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What’s in Weed-n-Feed Lawn Products?

June 1, 2018

Many homeowners don’t realize that the “weed” part of “Weed-n-Feed” lawn treatment products relates to herbicides – weed killers such as 2,4-D, which can harm children, adults and pets.

Steamed Weeds, Anyone?

June 1, 2018

An article on advocates for a $23,831 Weedtechnics steam machine to control sidewalk weeds. A licensed pesticide applicator is not needed to operate the machine.

A Simple, Strong Fence Corner

June 1, 2018

I happened to meet a U.S. Forest Service engineer who worked on fences and structures for range lands. He introduced me to a fence corner that had been tested in both the United States and Australia that outperformed other designs with multiple posts and cross and angle braces.

Bean Up

May 31, 2018

Looking for a long season of picking green beans? Try planting pole beans.