There's a revolution brewing in the world of lawns. The bell has tolled for the well-manicured, herbicide- and pesticide-laden grasses of the last 50 years. Gardeners and researchers are looking for tough, no-nonsense lawns that will be nearly self-maintaining and without pesticides, to boot.
After a few seasons on the porch, your furnishings may start to show their age with rust marks, mildew, or stains. These general care tips will ensure that your chairs, tables, and cushions look beautiful for years to come.