Lawn renewal and renovation tips to create a perfect lawn this season
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 13:39
The extreme heat and drought of 2012 was hard on lawns and gardens. "Many gardeners are facing a blank slate of bare soil, masses of dead patches that were once lawn or a bit of grass interspersed in a sea of weeds," says gardening expert Melinda Myers.
Increase work performance by...learning how to be a good spouse?
Thursday, 18 April 2013 11:01
As the marketplace become more competitive in each industry, human resource departments and managers are constantly faced with the challenge of how else they could increase the performance of their workforce – in terms of efficiency, engagement and accountability.
Maverick Matchmaker picked as star of "Let's Fall in Love": first tragic-comic documentary on love
Thursday, 04 April 2013 12:58
According to a recent survey by the United Nations Statistics Division, which collects official data on marriage and divorce from over 200 countries on an annual basis, United States rank #5 in the world in having one of the highest divorce rates.
Thursday, 04 April 2013 12:52
EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine
Dear EarthTalk: I understand that the "environmental justice" movement seeks to protect the poor and non-white communities from being unfairly targeted to host activities like sewage treatment plants, landfills and polluting factories. Have there been notable victories? --P. Silver, Peekskill, NY
Attracting backyard pollinators EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine
Monday, 01 April 2013 14:51
Dear EarthTalk: I'd like to have a garden that encourages bees and butterflies. What's the best approach?--Robert Miller, Bakersfield, CA Attracting bees and butterflies to a garden is a noble pursuit indeed, given that we all depend on these species and others (beetles, wasps, flies, hummingbirds, etc.) to pollinate the plants that provide us with so much of our food, shelter and other necessities of life. In fact, increased awareness of the essential role pollinators play in ecosystem maintenance—along with news about rapid declines in bee populations—have led to a proliferation of backyard "pollinator gardens" across the U.S. and beyond.