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Christmas time is agapanthus time. The lush heads of beautiful blue or white flowers brighten up many a garden. We all recognize that they’re not natives—they hail from South ...

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The US Government has used a network of satellites for many decades to give its armed forces the ability to calculate their position anywhere on the Earth’s surface. The signals ...

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Landscape architects and contractors usually have to plan for surface drainage and runoff. Some landscapers dig trenches and lay gravel or drainage cell over drainpipe, then cover the gravel with ...

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Under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997, fill being removed to an unlicensed site (that is, not a legal waste facility) must be validated to make sure it ...

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You sent your turf samples off to the lab for analysis of their nutrient content and the results have come back. Now what? How do you interpret the results and ...

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Dear Loam Ranger, I've just received a water quality report from my testing lab. It talks about needing to use "acid injection" to improve the "pH" of my irrigation water and ...

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A single gram of soil is estimated to contain several thousand species of bacteria. One square metre of soil can contain about 10 million nematodes and 45 000 microarthropods (springtails and ...

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Asbestos in the environment can pose serious dangers if the fibres are released. If you come across asbestos in demolition or excavation work, you must have it contained and disposed ...

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