Recent Blog Posts

  • Garden Ideas to Keep Kids Busy

    July 1, 2014
    While you're outside getting things done around the house this summer, get your kids started with gardening early. Kids are very impressionable when it comes to deciding upon what is a valuable endeavor and what is lame. Make gardening seem cool.
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  • Window Boxes Can Dress up Your House

    July 1, 2014
    When it comes to curb appeal, window boxes provide a lot of bang for the buck. With basic tools, materials and just a few hours of effort, you can make a huge positive impact on the look of your home’s exterior. Though making one is relatively easy, they can also be purchased.
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  • When Ants Go Marching In

    June 1, 2014
    They love warm weather, travel in groups, they're always hungry and overstay their welcome. Teenagers on summer vacation? Relatives from out of town? No, summer's here and that means picnics, barbeques and (oh no) ants! That's right, they're pests indeed.
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  • Being efficient while watering your lawn

    June 1, 2014
    When your lawn is looking brown in the summer and you prefer that it didn’t die, having good watering habits can usually ease your problem. However, many times during the hot weather there are periods of droughts and imposed water restrictions.
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  • Top 10 Tips for New Gardeners

    May 1, 2014
    It seems everyone's into gardening, but if you're a novice (or an old green thumb) it may seem a little intimidating. So here are some suggestions to help you grow a bountiful harvest and remember.
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  • Build a Brick Barbecue

    May 1, 2014
    The benefits of building a brick barbecue are multifold. A brick barbecue can accent your patio beautifully, and the brick design blends well with any garden setting. Not only does it look great, but it can give any ordinary food a delicious flavor.
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  • Tips For Planting Your Garden

    April 1, 2014
    Chances are, if you haven’t started planting already, you’re at least thinking about getting your hands dirty. We’ve assembled a few tips for you to consider before coming in and picking up your supplies.
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  • Starting a Hydroponic Garden: Tips for Beginners

    April 1, 2014
    Hydroponic gardening is defined by the method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions or inert mediums such as perlite, gravel, or mineral clay pebbles without any use of soil. Hydroponics is a widely used method for harvesting plants, but can also be very complicated.
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  • Importance Of Pre Emergent Treatment and Fertilizer

    March 1, 2014
    Similar to many of life’s activities, the health and longevity of your lawn is highly dependent on planning ahead. The use of pre-emergent lawn treatments, including fertilizers and herbicides, is crucial in maintaining a gorgeous green lawn throughout spring and summer.
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  • Shear Madness

    March 1, 2014
    Graceful fountainlike or upright flowering shrubs (such as flowering quince, forsythia, and lilac) look best when they’re gently shaped.
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