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Secrets to a perfect lawn

Is there anything more relaxing than putting your bare feet on a soft, perfectly maintained lawn? If the grass is greener on the other side of your fence, your neighbors surely know the secrets to a perfect lawn and it is time for you to get to know them too. We are here to help […]

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Watch Out for These Spring Garden Pests

For gardeners, there’s nothing quite like springtime. The weather warms up and the snow and ice melt, making it clear that it’s planting season. Whether you prefer flowers or vegetables, or even existing plants over seeds, this is the best time of the year. The only problem is that insects feel the same way. It’s […]

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Beginner’s Guide To Urban Gardening

If you are a city dweller who is aching for a garden, it is time to start your dream urban garden. Growing plants in the city in an apartment may sound hardly possible to you. However, it’s not that hard and it’s even preferable. You don’t need a wide-open space and first-class soil to practice […]

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The ultimate guide to caring for evergreen trees

Evergreen trees are a classic staple for any landscape worth its salt. They are, well, evergreen. These trees offer plenty of benefits – from providing a sound barrier to acting as protection from the harsh winds in winter. Their sweet-smelling fragrance is among the freshest smells found it nature that will never get old. Finally, […]

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Indoor Garden Ideas For Beginners

You don’t have a patio? Your home is too small? Your budget is too tight? Stop making excuses. Believe it or not, starting an indoor garden is not that hard. In fact, it can be as simple as gardening outdoors. All indoor plants ask for is water, nutrients, and light. If you add a little […]

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Gardening On A Dime

If you think that gardening requires significant resources, that’s actually not the case. If you put just a little more thought into everything, gardening on a dime is definitely possible.

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Tips for creating a low-allergen garden

Low-allergen Gardens Who can understand allergies better than the one attempting to write next to an open window, sneezing, wiping her runny nose and squinting through swollen, watery eyes? I have accepted medications as the only way to soothe and subdue my allergic reactions. However, I’ve been reading a lot on this topic. I’m confident […]

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Summer sustainability: Simple ways to make your backyard more eco-friendly

(BPT) – The green movement is thriving, with homeowners across the country looking for ways to make their properties more eco-friendly. During the summer months, turn your attention outdoors by choosing smart landscape projects that provide ample opportunity to make spaces look great and also support Mother Nature. Not sure where to start? Here are […]

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Getting a Christmas Cactus to Bloom on Time

Contributing author, Sophia Perry describes how getting a Christmas Cactus to bloom on time can be done by following a few simple steps. If you’re a big fan of the Christmas Cactus, you probably want to know how to make it bloom just in time for holidays. These succulent plants create beautiful flowers that emerge […]

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Backyard Flooding Solutions

Contributing writer Matt Lee has some good backyard flooding solutions that might help during those times when the rain doesn’t seem to stop. Flooding is a problematic occurrence. The rainy seasons can come with torrential downpours and powerful winds which will put a damper on your landscape investment. Homeowners are likely to focus more on the […]

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Tricks for Cleaning Your Koi Pond

Many gardeners like to have small koi ponds. Here are some great tips and tricks for cleaning a koi pond.

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Organic Ways To Protect Your Garden From Pests

The fight between gardeners and pests is a long one. While there are many effective ways to deal with pests, many of them have adverse effects on the environment. As gardeners we have a keen interest in nurturing the environment – that’s the whole point. Going organic with your pest control makes sense. But is […]