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6 Backyard Remodeling Projects to do This Summer

In terms of adding functional space to your property, there are few remodeling projects that can match the backyard, as an enjoyable yard can provide a pleasant change of scenery without ever having to get in your car. Therefore, with the warm weather giving you ample time to get work done, there is no better […]

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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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Innovative Materials You can Use to Build Your Own Greenhouse

Building your own greenhouse is actually a more realistic goal than you may realize. Greenhouses come in many different styles ranging from barn to solar to PVC. The benefits of having your own include more reliable access to fresh plants and food, a wider range of foods to grow, and a huge aesthetic value. Whichever […]

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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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Winter Gardening Tips- Best Winter Crops

Yes, winter is coming, but that does not mean that you can not grow your own crops. Well, of course, you can not grow anything that comes to your mind, but there are some plants that will tolerate even those cooler temperatures that winter brings. So, what are the crops that thrive the most during […]

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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 […]