Recent Blog Posts

  • Gardening in Challenging Spaces

    April 15, 2018
    Every garden is different, and very few gardeners are fortunate enough to have a perfect plot of level, rich soil with exactly the right amount of sunlight, moisture and drainage for every gardening dream.
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  • March Gardening Tips

    March 1, 2018
    With the official first day of spring at hand, March is an exciting month in the garden. While it is important not to rush into gardening too early and put tender seeds or seedlings at risk, it is also important not to miss these first days of warming temperatures, fertile soil and abundant rains.
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  • Fall Garden Clean Up is Spring Preparation

    October 15, 2017
    Every good gardener knows that there is a season for everything. The best gardeners know how to make each season count. What if I told you that cleaning up your garden will help prepare you for spring in more ways than you ever imagined?
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  • Caring for Garden Mums

    September 21, 2017
    Mums are beautiful blooms that come in a wide range of bold tones and rich autumn hues, and savvy gardeners can keep mums healthy and flourishing for weeks in late fall with the proper care.
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  • Don't Forget to Fertilize Your Lawn This Fall

    September 8, 2017
    Grass blades may be going dormant in late summer, but your lawn's roots are still developing and fall is the ideal time for fertilizing.
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  • What Is Bugging Your Garden?

    August 25, 2017
    Many gardeners have a love-hate relationship with the bugs in their garden. There are insects that are undeniably beneficial and great residents, as they enhance pollination, improve soil quality and defend plants against more aggressive, harmful bugs and other wildlife.
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  • Beneficial Bugs: Insects You Actually Want to Keep Around!

    July 1, 2017
    When you think of summer and insects, you think of the nuisance of gnats flying around your face, the  miniature chainsaw buzz of them landing in your ears, and several months of itchy, red welts from mosquitos making your vacation less than picturesque.
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  • July Garden Tips

    June 29, 2017
    It may seem like midsummer is a slow gardening season, but there are plenty of tasks gardeners can attend to in July to ensure a productive, healthy harvest and beautiful flowerbeds even during the hottest summer days.
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  • Natural Ways to Deter Deer

    June 22, 2017
    Deer may be elegant, attractive wildlife, but they can be some of the worst backyard and garden pests as they damage trees, eat gardens and flowerbeds, trample foliage and leave feces throughout the yard. While fences can be effective at keeping deer away, harsh barriers can also be eyesores.
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  • How to Avoid 10 Common Lawn and Garden Problems

    June 1, 2017
    No matter how well you care for your lawn, some pests and problems are bound to appear, but you can be prepared for these top 10 common lawn and garden problems and take steps right away to minimize any unwanted difficulties.
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