Good Questions: Lawn Dethatching, Fires, A Clinton-Clinton TicketEvery Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores lawn dethatching, 3-alarm fires and a Clinton-Clinton presidential ticket.
Lawn Care Tips For Our Early WarmupIt never fails. Those first 60-degree days of the year have people thinking about their lawns and gardens. It just so happens the first 60 degree day of this year came very early.
Good Questions: Chip Bags, Mushrooms & Cutting OnionsJames from Apple Valley asked: Why are potato chip bags so full of air? Frito-Lay, the largest of the chip makers, says the following: "Our chips are packaged by weight depending on bag size. Prior to sealing, we add air to the bags to cushion the chips and help prevent breakage."
Good Question: Why Is Some Grass Greener?Every spring, as the snow begins to melt, our lawns are usually mushy with brown spots. All of us wonder when they might start to green up. Sam Bauer, a turfgrass specialist with the University of Minnesota Extension, says don't worry. He expects - with some more rain, sun, time and a little raking - most of the grass should green up later in May.