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Understanding Your Credit Score

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A High Credit Score Can Help When Financing Outdoor Power Equipment By David Adams, Retail Finance Manager, The Toro Company You’ve heard those obnoxious jingles on television – ones that relate bad credit scores to working in seafood restaurants or driving beat-up cars. So how do you keep that credit score high in order to make use of financing on the mower of your dreams?! The first step may be…

Container Gardening- Get Creative

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Good drainage is the most important element. Make sure your container has at least one drainage hole and add a layer of small rocks to the bottom to prevent the hole from becoming blocked. Not many plants like to sit in soggy soil any more than you would! Other elements to insure success include: Soil: A light mixture of good potting soil, peat moss and compost or a pre-packaged potting…

Drip, drip, drip…

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OK, I’ll admit it. I’m a little obsessed with drip irrigation. For me it’s a huge time saver. I don’t have to spend time dragging the hose around, setting up sprinklers or carrying a watering can. Best of all, drip irrigation is a better, more efficient way to use water in the garden. My friend Laura, who is known as the “Drip Diva” at Toro tells me drip irrigation can…

Links to Learning

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Dig even deeper into grass, insects, diseases, soil, pesticides, seeds, organics, and more. You will find non-profit organizations, associations, university and environmental sites with in-depth information. American Horticultural Society (http://ahsgardening.org/) Since 1922 The American Horticultural Society (AHS) has been providing America’s gardeners with the highest quality gardening and horticultural education. Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (www.aosca.org) The Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies is dedicated to assisting clients in…