February 27th

Recently we’ve been introducing you to the Outdoor Powers, the gang of environmental superheros that teach kids and families backyard science, including how to take better care of the green spaces around them. Now, meet The Oxygenator – a one-man wind farm who harnesses his power for pollination and brings fresh air in big gusts […]

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February 24th

Have you met Green Ranger yet? He’s one of TurfMutt’s superhero friends who is the foot soldier of the Outdoor Powers. In a flash, Green Ranger waves and spreads, trapping carbon dioxide, reducing storm water runoff, and sharing oxygen. He uses his roots to prevent soil erosion and help create larger green spaces—in backyards, public […]

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February 20th

Recently we introduced you to TurfMutt’s new superhero friends, the Outdoor Powers. Now, we want to get to the “root” of the story behind the muscle guy for this band of environmental warriors, Big Rooty. Big Rooty uses all of his might to prevent soil erosion, the gradual wearing away of soil by natural agents, […]

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February 18th

TurfMutt has something really exciting to wag his tail about this week. The TurfMutt program has expanded! As you know, TurfMutt is designed to help kids learn about science and the environment from the perspective of the backyard, community and personal green spaces that we enjoy everyday. Since 2009 this program has reached 38 million […]

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February 12th

TurfMutt has some exciting news up his super-dog cape! Stay tuned for the big announcements coming soon. In the meantime, TurfMutt wanted to introduce you to his new friends, the Outdoor Powers. TurfMutt and the Outdoor Powers are on a mission to teach kids and families backyard science, including how to take better care of […]

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February 6th

If the cold weather has you dreaming of spring, the USDA Pant Hardiness Zone Map may be just what you need to cure your winter blues and start planning for planting season. The map is the standard by which gardeners and growers determine which plants are most likely to thrive in a specific location. The […]

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January 28th

Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend, and TurfMutt was pleased to learn from partner group the National Energy Education Development Project (NEED) that the NFL advocates for responsible environmental stewardship. Exactly how does the NFL cheer on green initiatives, and how can we all pitch in to make our “home turf” a winner for the […]

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January 22nd

You may dread shoveling snow when Old Man Winter pays a visit to your area, but it’s likely your landscaping loves it. Especially in arid parts of the country where winter temperatures can vary a lot, dry spells can be tough on trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs. But when snow melts, it can give your […]

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January 15th

When the days are short and the weather is dreary it can be tough to motivate your family to get off the couch and into nature. But getting outside can help cure winter blues, ensure exercise levels don’t dip lower than the temperatures themselves, and keep your kids interested in the green spaces around them […]

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