Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separate

    December 1, 2014
    In many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.
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  • Tips for Growing Herbs Indoors

    December 1, 2014
    Herbs such as mint, thyme, rosemary, sage, and basil make wonderful indoor plants all year round. To properly grow herbs takes a bit of extra care, however, but the effort is well worthwhile to enjoy these fragrant, beautiful, and delicious plants.
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  • Winterizing Your Lawn

    November 1, 2014
    Many homeowners look forward to the end of summer lawn mowing as autumn approaches, but every lawn needs proper winterizing to withstand the rigors of winter so it can return to its vibrant state in spring.
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  • Decorating for your Thanksgiving party

    November 1, 2014
    While cooking all the food will consume a lot of your time, decorating your Thanksgiving party is what will help make it memorable.
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  • Fall is a Great Time to Fertilize Your Yard!

    October 1, 2014
    One of the most important steps for fall lawn care is the application of fertilizer before the weather takes a cold turn.
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  • The South's Second Season

    October 1, 2014
    While Northerners are packing up their garden equipment, you Southern gardeners are just hitting the stride of your second harvest by taking advantage of those several extra warm months. Even if your energy wilted a little in August, an early September planting can yield one last harvest.
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  • Caring For Your Yard in the Fall

    September 1, 2014
    The picturesque verdant lawn with accompanying garden, rife with eclectic herbs, flowers and vegetables…this is the image most elicited upon hearing the word “lawn,” but oftentimes, depending on your climate, that phase of a lawn's life cycle may only last a few months.
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  • Organic Gardening Basics

    September 1, 2014
    Questions come to mind when you think of organic gardening: Will I have to share my crop with the insects and pests? Should I plant twice as much and work twice as hard only to have half the yield?
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  • Tips On How to Grow Your Favorite Vegetables

    August 1, 2014
    The sun is shining is and the weather is only getting warmer. As summer begins to heat up it’s time to start thinking healthy by eating green and growing your favorite vegetables.
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  • Four steps for seeding bare spots in your lawn

    August 1, 2014
    Sometimes lawns can have bare spots and unfortunately toupees aren’t intended for that purpose too. Here are the steps you need to take to re-seed those areas to get your lawn looking like new again: 1) Dig in For the grass to take hold, it first needs a place to stick.
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