Today Evergreen Packaging, with support from KidsGardening.org, announces the launch of the second annual Carton 2 Garden contest, a nation-wide competition inviting K-12 students to repurpose milk and juice cartons to build creative gardens or enhance their schools’ existing garden. The Carton 2 Garden Program promotes hands-on teaching, with opportunities for building important problem solving and life skills, and awards more than $25,000 in prizes to schools across the country. This initiative underscores Evergreen Packaging’s on-going commitment to raise awareness about the importance of eco-friendly packaging.
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DEWALT® launches its first battery-powered Outdoor Power Tools. The line includes two 40V MAX* Brushless String Trimmers, two 40V MAX* Brushless Blowers, and a 40V MAX* Hedge Trimmer. The cordless outdoor tools run on the DEWALT 40V MAX* Lithium Ion battery platform with EXTREME RUNTIME (XR) on the brushless units.
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Fifi O’Neill, the single-most accomplished editor, photo stylist, blogger and best-selling author renowned for prairie style, attracts an impressive fan base to chez Fifi, her blog that reaches in upwards of 2 million. She holds added international reputation devoting many years to writing and styling elaborate home decorating, food, gardening and interior design editorial for hundreds of lifestyle and special interest publications. She has published three books including a best-seller and now, her latest, Prairie Style Weddings (Chronicle Books, December 2014).
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Fifi O’Neill has established a novel international reputation for her particular sense of style. Her name has become synonymous as the single-most editor, photo stylist, blogger and best-selling author known for perpetuating prairie style.
Born and raised in Paris, Fifi has based from Europe, Canada and now the U.S., devoting many years to writing and styling elaborate home decorating, food, gardening and interior design editorial for hundreds of lifestyle and special interest publications including several of her own design magazines. With two impressive and beautifully illustrated books, Fifi now announces release of her third, PRAIRIE-STYLE WEDDINGS: Rustic and Romantic Farm, Woodland, and Garden Celebrations (Chronicle Books, December 2014, $30 USD/Hardbound).
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On location in beautiful Maryland, TruGreen and Jason Cameron, licensed contractor and TV host, helped make a crisp, fall day feel more like a spring renewal for one lucky homeowner. After a multi-week transformational process, reveal day arrived for Lisa Noble, grand prize winner of the TruGreen Backyard Makeover Sweepstakes.
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The all-new HGTV.com is the ultimate online destination for anyone who loves making their home a better place to live. The site’s marquee feature is the HGTV Photo Library, a new curated resource that serves up livable design inspiration with stunning room photos.
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Fun to grow and fun to eat! Garden!
Master chef and National Geographic Explorer Barton Seaver gives kid-friendly tips on growing and eating your own herbs and veggies from his new book, packed with scrumptious seasonal recipes, fun food facts and challenges, tips on sustainability, and more. Find out more at NGKidsCookbook.com Find other Cookbook segments at YouTube.com/natgeofan Food/Health/kids
Spring is here. The season of renewal is accompanied by increased hope generated by healthy springtime lawns, according to TruGreen’s Lawn Lifestyles National Survey.* The majority (69 percent) of Americans surveyed report that “seeing a green lawn in springtime makes me feel hopeful.” In fact, the bigger the family, especially with teens in the household, the more hopeful the green lawns of spring make people feel. TruGreen, the Official Sponsor of SpringSM, is helping America say goodbye to winter and enjoy a brand new spring season outdoors with the launch of the TruGreen Backyard Makeover Sweepstakes.
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Summer’s arrival means America’s yards step up as the popular backdrop of family life. More than half (58 percent) of homeowners surveyed in the TruGreen Home Features Report, conducted by the National Association of REALTORS®, named “eating and/or entertaining outside with family or friends” as one of the most common ways they currently use their outdoor space. And if selling a home, a healthy, green lawn can be a value-boosting asset.
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Rodale Inc.—the company that launched the American organic movement and the leading authority on healthy, eco-friendly living—is launching the first online shopping destination specializing in handpicked luxury and sustainably sourced goods.
Rodale’s (www.rodales.com) combines 70+ years of the company’s unmatched heritage in organic lifestyle and environmental stewardship, as well as the expertise of its healthy, active living brands that include Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Prevention, Bicycling, Runner’s World and Organic Gardening, to bring together beautiful, sophisticated, responsibly sourced products in one place.
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A Settlement has been reached in a lawsuit with the manufacturer of the weed-killer Imprelis®. The lawsuit claims that Imprelis® killed and damaged trees and other non-target vegetation.
Imprelis® was used by lawn care professionals on residential and commercial properties, as well as by golf courses, between August 31, 2010 and August 21, 2011. It was used in every state, except California and New York.
This Settlement will provide benefits to consumers and businesses with tree damage caused by Imprelis®.
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Is your yard helping or hurting you in getting top dollar for your house this home buying season? According to TruGreen’s new Lawn Lifestyles National Survey of America*, the majority of homeowners (79 percent) reported “having a healthy, green lawn contributes to the overall value of a home”; and homeowners (56 percent) said “when buying a home, a good lawn would warrant a higher price.” In fact, more than half of Americans surveyed (53 percent) said “the quality of the homeowner’s lawn can tell you a lot about the quality of the home overall.” TruGreen, a subsidiary of The ServiceMaster Company, is celebrating 40 years as the nation’s largest professional lawn care service provider.
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