Recent Blog Posts

  • Organic Ways to Feed Your Trees

    September 1, 2015
    Even the most novice gardener knows the importance of providing proper feeding and fertilization to a new flowerbed, young vegetable seedlings or even recently planted turf, but many people don't realize that new trees also need good feeding for strong, healthy growth.
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  • September Garden Tips

    September 1, 2015
    The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.
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  • Vegetable Gardens for a Shady Yard

    August 1, 2015
    Vegetable Gardens for a Shady Yard A shaded yard is great for keeping cool in the summer, and it's a misconception that vegetables don't do well when they're cool too.
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  • Summer Maintenance for Southern Lawns

    August 1, 2015
    Summer can be a brutal season in the south, with high temperatures, oppressive humidity and frequent thunderstorms, not to mention heavy use from pets and children. Properly cared for, however, your lawn can thrive all summer long.
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  • July Garden Tips

    July 1, 2015
    It may seem like midsummer is a slow gardening season, but there are plenty of tasks gardeners can attend to in July to ensure a productive, healthy harvest and beautiful flowerbeds even during the hottest summer days.
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  • Vegetables to Plant in Midsummer

    July 1, 2015
    Planting in midsummer is all about thinking ahead for a great fall harvest. Season gardeners understand the importance of starting early and always planning ahead. Planting takes time and patience in all aspects of gardening.
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  • Create Dramatic Containers With Spillers, Thrillers and Fillers

    June 1, 2015
    Container gardening is a great way to enjoy all the pleasures of a garden without as much space, labor or time, but you don't have to sacrifice beauty. Plan your containers to use spillers, thrillers and fillers in dramatic combinations, and you'll have showstopping containers in no time.
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  • June Garden Tips

    June 1, 2015
    June is a great season for gardeners, and though much of the early season planting is already finished by June 1, there is much more care a garden needs throughout the month to have the best results for top produce, pungent herbs, and the most beautiful blooms.
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  • Gardening With Kids

    May 1, 2015
    Gardening is a great hobby for all ages, and the younger kids start gardening, the better the chance they will develop a lifelong love of outdoor activities and fresh, healthy food.
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  • May Garden Tips

    May 1, 2015
    Late spring is ideal for gardening, and while May can be warmer or cooler depending on where you live and what your general climate is like, these May garden tips can help you keep your flowerbeds, lawn, vegetable garden, and containers in peak condition for fabulous foliage, perfect plants, and beautiful blooms.
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