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What Is the Depth of Roots of St. Augustine Grass Roots?
by ms-access in Home & Garden
Called buffalograss by Australians and Charleston grass by South Carolinians, St. Augustinegrass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) grows as a coarse-textured lawn in mild-wintered parts of the United States. When soils become too dry, St. Augustinegrass' leaf blades curl and turn a grayish tone of green. If temperatures don't drop below 55 degrees in winter, the lawn remains green and does not briefly yel

Vegetables That Are Roots or Underground Roots
by Justin Blanton in Home & Garden
The term root vegetable refers to vegetables in which the edible part is actually a root. Benefits of root vegetables include their various colors, textures and flavors, ease of growth and simple storage. Root vegetables can pose a lot of work for gardeners, though, because they need to be pulled up from underground and thoroughly cleaned before being cooked or eaten. Parsnips and RelativesPars

How to Dig Up Red Roots
by afds in Home & Garden
Red root is a common name for several species of perennial evergreen shrubs within the genus Ceanothus, including C. americanus, C. velutinus and C. greggii. The large roots are sometimes used in herbal medicine to treat a range of ailments, such as tonsillitis, mastitis and excessive blood clotting, as well as to produce shampoo or soap. Digging up red roots is a simple but labor-intensive task s
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Dye Roots
by JGKelly in Fashion, Style & Personal Care
So you've taken the plunge and dyed your hair a new color. Let the maintenance begin! Touch up your roots every four to five weeks to keep your new color seamless.Difficulty:Moderately EasyInstructions Things You'll Need
Old Children's T-shirts
Old Towels
Deep Conditioner
Hair-coloring Products
Shampoos For Color-treated Hair
Tight-fitting Rubber Gloves
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How to Dye Your Roots Yourself
by Dannar26 in Fashion, Style & Personal Care
The roots of permanently dyed hair need to be touched up every four to six weeks to prevent your natural color from peeking through. Applying hair dye just around the roots -- rather than along the entire length of the shaft -- helps to maintain an even color and protect the condition of dyed hair. The roots of highlighted hair should be dyed by a professional colorist to ensure the new strips of

How to Cut Through Sod With Roots
by tamizhvendan in Home & Garden
When laying a foundation for a patio or renovating your lawn, removing the old sod cleanly is important. Although a flat-bladed spade will do this, it is a very labor-intensive process. Flat-bladed spades will cut vertically into the soil. The operator must then turn them parallel to the ground and slip them beneath the sod roots in order to lift the sod. A simpler method is to use a sod cutter. S
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How to Cut Roots With a Reciprocating Saw
by DMasterX in Home & Garden
A reciprocating saw is a mechanical saw that pushes and pulls the blade back and forth. The saws use blades rated for cutting through wood and even nails, so they are sturdy enough to cut roots. You can use a reciprocating saw to slice through roots if you are trying to dig out an old tree or shrub. The saw will even be sharp enough to cut through the soil, if your soil is not rocky.Difficulty:Mod

How to Find the Roots of an IRR
by lietkynes in Personal Finance
An investment's internal rate of return (IRR) is the interest rate that makes the net present value of the investment's cash flows equal to zero. You can also think of the IRR as the interest rate that makes the net present values of the positive and negative cash flows equal to each other. You should choose investment opportunities that have high IRRs compared to the current market securities rat
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How to Dig Up Comfrey Roots
by Paratus in Home & Garden
Compact and hardy, both the leaves and the roots of comfrey, an easy-to-grow plant, have long been used in a wide variety of herbal remedies. As the main ingredient in ointments, tonics and teas, comfrey root has traditionally been used to treat everything from diarrhea to psoriasis. The roots are also useful for starting new comfrey plants, as root propagation is a simple process. A small bit of
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How to Cut Hydrangea Roots
by alphamars in Home & Garden
When a hydrangea plant is cut back, it typically responds by sending out new shoots. Within a year, the plant has returned to its original size. This is because the plant's root system is now larger than the shrub's network of branches. One way to ensure that a hydrangea plant stays small once it has been pruned back is to prune back the roots as well. Root pruning a hydrangea produces a more comp
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