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Before You Restore Your Lawn

Burn Calories Taking Care of Your Lawn

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Don’t dread those outside chores, think of them as an exercise program with a bonus—a great looking yard! Give your legs, hips, back, shoulders and arms a workout by hauling bags of compost or fertilizer. Below represents the calories an average person (155 pounds) can burn taking care of your yard.  If you weigh less, you will burn slightly fewer calories, if you weigh more, you will burn slightly more…

Lawn Games - Ring Toss

Ring Toss

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Ring toss is a fun summer recreational activity. It is simple to play and can provide a family with hours of fun.  The Basics: Toss the ring onto the peg—sounds easy, but it is not.  Each player is given 5 plastic rings to use during game play. The player may toss or flip the rings one at a time onto the pegs. A ring that lands completely around a peg,…

Lawn Games - Horseshoes

Close Only Counts in Horseshoes …

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It is estimated games with Horseshoes started as early as the 2nd century.  Modern Horseshoes is an outdoor game played between two people (or two teams of two people) using four horseshoes and two throwing targets (stakes).  Players take turns tossing horseshoes at stakes in the ground, which are traditionally placed 40-feet apart.  Modern games use a more stylized U-shaped bar, about twice the size of an actual horseshoe. In…