Recent Blog Posts

  • Fall Garden Clean Up is Spring Preparation

    October 1, 2014
    Every good gardener knows that there is a season for everything. The best gardeners know how to make each season count. What if I told you that cleaning up your garden will help prepare you for spring in more ways than you ever imagined?
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  • Why do we rake leaves?

    October 1, 2014
      Summer has come to a close and it is that time of the year again. Raking leaves is very important primarily for the look and healthiness of your lawn. Raking leaves serves multiple purposes.
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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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  • Preparing Your Garden For The Colder Months Ahead

    September 1, 2014
    Autumn is right around the corner and for gardeners, this means winter is not too far behind. As winter begins to get closer and the temperature begins to slowly drop it’s important to take action now to prepare your garden for the colder months that lie ahead.
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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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  • Brighten Up Beds With Mums

    August 1, 2014
    Chrysanthemums are a mainstay for color in the fall garden. Buy plants with unopened flower buds. Mums in full bloom may not produce additional flowers this fall. Plant in a sunny to partly sunny location and keep well watered.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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