Garden Tips

Improving Soil Drainage

By |April 1st, 2019|

The rising temperatures of Spring are right around the corner, and with it comes the thawing out of frozen ground. The remains of winter will melt into a quagmire interspersed only by early crocus.

This is the perfect time to come to understand the draining capacity of your soil. Why is this so important? It can […]

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A Greener Lawn Is In The Bag!

By |April 1st, 2019|

Fertilizing Your Lawn
A greener lawn just seems to make you feel better. It makes your home and gardens more beautiful. But how do you keep it green? Just as you and I need our three square meals a day, utilizing all the food groups (of course), a lawn has similar nutritional needs. Your lawn’s needs […]

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Here’s 5 Tips for When You Create A New Flowerbed

By |April 1st, 2019|

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April’s Featured Houseplant: Calathea

By |April 1st, 2019|

The Calathea plant is a popular plant used for indoor office decoration purposes. It is often used in homes and businesses as well. It is a type of plant that prefers indirect lighting, which means makes it perfect for indoor usage and office buildings. Calathea plants are popular for indoor purposes because they are generally easy to care for and […]

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Got Spring Fever? Visit the flower gardens at Keukenhof in Holland!

By |March 1st, 2019|

Have a bad case of Spring fever? Let’s go to Holland! Ok, maybe we all can’t hop on a plane, but we can take a video visit to Keukenhof where you will experience the gorgeous views of blooming Dutch tulips and other flowers for which Holland is famous. Keukenhof is the most famous and largest […]

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March Houseplant of the Month – Pothos

By |March 1st, 2019|

Whether you are new to houseplants, or have a tendency towards killing anything you bring home, have we got a plant for you. Pothos, or Epipremnum aureum, is a lovely plant that is probably the easiest houseplant to grow. You have probably seen them in dorm rooms, offices, or even tropical locations like steamy bathrooms. […]

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What Are the Effects of Rock Salt on Lawn Grass?

By |February 1st, 2019|

Rock salt is commonly used as a deicing agent, helping prevent winter accidents on roads, driveways and sidewalks. Road crews often add rock salt as a preventative measure when wintry weather is predicted. The same qualities that help the salt break through the ice make it deadly for your lawn. In addition to harming your […]

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Most Birds Say “We Love Sunflower Seeds”

By |February 1st, 2019|

The seed that attracts the widest variety of birds, and so the mainstay for most backyard bird feeders, is sunflower. Other varieties of seed can help attract different types of birds to round out your backyard visitors. In general, mixtures that contain red millet, oats, and other “fillers” are not attractive to most birds and can […]

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February Featured Houseplant: Aloe Vera

By |February 1st, 2019|

Aloe (Aloe spp.), an easy-care succulent, has distinctive elongated leaves that fan out in a vase shape from a central base. Try smaller varieties such as Aloe vera on a sunny kitchen window. Aloes work nicely in dish gardens and in rooms with Southwestern decor. Keep the spiky leaves away from high-traffic areas. The aloe vera […]

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An Urban Fairy Garden To Enjoy Indoors All Year!

By |February 1st, 2019|

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