holds up when conditions …
RIS Media
Why Are There Thick Patches of Grass On My Lawn?
Even the most well-kept lawn can have a few blemishes. Random patches of thick grass are blotchy imperfections that can be hard …
Family Handyman
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Vegetable Show Planning: How To Grow Show Vegetables For Competition
Whether you're a beginner gardener or a seasoned professional, showing vegetables at the fair or local garden show will enhance both …
Gardening Know How
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5 Composting Tips And Tricks For Compost Tumbler Users
Composting is an environment-friendly way of nourishing your garden. A great many benefits of composting are no longer a secret to gardeners …
Backyard Gardener
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August Garden Chore List
August is the month when many of your garden efforts come to fruition — generally in the form of tomatoes, peppers, melons, eggplant …
Minnesota State Horticultural Society
Why Gardening is Great for your Mental Health
This year has been mentally challenging for a lot of us. It feels like we suddenly woke up one day to a devastating global pandemic …
Planet Natural
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8 Bugs You Should Never Kill In Your Garden
Mealybugs are those annoying armoured beetles that you'll often find in your garden or greenhouse. They're a problem for gardeners …
Family Handyman
Things to Do in Your Garden Right Now
Gardening has taken on a new depth of meaning in recent months: It can provide solace, escape, an unmatched sense of accomplishment …
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Aeration tips: Giving your soil some fresh air
Many sports fields and parks have not seen the same amount of usage this spring because of health concerns. This situation, which …
Total Landscape Care
What Is A Food Bank – Learn About Gardening For Food Banks
Avid gardeners may find themselves blessed with an abundance of produce each growing season. Sure, friends and family eagerly accept …
Gardening Know How
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You Should Save and Store Seeds From Your Garden
One of my many fails as a first-time gardener was letting my greens go to seed. Instead of harvesting bunches of carefully tended …
Life Hacker
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"Stop fretting about global warming. Mother Nature is going through menopause, but her hot flashes won't last forever."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
What type of wood are cricket bats are made out of?
See the answer below.
How to Tell If Your Melon is Ripe
Is it melon time yet? Depending on which melons you grew and when you planted them, you may already have had your first …
Minnesota State Horticultural Society
What Year Was It?
Skeleton of Tyrannosaurus Rex Discovered
What Year
Fossil hunter Susan Hendrickson discovers three huge bones jutting out of a cliff near Faith, South Dakota. They turn out to be part of the largest-ever Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton ever discovered.
The day was Aug 12. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees."
George Eliot
Trivia Answer
What type of wood are cricket bats are made out of?
Answer: Willow