Secrets for a lush, eco-friendly lawn and landscape

In our area, grass is the common answer to landscaping one’s yard. Not many plants can cover large areas of bare ground so quickly, aside from the weeds. For those of you that are looking to keep that green grass growing for summer fun, here is an article that I found which offers some eco-friendly…

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Garden season preparation: Ready tools for the growing season

One of the purposes of Gardening On A Dime is to give you economical tips and hints to get you started down the gardening path. Tools are bought, plants are planted, and then what?  Care for those tools is often forgotten as they are laid aside until the next time they are needed. Read these tips and take care of those…

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Sunday Morning Quote: Flowers Are Medicine For The Soul

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful: they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.” -Luther Burbank A simple quote that says a lot. When we look at flowers, we feel better. But, before anyone comments, let me say that I know we can be so down in the dumps that our eyes see…

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Growing Italian Delights

If you are new to gardening and have never tried to raise your own Italian foods, give this a try. It’s pretty cool when you get to mix up your harvest into a tasty pasta sauce. (Family Features) – Fresh veggie pizza, spaghetti sauce, and pasta with pesto sauce-sound incredible? You’ll be happy to know…

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