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Proven Tips to Keeping Your Lawn Green Proven Tips for Keeping Your Lawn Green

Despite recent thunderstorms, July and August will most likely be our driest and hottest months this year -- conditions that are tough on your lawn. Watering is critical to keep your lawn healthy and green but different grasses require different amounts of water. For example, Kentucky bluegrass will turn brown and go dormant during the hot, dry summer months if not watered consistently while Bermuda grass requires less water to maintain a healthy green color. Here are specific watering recommendations for three of the most popular types of lawn grass:

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At an all-you-can-can-eat buffet, college students Dan and Craig noticed how much food was being wasted. They learned that food waste, instead of clogging landfills, could be turned into beneficial gardening products. Today, what started as a dorm project has become EcoScraps, a leader in organic compost and gardening products. EcoScraps plant foods are nutrient dense and meet the highest organic industry standards. New to K&B TrueValue, EcoScraps are good for your garden and good for the earth.

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Don't let the bugs bite this summer!

Mosquitos and other insects get in the way of enjoying summer outdoor activities as well as posing a health risk. Citronella, derived from different species of lemongrass, has long been used an insect repellant and is recognized as a non-toxic biopesticide by the EPA. But citronella is not always the best choice. For example, OFF Clip-on insect repellent is odorless and works without applying directly to skin.

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New Dynatrap Bug Trap Quit Zapping & Start Trapping!

New Dynatrap Bug Trap

Mosquitoes and other insects get in the way of enjoying summer outdoor activities as well as posing a health risk. But it's been hard to find a kid and earth friendly way to eliminate insects in your yard... until now.

The NEW Dynatrap can be used indoors and outdoors and is:

Pesticide/Odor Free

Lightweight, easy to assemble and install.

No propane or gas needed.

Dynatrap uses a unique, non-toxic method for insect elimination. Like bug zappers, Dynatrap's UV fluorescent bulb produces a warm light which attracts flying insects. But Dynatrap also has a titanium dioxide coating which emits carbon dioxide--irresistible to mosquitoes. Once attracted, insects are sucked into the trap by a fan. With no harmful pesticides or fumes, Dynatrap is the safe way to control insects in your yard this summer. K&B True Value has several models to choose from, stop in a take a look today!

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Celebrate Earth Day with Us

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is now a worldwide celebration of our amazing planet. While progress has been made since the first Earth Day to protect our world, there's much more we can all do. Below is food for thought as we celebrate our fabulous home.