Recent Blog Posts

  • 2015 Garden Trends

    March 1, 2015
    Gardening is in style every year, from hobby gardening and home-grown vegetables to decorative flowers and agriculture, but new trends develop each year to meet what interests gardeners most. So what is most interesting about gardening in 2015?
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  • Starting Seedlings Indoors to Kick Start Your Garden

    March 1, 2015
    Starting seedlings indoors has many benefits for gardeners and can increase the productivity and variety of your garden. It's not difficult, but does take some special considerations to be sure the seedlings can thrive both indoors and when they are transplanted. Why Start Seeds Indoors?
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  • 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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  • Indoor Gardening for the Colder Months

    February 1, 2015
    Your love of gardening should not be limited to that season alone. Rest assured that you can indulge your inner gardener even during the dreary, freezing winter months. Here are a few tips to help you grow your favorite plants indoors this upcoming winter.
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  • Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder

    January 1, 2015
    A pine cone bird feeder is an easy, fun and affordable project ideal for all ages. With just a few basic supplies and simple steps, anyone can turn a pine cone into a feeder that will attract woodpeckers, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches, finches and a wide range of other backyard birds.
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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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  • Recycle Your Tree After the Holidays

    December 1, 2014
    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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  • Getting Wild Birds Ready for Winter

    December 1, 2014
    Wild birds are well equipped for changing seasons, not only by migrating south but also by getting heavier, warmer plumage, eating a winter-friendly diet, and gathering in groups to share the hard work of finding food and shelter when those resources are scarce.
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  • How to Prepare Wild Birds for Winter

    November 1, 2014
    With fewer daylight hours and longer cold nights, natural food sources needed for energy to keep warm are scarce. Water supplies can be frozen or snow covered.
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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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