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Scary-Looking Insect Invades Area, But Don’t Call Them Ticks

Those plump, round insects seem to be everywhere these days. They’re called billbugs, beetles, and weevils. But don’t call them ticks, because they’re not.

06/23/2015

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Angie’s List: Sod Or Seed For Lush, Green Lawns?

Everyone wants a lush, green lawn. But, what’s the best way to achieve it – sod or seed?

05/28/2015

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Expert Offers Tips For Protecting Against Ticks & Lyme Disease

The warning from state officials is loud and clear. Every county in Pennsylvania is vulnerable to Lyme disease borne by the blacklegged tick.

04/22/2015

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City Poised To Reconsider Rules As Woman Tries To Start Goat Grazing Business

Would you consider hiring a herd of goats to eat your weeds?

03/20/2015

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2 New Parking Lots Under Construction At North Park Boathouse

It started as a parking ticket on a windshield, a nearly $400 parking ticket, at the North Park Boathouse.

06/05/2014

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Get Marty: Fitzgerald Promises Change After Wounded Vets Get Parking Tickets

Hundreds of people gathered in North Park on Memorial Day for a Wounded Warriors run and walk, including Pennsylvania National Guard Major Mike Clark.

05/29/2014

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Wounded Warriors Ticketed $370 For Parking On Grass At Memorial Day Fundraiser

There are more reports of unusually expensive parking tickets at North Park.

05/28/2014

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Get Marty: Allegheny County Officials Re-Examining $370 Parking Fines

Drivers couldn’t believe their eyes; parking tickets that ordered them to pay hundreds of dollars.

05/22/2014

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Get Marty: Man Gets $370 Ticket For Parking On County Grass

Allegheny County leaders are taking a close look at County Police ticketing practices following a “Get Marty” investigation.

05/21/2014

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Landscapers Seeing Cases Of Snow Mold Across Country

You’ve probably never heard of it, but it may be in your yard. Snow mold.

03/28/2014

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Angie’s List: Treatments To Keep Your Lawn Green

The quest for a lush, green lawn takes a lot of work and involves more than just mowing.

06/13/2013

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Consumer Reports Puts Push Mowers To The Test

To keep the grass in Paris trim this summer, the city is using sheep. Apparently, they’re efficient and cheap, but if that option doesn’t work for you, Consumer Reports has some excellent lawnmower choices for you to chew on.

05/30/2013

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Angie’s List: Spring Lawn Care Tips

Spring is an important time for your lawn. If you neglect it now, you’ll pay the price the rest of the year. Here are three steps for spring lawn care from Angie’s List.

03/28/2013

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Hot Weather Turning Most Local Lawns Brown

If your lawn is lacking some green, you are not alone. In just about every neighborhood, you can find brown, crunchy grass. It’s certainly not pretty, and unfortunately, there’s not much you can do to fix it besides watering.

07/19/2012

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Organic Gardener Gives Tips To Save Your Lawn

It’s been a hard summer on our yards and experts say now is when you need to act if you want to improve your turf next year. The Post-Gazette’s Organic Gardener Doug Oster says now is the time to rent an aerating machine.

09/21/2011

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