Recent Blog Posts

  • Plan Ahead for Spring Planting

    February 1, 2015
    If your green thumb is itching to get back to your garden, then here's an idea to help scratch it. Prepare seed tapes, which are a clever way to make your spring planting go really quick and seem like less of a chore. Plus, seed tapes perfectly space your plants.
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  • February Gardening Tips

    February 1, 2015
    Even in the middle of winter, gardeners can plan for a bountiful harvest, and because February is the shortest winter month, spring is that much closer!
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  • Recycle Your Tree After the Holidays

    January 1, 2015
    A Christmas tree is more than a Christmas tree if you recycle it to help wild birds after the holidays. There are several ways you can turn this ultimate Christmas decoration into the ultimate assistance for birds once you are ready to take it down.
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  • How to Develop a Garden Plan for the New Year

    January 1, 2015
    When the ground is frozen and covered with snow it may be impossible to work in your garden, but you can still enjoy gardening by working out a plan for what your garden will look like in the new year.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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