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Doctor Raises Red Flag Over Safety Of Lawn Care Spray

Although some homeowners use pesticides to protect their backyards from unwanted invaders like weeds and insects, doctors are raising a red flag about chemical concerns.

07/26/2014

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Should I DIY?

When does it make sense to do it yourself and when should you break down and hire a pro? Here are some examples of DIY do’s and don’ts.

12/25/2013

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Leave The Leaves: Westchester Officials Tout Mulching Over Raking And Bagging

County leaders are touting a program that they say would not only save homeowners time but also save the county money without the leaves ever leaving your property.

11/25/2013

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Preparing Your Yard For The 17-Year Cicada

The 17-year cicadas will come out of hiding before you know it, and if you have just landscaped your yard, you might want to take some precautions.

05/18/2013

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5 Great Mother’s Day Gifts From Brooklyn

Wish the mother, mother figure, or special lady in your life a Happy Mother’s Day with a unique take on a traditional gift, made, or purchased, with love in Brooklyn.

05/07/2013

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Some Sandy Damage On Long Island Is Only Now Apparent

Only now, when landscaping is supposed to be turning green, are Long Island’s shoreline homeowners realizing additional devastation caused by superstorm Sandy.

04/22/2013

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N.J. Public Works Staffer Charged With Misusing Township Funds

A Public Works Department staffer in Millburn, N.J., has been charged with using township money in a scheme to pay off a private landscaper.

03/05/2013

Holland Tunnel Landscaping

Neighbors Question Plan To Beautify Traffic Islands Near Holland Tunnel

A cup of coffee and the morning paper right beside traffic gridlock? It is indeed all part of a plan to socialize and beautify traffic islands near the Holland Tunnel.

CBS 2–10/10/2012

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Tips For A Home Wedding In New York

Don’t let cost and poor planning ruin your big day.

03/10/2012

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Spring Cleaning Backyard Makeover In New York For Under $100

Get the backyard and garden ready for summer with a cost effective and thorough spring cleaning.

03/07/2012

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Stories From Main Street: Waldwick Military Wife Gets Some Help From Project EverGreen

While her husband Richard is away, Courtney is holding down the fort back home with three young children, taking over his domestic duties. But now, with a little help from a local landscaper, she won’t have to worry about the weeds, mulch, shrubs and fertilizer anymore.

08/01/2011

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11-Year-Old Has Booming Landscaping Business In Chatham

When the lawnmower comes around, most nine-year-olds probably wouldn’t think to watch and learn.

07/05/2011