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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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Growing flowering plants from seed: Easier than you think!

By |March 1st, 2022|

Do you envision your garden to be a lush haven with an abundance of healthy plants and colorful flowers, with a constant show of hardy perennials and cheery annuals? Or do you see your dream garden filled with an abundance of vegetables and herbs, including some of the popular heirloom varieties of tomatoes, peppers or […]

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How to Attract Birds

By |February 1st, 2022|

Overview of the Four Requirements for Attracting Backyard Birds
Wild birds require four things to be attracted to a backyard: food, water, shelter and nesting sites. If you make each of these four things available, you will be amazed at how many different species of birds become regular backyard guests.
Food
A good food source is the most […]

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Houseplant of the Month: Hoya

By |February 3rd, 2021|

Hoya have been popular house plants for decades and with good reason. They are extremely long-lived, have a classic, deep green, vining foliage and produce fragrant, light pink and red star-shaped flowers. Because of their thick waxy, foliage they are often called wax plants or sometimes porcelain flower referring to the unique texture of the […]

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Houseplant Arrangements

By |February 3rd, 2021|

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Give the Gift of Gardening

By |November 21st, 2020|

…and you never have to worry about getting the wrong size!

Selecting gifts for family, friends, and neighbors can offer a challenge to even the most organized amongst us. Making a gift special requires effort; either in remembering the correct size, or a favorite color, a type of music or even a favored flower. A good […]

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How to Make a Garland

By |November 21st, 2020|

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Keep that holiday greenery fresh!

By |November 21st, 2020|

The holiday season is fast approaching and soon it will be time to deck the halls with decorative greenery and boughs of holly. To make sure all your garland, swags, trees and kissing balls look their best make sure to use an anti-dessicant such as Wilt-Pruf® to keep your greens from drying out.
This is also […]

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Thankful

By |November 1st, 2020|

While the coronavirus pandemic can be deeply stressful, it also gives us the opportunity to take note of the things we typically take for granted and what we are thankful for. While we’re going through this unusual time, We have found it helpful to focus on what we have, not what we are missing.

Family – […]

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Houseplant of the Month: Cyclamen

By |November 1st, 2020|

Also known as Persian or florist’s cyclamen, Cyclamen persicum are commonly grown as potted color, placed into decorative containers or baskets for indoor decoration – but they also grow well in covered outdoor environments like balconies and patios.

Sun

Most often grown in pots indoors, cyclamen like plenty of natural light. Put in a well-lit, cool but draught- free spot […]

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