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The Four Best And Worst Trees To Plant In Your Yard And Why

Deciding which trees to plant in your yard can be a daunting task. There are many to choose from, but some are much more advantageous for your landscape than others.

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Five Tips & Techniques for the Senior Green Thumb

Gardening is America’s top leisure outdoor activity and is enjoyed by by approximately 80 million people. Gardening offers people an escape in the natural world that provides a respite from the battles of life.

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Smart Tips For Tree Planting

Tweet There are some matters to consider when selecting a tree including the type of tree and where you will plant it. The Right Tree What type of tree is

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Storing Your Bulbs

Tweet So to preserve them I am here with information on storing your spring and summer bulbs. Spring Bulbs: The foliage which dies during the late spring or early summer,

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Growing Tomatoes: Tips and Tricks

Tweet The prized tomato, often referred as a fruit, gets planted later with far northern gardens getting this nightshade favorite by the first of June. Tomatoes are rich in nutrients

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Urban Gardening and Raised Beds

Tweet Certainly, patio gardening and container gardening are options, but for those that insist on having direct contact with ground soil, the dedicated space may not seem like enough. Fortunately,

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Herb Garden Tips and Ideas

Tweet Herbs have been used by humans for many a millennia, with medicinal properties recognized early on. Mint has long been used as a cleansing agent, rosemary for curing headaches

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Gardening Is Not Limited To Those With A Green Thumb

Tweet Those with a green thumb have been planning on how they will make their yard perfect for months; daydreaming of tulips in many colors. The process is part of

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Spring Gardening: What to Plant and When

Tweet Keep in mind the following when making plans for your vegetable garden this spring: 1. Know your local frost date. Avid gardeners know not to plant until after the

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How to Attract Birds to Your Garden

Tweet Practice these two rules and your garden will not only thrive, but come alive with winged creatures including butterflies. Choose Your Plants Your garden may already feature a number

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Smart Options for Brown-Thumbed Gardeners

Tweet Fortunately, even gardeners with a “brown thumb” can succeed by choosing the types of plants that are most likely to thrive under a variety of weather conditions and survive

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6 Benefits of Growing Fruit Trees In Your Backyard

Tweet This is why growing fruit trees such as apple trees or lemon trees in your own backyard makes so much sense. In the following article we look into a

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What Everyone Should Know About Poinsettias

Tweet What you think you know about poinsettias may not be accurate or at least should be updated to reflect current information. In any case, if you are planning to

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Fall Pruning and Your Yard

Tweet Autumn is the main pruning season for most shrubs. Chillier temperatures mean that winter is just around the corner, with the first snowflakes now falling across higher terrain and

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Growing Your Own Herb Garden

Tweet One day when my daughter brought home a basil plant she grew for me for Mother’s Day, only then did I start to think that I could grow my

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DIY – Planting Trees

Tweet No need to hire a landscaper to truly transform your yard, why not try it yourself? Trees make your yard look its best and accent the rest of your

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Why Native Plants are Best for Your Garden

Tweet Introducing Native Plants One trend in gardening worth considering is introducing native plants by gradually replacing foreign plants or supplementing those plants with new plants indigenous to your area.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Yard

Tweet You can beautify your property on a budget. Yard projects can get expensive, even more so if you have to lay down sod, plant shrubbery or apply fertilizer. Watering

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Select the Best Trees for Your Yard

Tweet The type of tree to add to your property depends on several factors including your location, soil and your personal tolerance for debris. Cost is another factor and becomes