Home & Garden Feature Package

Apr 10, 2013, 05:05 ET from PR Newswire Association LLC

NEW YORK, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with home and garden issues and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. 

For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text.

This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service.  Coming up in 2013 are features on:

Package Name


Distribution Date

Earth Day


April 11



April 17

Education, Graduation


April 18

Fitness, Diet & Nutrition


April 24

Consumer Issues & Trends


April 25

Home & Garden Feature Package

1. Top Five Hardscaping Trends for 2013 

WOODBURY, N.J., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the steadily improving residential real estate market and recent uptick in sales reported by home improvement retailers, many homeowners are investing more in enhancing their outdoor living spaces this year. The timing of tax returns and current low interest rates are among other factors driving consumer spending.

2. Mighty 'Mato Heirloom Tomatoes are Better for the Environment 

SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mighty 'Mato, the first line of grafted tomato plants available to home gardeners in North America, makes heirloom tomatoes achievable in any home garden. By the process of grafting, Mighty 'Mato plants are disease-resistant, allowing less need for chemical usage in home gardens.

3. Avoid Common Mistakes to Keep Aggressive Garden Monsters At Bay and Help Plants Thrive With Minimal Care 

LEBANON, Pa., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Before putting spade to soil this spring, take care to avoid common garden mistakes. Plunging headlong into horticulture without thinking can lead to runaway lamb's ears, weeds gone wild or unwelcome garden guests and pests.


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