TITLE

Project EverGreen's ‘GreenCare for Troops’ Program Calls for New Volunteers

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Landscape & Irrigation;Sep2007, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that Project EverGreen company calls for volunteers from contractors nationwide for its GreenCare for Troops program in the U.S. Such call serves as an opportunity to do a patriotic public service. Such program matches local firms that are willing to provide free lawn and landscape maintenance for families whose major wage earner is serving in the Middle East.
ACCESSION #
27068869

 

Related Articles

  • ECO-FRIENDLY. Lynch, Meghan // Horticulture;May2007, Vol. 104 Issue 4, p26 

    The article reports on the GreenCare for Troops program which has helped 2,500 U.S. military families. The program, which provides free lawn and landscape care to families of U.S. miltary personnel serving in the Middle East, was started in 2006 by Project EverGreen, a non-profit organization...

  • The rise and fall of grass. Elliott, Charles // Horticulture;Jan93, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p30 

    Presents a short history of lawn mowing. Author's equipment, past and present; Background of lawns and of mowing; Early machines and the inventors; Britain's thoughts about ride-on mowers; Details.

  • Coping with thatch. Polomski, Bob // Horticulture;May94, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p34 

    Explains how to deal with excessive thatch in the lawn. What thatch is; How shallow thatch benefits the lawn; How to dethatch if thatch is over one-half inch thick; When to dethatch; Preventing return of a thatch problem.

  • Making your lawn mean, lean, and green. Tonge, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;10/1/96, Vol. 88 Issue 215, p14 

    Focuses on restoring a rundown lawn. Reference to the experience of Kathy and Dan O'Neill. Description of the steps taken to restore the lawn; Comments from Adam Pizzi, a landscaper and lawn-restoration specialist. INSET: How to put new spark in a rundown lawn..

  • Creative cutting wins lawn-loving converts. Ades, John Irving // Christian Science Monitor;8/4/95, Vol. 87 Issue 175, p16 

    Describes author's experiences in the pleasure one gets during grass-cutting. Details of the technique author uses for lawn-mowing.

  • Help with sod. Berendsohn, Roy // Popular Mechanics;Oct96, Vol. 173 Issue 10, p108 

    Presents a brochure on step-by-step guidelines for sod installation in a bad-shaped lawn from Turf Resource Center. Tips on how to prepare the ground to receive sod; Contact information.

  • Lowe's gardening tips.  // Southern Living;Aug94, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p44 

    Offers advice concerning lawn maintenance during summer. Watering; Spraying; Mowing; Recycling; Planning.

  • Have a healthy lawn the natural way. Childs, Terry // Natural Life;Mar/Apr97, Issue 54, p6 

    Presents tips on lawn maintenance. Cleaning up the lawn and the garden; Importance of selecting best quality grass seed; Tips on rolling the lawn during spring; Importance of getting the soil tested.

  • A man and his lawn. Bain, David Haward // Glamour;Aug96, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p226 

    Shares the author's experience as the family member responsible for lawn care. Family history of having males in charge of lawn mowing; Style in lawn mowing; Anticipation of passing on the task of lawn mowing to son.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics