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Keep Your Landscape Safe from Winter Salt

Better Homes and Garden

Keep Your Landscape Safe from Winter Salt

Winter weather, particularly snow and ice, requires some action on our part to keep our families safe from icy sidewalks and driveways. Pouring a bag of salt on the front walk might melt the ice, but it can damage both turf and landscape plants. While a de-icer might be necessary in harsh winters, using no more than the recommended amount, along with a few other strategies, can help minimize yellow lawns and injured plants, says Leah Chester-Davis for Better Homes and Garden and on the web at bhg.com.  Here are Leah’s tips: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/yard/lawn-care/keep-your-landscape-safe-from-winter-salt/