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Not sure what to do about those bugs chewing up your flowers? Concerned about selecting the right plants for your yard? Wondering what kind of grass is the most drought tolerant? Just pick up the phone and call the Hillsborough County Extension .
Paparoa farmers Ken and Janine Hames won three awards in this year's Ballance Farm Environment Awards; healthy cattle and above-average meat production are achieved by smart stocking.
The city of Burkburnett will propose changes for water conservation on Monday, including a water usage surcharge and changes to stage three drought restrictions.
With the long Memorial Day weekend just around the corner, chances are more than a few Land O' Lakes residents are preparing to dig in and tackle a lawn or landscaping project.
"If you're looking to create an ornamental area that you won't use that much," White says, "almost all rules can be broken and anything will work, from hostas to hypericum, from lettuce to blue star creeper." "A great lawn-substitution can be inert material as well," she says, "such as colored glass, slate or crushed stone.
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Rating agency S&P said a heating property market was a threat to the New Zealand economy.
The prolonged drought in the Southwest is beginning to affect New Mexican onion crops by concentrating salt in ground water.
The record heat and drought from last year pushed Lake Michigan to its lowest level on record.
Officials will set more than 14,000 gypsy moth traps across Minnesota this spring as part of the state's annual monitoring program for the destructive tree pest.
Thirty-three people have died and 12 others were reported missing in the latest round of rain- and hailstorms that have swept south China, the country's civil affairs and disaster reduction authorities said Thursday.
JIM RYDBOMfirstname.lastname@example.org Greeley City Council member Donna Sapienza works on a drawing while at her Greeley home this week.
Photo of a ranch in Pleasant Valley with a nearby ditch to supply it with water.
Such native plants as coast live oak, valley oak, toyon, flannel bush, Western redbud and California lilac are among the most resilient of plants as the weather gets dry and warm after spring.
This chart depicts an analysis of drought severity in New Mexico. The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced in partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
President Hifikepunye Pohamba is expected to officially declare a state of emergency for the drought situation currently ravaging Namibia, says Prime Minister Hage Geingob.