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Creating a Porch Full of Pumpkins!

By |October 1st, 2022|

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Re-Invigorate Your Lawn

By |October 1st, 2022|

Is your lawn looking weak and thin? Overseeding can help you get back to the thick, lush, green lawn you’ve always wanted. By spreading grass seed over your existing lawn, you can thicken up the thin areas, and your lawn will start to look terrific again. (This is different from reseeding, which is when you […]

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Fall is the Best Time For Planting!

By |October 1st, 2022|

Every gardener knows it. Fall is for planting. From the cooler weather and heaps of rain to fewer pests, diseases and weeds, fall has distinct planting benefits.

Throughout the fall we will identify some of the best plants and activities to do in fall. Stay tuned for our expert tips, guest blog posts and giveaway’s.

But in […]

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Choosing the Right Type of Fertilizer

By |September 1st, 2022|

In general, plant foods fall into one of two categories: (1) Synthetic Fertilizers and (2) Natural Organic Fertilizers. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages.
SYNTHETIC PLANT FOODS
Synthetic Fertilizers are materials that are manufactured chemically as opposed to found ready made in nature. In general, synthetic fertilizers fall into one of two categories: (1) Water […]

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Planting Flowering Shrubs for Spring Blooms!

By |September 1st, 2022|

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All About Native Plants

By |September 1st, 2022|

What is a native plant?
Seems like a simple question, right? It turns out that some things are not so easy to define. Horticulturists, botanists, growers and gardeners don’t always define the word “native” in the same way. Here’s how they differ.

The Strict Definition of Native
Some people believe that only plants found growing naturally in the […]

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When, How, and Why to Plant Fall Vegetables

By |August 1st, 2022|

Summer is still going strong, but fall is on the way! Are you planning to continue your harvest into autumn this year? If so, now is the time to start planning (and planting). There are so many interesting crops that thrive in fall weather. See the best vegetables for fall gardening!
Why Plant a Garden for Fall?
Every July, I try […]

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Creating a Succulent Planter

By |August 1st, 2022|

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Lawn Care Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

By |August 1st, 2022|

As your lawn endures the trials of Job this summer-drought, pestilence and disease-you must hold to the hope that there is a lush, green turf on the other side of this summer. Has your spring turf been reduced to an arid, brown toasty color? If not, you might want to submit your water bills for […]

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Container Planter Project

By |July 1st, 2022|

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