Recent Blog Posts

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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