For a healthy lawn, put down the rake and let the leaves lay!

November 13, 2015 by  
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If you hate raking leaves, get ready to rejoice! As the Northern Hemisphere enters late-autumn, fallen leaves weave a warm tapestry that blankets the earth. Not only are these leaves beautiful, they serve an important ecological purpose, which is inhibited when the leaves are raked up into yard waste bags and shipped off-site. Leaves create a natural mulch that recycles nutrients back into the soil for plants to use the following spring, and even grass can benefit from allowing the leaves to perform their soil-building duties. Read the rest of For a healthy lawn, put down the rake and let the leaves lay!

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NASA says two mountains near Pluto’s south pole could be ‘ice volcanoes’

November 13, 2015 by  
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Ever since the first images of Pluto ’s heart-shaped ‘ message of love ’ graced NASA’s Instagram feed, we’ve been pretty enamored with the dwarf planet. The New Horizons team just shared a bucketload of new and interesting deets from the distant hunk of matter, and even they aren’t sure what to make of it yet. The new info comes in the form of a mountainous map, which was shared at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society’s Division of Planetary Sciences. Curiously, the map seems to illustrate the existence of two giant mountains that could actually be ice volcanoes . It seems like a lot of maybes, but it makes more sense when you hear what the team has to say about the findings. Read the rest of NASA says two mountains near Pluto’s south pole could be ‘ice volcanoes’

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