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Friday
Apr082011

  • Proper and well-maintained landscaping and lawns add 15% to a home's value according to buyers.
  • A turf area of 50’ x50’ provides enough oxygen for a family of 4 each day
  • The investment recovery rate is 100% to 200% for a landscape improvement.
  • One tree can absorb as much carbon in a year as a car produces while driving 26,000 miles
  • An average American uses about 750 pounds of paper every year, and 95% of homes are built using wood. That means each person uses the equivalent of one 100 foot tall, 16 inch diameter, tree every year for their paper and wood product needs.
  • 175 sq ft of lawn provides enough oxygen for 1 person for an entire day.
  • Plant a few sprigs of Dill near your tomatoes to keep tomato worms away.
  • Ticks are not insects. They are in the Arachnidae family like spiders…(count the legs,8...ewe)
  • Lyme disease is named after Lyme Connecticut where, in 1975, an outbreak of juvenile arthritis was discovered to have been caused by the tick born virus.