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  1. Botany
Lists
  1. GardenWeb
  2. Search for Plants (Plants for a Future)
      Provides searches for plants by name, habitat, use, or area where grown. 09-09

  3. Yard Care (Toro)
  4. Yard and Botany
Multimedia
  1. DIY Projects for Home and Garden (VideoJug.com)
      Provides short instructional videos. 07-07

Papers
  1. Drought-Tolerant Grasses (Saws.org)
      "These approved grass varieties were chosen for their ability to survive with very little or no water for extended periods...." These varieties of Bermuda grass are approved for use in San Antonio, Texas: Celebration, Common Bermuda, GN1, Grimes EXP, Tex Turf, TifSport, and Tifway 419. The grass requires full sun, responds quickly to watering after a drought, and is extremely tolerant to traffic. Buffalo grass requires little or no watering after it is established but does not tolerate traffic well and must be mowed very high, if at all. Zoysia grass tolerates foot traffic, sun, and shade but grows slowly. 12-12

  2. Edible Yards (ABC News)
      "Haeg is trying to change how Americans use their front lawns by placing edible estate prototypes in every area of the country in the hopes of making it a standard design." 08-06

  3. Guide to Carnivorous Plants (CarnivorousPlantNursery.com)
      Provides information on Venus Flytraps, Pitcher Plants, Sundews, Butterworts, Bladderworts, Genlisea, Tropical Pitchers, Bog Orchids, and Bog Plants. 7-04

  4. Guide to Lawn Grasses (AllAboutLawns.com)
      Provides information about Zoysia, Bermuda, St. Augustine, Buffalo, Kentucky Blue Grass and other types of lawn grass. 5-05

  5. Household Repairs and Improvements (DannyLipford.com)
      "If you´re considering a home improvement project, chances are Danny has covered it on a show. The following articles and videos and others located throughout the site cover a broad range of topics for home enthusiasts interested in improving their homes and yards." 08-07

  6. How to Conduct a Yard Sale (Move.com)
      "Yard sales are a great way to make a little money while lightening your load in preparation for your move. Do you really want to take that huge old couch with you? Your plants need new homes. And what about all those clothes you never wear? Don't throw them away! You'd be surprised at what people will buy, especially if they can get a deal on it. " 08-07

  7. Recommended Fixes for Your House's Exterior (AARP.org)
      "By investing $100 (or even less) in these outdoor fixes, your home will look better, cost less to maintain and sell for more." 12-12

  8. Watering Houseplants (Prairie Yard and Garden)
      Provides directions on watering houseplants to avoid over watering or over drying. 10-09

   
   


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