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Home & Garden (II) Feature Package

NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with home and garden news 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 2014 are features on:


Package Name

Slug

Distribution Date

Earth Day

Earth

April 10

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

April 16

Education (II), Graduation

Education

April 17

Fitness, Diet & Nutrition (II)

Fitness

April 23

Consumer Issues & Trends

Consumer

April 24


Home & Garden Feature Package

1. Salisbury & Manus Interiors Introduces Luxe Club

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salisbury & Manus Interiors, a New York based interior design firm since 1998, is pleased to introduce its new membership service, Luxe Club, which is designed for savvy and sophisticated buyers of home furnishings. Breaking down shopping barriers in the digital age, the Salisbury & Manus membership is the first service of its kind that allows customers to search for home furnishings online and visit manufacturers' showrooms to purchase directly at wholesale costs.

2. Make Lawn Mower Engine Tune-ups a Rite of Spring

MILWAUKEE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The engine experts at Briggs & Stratton (NYSE: BGG) are making it easier than ever to get your lawn mower ready for spring. From a tune-up kit to an oil evacuation kit to free oil recycling, an engine tune-up for your push lawn mower engine takes only 30 minutes or less. Riding mower engines may require an oil filter or fuel filter, which could add five to 10 minutes to the job.

3. Burpee Forecast: Record Snowstorms a Blessing in Disguise for Home Gardeners

WARMINSTER, Pa., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While multiple winter storms continue to cause widespread disruption across the nation, garden experts at Burpee, one of America's oldest seed and plant companies, predict a silver lining. George Ball, Burpee's chairman, suggests that by providing much needed moisture for springtime plantings, and insulating perennial plants that are dormant in winter, the record snowfall will be a blessing in disguise for home gardeners.

4. Introducing the New BlueStar® Electric Wall Oven

READING, Pa., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueStar®, recognized for restaurant-quality, customizable cooking equipment, is raising the standard once again for ultra-premium kitchens with the introduction of the first-ever BlueStar® Electric Wall Oven, bringing its iconic brand of true professional performance to electric cooking.

5. Ten Common Myths About Lawn Care Dispelled

HERNDON, Va., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National Lawn Care Month, and the time of year when homeowners turn to the care and upkeep of their lawns with the goal of seeing their yard and landscape flourish. It's also the time of year when landscape professionals must address some common misperceptions about when and how to tend to the lawn for maximum success.

6. Food Gardening In The U.S. At The Highest Levels In More Than A Decade According To New Report By The National Gardening Association

WILLISTON, Vt., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the past five years there's been a significant shift toward more Americans growing their own food in home and community gardens, increasing from 36 million households in 2008 to 42 million in 2013.
That's a 17% increase and represents the highest level of food gardening in more than a decade, according to a special National Gardening Association report, Garden to Table: A 5-Year Look at Food Gardening in America.

7. Free your lawn of gas this Spring with GreenWorks Tools 

MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has finally arrived with warmer weather across the country. Whether you can see your lawn yet or not, take a load off this Spring and go green with reliable gas free lawn and garden tools. GreenWorks Tools is changing the industry with innovative and powerful green tools to get the job done so you don't have to rely on gas. Fuel your lawn with the GreenWorks G-MAX 40V Li-Ion Brushed or DigiPro Brushless tools, G24V Li-Ion eco-system or the highly acclaimed corded system. Whichever one you choose, there's a complete system for every task, including a power tool selection with the G-24V eco-system.

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