Clay Soil

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First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Setting Up a 'Level' Playing Field

CHENNAI: A spike-machine attached to a tractor ploughs through the green covering, making eight holes at a time into the clay soil beneath the grass. At one spot, the earth is too hard for the metallic spikes; the driver stops, while a young man, till ... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ikogosi - a Dream At Dawn

Ajibola Amzat who was in Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort, Ekiti State during the week captures the natural scenery of the resort.IKOGOSI Warm Springs Resort is a dream at dawn. Or where else in the physical world do warm and cold-water flow from natural sources ... [Published - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Saving time and money in your yard

Over the past few weeks, I have talked to two different customers who have had great success with one of our money-saving products. The product is Possum's Wetting Agent with Biostimulants (PWAB for short).Possum's Wetting Agent with Biostimulants is ... [Published Berkeley Independent - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

How to keep caladiums in winter

Are cedar shavings and a paper bag enough to keep caladiums during the winter months?Q: When do I need to start digging up caladiums, and how do I keep them through the winter? I was told in the past to use cedar shavings and a paper bag.A: Let caladiums ... [Published Clarion-Ledger - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Clay soil no reason for garden despair

Photo by Gregor Richardson.When you move to a new property, as a gardener, one thingthat is often on your mind is, ''What is the soil like?''.One way is to look at existing plants to see what is thereand how well they are growing.Most people fear finding ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Rain, In Phoenix?

Yes folks it does in fact rain in Phoenix Arizona. In fact we get on average about 10 inches of rain a year.So what you might ask? Well Monday morning, we got 5 inches of rain in about 2 hours. So what does that do to a desert area? It makes it flood. ... [Published Weight Watchers - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

A Smarter Sprinkler System

Credit: Courtesy RachioBeing smart about how much water you use every day has never been more important, especially in the drought-ridden West. In some places — such as California  and Texas  — it may even be the law. One easy way to cut down on water ... [Published Mens Journal - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Trail opens up common for walkers

The new hard-surfaced trail links up with existing paths which run across the common A five-mile trail designed to allow a Surrey common to be used by walkers and cyclists throughout the year has been completed after four years of planning.Ranger Sam ... [Published BBC - Sep 04 2014]
Entities: Clay Soil, Ramblers, horse
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Alpharetta Offers Free Lawn Care Class

The class will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 10.Staff ReportThe city of Alpharetta and the Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission will host a free class on lawn care for homeowners next week.The class is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the ... [Published Alpharetta-Milton Patch - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Make a Big Splash with a Tiny...

Once your water garden has been planted, caring for it is a simple matter. If the plants don't seem to be thriving, more than likely the problem is not enough light. If that's the case, then move the container to a brighter spot. If it's too heavy to ... [Published Fine Gardening - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

How much water does your garden need?

Do plant choices really make a difference in water use? See for yourself in these 500-square-foot sample landscapes.One is a traditional turf-based front yard with lawn, shrubs, annual bedding plants and a large tree. The other is a more water-wise ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Garden tidbits to think about

What with having had little to no rain and then a couple of great rainy days lately, gardens have refreshed themselves somewhat and the grass is a little greener. Through the hottest weather I’ve discovered a great little additive that helps plants in ... [Published Moulton Advertiser - Aug 21 2014]


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...can result in "dizziness, fatigue, headaches, confusion, nausea, and skin, lung, eye and mucous membrane irritation," according to the FDA website. " Repeated exposure to high levels can also irritate the skin, eyes, nose and mouth, and can cause liver damage and respiratory failure. Perc might cause effects at lower levels as well."
The spike machine, which has been imported from Italy and costs ` "25 lakh, punctures the hard clayey soil, after which extremely fine sand is spread into the holes. Due to the holes, the resultant aeration will soften the soil, informs Ravichandran, who works at the MA Chidambaram cricket stadium and has been roped in for assistance. Another set of spikes, which have a smaller diameter will be used later to soften the pitch further."
"We are seeing a small amount that being one to one and a half pounds per acre of material coming off. It's because we have 4.3 million acres of agriculture production that that adds up to some significant amounts that we need to work on" says Greg LaFarge. He is a Field

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